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McChesney To Represent WolfPack At Canada West Swim Championships

  Posted on: November 19, 2014

For the first time in its history, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack will be represented at the Canada West Swim Championships. First year athlete Sarah McChesney of Prince Rupert, BC will compete in the 200, 400 and 800 meter freesstyle events. The Championships are being hosted by the University of Lethbridge and run Friday through…

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WolfPack Swim Team At Calgary Cascade Meet

  Posted on: November 10, 2014

The TRU Wolfpack Swim Team  attended the Calgary Cascade Speed Meet over the weekend in Calgary Alberta. The meet hosted 500 swimmers from 23 Teams throughout Western Canada including U of A, University of Lethbridge, and the Unviersity of Calgary. TRU swimmers had an outstanding competition winning Sarah McChesney won a Bronze Medal in the…

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WolfPack Athletes to be “TRUly United” On Basketball Home Opening Weekend

  Posted on: October 31, 2014

The opening weekend of Thompson Rivers University WolfPack basketball is always an a special time. But this year, there’s something even more exciting. The second night of play between the WolfPack and the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves on Saturday, November 8 th has been deemed “TRUly United Night”. “TRUly United” the catchphrase of…

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WolfPack Swimmer Gains Headlines in Prince Rupert Newspaper

  Posted on: October 30, 2014

Penticton meet has Sarah McChesney seeing orange   — image credit: Andrew Snucins/TRU (Posted with Permission of The Northern View)   by    Kevin Campbell – The Northern View   It’s a big leap from an amateur swim club to a university varsity team, but Sarah McChesney is successfully going with the flow so far at…

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WolfPack Teams Contribute to “Movement Challenge

  Posted on: October 30, 2014

Three WolfPack teams–Cheerleading, Swimming and Women’s Volleyball have taken up the District 73 (Kamloops-North Thompson) Movement Challenge for November.   The initiative is to get people moving and promote healthy exercise.  In fact, the Women’s Volleyball team is featured on the poster which is being circulated around the School District.  The Challenge culminates with Sports Day…

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Supporting From The Sidelines (Omega Article Oct 21, 2014)

  Posted on: October 23, 2014

The WolfPack have over 150 athletes on their various teams.  Kevin Brechin has to take care of them all.  He is the program’s athletic therapist.  This year, he has a couple of former athletes helping him out.  Tayla Scott wrote about them in the TRU student newspaper  “The Omega”. http://truomega.ca/2014/10/21/supporting-from-the-sidelines/        

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WolfPack Swim Team Makes Debut In Penticton Meet

  Posted on: October 20, 2014

The TRU WolfPack Varsity Swim Team had an outstanding weekend at the Penticton Iron Pentathlon Swim Meet Oct 17 – 19th. TRU had 3 swimmers compete in the meet. Top Placing by TRU Include : Jagdeesh Uppa (Kamloops, BC) l finishing 12th  overall in the male triple Pentathlon format of the meet.  Uppal’s top swims…

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Swimming And Cross Country Speak To Media

  Posted on: September 23, 2014

The WolfPack swim and cross country teams were in the spotlight at a media conference held at the Wolf’s Den on Tuesday, September 23 rd. Coaches Brad Dalke and Jack Miller had some of their athletes in attendance to speak about the upcoming CIS seasons.

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Doping In the CIS: How Does TRU Keep Its Athletes Clean (KTW article

  Posted on: September 5, 2014

By Adam Williams Kamloops This Week posted with permission of Kamloops This Week) Doping in the CIS: How does TRU keep its athletes clean? In the face of the latest drug scandal to rock the ranks of Canadian Interuniversity Sport, the athletics department at Thompson Rivers University believes its athletes are playing by the rules….

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