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Niles claims first place at Kamloops Junior Golf Tour event

Niles claims first place at Kamloops Junior Golf Tour event

The second event on the four-stop Kamloops Junior Golf Tour was played on Thursday at Pineridge Golf Course. Adam Niles won gold, Carter Jones won silver and Brody Brook won bronze. Zander Carnelley, Zander Ward and Cooper Ward also played well. The next event is scheduled for Aug. 2 at Kamloops Golf and Country Club. Jones took gold at the ...

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Kamloops athlete scores bursary at BC Summer Games

Kamloops athlete scores bursary at BC Summer Games

  A Kamloops athlete was one of 16 participants to receive a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the 2016 BC Summer Games in Abbotsford, which wrapped up on the weekend. The bursary recipients were chosen from over 200 applicants for their significant achievements in sport and education and, most importantly,y for their leadership contributions to their schools, community or ...

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Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament returning for Year 26

Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament returning for Year 26

The 26th annual Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament (KIST) will take over McArthur Island on the weekend. There is expected to be 70 teams from across B.C. and Alberta competing at the four-day tournament, which begins on Friday and wraps up on Monday. “Teams love coming to the tournament as our facilities are second to none,” said Rob Piva, director of ...

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Blackjacks come up golden at national ball hockey championships

Blackjacks come up golden at national ball hockey championships

Three Kamloops teams were in action at the national ball hockey championships in Kelowna on the weekend. In the C Division, the Kamloops Blackjacks earned gold, with tournament MVP Andrew Henderson leading the way. Henderson had 13 points at the tourney and scored the only goal in the final in a 1-0 win over the Montreal Legacy. Braden Armstrong earned ...

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Kamloops athletes fare well at B.C. Summer Games

Kamloops athletes fare well at B.C. Summer Games

Amanda Morrison of Kamloops won silver in girls’ pentathlon at the B.C. Summer Games in Abbotsford on the weekend. The 2016 B.C. Summer Games were held on the weekend in Abbotsford and many athletes from Kamloops found themselves on the podium representing the Thompson-Okanagan zone. Denzel Marican, Tim Mburu and Gio Trotta were key members of the team that downed ...

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Slideshow: Legacy Performance Games cycling hill climb

Slideshow: Legacy Performance Games cycling hill climb

The 2016 Kamloops Legacy Performance Games wrapped up on Sunday. On Saturday morning, riders from across the province competed in the cycling hill climb on a course that brought them from Mission Flats to Kenna Cartwright Park. Pictures from the event are included in the slideshow below. Allen Douglas/KTW

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Kamloops Marathon results and slideshow

Kamloops Marathon results and slideshow

Ken Ginnan had the fastest time at the Kamloops Marathon on Sunday. For more photos, see slideshow below. Allen Douglas/KTW A Vancouver runner clocked the fastest time at Sunday’s Kamloops Marathon, crossing the finish line more than 10 minutes before the three-hour mark. Ken Ginnan covered the 42-kilometre course in 2:49:52, nearly 10 minutes ahead of runner-up Morgan Paulgaard, who ...

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Kamloops peewees perfect in zone tourney

Kamloops peewees perfect in zone tourney

Hudson Doll musters all his energy to fire a pitch over the plate as the Kamloops Riverdogs peewee A squad went undefeated to qualify for the BC Minor Baseball Provincial Championship in Mission and Cloverdale this weekend. Allen Douglas/KTW The Kamloops Riverdogs peewee A squad hosted a zone-qualifying tournament on the weekend, with teams seeking berths into the BC Minor Baseball Provincial Championship, ...

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Senior Rattlers in must-win playoff game Tuesday at Memorial

Senior Rattlers in must-win playoff game Tuesday at Memorial

The Kamloops Rattlers of the Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League face a must-win situation Tuesday night in the opening round of the best-of-three league playoffs. With only 11 players dressed, Kamloops dropped a 12-5 decision in Kelowna on Sunday and returns home Tuesday for an 8 p.m. tilt against Kelowna at Memorial Arena. A loss ends the Rattlers’ season; a ...

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Hometown Raiders dispatch Broncos in Week 1 BCFC tilt

Hometown Raiders dispatch Broncos in Week 1 BCFC tilt

In the words of the late Dennis Green: “They are what we thought they were.” The Kamloops Broncos struggled offensively, as the young, inexperienced unit was expected to early in the B.C. Football Conference (BCFC) campaign, and the Vancouver Island Raiders did not let them off the hook, cruising to a 37-14 victory in Nanaimo on Saturday. “Offensively, we couldn’t ...

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