Sep 2013 30

WildPlay Element Parks Player of the Game

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The Okanagan Sun would dominate the Valley Huskers on Sunday afternoon at the Apple Bowl, 61-0. Alex Bradley gathered over 200 all purpose yards, with 16 carries for 108 yards, plus a 100 yard kick off return for a touchdown.  Bradley tallied four majors on the day. Ryan named him the WildPlay Element Parks Player of the Game and talked with him following the win ... ...

Sep 2013 19

Geoff White Coaches Team BC

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It’s been a very busy year for the Manager of the Okanagan College Coyotes baseball club Geoff White.   Recruiting for the new Coyotes season, he was the head coach of the Kelowna Falcons of the West Coast League this summer, and now will be the head coach of Team BC in the inaugural “Blue Jays Tournament 12″ at Rogers Center this weekend. Coach White talks with Ryan (@ryan2tswatters) to explain what ...

Sep 2013 03

OC Coyotes Open Fall Camp

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The Okanagan College Coyotes opened their 2013 Fall Camp on Monday with 40 players in attendance. The Coyotes begin their fall season this weekend, which is strictly exhibition play.  The club has a number of games scheduled, which gives the coaching staff lots of opportunity evaluate what they have to work with when the Spring season comes around in March. Ryan talks with Head Coach Geoff White about camp and the players ...

Sep 2013 03

Spotlight: West Kelowna Warrior David Pope

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The West Kelowna Warriors open the 2013-2014 BCHL season this weekend in Chilliwack. After a successful season and a terrific exhibition schedule the Warriors are confident coming into this weekend. One of the players that will be looked upon to produce is forward David Pope.  He's under the Spotlight this week ... Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography ...

Aug 2013 31

Three More Years For Huska

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The Kelowna Rockets extended the contract of Head Coach Ryan Huska for another three years. The deal sees Huska remain behind the Rockets bench until the end of the 2016-2017 season.   This year will mark his seventh as the Head Coach and 12th as a member of the Rockets coaching staff. Last season Huska led the club to a franchise best 52 wins during the regular season and a 23 game home ...

Aug 2013 28

English Channel Recap

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Five swimmers from Kelowna crossed off an item on their bucket list earlier this month by swimming the English Channel. Swimming in one hour intervals, the fivesome crossed the Channel battling jellyfish, cargo ships and waves in just over 13 hours. Ryan talks with two of the members of the team, Phred and Leora about what they experienced ... ...

Jul 2013 23

Swimming the English Channel

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Five athletes from Kelowna will cross a major event off their bucket list as they will team up to swim the 33km English Channel. Perhaps the best part of the swim, is they are raising money for the YMCA Strong Kids program that encourages kids to learn how to swim. A number of factors await the team, including tides, winds, water temperature, and the fact the Channel is one of the busiest ...

Jul 2013 22

Heat Heading to Canada Summer Games

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Five of the 14 athletes that have been selected for Team BC 20U Women’s volleyball team that is preparing for competition at the Canada Games are currently on the UBC Okanagan Heat roster. Ryan catches up with CIS all rookie team and Canada West all-star Emily Oxland and Kelowna’s own Kaitlynn Given who will join, Katy Klomps (Surrey) and Katie Wuttunee (North Vancouver), and outside hitter Brianna Beamish (Surrey). The Canada Games ...

Jul 2013 16

Under the Helmet with Landon King

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The Okanagan Sun will kick off 2013 on July 27 when they host the Valley Huskers (formally Chilliwack) at the historic Apple Bowl. The Sun are trying to rebound from their worst season in team history.  In 2012 the Sun would finish 3-7 and just barely squeaked in the playoffs. This season the team has a new focus and new attitude with the addition of new head coach Shane Beatty.  He is ...

Jul 2013 11

Kierra Smith Swims Towards Rio 2016

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Kelowna may have the next Olympic swimmer in it's own backyard. 19 year old Kierra Smith has her eyes squarely set on making Team Canada for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Currently in her club season with the Liquid Lightening, she is coming off winning the Provincial championship and is preparing for the Nationals in early August.   She currently holds the Provincial record for the 100m and 200m.  She is ranked ...

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