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Terwiel fought through adversity to reach Olympics

Terwiel fought through adversity to reach Olympics

Elli Terwiel: “Going to the Olympics and representing Canada was mind-blowing and there aren’t many words to describe it. I still don’t really understand it.” The Sun Peaks product has retired from competitive skiing. She suffered a horrific knee injury. She kept going. Concussions, leg fractures, bone bruises, slipped discs and torn ligaments might have slowed her, but Elli Terwiel ...

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Blazers named WHL’s scholastic team of the year

Blazers named WHL’s scholastic team of the year

The Kamloops Blazers were named the WHL Scholastic Team of the Year at the WHL Awards Luncheon on Wednesday in Calgary. The award recognizes the team that achieves the highest overall academic performance throughout the regular season. Kamloops had one of the youngest teams in the WHL this season, with 12 roster players completing high school at Valleyview secondary. The ...

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WolfPack closes season with win, begins CCBC championship Thursday

WolfPack closes season with win, begins CCBC championship Thursday

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack closed out their regular season with a victory on Tuesday, defeating the University of Calgary Dinos 15-7 in Calgary. The Pack scored five runs in the ninth inning, capping a 20-hit effort, for the victory. Regan Gillis took the victory on the hill, while Erik Herbranson led the way at the plate with two home ...

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Moonie’s cycling performance hindered by injury

Moonie’s cycling performance hindered by injury

Devon Moonie of Kamloops placed 15th out of 40 cyclists in the Pro/1/2 category at the Tour de Bloom hill climb in Wenatchee, Wash., on the weekend. Injury hampered his hill-climb performance and prevented him from competing in the road-race and time-trial events. He finished the weekend 29th out of 48 riders in the combined-points General Classification category. Moonie was ...

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Shamrocks too much for Rattlers in Armstrong

Shamrocks too much for Rattlers in Armstrong

The Kamloops Rattlers are still searching for their first victory of the Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League campaign after a 19-7 loss to the hometown Armstrong Shamrocks on Saturday. Goaltender Mike Smith was under fire, facing 64 shots, and the Rattlers were unable to stifle Armstrong’s attack. Notching points for the visitors were Mark Jurista (2G, 2A), Curtis McIntosh (2G, ...

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Ice Pirates skate away with gold

Ice Pirates skate away with gold

The 2004 Kamloops Ice Pirates earned gold at the Kelowna Heat Blast hockey tournament on the weekend. Kamloops posted a 3-1 record in round-robin play and went on to edge Caribou 7-6 in the gold-medal game on Sunday. Ryan Larsen had a hat trick and was named game MVP in a 7-2 victory over Tri-City in round-robin action. Colton Day ...

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Tyke Rattlers earn weekend split

Tyke Rattlers earn weekend split

The tyke 2 Kamloops Rattlers split a pair of lacrosse games in Merritt on the weekend. In Game 1, the Rattlers blanked Nicola Valley 4-0. North Okanagan doubled Kamloops 4-2 in the second game. Tallying points on the weekend for Kamloops were Dane Kinney (4G, 1A), Brock Felker (1G, 1A), Spencer Brown (1G), Tayo Jackson (1A), Sterling Francis (1A) and ...

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Peewee Rattlers claim silver at Al Price Memorial tournament, with slideshow

Peewee Rattlers claim silver at Al Price Memorial tournament, with slideshow

Trey Dergousoff of the bantam A Kamloops Rattlers tries to lose a defender at the Al Price Memorial Lacrosse Tournament on McArthur Island on the weekend. Allen Douglas/KTW The peewee A Kamloops Rattlers earned silver at the Al Price Memorial Lacrosse Tournament on the weekend at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre. Juan De Fuca stole gold in the dying ...

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Heat open PCSL season

Heat open PCSL season

The Kamloops Heat opened their Pacific Coast Soccer League schedule with a draw and a loss on the weekend on Vancouver Island. Kamloops tied Victoria 2-2 on Saturday and fell 2-1 to Mid Isle on Sunday in men’s Premier Division action. Scoring on the weekend for the Heat were Justin Wallace, Keenan Wallace and Peter Loncar. Kamloops is next in ...

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Kamloops Recreational Soccer League results to May 3, 2015

Kamloops Recreational Soccer League results to May 3, 2015

The Kamloops Recreational Soccer League schedule continued on the weekend. Dave Spendlove scored the lone goal in NRI Distribution’s 1-0 victory over Frick and Frack, with goalkeeper Duncan Kerr keeping a clean sheet. Jensen Law edged Fresh is Best 2-1. Jack Humphrey and Eric Davis scored for the winning team. Ben Pregent registered a goal for Fresh is Best. Heritage ...

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