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On the clock — draft day looms for the Kamloops Blazers

On the clock — draft day looms for the Kamloops Blazers

They don’t have a first-round pick, but director of player personnel Matt Recchi is confident the Kamloops Blazers can cash in early in Round 2 at the WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday in Calgary. “We’re happy with where we’re picking, at 22 and 25,” said Recchi, who was in Canmore scouting at the Alberta Cup when KTW reached him on ...

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More controversy in the TOJLL — Venom appealing punishment

More controversy in the TOJLL — Venom appealing punishment

Jerome Thorne scored and the Kamloops Venom celebrated in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play at Memorial Arena on Saturday. Vernon downed Kamloops 7-4. For more photos, see slideshow below. Allen Douglas/KTW Western Canada Theatre doesn’t see this much drama. In the latest spat between the Kamloops Venom and the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League (TOJLL), the local junior B ...

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Blazers sign goaltender Ferguson

Blazers sign goaltender Ferguson

The Kamloops Blazers signed 1998-born goaltender Dylan Ferguson to a standard WHL education contract today. The Lantzville product was selected by the Blazers in the eighth round of the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft. Ferguson, who will turn 17 on Sept. 20, played the last two seasons with the Notre Dame Hounds of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League. This season, ...

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RiverDogs continue hot start (with slideshow)

RiverDogs continue hot start (with slideshow)

Outfielder Wyatt Trent takes aim for the Kamloops RiverDogs against the Tri-City Indians in midget AAA B.C. Baseball Association action on McArthur Island on Saturday. For more photos, see slideshow below. Manager Sean Wandler has to be happy with his team’s start to the season. The midget AAA Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs moved their record to 7-2 with three wins ...

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Slideshow: Champions crowned at city golf championships

Slideshow: Champions crowned at city golf championships

Georgia Miller plays out of a bunker at the Kamloops City Junior Golf Championships on the weekend. For more photos, see slideshow below. Matt Kreutz of Vernon fired a sizzling 69 at The Dunes on Sunday to follow a 77 at Rivershore Estates and Golf Links on Saturday to capture the 2015 Kamloops City Junior Boys Golf Championship. Teigan Taylor ...

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WolfPack vying for national spots

WolfPack vying for national spots

Thompson Rivers University is well-represented at national team tryouts this month, as three WolfPack volleyball players are vying to suit up for Team Canada. Alumni Colin Carson and Casey Knight are both trying out for Canada’s senior B team. Carson, who played professionally in Denmark last season, is one of seven setters at the tryout, while Knight is one of 12 ...

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WolfPack enter final weekend

WolfPack enter final weekend

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack will be in Calgary this weekend, to play their final four games of the Canadian College Baseball Conference’s regular season. The WolfPack are 16-8 on the season and sit one game back of the league-leading Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs (17-7). The weekend’s action will begin on Sunday, May 3, with games against the University of Calgary Dinos ...

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Thompson Blazers start again

Thompson Blazers start again

Head coach Don Schulz is looking to rejuvenate the Thompson Blazers. The rebuild begins today for the Thompson Blazers. The Kamloops-based B.C. Major Midget League club will get its spring identification camp underway tonight at Brock Arena. The three-day event will wrap up on Sunday. The spring camp is a means for the Blazers to identify talent and introduce players ...

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‘How lucky can you be?’ — Simkins moves on from Kamloops Golf and Country Club

‘How lucky can you be?’ — Simkins moves on from Kamloops Golf and Country Club

Happy trails, Harold Simkins. The longtime Kamloops Golf and Country Club employee is moving to Kimberley — and he’s leaving behind plenty of friends. Dave Eagles/KTW Standing near the first tee, in shade underneath one of the course’s trademark willow trees, Harold Simkins reflected on his life’s work at Kamloops Golf and Country Club. Intermittent cat calls emanating from the ...

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