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Titans advance to Round 2 of rugby provincials

Titans advance to Round 2 of rugby provincials

The South Kamloops Titans advanced to the second round of the B.C. High School senior boys’ rugby championship with a 31-5 victory over L.V. Rogers of Nelson in Kelowna on Saturday. “We had a very slow start, but turned it up in the second half,” South Kam’s head coach Scott Barker said. Lane Jansen paced the Titans with two tries, ...

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Girls’ rugby teams return from provincials

Girls’ rugby teams return from provincials

Three local teams capped successful seasons at the B.C. High School girls’ rugby championships in North Vancouver on the weekend. The South Kamloops Titans placed seventh in the AAA championship, the NorKam Saints finished sixth in the AA tournament and the Valleyview Vikings wound up fourth in the tier 2 championship. South Kam’s try scorers at the tournament were Brooke ...

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Sun Devils off to hot start (slideshow included)

Sun Devils off to hot start (slideshow included)

Brandon Sherwood of the Kamloops Sun Devils with a foul tip against the Kelowna Jays in Okanagan Major Baseball League action at Norbrock Stadium on Sunday. For more photos, see slide show below. Allen Douglas/KTW The Kamloops Sun Devils made their home-opening Okanagan Major Baseball League doubleheader one to remember. Kamloops took both ends of a twin bill against the ...

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Rublee of Kamloops racking up medals with Canadian canoeing team

Rublee of Kamloops racking up medals with Canadian canoeing team

Aaron Rublee of Kamloops won a pair of medals for the CanoeKayak Canada team at an ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup event in Duisburg, Germany, on the weekend. The former member of the Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club earned silver in the C2 200-metre race and bronze in the C4 200-m event. Earlier this month, Rublee earned a silver medal ...

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Blackwell Dairy Run results and photos

Blackwell Dairy Run results and photos

Kamloops athletes reigned supreme at the Blackwell Dairy Run, which was held on Sunday in Barnhartvale. Rick Brewster won the men’s division, finishing the 15-kilometre race in 56:59, while Yvonne Timewell earned gold in the women’s division, crossing the finish line at R.L. Clemitson elementary in 1:03:35. Cailan Libby of Kelowna and Josh Heinrich of Penticton tied for second in ...

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KRSL results to May 24, 2015

KRSL results to May 24, 2015

There was plenty of Kamloops Recreational Soccer League action on tap on Saturday. In 45-plus action, Duffy’s Pub cruised to a 7-1 victory over Frick and Frack. Dale Finlay (2), Bill Frymire, Lance Jang, Wally Brain, Rob Bison and Wade Ressler notched goals for Duffy’s in support of goalkeeper Dale Sankey. Jim McCarthy scored for Frick and Frack, who went ...

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Rublee wins silver at World Cup

Rublee wins silver at World Cup

Kamloops’ Aaron Rublee grabbed a silver medal in Portugal on the weekend, helping Canada to a first place finish in the first ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup event of the season. Rublee competed in the men’s C2 200-metre with Quebec’s Maxim Poulin. The former Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club member helped bring Canada’s total medal haul at the event to ...

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KYSA accepting scholarship applicants

KYSA accepting scholarship applicants

The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association is accepting applicants for the nine scholarships it will offer to this year. The awards are available to graduating high school soccer players who are registered with the KYSA. Scholarships are awarded to students proceeding to a post-secondary institution approved by the association’s scholarship awards selection committee. Athletes already attending post-secondary, while registered with the ...

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Hanks silver at judo nationals

Hanks silver at judo nationals

Megan Hanks added another silver medal to her trophy case last week, finishing second at the 2015 Canadian Judo Championships. The Aberdeen Judo Academy athlete competed in the under-21 -78kg category. Hanks’ was one of 23 medals won by Team BC at the event in St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.

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Untouchable Underhill: Kamloops kid throws no-hitter

Untouchable Underhill: Kamloops kid throws no-hitter

As he stood on the mound in the fifth inning, Nate Underhill had no idea the feat he was flirting with. With his RiverDogs ahead 10-0, the 11-year-old was just trying to keep his team’s lead, make it through another inning. It was, after all, his first outing as a starting pitcher in peewee baseball. The Penticton Thunder sent their ...

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