Warriors will stay in West Kelowna

The West Kelowna Warriors started well but eventually fell by a 6-4 score to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday night at Royal LePage Place.
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WEST KELOWNA - After a decade in West Kelowna, it looks like the Warriors will stick around and hang their helmets at Royal Lepage Place after all.

The announcement was delivered at the Warriors' home game last night, Mar. 3, according to a release from the team. The news comes after months of uncertainty, sale rumours and contingency planning.

The Junior A Hockey club has been for sale for years and early in January, Warriors owner Mark Cheyne announced he received an offer to buy and move the team.

"Last night's announcement that the Warriors are staying in West Kelowna is great news for the BCHL," BCHL commissioner John Grisdale says in the release. 

"The league office is excited to work with the restructured ownership group, assist in rolling out their new ideas and continue to support the great fan base in West Kelowna." 

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