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  • Yochim named B.C. Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week
    Okanagan Sun Defensive Back Robbie Yochim has been named the B.C. Football Conference's Defensive Player of the Week after a terrific performance against the Valley Huskers.  The fifth year Rutland Senior Seconday grad intercepted two passes on Saturday, July 26th and returned one of them 75 yards for a touchdown ... Read more...
  • Whitecaps captain makes brief stop in Kelowna
    A special treat for Okanagan soccer players enrolled in the Vancouver Whitecaps summer camp this week at the Mission Sports Field.Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit will be in Kelowna Tuesday morning signing autographs and taking part in a question and answer session.Demerit announced his retirement last week. Close to ... Read more...
  • Becker added to OHA coaching staff
    The Okanagan Hockey Academy has added to their coaching staff.Forty year-old Jason Becker will coach O-H-A''s Varsity team this fall.The 40 year-old has spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the Western Hockey League's Prince George Cougars.     Becker has international coaching experience after guiding ... Read more...

Kelowna Falcons News

  • Falcons announce new Head Coach
    A new head coach will lead the Kelowna Falcons during the 2014 West Coast League season.The club has announced Billy Clontz as their 10th Head Coach in franchise history.The Corvallis, Oregon native and former WCL player spent three ... Read More...
  • Kelowna kids to learn from Blue Jays legends
    Some of the greatest Toronto Blue Jays players in the history of the team will be in Kelowna this week. The Kelowna Falcons will welcome the Jays to Elks Stadium this Thursday for the annual Honda Super Camp. For three ... Read More...
  • Season ends for Falcons
    The Kelowna Falcons closed out the 2013 season on a winning note.The Falcons wrapped up the season with an 8 - 3 victory over the defending West Coast League champion Wenatchee Applesox, winning the three-game series.During the seventh ... Read More...

Okanagan Sun News

  • 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 ... Read More...
  • 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 ... Read More...
  • 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 ... Read More...

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at 02:35 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Nishikori ousts Raonic in early morning battle at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Milos Raonic was eliminated from the U.S. Open by Japan's Kei Nishikori in five sets early Tuesday.

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at 02:27 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

NewsAlert: Canadian star Raonic eliminated in fourth round at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Canada's Milos Raonic has been eliminated from the U.S. Open. The Thornhill, Ont. native fell in five sets to Japan's Kei Nishikori in the fourth round.

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at 01:44 on September 02, 2014, EDT.

Rocky's Philadelphia gets real contender as 9-foot statue of champ Joe Frazier takes shape

PHILADELPHIA - Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

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