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The Tattle of Hastings — Canning montage man a monumental mistake by Rogers

The Tattle of Hastings — Canning montage man a monumental mistake by Rogers

Rogers chose to let go of Tim Thompson, the man behind the popular Hockey Night in Canada montages. KTW reporter Marty Hastings says that was a bad decision. Twitter photo We miss you, Tim Thompson. Thompson was the man behind the montages, the genius who created the stirring pre-game video packages that used to run before Hockey Night in Canada ...

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B.C. Soccer Premier League matches coming to Kamloops

B.C. Soccer Premier League matches coming to Kamloops

The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association is hosting nine B.C. Soccer Premier League (BCSPL) matches featuring Thompson-Okanagan Football Club teams on Saturday and Sunday. “This is a another great opportunity for our coaches and players to see some of the best youth soccer talent in the province playing in our own back yard,” said KYSA president Graham Cope, a former TOFC representative ...

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Trio of players to play Team BC basketball

Trio of players to play Team BC basketball

Emily Ferguson, Emma Lizee and Gillian Mitchell will hit the court for Team B.C. this summer. Three Kamloops athletes will suit up for Team B.C. in provincial basketball action this summer. Emily Ferguson, Emma Lizee and Gillian Mitchell have been named to the under-15 provincial Red Team. Tryouts for the club began eight weeks ago, at tryouts for the U15 North Okanagan regional team. After ...

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Flames burn Venom in Penticton

Flames burn Venom in Penticton

Mike MacLean of the South Okanagan Flames and Ryan Emery tangled earlier this season at Memorial Arena. The Flames topped the Venom 16-9 in Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League play in Penticton on Monday. Allen Douglas/KTW The Kamloops Venom suffered their first road loss of the season on Monday, falling 16-9 to the South Okanagan Flames in Penticton. South Okanagan ...

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Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club results; events upcoming at Shumway

Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club results; events upcoming at Shumway

Zach Morgan and Alex Demishkevich of the Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club (KCKC) have qualified to compete for Team B.C. at the Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG), which will be held in Wood Buffalo, Alta., from Aug. 7 to Aug. 16. The WCSG trials were held in conjunction with B.C. Cup No. 1 in Burnaby on Sunday. Morgan finished first ...

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KMBA round-up, May 25

KMBA round-up, May 25

Bronze Spartans The Kamloops Spartans bantam A baseball team finished third at a 10-team tournament in Rutland on the weekend, wrapping up play with a 2-2 record. The Spartans opened the tournament with a loss to the Rutland Royals on Friday, but bounced back to a 5-4 victory over the Rutland Bulldogs to start Saturday action. That same evening, the ...

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Young RiverDogs continue to impress

Young RiverDogs continue to impress

After 17 games, the Kamloops Players Bench RiverDogs are among the top teams in the midget AAA B.C. Baseball ranks. Kamloops posted a 3-1 record in weekend action on the Lower Mainland, sweeping a two-game set against the Vancouver Community Mounties (14-6) on Saturday before splitting a doubleheader against the Richmond Chuckers (11-5) on Sunday. “We’re stronger in areas than ...

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Rattlers in tough on Vancouver Island

Rattlers in tough on Vancouver Island

The peewee A Kamloops Rattlers placed fifth at the Captain Cook lacrosse tournament, which wrapped up on Sunday in Victoria. Kamloops posted a 1-2 record in round-robin play, losing 2-1 to host Juan De Fuca and 3-2 to Coquitlam before downing Saanich 7-4. The Rattlers did not qualify for the medal round, but finished the tournament with a 12-4 victory ...

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Titans advance to Round 2 of rugby provincials

Titans advance to Round 2 of rugby provincials

The South Kamloops Titans advanced to the second round of the B.C. High School senior boys’ rugby championship with a 31-5 victory over L.V. Rogers of Nelson in Kelowna on Saturday. “We had a very slow start, but turned it up in the second half,” South Kam’s head coach Scott Barker said. Lane Jansen paced the Titans with two tries, ...

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Girls’ rugby teams return from provincials

Girls’ rugby teams return from provincials

Three local teams capped successful seasons at the B.C. High School girls’ rugby championships in North Vancouver on the weekend. The South Kamloops Titans placed seventh in the AAA championship, the NorKam Saints finished sixth in the AA tournament and the Valleyview Vikings wound up fourth in the tier 2 championship. South Kam’s try scorers at the tournament were Brooke ...

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