The Okanagan Sun News

7/11/2014

The Sun are coping with the sun

The Okanagan Sun have been trying to beat the heat this week during training camp at the Apple Bowl.Head Coach Shane Beatty says the above 30 temperatures can take its toll on the players when they wear their helmets and shoulder pads."Those kids from Saskatchewan are hurting a little bit . So are those kids from Manitoba. We ... Read More...
6/11/2014

Sun sign two future forces

The Okanagan Sun didn't have to look far when adding a new face to their receiving core.Head Coach Shane Beatty says 18 year-old Kamloops resident Liam Wishart has committed to playing with the Sun this season."He is just such a good athlete. He is very mature for 18 years old. He caught everything. He was probably one of ... Read More...
6/4/2014

Schott gunning for spot on Lions roster

Okanagan Sun alumnus Steve Schott will be hard pressed to crack the BC Lions line up this season.Schott, who was on the practice roster a year ago, is challenging Rickey Schmitt and veteran Paul McCallum for the punting and place kicking duties this week at Lions training camp in Kamloops."I have the mindset to compete but also just ... Read More...
5/13/2014

CFL draft could see Okanagan Sun selected

The Okanagan Sun could have one former player taken in Tuesday's CFL draft. Max Caron, a former linebacker with the Sun, who is now playing at Concordia University could be selected.  Caron played two seasons with the Sun.The BC Lions have the 5th overall pick in the draft. Read More...
5/7/2014

Sun get new look/logo

The Okanagan Sun will have a new look this season.The old logo will be replaced with the letter 'O' on its helmets.Sun General Manager Jay Christensen admits head coach Shane Beatty deserves a lot of credit for the fresher look."We wanted to freshen it up. Shane (Beatty) is all about getting the players excited and buying in ... Read More...

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