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Blazers fall to Rockets in Kelowna; embark on long road trip

A day after defeating the visiting Kelowna Rockets 9-2 to open the 2016-2017 Western Hockey League season, the Kamloops Blazers travelled to Kelowna on...

Blazers wallop Rockets in home opener

When he looked at his phone, Grandpa Ray's face must have lit up like the red light at Sandman Centre on Friday. "He's followed my...

Storm hit the road for three-game set

The Kamloops Storm will board the bus today for the first of a three-game road swing through wine country. Kamloops will take on a trio...

That winning feeling — Pack looking to build on first victory of season

The losses were starting to get to them. The Thompson Rivers WolfPack were still searching for its first win through three matches of the Canada...

Broncos to salute fans, graduating players in home finale

Dino Bernardo is wondering if the football gods have it out for him this season, but he certainly isn’t questioning fans of the Kamloops...

Demolition derby in Kamloops?

If Glenn Boyer has his way, it won’t just be on the Halston Connector that Kamloopsians are smashing fenders. The 49-year-old is hoping he and...

Special Olympics returning to Kamloops

Special Olympics BC (SOBC) announced the 2017 SOBC Summer Games will be coming to Kamloops next year. The 2017 Games, which will run from July...

SD73 has say on sports space in Kamloops

Concerns with the South Kamloops secondary school gym aren’t new for School District 73. “It’s of a different era,” superintendent Alison Sidow told KTW. “It’s 65...

The tattle of Hastings: Look into the Blazers’ crystal ball

I’m still not sure if I’ve been swilling a few too many glasses of blue and orange Kool-Aid, but my gut is telling me...

Blazers, Rockets to continue building acrimony in season opener

Great hockey rivalries are often borne of familiarity, geography and gruelling playoff series. The Kamloops Blazers and Kelowna Rockets have all that going for them...

Kamloops high-school sports programs feeling numbers crunch

Classroom overflow is spilling onto the field of play. With enrolment at higher-than-expected levels across much of School District 73, it’s not only in the...

Pack talks cross-country

With the cross-country running season already in full swing, KTW caught up with men’s team captain Conlan Sprickerhoff to talk training, music tastes, post-workout...

Blazers’ season preview, Part 5: Don Hay, Year 3

KTW is looking ahead to the 2016-2017 Kamloops Blazers’ campaign in a five-part series that started on Aug. 25. In today’s instalment, Part 5,...

Ten questions with Blazers’ captain Shirley

Collin Shirley led the Kamloops Blazers in scoring last season, registering 79 points, 37 of them goals. The 20-year-old forward from Saskatoon was named...

Community football round-up, Sept. 20

The Kamloops Broncos were undefeated in community football action on the weekend, winning a trio of games in Vernon against the Magnums. The atom Broncos...

TOFC round-up, Sept. 20

The Thompson Okanagan Football Club was in Rutland to take on Fraser Valley Premier in a handful of soccer matches on the weekend. Alesandro Comita had...

KYSA jamboree upcoming

The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association will wrap its fall season this weekend with a jamboree to be played on pitches throughout the city. The KYSA's...

Racing inspired — Solomon using Spartan Race to honour mom

For Alanna Solomon, the Reebok Spartan Race is about more than testing her mettle. It’s about feeling less alone. Solomon, whose mother, Rhoda, was diagnosed with...

KGTC wins bid to host gymnaestrada provincials

It’s a first for the Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre. The KGTC, in partnership with Gymnastics B.C., will play host to the 2017 B.C. Gymnaestrada...