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Seibel, Manwaring named to provincial rosters

Seibel, Manwaring named to provincial rosters

Yvonne Manwaring and Sophia Seibel will represent B.C. at the Pacific Challenge Series later this month. Manwaring will suit up for the under-14 team, while Seibel will play for the under-13 club. The tournament will take place at UBC from July 13 to July 19. The tournament is being played as a part of BC Soccer’s High Performance Programming.

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Hay, Hitchcock headline KHMA Coaches Conference

Hay, Hitchcock headline KHMA Coaches Conference

Kamloops Blazers head coach Don Hay and St. Louis Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock will headline the Kamloops Minor Hockey Association’s annual Coaches Conference in 2015. The three-day event runs from July 10 to Jul 12 at Interior Savings Centre. The ninth-annual event will also included Darryl Sydor, assistant coach of the Minnesota Wild, and Ray Bennet, assistant coach for ...

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KMBA round-up, June 29

KMBA round-up, June 29

The Kamloops AAA Riverdogs opened their mosquito all-star season by taking both ends of a double-header against the Vernon AAA Canadians on the weekend. Kamloops won 14-0 and 16-0. In Game 1, Rollin Sanderson, Jaden Huffman and Brendan Underhill split time on the mound, while Dayton McKelvey, Dreydan Bhe and Manny Recchi all tripled to lead the offence. In the ...

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Sideroff a Duck

Sideroff a Duck

It wasn’t the Vancouver Canucks, but Deven Sideroff’s name was indeed called at the 2015 NHL Draft on Saturday. The Kamloops Blazers forward was selected in the third round, 84th overall, by the Anaheim Ducks. Sideroff took to Twitter following the selection, tweeting “Speechless. It’s an honour to be picked by the @AnaheimDucks in the NHL draft #NHLDucks”. The draft, ...

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Soggy Beavers braved Race to Alaska

Soggy Beavers braved Race  to Alaska

Tanner Ockenden awoke as the Pacific Ocean slapped him in the face. As the Kamloops native pulled himself from the floor of the six-person outrigger canoe, where he had gone to sleep less than two hours before, he and his team were surrounded by six-foot seas, the darkness of the sky at 1:30 a.m. matched only by the black swells ...

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Racing into summer at Sun Peaks

Racing into summer at Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks Resort is boasting something new this summer — a Mountain Cross Cart Course that travels 512 metres down the Sunbeam ski run. Sun Peaks Resort photo As Jason White drifted across the finish line at Sun Peaks, he looked to the clock for the course’s first official time. 1:06.25. Trading in his No. 21 of the NASCAR Canadian ...

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WolfPack guard vying for spot on Team Canada

WolfPack guard vying for spot on Team Canada

Emma Piggin will be one of 19 players attending a tryout in Toronto later this month, competing for a spot on Canada’s FIBA U19 World Championship team. The tryouts, run by Canada Basketball Women’s High Performance, are being held at Humber College’s North Campus from June 29 to July 1. Should Piggin make the team, training camp will begin on ...

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KMHA receives financial boost from community gaming grant

KMHA receives financial boost from community gaming grant

The Kamloops Minor Hockey Association (KMHA) has received a $175,000 community gaming grant from the B.C. government. The grant will help the association offset expenses such as ice rental costs, KMHA president Jon Pankuch said. “Kamloops has the largest minor hockey association in B.C. with 1,399 players registered last season,” Pankuch said. “Our mandate is to keep registration fees affordable ...

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Moonie conquers Ashcroft Hellclimb

Moonie conquers Ashcroft Hellclimb

Devon Moonie of the Interior Grasslands Cycling Club established a new course record Sunday at the Ashcroft Hellclimb, an 18-kilometre race that covers 3,000 feet of elevation on Highway 97C heading toward Logan Lake. Sensing he might have a chance to set the mark, he sprinted to the finish line and crossed in 46:52, beating the old mark of 47:47, ...

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Champions crowned at Rivershore Overlander Senior Men’s Golf Championship

Champions crowned at Rivershore Overlander Senior Men’s Golf Championship

Tournament chairman Jack Croucher (left) and Rivershore Estates and Golf Links head pro Chris Power (right) congratulate Greg Jackson, the low net winner at the Rivershore Overlander Senior Men’s Golf Championship, which wrapped up on Wednesday. Jackson is a member at Rivershore. Dave Eagles/KTW The 29th Rivershore Overlander Senior Men’s Golf Championship wrapped up on Wednesday at Rivershore Estates and ...

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