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Happy Holidays

12/08/2014, 6:00pm PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

What are some of their favourite presents

Kyle Patchell, Keagan Hughes, Lerone Robinson and Josiah Joseph volunteered Downtown Kelowna over the weekend for the 26th Annual Light Up promotion.

They entertained kids and parents while they waited in line for Santa, as well helped with organizing supplies for the cookie decoration station.

The foursome also got a chance to pose with Santa and tell us their all-time favourite Christmas gifts and any family traditions they might have ...

Sun Spots: James Green

12/05/2014, 10:45pm PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

One of the best returners in history

He was one of, if not the most dangerous weapon for the Sun from 2001-2004.

James Green collected over 3,000 yards in kick returns in his Sun career and scored 14 touchdowns.

Green played for Butte College following his junior career, before playing at the University of Calgary.  He was then selected by the Toronto Argos in the third round of the 2009 CFL player draft.

Green just concluded his first season with the Ottawa Redblacks and reflects on his Sun career with our Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)  ....

Head Coach Shane Beatty Begins Recruiting

11/20/2014, 11:15pm PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Vancouver, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba on the list

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

The recruiting trail for Head Coach Shane Beatty has begun to bolster the 2015 roster which has already started to take shape.

Coach Beatty, who was named the CJFL Coach of the Year, has a number of positions on his wish list and tells Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) it'll be a busy few months ....

Shane Beatty Named CJFL Coach Of The Year

11/07/2014, 9:00pm PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

In just his second season Beatty is named the best in the business

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

Head Coach Shane Beatty was named CJFL Gord Currie Coach of the Year
at the Banquet of Champions of Friday night, on the eve of the 2014 Canadian Bowl.

For the first time since 2010 the Sun finished 9-1, winning home field advantage throughout the BC playoffs. In just his second season, Beatty led the Sun to their first ever playoff win over the VI Raiders and set a new club record for most total yards in a season with 4,459.  The Sun also won their 260th game in their history and set a BCFC record for the most winning seasons with 32 under Beatty’s watch.

Congratulations Coach Beatty!

All-Canadians - Robbie Yochim & Zac Ironstand

11/06/2014, 10:00am PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Their first All-Canadian awards

Photos courtesy of Greystoke Photography (Yochim) & Tamiko Lyle (Ironstand)

The accolades continue to pile on for Robbie Yochim as he is named a Canadian Junior Football League defensive All-Canadian and the Return Specialist of the Year.

in his fifth and final season, he recorded 34 tackles, 4 assists, 1 blocked kick, 3 knockdowns, 1 forced fumble, four interceptions including a touchdown …. He also set countless team and BCFC records including setting conference records for kick off return average with 43.1 yards and a BCFC career record for most punt returns with 156.

Zac Ironstand has also been named a CJFL defensive All-Canadian as one of most consistent and solid players on the Sun roster in 2014.  He concludes his junior career with his first All-Canadian honour, collecting 12 tackles, five assisted stops, six sacks, 1 knockdown and a fumble recovery.

Congratulations Robbie and Zac!

 

All-Canadian - Brennan Van Nistelrooy

11/06/2014, 10:00am PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

its the second straight All-Canadian for Brennan

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

For the second straight year Brennan Van Nistelrooy has been named an All-Canadian after another terrific season.

He had a stat in almost every defensive category finishing with 24 tackles, 1 sack, 2 blocked kicks, 3 knockdowns, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovery.

He talks with Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) about his season ...

All-Canadian - Alex Bradley

11/05/2014, 10:00am PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The BCFC's leading rusher is now an All-Canadian

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

After a terrific season in his graduating year running back Alex Bradley won the BCFC's rushing crown for the first time in his career.

The Canadian Junior Football League has announced Bradley as a 2014 All-Canadian.

Now back at home in Edmonton he talks with Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) about the honour ...

All-Canadian - Cliff Crews

11/05/2014, 10:00am PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

First year offensive lineman named an All-Canadian

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

In his first season in a Sun uniform, Cliff Crews anchored the offensive line as the centre. 

He helped the Sun running attack be one of the best in the entire country.

Crews is recognized for his efforts being named an All-Canadian as he talks with Ryan Watters (@ryan2swatters) from Blaine Washington ...

All-Canadian - Michele Vecchio

11/05/2014, 10:00am PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

In his second year Vecchio is an All-Canadian

Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography

The Sun offensive line was dominate for the majority of the season, opening big holes from the running attack and giving the quarterbacks time to throw down the field.

One of the key cogs in the line was second year player Michele Vecchio and he talks with Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) about being recognized as an All-Canadian for the first time ...

Graduating King

11/01/2014, 11:30pm PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Landon King played five years with the Sun and now grads

Photo courtesy of Tina Pomponio

After five solid seasons with the Sun, defensive back Landon King now graduates.

The Mount Boucherie product is a true leader on and off the field as he furthers his education in marketing at Okanagan College. 

King talks with Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) about his five years, the Sun Scholarship Fund and what's next now that his junior football days are done ...

  • Semi-Final Preview

  • 10/15/2014, 3:00pm PDT, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)
  • Sun host the Raiders in the playoffs for the first time since 2010
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Throwback Thursday

12/11/2014, 12:15am PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Steven Doege - October 17, 2009

Happy Holidays

12/08/2014, 6:00pm PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

What are some of their favourite presents

Sun Spots: James Green

12/05/2014, 10:45pm PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

One of the best returners in history

Head Coach Shane Beatty Begins Recruiting

11/20/2014, 11:15pm PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Vancouver, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba on the list

Sun Spots: Jeff Schieman

11/14/2014, 1:15pm PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

He played five seasons from 1998-2002

Shane Beatty Named CJFL Coach Of The Year

11/07/2014, 9:00pm PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

In just his second season Beatty is named the best in the business

All-Canadians - Robbie Yochim & Zac Ironstand

11/06/2014, 10:00am PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

Their first All-Canadian awards

All-Canadian - Brennan Van Nistelrooy

11/06/2014, 10:00am PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

its the second straight All-Canadian for Brennan

All-Canadian - Alex Bradley

11/05/2014, 10:00am PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The BCFC's leading rusher is now an All-Canadian

All-Canadian - Cliff Crews

11/05/2014, 10:00am PST, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

First year offensive lineman named an All-Canadian

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