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Sun Devils to defend provincial title

Sun Devils to defend provincial title

Kyle Dhanani told himself that if he ever hit below his weight, it would be time to come home. So, when the Washington native — who tipped the scales at roughly 210 pounds at the time — hit .206 with the Rockford Aviators of the independent Frontier League in 2014, he packed up his gear and made the trip back ...

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KYSA, WolfPack to host soccer schools

KYSA, WolfPack to host soccer schools

The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association and the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack are gearing up for summer soccer camps in the Tournament Capital. The KYSA will host its summer soccer school for the fifth year, an event which will feature three coaches from Stoke City of the English Premier League — Mick Murphy, Warren Leat and Wayne Allerton. The KYSA will ...

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Mexican soccer legend Campos a TRU ambassador

Mexican soccer legend Campos a TRU ambassador

Jorge Campos wore jerseys that looked like a Jackson Pollock painting. Now, the Mexican soccer icon is flying TRU’s colours in his home country. His sister has lived in Kamloops for 30 years. thefootballramble.com Jorge Campos can’t go 10 minutes in Mexico without being recognized. The soccer legend from Acapulco could walk down Victoria Street, play the red piano, do ...

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Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament celebrating silver anniversary

Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament celebrating silver anniversary

Kamloops player Nicola McGrath (left) has her shot smothered by Burnaby goalie Cory Boldt during a women’s recreational B division game at the Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament on McArthur Island in 2012. KTW file photo It should be a 25th anniversary bash for the ages. “This is a very special weekend,” said Rob Piva, founding member of the Kamloops Invitational ...

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Sandman Hotel Group obtains naming rights to Kamloops arena; Interior Savings era over

Sandman Hotel Group obtains naming rights to Kamloops arena; Interior Savings era over

Enter The Sandman Centre. The Kamloops Blazers, Sandman Hotel Group and the City of Kamloops announced on Wednesday a 10-year naming-rights partnership, rebranding the downtown arena The Sandman Centre, known as Interior Savings Centre (ISC) since 2005. The name change takes effect on Aug. 31. Tom Gaglardi is the Blazers’ majority owner and CEO of Sandman Hotel Group, which recently ...

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Olynyk shoots hoops with youth, discusses sophomore NBA season

Olynyk shoots hoops with youth, discusses sophomore NBA season

Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics played streetball with eight-year-old Jackson Dabrowski (left) and Gracie Paquette, 11, at Riverside Park. Dave Eagles/KTW Friday was a cool day, spurts of rain landing on the newly-minted basketball hoops at Kamloops’ Riverside Park. But, the weather didn’t stop droves of kids from hitting the court with the Tournament Capital’s most famous basketball product ...

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Organizers looking to grow Kamloops Legacy Performance Games

Organizers looking to grow Kamloops Legacy Performance Games

Changes are coming to the Legacy Performance Games. The Games, which were created using funds generated by Kamloops’ hosting of the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games, were held for the second time on the weekend. Roughly 350 athletes from B.C., Alberta, Manitoba, the U.S. Pacific Northwest and Mexico descended on the Tournament Capital to compete in the Games’ five events ...

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Owners attend Blazers’ meet and greet, spend time with old billet families

Owners attend Blazers’ meet and greet, spend time with old billet families

Darryl Sydor (from left), Greg (Spike) Wallace, Don Hay and Shane Doan are pictured. Allen Douglas/KTW There were about 200 season-ticket holders on hand for a meet-and-greet session yesterday at Interior Savings Centre. Team owners Darryl Sydor and Shane Doan attended the event, along with head coach Don Hay. Former trainer Greg (Spike) Wallace also made an appearance. The night ...

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TOJLL championship series produced intense action, drama and Kamloops Venom banner

TOJLL championship series produced intense action, drama and Kamloops Venom banner

Pictured are the 2015 Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League champions, the Kamloops Venom. Tyler Lowey/Vernon Morning Star It was a junior B lacrosse championship series that had it all. On-floor heroics, off-floor drama, a revolving door of goaltenders, clutch road wins, devastating home losses — and, in the end, only one goal separated the Kamloops Venom and Vernon Tigers. The ...

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Harrison Industrial claim President’s Cup soccer trophy

Harrison Industrial claim President’s Cup soccer trophy

Harrison Industrial Contracting posted a 2-1 victory over Bold Pizzeria in the Kamloops Men’s Soccer League President’s Cup Tournament final. Ty Hough and Josh Giddens netted goals for Harrison in support of goalkeeper Alan Connor. Brad Clark scored a fantastic free-kick goal from distance for Bold, which was backstopped by Aaron Kidd.

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