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Venom set for post-season lacrosse after weekend victory (with slideshow)

Venom set for post-season lacrosse after weekend victory (with slideshow)

Braden Nicklas of the Kamloops Venom carries the ball against the Armstrong Shamrocks in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play on Saturday at Memorial Arena. Allen Douglas/KTW The Kamloops Venom are entering the playoffs on a high note after throttling the Armstrong Shamrocks 16-5 in the regular-season finale at Memorial Arena on Saturday. Kamloops (7-8-1) will play the South Okanagan ...

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KRSL results to July 7

KRSL results to July 7

There was plenty of Kamloops Recreational Soccer League action held on city fields on the weekend. Jensen Law cruised to a 6-1 victory over IJ Windows and Doors in 30-plus play on Sunday. Ryan Gentile (4), Blake Rodgers and Brett Wasylik notched goals for the winning team. Mike Majak had the lone goal for IJ. In other 30-plus action on ...

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Shamrocks stave off late comeback from Rattlers (with slideshow)

Shamrocks stave off late comeback from Rattlers (with slideshow)

Kamloops Rattlers’ big man JJ Woldum backs into Sheldon Nelson of the Armstrong Shamrocks in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League play at Memorial Arena on Friday. Late heroics were not in the cards on Friday for the Kamloops Rattlers, who mounted a third-period comeback that fell short against the Armstrong Shamrocks in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League play at Memorial ...

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Canada’s best — hard work and change spur Suttie’s success

Canada’s best — hard work and change spur Suttie’s success

Taryn Suttie, who has lived and trained in Kamloops since 2011, is heading into the national track and field championships and the Pan Am Games as Canada’s No. 1-ranked female shot putter. Dave Eagles/KTW It was the toughest of decisions, but one that is paying off for Canada’s No.1-ranked female shot putter. Taryn Suttie made a coaching change last year ...

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Spruce Grove claims victory at Canada Day Classic; RiverDogs sputter

Spruce Grove claims victory at Canada Day Classic; RiverDogs sputter

The Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs will have to wait another year to hoist the Daley and Company Canada Day Classic trophy. Kamloops finished the round-robin 2-2 and placed third in its division, setting up a third-place versus third-place divisional crossover matchup against Calgary on Sunday at Norbrock Stadium. Calgary trounced the home team 19-0. In the tournament final, the Spruce ...

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RiverDogs start well at Canada Day Classic

RiverDogs start well at Canada Day Classic

The Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs got off to a good start at the Daley and Company Canada Day Classic baseball tournament on Thursday. Kamloops opened with a 9-4 victory over the Nanaimo Buccaneers at Norbrock Stadium. Bryant Jameus went the distance on the mound for the Dogs, giving up four runs on seven hits, with three walks and four strikeouts. ...

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Third-year RiverDogs chasing elusive Canada Day Classic trophy

Third-year RiverDogs chasing elusive Canada Day Classic trophy

Shortstop Bryant Jameus is aiming to capitalize on his last chance at the Canada Day Classic. Allen Douglas/KTW This is it for the third-year Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs, the last chance to win the Daley and Company Canada Day Classic, one final shot at a victory that would snap a 14-year drought for the local midget AAA baseball squad. “We’re ...

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Fast Eddy thinking of Fox

Fast Eddy thinking of Fox

Making his way through the heart of Ontario, Edward (Fast Eddy) Dostaler couldn’t help but think of Canada’s most iconic runner. “My respect for Terry Fox just goes through the roof now because that section on the way back is going to be quite difficult,” Dostaler told KTW, after arriving in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The Kamloops runner’s arrival in ...

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