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Buono weighs in on new B.C. Lions season, with camp underway in Kamloops

Buono weighs in on new B.C. Lions season, with camp underway in Kamloops

B.C. Lions’ training camp got underway today (May 28) at Hillside Stadium, with first-year players taking to the field under sunny skies. In this photo, defensive back Alex Tillman (left) gets a hand on receiver Lavelle Hawkins. The veterans arrive on Sunday, along with general manager Wally Buono (far right). With B.C. Lions training camp underway at Hillside Stadium, KTW ...

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Heat come home for PCSL action

Heat come home for PCSL action

Kyle Fertile (left) and the Kamloops Heat will be in action this weekend at Exhibition Park. KTW file photo Sean Wallace has put together a solid core of athletes to play for the Kamloops Heat this summer. Now, he just needs to get them on the pitch all at once. “I think if we get the team that we have ...

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Classics compete at Mel Zajac

Classics compete at Mel Zajac

The Kamloops Classics Swimming club has nine swimmers in the pool at the Mel Zajac International Invitational Swim Meet on the weekend, finishing 28th. The meet included 57 teams and was held at the University of British Columbia. Colin Gilbert finished second in the C final of the 100-metre butterfly, while Ethan Phillips finished third in the B final of ...

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Sunrays haul in handful of medals

Sunrays haul in handful of medals

The Kamloops Sunrays captured 10 medals at the Jean Peter Provincial Championships at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre on the weekend — five gold, four silver and one bronze. In 10-and-under figures, Nadia Curtis finished with a bronze medal. In the team event, Curtis, Karina Aujla, Kate Liebe and Hailey Thompson came together to win a silver medal. In the 13 to 15 age ...

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River City Racers receive bursary

River City Racers receive bursary

The Kamloops River City Racers are $1,000 richer. The speed-skating club received a bursary from Intact Insurance this week, one of 42 clubs in Canada to be rewarded as a part of the 2014-2015 Podium Tracker program. The program tracks individual medals won by Canadian skaters in World Cups and World Championships, awarding $1,000 to local clubs with each podium ...

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The Tattle of Hastings — Canning montage man a monumental mistake by Rogers

The Tattle of Hastings — Canning montage man a monumental mistake by Rogers

Rogers chose to let go of Tim Thompson, the man behind the popular Hockey Night in Canada montages. KTW reporter Marty Hastings says that was a bad decision. Twitter photo We miss you, Tim Thompson. Thompson was the man behind the montages, the genius who created the stirring pre-game video packages that used to run before Hockey Night in Canada ...

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The roar is back for more — Lions return to Kamloops for training camp

The roar is back for more — Lions return to Kamloops for training camp

The B.C. Lions return to Hillside Stadium today (May 28) for the start of training camp. The first-year Lions will roam the field from 11:10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and tomorrow, and from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Saturday. The rest of the team, including quarterback Travis Lulay (right) and running back Andrew Harris, will arrive in time ...

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Red Devils, Whundas to return for one night only — under the lights

Red Devils, Whundas to return for one night only — under the lights

Kohl Hrycewich of the Westsyde Blue Wave rumbled 80 yards for a touchdown against the Valleyview Vikings during last year’s Warner Rentals Friday Night Lights tilt at Westsyde secondary. KTW file photo The glory days are returning, if only for a night. Plans have been finalized for the third annual Warner Rentals Friday Night Lights football game, which will feature ...

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KRSL results to May 27

KRSL results to May 27

Duffy’s Pub doubled NRI Distribution 4-2 in 45-plus Kamloops Recreational Soccer League action on Wednesday. Dale Finlay scored a hat-trick for Duffy’s and Bill Frymire added a single in support of goalkeeper Mike Longo. Duncan Kerr backstopped NRI, which had goals from Chris Tynan and Claudio Sama. Outland Roofing edged Oops Cafe 4-3 in 30-plus KRSL play on Tuesday. Frank ...

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B.C. Lions Fanfest returning to Hillside

B.C. Lions Fanfest returning to Hillside

The City of Kamloops, in partnership with the B.C. Lions, is hosting the fifth annual B.C. Lions Fanfest, presented by BC Egg, on June 7. The event will run from 12:30 pm to 5 p.m. at Hillside Stadium. B.C. will practise from 1:30 pm to 3 p.m. and an autograph session will follow at 3:15 pm. The Leos will conduct ...

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