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Okanagan Sun and Kamloops Broncos will not be able to play at home until at least October

Okanagan Sun and Kamloops Broncos will not be able to play at home until at least October

Sep 5, 2021 / 9:00 am

Current provincial health orders around gathering size within the Interior Health region has forced the Okanagan Sun and Kamloops Broncos out of their home for...

The Okanagan Sun opened a new BCFC season with a convincing 39-8 win in Chilliwack

The Okanagan Sun opened a new BCFC season with a convincing 39-8 win in Chilliwack

Sep 4, 2021 / 7:00 pm

The Okanagan Sun finally stepped on the football field for a game that meant something Saturday afternoon. And, while the rust was evident as both the Sun and...

The Okanagan Sun have established a season-long 50-50 raffle

The Okanagan Sun have established a season-long 50-50 raffle

Aug 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

The BC Football Conference Okanagan Sun have launched a new fundraising effort. The team recently announced the introduction of a season-long 50-50 draw similar...

The Okanagan Sun are a little more than a week away from kicking off the 2021 BCFC season

The Okanagan Sun are a little more than a week away from kicking off the 2021 BCFC season

Aug 19, 2021 / 4:07 pm

It's been nearly 22 months since the Okanagan Sun took the field in a BC Football Conference game. Since then, the COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out one...

The abbreviated eight game, BCFC season will begin the weekend of August 28

The abbreviated eight game, BCFC season will begin the weekend of August 28

Jul 27, 2021 / 9:00 pm

The Okanagan Sun will kickoff its 40th season in the BC Junior Football Conference Saturday, Aug. 28. The league's oldest running franchise will open an...

The BC Football Conference hopes it can begin a 2021 season right after Labour Day

The BC Football Conference hopes it can begin a 2021 season right after Labour Day

Jun 6, 2021 / 3:00 pm

After more than a year of uncertainty, the BC Football Conference and other amateur and junior sports leagues are starting to see a light at the end of the...

Two players with Okanagan connections taken in CFL draft

Two players with Okanagan connections taken in CFL draft

May 5, 2021 / 8:00 pm

The Okanagan was fairly well represented during Tuesday's annual Canadian Football League draft. But whether they will get a chance to show off their...

Bob Lindsay is being inducted into the Okanagan Sun Hall of Fame

Bob Lindsay is being inducted into the Okanagan Sun Hall of Fame

Jan 19, 2021 / 9:00 pm

The Okanagan Sun are welcoming long-time board member and and team advocate Bob Lindsay into the clubs Hall of Fame. The team made the announcement Tuesday...

Former Sun lineman returns to guide offence in 2021

Former Sun lineman returns to guide offence in 2021

Dec 14, 2020 / 9:00 pm

The Okanagan Sun will have a new, but familiar voice calling plays from the sidelines in 2021. Former offensive lineman Travis Miller, who spent five years with...

Members of the Calgary Stampeders will participate in a football skills camp in Kelowna later this month

Members of the Calgary Stampeders will participate in a football skills camp in Kelowna later this month

Sep 4, 2020 / 9:37 am

Normally, the CFL Calgary Stampeders would be busy preparing for the stretch run toward the playoffs this time of year. But, COVID-19 has taken care of that,...

Canadian Junior Football League cancels 2020 season

Canadian Junior Football League cancels 2020 season

Aug 6, 2020 / 9:29 am

There will be no junior football in Canada this year. The Canadian Junior Football League became one of the first leagues outside of high school and college...

BC Football Conference to decide on season Wednesday night

BC Football Conference to decide on season Wednesday night

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

Wednesday is decision day for the BC Football Conference. League executives and representatives from each of the six member teams will meet Wednesday evening to...

Decision Aug. 5 whether BCFC will have a season

Decision Aug. 5 whether BCFC will have a season

Jul 9, 2020 / 4:00 am

A decision as to whether there will be a junior football season this year will be made in four weeks. According to Okanagan Sun general manager Jay Christensen,...

BCFC won't return to play until at least September

BCFC won't return to play until at least September

Jun 2, 2020 / 9:00 pm

The BC Junior Football Conference has put everything on hold until mid summer at the earliest. All football activities, including formal, and informal workouts,...

Former Okanagan Sun lineman taken in CFL draft

Former Okanagan Sun lineman taken in CFL draft

May 1, 2020 / 9:00 pm

Nicholas Dheilly is one step closer to his dream of playing professional football. The former Okanagan Sun defensive end is off to Winnipeg, after the Blue...

Okanagan Sun suspend all team-related activities

Okanagan Sun suspend all team-related activities

Mar 17, 2020 / 5:00 am

The Okanagan Sun are the latest sports team to curtail all team-related activities. The BC Football Conference team has taken the measure for the safety of...

Daniel Townsend named offensive all-Canadian

Daniel Townsend named offensive all-Canadian

Nov 15, 2019 / 1:30 pm

The Okanagan Sun managed to place just one player on the CJFL Offensive All-Canadian squad. Offensive lineman Daniel Townsend was named an all-Canadian. The...

Two Okanagan Sun named defensive all-Canadians

Two Okanagan Sun named defensive all-Canadians

Nov 14, 2019 / 9:00 am

Some personal accolades for two members of the Okanagan Sun defensive front seven. Defensive lineman Cory McCoy and linebacker Tyler Going were named CJFL...

The Okanagan Sun season came to a close in a semi-final loss

The Okanagan Sun season came to a close in a semi-final loss

Oct 26, 2019 / 8:00 pm

A disappointing season for the Okanagan Sun came to a close Saturday evening in Langley. The unbeaten Rams, as expected, took down the Sun 45-15 in the first of...

The Okanagan Sun saw their hopes of finishing above 500 dashed

The Okanagan Sun saw their hopes of finishing above 500 dashed

Oct 20, 2019 / 6:45 pm

Playing in a steady downpour for much of the game, neither the Okanagan Sun nor the Westshore Rebels were able to make much happen offensively. But, it was the...

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