Okanagan Mission Huskies' senior Kanani Coon, pictured in action at the 2022 Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Ryan Molag 2022 property of Langley Events Centre. All Rights Reserved)
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A Sunday Read: She’s the 1% of the 1%, but huge odds can’t stop Okanagan Mission’s NCAA Div. 1-bound Kanani Coon from fulfilling her promise both on the court, and within her First Nations community!

KELOWNA — Kanani Coon never thought about just how heavily the odds were stacked against her.They were, after all, based solely on numbers, and any basketball player worth their jumper knows that numbers never reveal entire truths.Still, these were the kinds of facts and figures so definitive in nature that they seemed to be telling […]

Okanagan Mission's Makenna Jacklin will play her collegiate basketball with the Idaho Vandals beginning in 2021-22. (Photo graphic property of Idaho Vandals athletics 2020. All Rights Reserved)
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Makenna Jacklin: She’s not just a post player! OKM’s 6-foot-1 star works to extend game beyond arc ahead of NCAA D-1 career with Idaho Vandals

LANGLEY — If Makenna Jacklin has her druthers, the trajectory of her NCAA Div. 1 basketball career is going to follow a script similar to the one she so dramatically penned en route to helping her Okanagan Mission Huskies beat East Vancouver’s Britannia Bruins in the championship final of last December’s Tsumura Basketball Invitational at […]