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BCFC foes to collide at Hillside

BCFC foes to collide at Hillside

Jordan Angove of the Kamloops Broncos attempts to slip by a Vancouver Island Raiders’ defender in BC Football Conference play last weekend in Nanaimo. Kamloops and the Okanagan Sun will square off tomorrow in a Week 2 B.C. Football Conference matchup at Hillside Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. Greg Sakaki/Black Press Here comes the Sun, the dominant force ...

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Photo: Day at the beach

Photo: Day at the beach

Kianna Woods (left) and Grace Hetherington put on a good performance in under-14 beach volleyball doubles action at the Kamloops Legacy Performance Games last weekend. The local pair earned a third-place finish at Overlanders Park. Dave Eagles/KTW

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UnderDogs in tough in Cloverdale

UnderDogs in tough in Cloverdale

Lucas Lott’s arm snapped in May, but the Kamloops RiverDogs’ centre-fielder has recovered in time for the post-season. Kamloops will square off against the high-powered Cloverdale Nationals in a best-of-three quarter-final series this weekend on the Lower Mainland. Allen Douglas/KTW Cloverdale is home to Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino, where bettors are always on the lookout for an underdog. They ...

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Snakes seek B.C. lacrosse banner

Snakes seek B.C. lacrosse banner

The Kamloops Venom are chasing a provincial title this weekend in Coquitlam. Allen Douglas/KTW They blew it last year and the Kamloops Venom are not interested in a repeat performance at the 2016 junior B provincial lacrosse championship. “We won the league and that was the ultimate goal for the players last year,” said Brandon Pittman, the Venom’s general manager. ...

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Running down dreams — local baseball players chasing provincial championships on home soil

Running down dreams — local baseball players chasing provincial championships on home soil

Deion Anthony-Jules and the bantam AAA Kamloops Riverdogs will be chasing a provincial title on McArthur Island this weekend, along with local teams in the peewee and midget ranks. Allen Douglas/KTW On fresh-cut grass and picture-perfect diamonds, in sweltering Kamloops temperatures, parents peering through cages will live and die with each at-bat, cheering on their kids through halcyon days in ...

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Buddie Golf app a local invention

Buddie Golf app a local invention

About two weeks after launch, Kamloops resident Krishna Lakkineni is pleased to see the app he developed gaining traction. “Buddie Golf is for golfers who want to play more rounds and network with other golfers,” Lakkineni said. “Unlike any another app, there is no phone tagging or text messaging or group emails. You go to the app and you can ...

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Slideshow, results from Canadian Downhill Mountain Biking Championships

Slideshow, results from Canadian Downhill Mountain Biking Championships

Kyleigh Stewart of Kamloops was among the local podium finishers at the 2016 Canadian Downhill Mountain Biking Championships, which were held on the weekend at Sun Peaks Resort. For more photos, see slideshow below. Allen Douglas/KTW The Canadian Downhill Mountain Biking Championships were held on the weekend at Sun Peaks Resort. Kyleigh Stewart of Kamloops placed second in the junior ...

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Rattlers stay alive with victory over Raiders (with slideshow)

Rattlers stay alive with victory over Raiders (with slideshow)

Chris Phillips of the Kelowna Raiders gets a shot on net and Kamloops Rattlers’ goaltender Mike Smith makes the save on Tuesday at Memorial Arena in Kamloops. For more photos, see slideshow below. Allen Douglas/KTW With six goals and eight points, AJ Lockwood paced the Kamloops Rattlers to a season-saving 15-13 victory over the Kelowna Raiders at Memorial Arena on ...

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Niles claims first place at Kamloops Junior Golf Tour event

Niles claims first place at Kamloops Junior Golf Tour event

The second event on the four-stop Kamloops Junior Golf Tour was played on Thursday at Pineridge Golf Course. Adam Niles won gold, Carter Jones won silver and Brody Brook won bronze. Zander Carnelley, Zander Ward and Cooper Ward also played well. The next event is scheduled for Aug. 2 at Kamloops Golf and Country Club. Jones took gold at the ...

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Kamloops athlete scores bursary at BC Summer Games

Kamloops athlete scores bursary at BC Summer Games

  A Kamloops athlete was one of 16 participants to receive a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the 2016 BC Summer Games in Abbotsford, which wrapped up on the weekend. The bursary recipients were chosen from over 200 applicants for their significant achievements in sport and education and, most importantly,y for their leadership contributions to their schools, community or ...

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