May 2012 03

Sports Drive Spotlight – Braxton Bunce

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Braxton is a grade 12 senior at Kelowna Senior Secondary (KSS) who would lead the Owls boys basketball team to the #1 seed at the BC Provincial championships in 2012.  The Owls didn't reach their goal of winning the Provincial gold this season, however a number of players had individual success.  One such player was Braxton Bunce, recently named the best boys basketball player in BC. Braxton will take his ...

Apr 2012 28

Sports Drive Spotlight: Dawson Yates

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Ryan Watters shines the Sports Drive Spotlight on Okanagan Athletics infielder Dawson Yates. Yates, a third baseman for the A's was recently named the BCPBL's Player of the Week after finishing with an .800 batting average in three games against Parksville.  He had two doubles, four walks, four stolen bases and an on-base-percentage (OBP) of .846. Going into this weekend, the A's are 9-3 and at the top of the BCPBL. ...

Apr 2012 19

Sports Drive Spotlight – Nolan Handley

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Ryan shines the Sports Drive Spotlight on Okanagan Athletics pitcher Nolan Handley.  The Kelowna native, in his graduating year at Kelowna Senior Secondary, is 2-0 in the early season.  Handley has 11 strike outs in 7.1 innings beating the Vancouver Cannons and Langley Blaze. Handley is a 6’2, 220 pound righty is a two way player.  In five games he’s batting .231 with one double and three RBIs. ...

Apr 2012 17

Sports Drive – Gavin Lake Okanagan Sun

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Tuesday morning the Okanagan Sun introduced their13th head coach in team history.  Gavin Lake, fresh off the plane from Austria took some time to meet with Ryan to talk about the upcoming season, his goals and how this team will beat the Vancouver Island Raiders. ...

Apr 2012 13

Sports Drive – Evan Bailey – Okanagan Athletics

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Last weekend the Okanagan Athletics premier baseball club opened their 2012 season in Vancouver and came home 3-1.  The A's will open the home portion of their schedule this weekend at Elks Stadium when the host the Langley Blaze. Ex-Blaze and third year head coach Evan Bailey was pleased with how his club started the season as Ryan catches up with him to get a preview of this year and ...

Apr 2012 09

Sports Drive – Dan Turek & Bobby Davis

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Ryan Watters talks with two members of the Okanagan Sun to get their reaction to the announcement of Gavin Lake, the new head coach. Dan Turek and Bobby Davis weight in. The guys also talk about an invitation to BC Lions Free Agent camp coming up at the end of April. Opening Day for the Sun is August 4 when the host the Langley Rams at the Apple Bowl ...

Apr 2012 06

Sports Drive – Penticton Vees Preview

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The Penticton Vees are preparing for the BCHL final after beating Merritt in five games to win the Interior Conference title. The Vees will face the Powell River Kings who beat Surrey in five games to advance. In their only meeting this season, the Vees would win big in Penticton. For a complete preview of the series, Ryan stops by the South Okanagan Events Centre and talks with Vess play by play ...

Apr 2012 03

Game of the Month – Jared Johnson

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On Friday April 6, Ryan will broadcast live from Elks Stadium in Kelowna, when the Okanagan College Coyotes baseball club host the University of Calgary Dinos in  the April Game of the Month.  The game is the first of four for the Coyotes over Easter weekend. With a pitching dominated league the Coyotes pitching staff will be relied upon heavily over the course of the year.  In preparation for the ...

Apr 2012 01

Sports Drive Spotlight – Garrett Wiese

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Ryan Watters shines the Sports Drive Spot on Garrett Wiese of the Okanagan College Coyotes baseball club. Garrett will be on the field during the April Game of the Month on April 6 at Elks Stadium. Ryan will broadcast the Coyotes as they host the University of Calgary Dinos, first pitch at 6:00pm live here at  It's an Easter special as each of the Coyotes players will be wishing ...

Apr 2012 01

West Kelowna Hockeyville Reaction

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It was the worst kept secret on Saturday as the West Kelowna bid for Kraft Hockeyville fell short. Saturday morning media outlets across the country received an email from the PR company hired to run the Kraft Hockeyville promotion stating the winner, some 12 hours prior to the CBC broadcast.  Many believed, or wanted to believe, it was an early April Fools Day trick, as Ontario was named the winner. Unfortunately for ...

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