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RiverDogs start well at Canada Day Classic

RiverDogs start well at Canada Day Classic

The Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs got off to a good start at the Daley and Company Canada Day Classic baseball tournament on Thursday. Kamloops opened with a 9-4 victory over the Nanaimo Buccaneers at Norbrock Stadium. Bryant Jameus went the distance on the mound for the Dogs, giving up four runs on seven hits, with three walks and four strikeouts. ...

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Third-year RiverDogs chasing elusive Canada Day Classic trophy

Third-year RiverDogs chasing elusive Canada Day Classic trophy

Shortstop Bryant Jameus is aiming to capitalize on his last chance at the Canada Day Classic. Allen Douglas/KTW This is it for the third-year Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs, the last chance to win the Daley and Company Canada Day Classic, one final shot at a victory that would snap a 14-year drought for the local midget AAA baseball squad. “We’re ...

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Fast Eddy thinking of Fox

Fast Eddy thinking of Fox

Making his way through the heart of Ontario, Edward (Fast Eddy) Dostaler couldn’t help but think of Canada’s most iconic runner. “My respect for Terry Fox just goes through the roof now because that section on the way back is going to be quite difficult,” Dostaler told KTW, after arriving in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The Kamloops runner’s arrival in ...

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Blazers draft Czech Republic defenceman

Blazers draft Czech Republic defenceman

With Michael Fora of Switzerland not expected to return for the 2015-2016 WHL campaign, the Kamloops Blazers filled a hole on the blueline at the CHL Import Draft on Tuesday, Kamloops selected 17-year-old defenceman Ondrej Vala of the Czech Republic with the 11th overall pick in the draft. Vala, who is six-foot-three and weighs 198 pounds, played last season with ...

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Pride of Canada — KGTC gymnasts take act to Finland for 15th World Gymnaestrada

Pride of Canada — KGTC gymnasts take act to Finland for 15th World Gymnaestrada

Due to her diminutive frame, 11-year-old Brooke Topolovec often features prominently in acrobatic action during the Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre’s four-seasons routine, which they will perform this month at the 15th World Gymnaestrada in Helsinki, Finland. Topolovec is balancing on Arnica Palechuk. Allen Douglas/KTW With 11 days until showtime, they were putting the finishing touches on their routine, the ...

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Slideshow — Kamloops Heat top Vancouver United

Slideshow — Kamloops Heat top Vancouver United

Chris Rushworth of the Kamloops Heat celebrates his goal in a 2-1 victory over Vancouver United in Pacific Coast Soccer League action in the Tournament Capital on Saturday. For more photos from the Saturday game, see slideshow below. The Heat are hosting FC Tigers Vancouver on Saturday, with game time set for 5 p.m. at Hillside Stadium. Kamloops is 4-4-1 ...

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Rattlers drop senior lacrosse game, return home Friday

Rattlers drop senior lacrosse game, return home Friday

The hometown Kelowna Raiders downed the Kamloops Rattlers 15-7 in Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League play on the weekend. Scoring in a losing effort for the Rattlers were A.J. Lockwood (2), Mark Jurista, Dustin Walsh, JJ Woldum, Kyle Walker and Brett Baker. Mike Smith was between the pipes for Kamloops. The Rattlers are hosting the Armstrong Shamrocks on Friday, with ...

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Seibel, Manwaring named to provincial rosters

Seibel, Manwaring named to provincial rosters

Yvonne Manwaring and Sophia Seibel will represent B.C. at the Pacific Challenge Series later this month. Manwaring will suit up for the under-14 team, while Seibel will play for the under-13 club. The tournament will take place at UBC from July 13 to July 19. The tournament is being played as a part of BC Soccer’s High Performance Programming.

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