Baseball

Kansas City Royals’ Andrew Benintendi leaves the batter’s box on an RBI single during the third inning of the team’s baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline

Toronto Blue Jays have by far the toughest constraints

 

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Falcon Friday: Konnor Palmeira

The catcher and first baseman is from Maui, Hawaii

 

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Falcon Friday: Luke Solis

Solis is hitting .320 in 16 games with the Falcons

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Easter Seals Community Engagement Manager Michelle Webber and a camper (Photo - Contributed)

Kelowna Falcons helping send kids to Camp Winfield

The Falcons season runs until August 7

Easter Seals Community Engagement Manager Michelle Webber and a camper (Photo - Contributed)
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Kelowna Falcons heating up like the weather

The Falcons return home to Elks Stadium this weekend

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Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo walks with a trainer after Bradley Zimmer was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on July 7, 2022, in Seattle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ted S. Warren

Blue Jays fire Montoyo, name bench coach John Schneider interim manager

Toronto sits a half-game up on the Mariners for the third wild-card spot

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo walks with a trainer after Bradley Zimmer was hit by a pitch during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on July 7, 2022, in Seattle. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ted S. Warren
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Kelowna Falcons return home after breaking even on the road

The Falcons sit third in the North division as they welcome Wenatchee to town

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Kelowna Falcons hoping to heat up south of the border

The Falcons are 7-10 to start the season but there’s a lot of baseball left

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The Homebase Tournament raised money in support of the 'We See You' campaign with the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. (KGH Foundation/Homebase)

NHL players are heavy hitters for Kelowna charity raising over $242,000

Comeau Homebase Slo-Pitch Charity Tournament took place in Kelowna June 24 and 25

The Homebase Tournament raised money in support of the 'We See You' campaign with the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. (KGH Foundation/Homebase)
(Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

NHLers touch down in Kelowna for charity

Carey Price, Shea Weber among those batting for mental health

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Falcon Friday: Get to know Nick Woodcock

The left-handed pitcher hails from Whitby, Ontario

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Josh Gorges, Raymond James (presenting sponsor) General Manager Erica Whiteley, and Black Comeau (left to right) (Photo - KGH Foundation/Contributed)

Bases loaded with NHL talent at Kelowna’s Homebase charity event

The charity slo-pitch game is more than 80 per cent sold out

Josh Gorges, Raymond James (presenting sponsor) General Manager Erica Whiteley, and Black Comeau (left to right) (Photo - KGH Foundation/Contributed)
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Falcon Friday: Jacob Steels

Outfielder for Kelowna has pro baseball in his blood

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Kelowna Falcons welcome new rival Kamloops squad

Take dad to the ballpark for Father’s Day

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Blake Comeau and Josh Gorges. (Jon Adrian/Contributed)
Blake Comeau and Josh Gorges. (Jon Adrian/Contributed)
Onlookers gathered at the Okanagan Heritage Museum on June 14 for the announcement of the 2022 Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inductees. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)

Newest class announced for Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame

‘Mr. Basketball’ among the four inductees

Onlookers gathered at the Okanagan Heritage Museum on June 14 for the announcement of the 2022 Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame inductees. (Jake Courtepatte/Capital News)
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Falcon Friday: Jaden Parsons

Parsons is the only Kelowna native on the Falcons this season

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Kelowna Falcons see a little bit of everything through first few games since 2019

The Falcons have two more games on their homestand on Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9

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