Kelowna Raiders set eyes on next year’s championship

Post Image It was an up-and-down season for the Kelowna Raiders this year, but general manager Jules Morris says overall he’s pleased with his team’s performance. After finishing 4-6 in the regular season, the Raiders bested the beleaguered Kamloops Rattlers in the league semi-finals, but lost the finals to a stacked Armstrong Shamrocks. Photo credit: KelownaNow Morris chalked the early season losses up to a few major injuries, adding that he felt that put the team “behind the eight ball.” “Overall […]

Armstrong Shamrocks take home Rowcliffe Cup

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Armstrong Shamrocks take home Rowcliffe Cup  (via The Armstrong Shamrocks have taken home the 2016 Rowcliffe Cup for the second year in a row. Photo Credit: Kelowna Raiders Faceook On Aug. 5, The Shamrocks and the Kelowna Raiders went head-to-head and the Shamrocks came out on top. The raiders never gave up and forced overtime with a tying goal with less than two minutes on the clock. The Shamrocks scored, which meant taking the second, best of three, playoff […]

Raiders drop first game of senior lacrosse final series

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Story Via Kelowna Now The Armstrong Shamrocks took advantage of numerous power play opportunities late in the game to defeat the visiting Kelowna Raiders 9-6 in the best-of-three Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League final series opener on Wednesday. KelownaNow Nick Evans scored three times in a losing cause. Leading 3-1 early on, the Raiders gave up six goals before the end of the first period. Although they came back to tie the host Shamrocks, they couldn’t overcome their penalty […]

2016 Rowcliffe Cup Finals – Schedule

2016 – Rowcliffe Cup Finals Visitor                      Home                                   Date                    Time             Arena Kelowna        @       Armstrong                    Wednesday August 3rd    7:30             Nor-Val Armstrong     @        Kelowna                         Friday August 5th        7:30      Kelowna Memorial Kelowna       @       Armstrong                       Sunday August 7th       7:30      Hassen (if necessary)

Thursday July 28, Kelowna Memorial, Kelowna Raiders 15 Kamloops Rattlers 8

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The Kelowna Raiders took the first playoff series from the Kamloops Rattlers last evening with a decisive 15 to 8 win at Kelowna Memorial Arena. The Raiders took a 7 to 1 lead after the first period and never allowed the Rattlers to gain any ground on them throughout the rest of the game. The Raider’s superb ball control in the Kamloops end allowed them to set up plays and overwhelm goaltender Mike Smith all evening. Coupled with that was […]

Raiders forced into deciding game of senior lacrosse series

Post Image Raiders forced into deciding game of senior lacrosse series  The Kelowna Raiders came close, but couldn’t overcome a five-goal first-period deficit and fell 15-13 to the host Kamloops Rattlers in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League playoff action on Tuesday. Lorne White/KelownaNow Raiders’ Jared MacLennan scored twice in a losing cause. The Rattlers’ win tied the TOSLL best-of-three series and forced a deciding game on Thursday (8 p.m.) at the Kelowna Memorial Arena. The winner will meet the first-place Armstrong […]

Kamloops Rattlers 15, Kelowna Raiders 13 – July 26th 2016

Kamloops Rattlers 15, Kelowna Raiders 13 – July 26th 2016 Kamloops Rattlers tied the best of three series last evening in Kamloops by defeating the Kelowna Raiders 15 to 13 in Kamloops. The Raiders fell behind early in the game and came out of the first period behind 7 to 2. Kelowna was pressing hard by the end of the third period and had narrowed the gap to one goal with two minutes remaining in the game. Both teams played […]

Kelowna Raiders take 1-0 lead in senior lacrosse playoff series

Post Image (via KelownaNow) Outstanding goaltending by Graham Cousins and intense ball control by his defence led to a 12-5 Kelowna Raiders victory over the visiting Kamloops Rattlers in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League play on Sunday. Lorne White/KelownaNow Vic Wiens scored three times to lead Raiders’ offence. Vic Wiens scored three times and assisted on a pair of goals as the Raiders grabbed a 1-0 lead in their best-of-three semifinal series at Kelowna Memorial Arena. Taylor Trotter and Pho Heng […]

Get to know your 2016 Raiders

Post Image (via Kelowna Now) Get to know your Kelowna Raiders Senior Lacrosse team The Kelowna Raiders Senior Lacrosse team recently completed their regular season and are now headed to the playoffs. How well do you know this local team that looks to inspire youth to get involved in lacrosse? Get to know them better by checking out these player profiles! Don’t miss the Raiders’ playoff games either! Their first playoff series, with rivals the Kamloops Rattlers, begins this Sunday, July […]

Kelowna Raiders 12, Kamloops Rattlers 5, July 24, Kelowna Memorial Arena

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The Kelowna Raiders drew first blood in their best of three first round playoff by defeating the Kamloops Rattlers 12 to 5 last evening in Memorial Arena. Kelowna shut down the Kamloop’s gunners all evening with outstanding goaltending from Graham Cousins and intense ball control from the Kelowna defenders. Kelowna’s Vic Wiens led the Raiders with three goals, setting up two others early in the game to make it difficult for Kamloops to gain any momentum. Also scoring for the […]