Sports
Aug 2011 19

TSN Sportscentre Comes to Armstrong

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It's an hour long commercial for Armstrong. The Kraft Celebration Tour TSN Live Broadcast is from downtown Armstrong Friday afternoon. Committee spokesperson, Ryan Nitchie says the free community event begins at one o'clock when the Kraft Celebration Tour rolls into town with the big event in downtown Armstrong. Lots of fun stuff going on with nearly 20 Kraft activations showcasing their various brands with fun games and giveaways, a giant Kool Aid Slip ...

Aug 2011 15

BCFC Week 3 Summary

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Week 3 of the BCFC has come and gone and two teams remain undefeated, while another two teams are still searching for their first win. The most exciting game of the week came in Langley as the Rams and Okanagan Sun battled in the tail end of a home and home.   Both defences were terrific as the Sun escaped with a 15-14 win. The Sun would tally 331 yards of total ...

Aug 2011 12

Falcons Name Most Outstanding

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The Kelowna Falcons are pleased to announce their annual “Most Outstanding” Player & Pitcher awards presented by Creative Trophies and Gifts. The Most Outstanding Player is Bo Folkinga, a senior-to-be at Western Oregon University.  Folkinga joined the club late and wasn’t on their roster until just before the season began.  His first game wasn’t until June 15th in Kitsap where he joined the club earlier in the day.  He would ...

Aug 2011 12

Falcons Ring Bells

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The Kelowna Falcons rang Bellingham’s Bells on Tuesday night 10-4 in the second final game of the season. Four days after Brandon Marris threw a complete game two-hit shutout, he would take the hill for his final start of the summer.  Marris, who was named the WCL Player of the Week, picked up right where he left off on Friday night.  The righty would surrender just two hits through seven ...

Aug 2011 12

Falcons Season Ends in Rain Out

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The 2011 season of the Kelowna Falcons came to a very wet ending on Wednesday night as the regular season finale was rained out.  It's the first time the season has ended on a rain out. The Falcons took the field under sunny skies which quickly changed.  After only four batters in the top of the first inning the clouds rolled in and opened up bringing the hardest rain fall of ...

Aug 2011 04

Falcons Win Big in Wenatchee

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It’s been a role reversal in the first two games of the series in Wenatchee as the Falcons have outscored the Sox 16-6 after their 11-2 win on Wednesday night. The Falcons would lead from start to finish after scoring twice in the first inning. Lead-off hitter Victor Rasor-Thompson would begin the game with the Falcons first triple of year and would score on the next pitch on an ...

Aug 2011 03

Falcons Comeback on Applesox

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With just six outs to go the Kelowna Falcons stormed back from a 4-0 deficit to beat the league leading Wenatchee Applesox 5-4 on Tuesday night to begin their final road series of the summer. Tuesday night marked the second series in Wenatchee this summer.  In the first series the Falcons didn’t score a run over the three games.  A trend that appeared would continue on Tuesday night...until the ...

Aug 2011 02

BCFC Week 1 Summary

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The 2011 British Columbia Football Conference kicked-off this past weekend in fine fashion with all three road teams winning.  The season would officially kick-off on Saturday night with the first ever game in the City of Langley. The five time defending Cullen Cup champion Vancouver Island Raiders would travel to Langley to open the season against the Rams on Saturday night.  With a huge crowd at beautiful McLeod Athletic Park the ...

Aug 2011 02

Falcons Drop Rubber Match

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The Kelowna Falcons dropped their rubber match in Walla Walla on Monday night after a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Sweets. Starter David Otterman started slowly as the Sweets scored twice in the bottom of the first on a bases loaded single by Brenton Allen.  It would turn out to be a lead the Sweets would never relinquish. The Falcons would cut the lead in half in the top ...

Aug 2011 01

Falcons Need 11 Innings in Win

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The Kelowna Falcons needed 11 innings on Sunday in Walla Walla to beat the Sweets 3-2.  It’s the second time this season the Falcons have beaten the Sweets in extra innings. The Sweets would open up the scoring in the first inning off Falcons starter Ethan Miller.  The run was unearned after an error charged to Andrew Firth.  In their next at bat the Falcons would tie it after a double ...

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