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Broncos hammer Huskers, begin preparation for meaningful home opener

Broncos hammer Huskers, begin preparation for meaningful home opener

Devin Csinsca (right) had four receptions, 160 yards and two touchdowns — and he was not the most-productive Kamloops Broncos’ receiver in a 72-17 thrashing of the Valley Huskers in Chilliwack on Saturday. KTW file photo Brad Yamaoka’s head coaching debut turned into an all-out offensive blitz, a bombarding air attack that propelled the Kamloops Broncos to their most-lopsided victory ...

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RiverDogs snare silver at provincials after tough loss in championship game

RiverDogs snare silver at provincials after tough loss in championship game

Starting pitcher Tobin Huffman threw a gem for the Kamloops RiverDogs, but it was not enough to secure victory against Ridge Meadows in the midget AAA provincial baseball final in Nanaimo on Sunday. KTW file photo It might not have been the reason they lost the game, but one bad hop was still on Sean Wandler’s mind a day after ...

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Marathon Sunday — slideshow, results from fourth-annual Kamloops Marathon

Marathon Sunday — slideshow, results from fourth-annual Kamloops Marathon

Joanna Hamilton of Salmon Arm tasted victory at the Kamloops Marathon on Sunday, winning the women’s half-marathon race. Allen Douglas/KTW The fourth-annual Kamloops Marathon was held on Saturday. Bryan Andrews of Vancouver took home gold in the men’s full-marathon distance of 42 kilometres with a time of 2:31:51, while Rika Hatachi of Coquitam won the women’s race for the second ...

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Olynyks court young Kamloops hoopsters

Olynyks court young Kamloops hoopsters

Friday was a cool day, spurts of rain landing on the newly minted basketball hoops in Riverside Park. But, the weather didn’t stop droves of kids from hitting the court with the Tournament Capital’s most famous basketball product — Kelly Olynyk. The South Kam graduate-turned-professional-basketball-player spent the afternoon shooting hoops at the downtown park, offering tips to a few kids ...

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Henson wins King of the Hill

Henson wins King of the Hill

Ian Henson won the open at King of the Hill on Thursday, shooting a 36-hole score of 138. The event took place at Eaglepoint Golf Resort. Adam Kernan won the low gross for amateurs with a score of 140. Ian Nevins won the amateur low net with a 138. For more results, see below. Flight 1 1st Low Gross – ...

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RiverDogs drop final round-robin game

RiverDogs drop final round-robin game

The midget AAA Kamloops RiverDogs have been handed their first loss in Nanaimo. Playing in their fourth game of the B.C. Minor Baseball Association’s provincial championship, the Dogs were defeated 8-2 at the hands of the Vancouver Community Mounties. The game was Kamloops’ last of round-robin play and the team will enter the playoffs with a 3-1 record. As the ...

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RiverDogs remain undefeated at provincial championship

RiverDogs remain undefeated at provincial championship

The Kamloops RiverDogs have improved to 3-0 at the B.C. Minor Baseball Association’s midget AAA provincial championship in Nanaimo. The Dogs topped the Chilliwack Cougars 8-5 on Friday afternoon, after defeating the Aldergrove Dodgers and the West Kelowna D-Backs — 9-1 and 10-0, respectively — in the tournament’s opening day. Kamloops will close out round-robin play on Saturday, with a game ...

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Piggin, Canada lose to USA at World Championships

Piggin, Canada lose to USA at World Championships

Emma Piggin (9) looks to move the ball during a game against Mali at the under-19 FIBA World Championships. Canada Basketball photo Emma Piggin’s run for gold at the under-19 FIBA World Championships has come to an end. Piggin and Team Canada lost a quarter-final matchup against the United States on Friday, falling 93-45. A Kamloops native and member of the ...

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France trip can’t keep Ladyman down

France trip can’t keep Ladyman down

Four months ago, Eloise Ladyman didn’t think a trip to the Canadian Swimming Championships would be in the cards. When she landed in France to find an undersized pool and a dearth of elite training programs, the opportunity to compete on the national stage became the furthest thing from the mind of Kamloops Classic Swimming club athlete. All of a ...

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