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Sun Peaks: The winter that was

Sun Peaks: The winter that was

It may not have been a record year for Sun Peaks, but the resort’s officials are quick to caution: It could have been a lot worse. “It’s not what we’d call a banner year, but in comparison with what went on throughout the Pacific Northwest and the rest of Western Canada, we’re pretty happy with where we finished,” said Aidan ...

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Slideshow: Lacrosse lessons

Slideshow: Lacrosse lessons

The Kamloops Minor Lacrosse Association held a day of coaching clinics, games and fun at Memorial Arena on Sunday. To learn more about minor lacrosse in Kamloops, go online to kamloopsrattlers.com. For more photos, see slideshow below.

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Three Classics headed to Western Canada Summer Games

Three Classics headed to Western Canada Summer Games

A trio of swimmers will represent the Tournament Capital at the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games in Fort McMurray this summer. Megan Dalke, Colin Gilbert and Ethan Phillips of the Kamloops Classic Swimming club were selected for the competition, which will run from Aug. 5 to Aug. 16, with the swimming events from Aug. 13 to Aug. 16. Thirty-two swimmers ...

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Sideroff of Blazers scores in Canada’s quarter-final victory at U18 worlds

Sideroff of Blazers scores in Canada’s quarter-final victory at U18 worlds

Deven Sideroff of the Kamloops Blazers scored a goal and Canada downed Sweden 5-3 in a quarter-final matchup yesterday at the under-18 world hockey championship in Switzerland. Sideroff, 18, made a nifty play to tally late in the first period, adjusting his stick to shoot between his legs and beat the Swedish netminder. Sweden had scored earlier in the period ...

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Local karate club rakes in medals

Local karate club rakes in medals

Kamloops Renshikan Karate Club members brought home lots of hardware from the Zone 2 regional karate championships in Kelowna on Saturday. Winning medals in their respective divisions were Jayme Fennell and Gabriel Wilkinson, each of whom won three gold medals; Jocelyn Fennell, who claimed two gold medals; Cheyanne Fennell, who earned one gold medal and two silver medals; Nickolas McLean, ...

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Athletics scholarships expert to speak in Kamloops

Athletics scholarships expert to speak in Kamloops

Bill Green will be offering two free athletics scholarships information sessions at the Tournament Capital Centre on April 30. Green, founder of Triple Play Athletics, has helped nearly 700 families with the recruiting process, including his own son, Taylor, who plays for the Milwaukee Brewers. The event is being put on by PacificSport Interior BC, with workshops slated for 6 ...

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RiverDogs open 13-and-under season

RiverDogs open 13-and-under season

The Kamloops RiverDogs had an up-and-down weekend to open Okanagan 13-and-under AA Interlock League play. Kamloops had a great Saturday, sweeping the Kelowna Cubs with 6-4 and 14-9 victories. Nolan Austin pitched four complete innings in the first game, with Nate Underhill finishing the game on the mound. Tyson McRann slapped a decisive two-RBI single in the fourth inning. In ...

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KMBA to host season-opening ceremony

KMBA to host season-opening ceremony

The Kamloops Minor Baseball Association is opening the 2015 season in style on Saturday at Norbrock Stadium. More than 600 players, coaches and officials will be in uniform and parade into the stadium at 9 a.m., with live music provided by a local elementary-school band. “This is a memorable event for all the players and their families,” KMBA president Chris ...

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Pack weigh in on new divisions

Pack weigh in on new divisions

It’s a change that brings new meaning to the term “scheduling quirk.” Beginning with the 2015 Canada West season, Thompson Rivers University’s men’s and women’s soccer teams will be playing markedly different schedules. For the WolfPack men, the slate will be nearly identical to 2014’s. For the women, the changes are many and greater costs and more travel are the ...

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The Tattle of Hastings: P.K. and Big Buff used played-out Marshawn act

The Tattle of Hastings: P.K. and Big Buff used played-out Marshawn act

I’m just here to tell you this has to stop. Hey man, I’m just here to tell you this has to stop. Like I said, all I’m doing is saying this has to stop. Big Buff and P.K. are the latest to dodge legitimate inquiries from the media by repeating again and again phrases that don’t answer the questions. When ...

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