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WolfPack looking for more of the good

WolfPack looking for more of the good

There have been things to like about the Thompson Rivers WolfPack, 20 games into the Canadian College Baseball Conference season. The team has hit, as it seemingly always does. Catcher Evan Douglas leads the league in batting average, hitting .411, while outfielder Ethan Mohan leads in RBIs with 24. Four of the top five long-ball hitters in the CCBC all ...

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Photo: Black belts bestowed

Photo: Black belts bestowed

The Western Karate Academy (WKA) in Kamloops hands out black belts once a year and two recipients received the honour on Saturday. Marcus Marasco (left) and Dorian Sibbelee, standing beside sensei Jim Doan, were handed their first-degree black belts (shodans) at a ceremony. Marasco has been training at WKA for 10 years and Sibbelee has been honing his craft for ...

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Thunderbirds bounce Rockets, await WHL Championship opponent

Thunderbirds bounce Rockets, await WHL Championship opponent

Kamloops native Ryan Gropp has five points in six games for the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 2016 WHL playoffs. KTW file photo The Seattle Thunderbirds made quick work of the Kelowna Rockets. The T-Birds clinched the second Western Conference title in franchise history on Wednesday night, defeating the Rockets 5-4 in double-overtime in Kent, Wash., and sweeping the defending WHL ...

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On track for busy spring in Kamloops

On track for busy spring in Kamloops

Alex Smith-Van Dyke of Kamloops aims for maximum lift in pole vault at the 2015 Battle of the Border track and field meet. The interprovincial event returns to Hillside Stadium this weekend. Allen Douglas/KTW Kamloops will be a hub for track-and-field action for the next month — and competition begins this weekend. The Battle of the Border meet, which will ...

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Fast Eddy goes to Ottawa

Fast Eddy goes to Ottawa

Fast Eddy poses with Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod and Conservative Party interim leader Rona Ambrose in Ottawa last week.  The excitement was audible in Edward “Fast Eddy” Dostaler’s voice. In Ottawa on the back half of the There and Back run — an across-Canada-and-back journey that began on March 1, 2015, in Victoria — Dostaler could hardly believe he had ...

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Kamloops gymnasts find podium at provincials

Kamloops gymnasts find podium at provincials

Emily Schmidt, Gavin Dodd and Kristina Dodd show off plaques they won at the B.C. Gymnastics Championships in Langley earlier this month. Dodd Photography The Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre sent athletes to the B.C. Gymnastics Championships in Langley earlier this month. In individual trampoline results, Gavin Dodd was first in 17-and-under Level 6 men’s trampoline, Level 6 men’s double-mini ...

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WolfPack dominates at Boogie the Bridge

WolfPack dominates at Boogie the Bridge

WolfPack runner Tony Kiprop (381) turns the corner at Simon Fraser University’s Emilie Mondor Invitational earlier this month. Kiprop finished third in Boogie the Bridge in Kamloops on the weekend. Carmin Mazzotta photo The Thompson Rivers WolfPack cross-country team was exceptional at the CFJC TV Boogie the Bridge on the weekend, setting a number of personal-best times and finishing amongst the leaders ...

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WolfPack remain .500 after final homestand

WolfPack remain .500 after final homestand

The Thompson Rivers WolfPack went 2-2 in their final regular season weekend at Norbrock Stadium, splitting action against both the Okanagan College Coyotes and the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute Mariners. The Wolves played to a win and a loss on both Saturday and Sunday, winning 3-2 against the Coyotes and losing 3-2 against the Mariners to open the weekend, but ...

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Venom start lacrosse season with victory over Raiders

Venom start lacrosse season with victory over Raiders

Derek Rockvam of the Kamloops Venom passes up-floor at Memorial Arena on Saturday. Kamloops downed the Kelowna Raiders 12-4. For more photos, see slideshow below. Allen Douglas/KTW Riley Lawryk notched three goals and six points to pace the Kamloops Venom to their first win of the Thompson Okanagan Junior Lacrosse League campaign. Kamloops opened its season with a 12-4 victory ...

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KYSA round-up to April 24

KYSA round-up to April 24

Jayden Carroll (left) tries to strip the ball from Sasha Sirianni in KYSA action on the weekend. Allen Douglas/KTW Magnificent Muzio Alysha Muzio tallied twice to lead the way for the Kamloops Blaze in a 3-1 victory over hometown Kelowna United in under-14 girls’ play on Sunday. Nicole Thomas also scored for the Blaze (3-0) in support of goalkeeper Sadie ...

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