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V’Ball Heat Win Sixth Straight

While the UBC Okanagan Heat have played two more matches than the nearest rival, seeing their name atop the CIS Canada West standings is well worth savouring.

Two straight shutout victories over the University of Regina Cougars on the weekend improved the Heat’s match record to 10-4 and lifted them into first place in Canada West, two points up on the Alberta Golden Bears, with a 9-3 mark.

FULL STORY: Okanagan Sports Page



Boucherie Juniors In Provincial Football Semi

What might be the most successful high school football program ever in the Central Okanagan is taking shape quietly in West Kelowna.

While all of the senior high school teams in the Kelowna-area are now on the sidelines, the Mt. Boucherie Bears have advanced to the B.C. High School Football Association’s junior varsity semifinals. They’ll play the Notre Dame Jugglers in Burnaby on Thursday for the right to advance to the provincial championship at B.C. Place on Dec. 6. The other semifinal sees No. 1 Terry Fox Ravens of Port Coquitlam playing No. 4 Vancouver College Fighting Irish.

FULL STORY: Okanagan Sports Page



Prolific Peewees Win Own Tourney

One of the most understated comments of the Kelowna Minor Hockey Association season, has come from peewee tier 1 coach Mike Bromberg in describing his team as “a skill-oriented group that likes to score.”

The Rockets had just won their own KMHA tournament, defeating the Coquitlam Chiefs 5-3 at the Rutland Arena and boosting their weekend goal total to 42 in five games.

FULL STORY/PHOTO GALLERY: Okanagan Sports Page



Chiefs Win On Cyra’s OT Goal

Braeden Cyra’s goal in double overtime lifted the Kelowna Chiefs to a 3-2 win over the host Golden Rockets on Sunday and helped the erratic team inch closer to the .500 mark.

The win improved the Chiefs improve to 10-12-2-1-1 in the Okanagan Division of the Kootenay International Hockey League and to within five points of the third place Princeton Posse, who have one game hand.

FULL STORY: Okanagan Sports Page



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Lorne White began his sports journalism career at the Kelowna Daily Courier in 1969. He retired in January 2014 and is now the photographer, editor and publisher of the Okanagan Sports Page.

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