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Apr 2013 25

Speed Skating Towards Sochi

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Long distance speed skater Nick Goplen is training for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi Russia following a season with on ice highs and off ice lows. On the ice Nick set personal bests in the 1500m and the 500m in his final race in March in Salt Lake City.  He would set a personal best in the 1000m during the Canada Cup race, also in March. The Kelowna native now lives ...

Apr 2013 14

Evan Gutherie, Rio 2016?

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Peachland’s Evan Gutherie is on the path to the Olympic Games in 2016 in Rio in the Cross Country Mountain Bike event. He is currently ranked fourth in Canada and 83rd in the World after some terrific performances recently. On the international stage he finished 13th in the UCI World Cup race and fifth at the Pan American championships. Closer to home he finished ninth at the most recent Canada Cup race, first ...

Apr 2013 04

Huber Represents UBC Athletics

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Fifth year basketball player and RSS grad Roz Huber will represent UBC Okanagan athletics on Friday morning at the eighth annual Scholarship Breakfast. Huber joins a long list of quality student athletes to give a speech of thanks to the corporate community during the event. Ryan talks with Huber about her speech and how she's feeling in the lead up to the breakfast. ...

Apr 2013 04

Uniat Named UBCO Athlete of the Year

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For the fifth year in a row and the eighth time in the last nine years the UBC Okanagan Heat Male Student Athlete of the Year has played for the men’s volleyball team. Miraculously there has also never been a repeat winner in the history of the award as Brett Uniat (Cochrane, AB)finishes his career off at UBC’s Okanagan campus earning the school’s top athletic honour. Dedicated equally in the classroom ...

Apr 2013 04

RSS Grads Share Spotlight at UBC

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For the second time in school history two athletes were so deserving of the institution’s highest athletic honour that the award will be shared. Jen Woods and Roz Huber, both in their fifth and final years and both graduates of Rutland Secondary, will have their names share the plaque that annals the UBC Okanagan Heat Female Student Athlete of the Year award. Jen is a member of the women’s golf team and ...

Mar 2013 27

Rob Johnson – Heat Director of Athletics

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The UBC Okanagan Heat will host their 8th Annual Athletic Scholarship Breakfast presented by Valley First on Friday April 5, 2013. With so much going on at UBC both athletically and academically this breakfast is always a sellout.  This year fifth year women’s basketball player Roz Huber will be the student-athlete speaker while Dr. Phil Ansley will present some incredible findings from a recent trip to Everest and how high altitude ...

Mar 2013 25

Okanagan Sun Introduce New Head Coach

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On Monday the Okanagan Sun introduced their new head coach for the 2013 season.  Shane Beatty made a brief statement in the Sun club house at the Apple Bowl becoming the 15th head coach in franchise history. Beatty will be looked upon to turn the Sun around after their worst record (3-7) in their storied history. Since being hired in December, Beatty has been hard at work recruiting players, which he ...

Mar 2013 21

Kelowna Rockets Head Coach Ryan Huska

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The Kelowna Rockets prepare for the 2013 WHL Playoffs as they'll host the Seattle Thunderbirds in Round 1 beginning on Friday night at Prospera Place. The Rockets are coming off a 52 win season, more wins than any other team in franchise history.  Considering the successful teams and players that have come through the Rockets organization in the last 10 years in particular, that speaks volumes about this team. Despite all their ...

Mar 2013 17

Paul Carson – Okanagan Sun Team President

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For the second straight year Paul Carson was elected President of the Okanagan Sun football club at the team's Annual General Meeting. In his 2012 President's report Paul touched on a number of things including in the "good, not great" financial state of the team, the hiring of a new head coach and the positive steps made towards moving the team to Canada West with a partnership with UBC Okanagan. Following the ...

Mar 2013 11

Jr Rockets Win Silver in Russia

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The Jr Bantam Rockets represented Kelowna and Canada at the most recent "International Children's Games in Ufa Russia.  The club finished 6-1 which includes an exhibition win in Germany and brought a silver medal home. The experience brought a lifetime of memories for the players AND the coaching staff. Ryan talks with head coach Tom Watters about the tournament. ...

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