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Okanagan Sun rise franchise national championship banners before home opener

The Okanagan Sun won the national title last season, going 14-0

The Okanagan Sun reflected on their outstanding 2022 season and the years past before taking the field in their 2023 home opener on Saturday night (Aug. 5).

Last season, the Sun won their first national title in 22 years when they beat the Regina Thunder 21-19 in November.

It was an incredible season for the Sun, who went 14-0 on the year, dominating their opponents all season long.

Before last season’s national title, the Sun had won it twice in their franchise - 1988 and 2000. In a pregame ceremony on Saturday night, the revealed banners for all three championship teams.

Members from all three teams were on hand for the debut, which received a loud cheer from the fans.

After the ceremony, kick off took place on the Sun’s first home game of the season as they welcomed the Valley Huskers to town.

The game wasn’t close as the Sun pounded the Huskers 62-2, improving to 2-0 on the season.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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