Sports
Nov 2011 12

Sun Defender is Honoured

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Okanagan Sun defensive lineman Steven Doege was named the CJFL’s Defensive MVP for 2011.  The announcement was made at the Jostens Banquet of Champions on Friday night, the eve of the 2011 Canadian Bowl in Hamilton Ontario.  He was also named a CJFL All-Canadian. Doege would lead the entire CJFL with 11 sacks this past season, which also set a new BCFC career record with 31.5.  He finds himself just five ...

Nov 2011 10

Sports Drive – Arnar Bernhardsson

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Kelowna Senior Secondary (KSS) is hosting the BC Provincial championships for field hockey and Ryan talks with the Owls head coach Arnar Bernhardsson. KSS is the only school in Kelowna that is represented at the tournament and one of only two from the Okanagan.  South Kamloops is the other. The players involved in the tournament can shoot the ball upwards of 70mph. Ryan talks with Arnar following a 1-0 loss to South Delta, ...

Oct 2011 06

Okanagan Sun Spotlight

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Ryan's weekly feature as the Okanagan Sun prepare for a first place showdown with the VI Raiders in Week 10 of the BCFC season. ...

Oct 2011 06

Brett Lawrie Comes to Kelowna

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Okanagan College athletes and those who support them will have the opportunity to share breakfast with the Toronto Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie, the dynamic third baseman from Langley, who exploded onto the Major League scene earlier this year. Lawrie will be the featured guest speaker at the second annual Okanagan College Coyotes Athletic fundraiser breakfast, which takes place Thursday, Oct. 27 from 7 – 9 a.m. at the Coast Capri Hotel.  ...

Sep 2011 29

Okanagan Sun Spotlight – Week 9

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Ryan's weekly preview of the Okanagan Sun.   This week the Sun prepare for their  final regular  season road game as they travel to Chilliwack to face the Huskers.  They beat the Huskers three weeks ago 42-7. ...

Sep 2011 27

Sun Stomp Broncos

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Sundayafternoon the Okanagan Sun won their seventh game of the year with a convincing 50-6 win over the Kamloops Broncos. The Sun would use a 49 point first half on route to the victory.  Quarterback Jeremy Mraovic was an impressive 13 of 15 for 324 yards and four touchdowns.  He would find Tommy Howes and Dan Turek twice each for majors.  Mraovic would also score on a one yard plunge. Turek would ...

Sep 2011 23

Okanagan Sun Spotlight

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Ryan Watters' weekly Okanagan Sun Spotlight prepares you for the upcoming week. The Sun will host the Kamloops Broncos on Sunday afternoon at the Apple Bowl at 2:00pm.  Check www.okanagansun.ca ...

Sep 2011 14

Okanagan Sun Spotlight – Week 7

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Ryan's weekly radio feature as the Sun prepare for a trip to Westshore (Victoria) to face the Rebels in Week 7 of the BCFC.  The Sun beat the Rebels 49-7 in Week 4 at the Apple Bowl. ...

Aug 2011 29

Sun Goes Down in Nanaimo

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The Okanagan Sun suffered their first set back on the year on Saturday afternoon in Nanaimo. The final two undefeated teams would square off in a rematch of the 2010 Cullen Cup.  It was another classic game between the Sun and Vancouver Island Raiders with the home team recording a 33-20 victory to take sole possession of top spot in the Conference. The first half was an up and down battle as ...

Aug 2011 24

Robbie Yochim is BCFC Player of the Week

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On the heels of teammate DJ Weber, the BCFC Special Teams Player of the Week is Okanagan Sun returner Robbie Yochim.  The speedster would return nine punts for 185 yards including a sparkling 50 yard return to set up a Sun touchdown.  His average return on Saturday night was 20.6 yards. His nine punt returns was one shy of the BCFC record of 10 in a single game. ...

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