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  • 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.  Last season, the 5'8 blue liner recorded 24 points.... Read more...
  • 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 Director Rob Johnson says the universities timing couldn't have been ... Read more...
  • Jordin Tootoo attempts to overcome adversity
    It is a waiting game for Jordin Tootoo.The 31 year-old is practicing in Kelowna this week with other NHL players wondering where he will play this season."I think mentally it is a little draining. Right now I am trying to train hard to getting  physically ready for whatever." ... 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 00:08 on October 02, 2014, EDT.

Bumgarner goes distance, Crawford hits grand slam as Giants rout Pirates 8-0 in wild-card game

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning.


at 23:49 on October 01, 2014, EDT.

Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman investigated over reported sex assault at hotel

GRAPEVINE, Texas - Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.


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