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Sep 2014 15

Coyotes Fall Season Preview

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Okanagan College Coyotes opened the fall exhibition season this past weekend playing both the Langley Blaze and the Okanagan Athletics, from the BC Premier Baseball League teams (BCPBL). This is the seventh fall season for the ‘Yotes and prior to the weekend Ryan (@ryan2tswatters) talked with Head Coach Geoff White … ...

Sep 2014 13

Kelowna Chiefs Open The Season

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography It was a tough start to the new KIJHL season for the Kelowna Chiefs as they were defeated in their opener, 6-2 in Summerland on Friday night. The game opened up with an unassisted goal from Chiefs newcomer Ethan Rusnack at 13:51 in the first period.  The lead didn’t last long as the Steam’s Braden Saretsky answered back to tie up the game.  Before the end ...

Sep 2014 13

Zakala At Junior Worlds

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Josh Zakala (16) of the Kelowna AquaJets has just arrived home from Balatonfured, Hungary after a successful competition in the Junior Open Water World Championships. This was Zakala's first time racing with the maple leaf on his back, but did not let his nerves get to him, placing 13th in a field of 38 boys. Josh also placed 15th in the team event, which was comprised of 3 swimmers from ...

Sep 2014 11

Historic Heat Soccer Game

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography Story and stats courtesy of Cary Mellon - UBCO Heat HEAT Men (2-3-2, 1-1-0 Canada West) CW Preseason Coaches' Poll Ranking: 13th overall, 6th in Pacific 2013-14 CW Tournament Placing: N/A 2013-14 CIS Tournament Placing: N/A 2013-14 Conference Record: N/A Last CW Title: N/A Last CIS Title: N/A This Weekend: The 1-1-0 UBC Okanagan Heat secured their first ever win in the CIS last weekend, a trend that head coach Dante Zanatta will ...

Sep 2014 11

Sun Visit Raiders

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For the third time this season the Sun (5-1) will battle their arch rival the Vancouver Island Raiders (3-3) on Saturday afternoon in Nanaimo. Four weeks ago on August 16th the Sun travelled to the Island and beat the Raiders 64-20, handing the defending champs their worst loss in franchise history, while winning at Caledonia Park for the first time since 2005. That game the offense compiled 693 yards of total offense, ...

Aug 2014 01

Sun – Rams Preview

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Sun will stay on the road this weekend in a highly anticipated match up with the Langley Rams at McLeod Park Stadium. It’s the first of three meetings of the season between what many believe will be a preview of the Cullen Cup championship game. The Sun are coming off a 41-7 drubbing of the Valley Huskers last week, which saw the defense shine and the ...

Jul 2014 25

Okanagan Sun Open Season

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Sun will open up the 2014 season on Saturday in Chilliwack against the Valley Huskers and Ryan will have the play by play starting with the Kick Off Show at 6:30pm on AM 1150. The game will be played at the newly turfed Exhibition Stadium, a facility that wasn’t available to the Huskers last year. Since the Huskers inception in 1999, the Sun have dominated them, ...

Jul 2014 24

Okanagan Athletics Playoff Preview

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Okanagan Athletics are back in the post season in the BC Premier Baseball League (BCPBL) for the first time since 2012 when they won the Provincial title. The Athletics will host the Vancouver Cannons in the best of three series at Elks Stadium beginning on Saturday at 1:00pm.  The winner moves onto the BCPBL Final Four in Whalley. During the regular season the Athletics met the ...

Jul 2014 07

Joe Gatenby Invited

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Photo courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Two players from the Kelowna Rockets have been invited to Hockey Canada’s U18 Selection Camp in August; Joe Gatenby and Nick Merkley. The camp runs from August 2-5, with the players completing in the 2014 U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup from August 11-16. Gatenby, a Kelowna native played 43 games in his rookie season.  He finished with a +7 and six assists.  He’ll join 15 other defensemen ...

Jul 2014 04

Okanagan Athletics Home Finale

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Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography The Okanagan Athletics are back at home this weekend and will host their final home series of the regular season against the Parksville Royals. The Athletics (23-15) will play doubleheaders on both Saturday (11am & 1:30) and Sunday (10am & 12:30pm). In their last 10 games, the Athletics are 5-5 and have won two in a row.  They are six and a half games back of the ...

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