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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. Allen Douglas/KTW The Kamloops Riverdogs peewee AAA squad hosted a zone-qualifying tournament on the weekend, with teams seeking berths into the Baseball BC Provincial Championship, which will also take place on McArthur Island from this Thursday through Sunday. Kamloops went 4-0 to advance to the provincials as ...

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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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Canadian chemistry — Pendrel, Batty talk friendship, rivalry and Rio

Canadian chemistry — Pendrel, Batty talk friendship, rivalry and Rio

Kamloops resident Catharine Pendrel sounds relaxed and ready for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games cross-country mountain biking competition. One of Pendrel’s toughest opponents in Rio will be Canadian teammate Emily Batty. Catharine Pendrel and Emily Batty will experience a dynamic few will ever understand, the quagmire of being teammates, friends and rivals at the Olympic Games. They want the same ...

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And so it begins — Broncos to see first action of BCFC campaign on Island against Raiders

And so it begins — Broncos to see first action of BCFC campaign on Island against Raiders

There are more question marks surrounding the 2016 Kamloops Broncos than there are Pokemon milling about Vancouver Island. The new-look junior Broncos, under second-year head coach Brad Yamaoka, will provide a few answers on Saturday when they play the Raiders in Nanaimo in Week 1 of the B.C. Football Conference campaign. “I feel good, but I’m obviously nervous,” said Yamaoka, ...

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Olynyk Klynyk making its mark

Olynyk Klynyk making its mark

Kelly Olynyk shares a laugh with students on Tuesday at the fourth annual Olynyk Klynyk. Dave Eagles/KTW Kelly Olynyk was bolting back and forth between courts inside the Tournament Capital Centre Fieldhouse, yelling instructions and passing on basketball knowledge he learned playing at the game’s highest level. Westsyde secondary student Kyle Sandher was among those soaking in advice from the ...

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Let the Legacy Games begin

Let the Legacy Games begin

John Chernesky goes to the forehand with a return in wheelchair tennis action in the Tournament Capital. Wheelchair tennis, beach volleyball, cycling, football and wheelchair rugby are the five sports that will be played at the 2016 Legacy Performance Games, which run from Friday to Sunday at venues across the city. For more information on the Kamloops Sports Council-run event, ...

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Senior Rattlers set for playoffs

Senior Rattlers set for playoffs

JJ Woldum and the Kamloops Rattlers will square off against the Kelowna Raiders in Round 1 of the Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League playoffs. Kamloops and Kelowna both finished the campaign 4-6, but the Raiders won the season series 3-2 and have home-floor advantage. Kelowna will play host to Game 1 of the best-of-three series on Sunday. Memorial Arena in ...

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RiverDogs to wrap regular season at home

RiverDogs to wrap regular season at home

Grayden Baker and the Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs will finish the tier 1 midget AAA B.C. Baseball regular season this weekend on home turf with a pair of doubleheaders on Canada Games Field. Nanaimo (31-7) will be in town on Saturday, with game times slated for noon and 2:30 p.m. On Sunday, Chilliwack (17-15) and Kamloops (8-27) will play at ...

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Magazine touts Tobiano sixth-best in Canada

Magazine touts Tobiano sixth-best in Canada

Tobiano Golf Course is rated the best in B.C. by Canadian Golf Magazine, which recently released its list of the top 50 tracks in Canada. Nova Scotia courses Cabot Cliffs, Cabot Links and Highland Links are ranked one, two, three, in the nation, respectively. The magazine rates Tobiano the sixth-best course in Canada. Sagebrush in Quilchena is ranked eighth.

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