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OK Rockets Improve to 6-2

Although narrowly escaping with a pair of wins against the lowly North Island Silvertips on the weekend the Okanagan Rockets returned to Kelowna with more positives than even the secured four points .

In Saturday’s B.C. Major Midget Hockey League opener, the Rockets played about as solid a road game as the coaching staff could ask for. The final 20 minutes against the 1-9 Tips however left a lot to be desired.

FULL STORY: Okanagan Sports Page



Lee Leads Heat To CCAA Medal

A rain-shortened Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association tournament saw the UBC Okanagan Heat claim its fourth national golf title on the weekend.

Led by Carolyn Lee’s tie for third place in the individual competition, the Heat team earned a CCAA bronze medal. The second-year student from Calgary shot rounds of 78 and 80 before play was halted at the Lorette Golf Club in Quebec on Friday due to heavy rain.

FULL STORY: Okanagan Sports Page



Chiefs Host Posse On Tuesday

They have the players — but as yet — not the team.

That’s the Kelowna Chiefs’ story and they’re sticking to it.

Wallowing in fourth place in the Okanagan Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the Chiefs lost their seventh game in 13 outings on Saturday to an impressive Kamloops Storm team at the Rutland Arena.

FULL STORY/PHOTO GALLERY: Okanagan Sports Page



Heat Men In CIS Playoffs

On a weekend that featured the last regular-season appearance of four of their players, the UBC Okanagan Heat nailed down their first playoff berth in CIS Canada West men’s soccer.

A 1-0 victory over the Thompson Rivers WolfPack on Saturday assured the Heat of a Canada West semifinal matchup with their big brother UBC Thunderbirds on Friday in a win-or-go-home game in Vancouver.

FULL STORY/PHOTO GALLERY: 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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