Local Sports

12/20/2014

Rockets' Bowey and Morrissey make Team Canada, Chartier among final cuts

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Madison Bowey has made the Canadian World Junior team.  Bowey survived the final cuts made after Canada's 2-1 loss to Russia in a pre-tournament game on Friday night.  Bowey will be joined on the Team Canada blueline ... Read more...
11/8/2014

Shane Beatty named Canadian Junior Football League Coach of the Year

  It's a big honour for the Okanagan Sun. The team's head coach, Shane Beatty, has won the Canadian Junior Football League Coach of the Year award.  Beatty was given the Gord Currie Coach of the Year award on Friday ... Read more...
10/20/2014

Okanagan Sun will play for BCFC Championship at the Apple Bowl

  For the first time in four years, the Okanagan Sun Football Club will host and play in the BCFC Final.  The Okanagan Sun defeated the Vancouver Island Raiders in the Semi-Final on Sunday, by a score of 47-16, earning ... Read more...
9/24/2014

Okanagan Hockey Academy grad earns NHL contract

An Okanagan Hockey Academy grad has signed an NHL contract.Joe Hicketts signed a three year deal with the Detroit Red Wings.Undrafted, Hicketts played in just 36 games last season with the Victoria Royals because of a shoulder injury. ... Read more...
9/9/2014

Heat soccer teams now competing at CIS level

Men's and women's soccer at UBC Okanagan took a step forward this weekend when they competed for the first time at the C-I-S level. It is the highest level in Canada that a university athlete can compete in. UBC Athletic ... Read more...