Women's Volleyball Announces 2006 Recruiting Class

  Posted on: April 19, 2006

KAMLOOPS – Carrie Barrett, head coach of the TRU WolfPack women’s volleyball team, has been hard at work recruiting for the upcoming 2006-2007 CIS season. Look to see at least eight new faces at this years tryouts in early September, a combination of freshmen out of high school and college transfers, from across B.C. and…

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WolfPack says bonjour to Shoebel

  Posted on: April 18, 2006

By CHRIS JUREWICZDaily News Sports Reporter KAMLOOPS – First, it was Turkey’s Behlul Yavasgel. Now, the TRU WolfPack men’s volleyball team has attracted its second international athlete. Pat Hennelly, head coach of the WolfPack, said on Monday that Robin Shoebel of France has agreed to play at TRU during the upcoming season. “He is going…

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TRU captures two

  Posted on: April 12, 2006

By GEOFF MUELLERKamloops This Week Sports Reporter KAMLOOPS – A PACKED BALLPARK, BLAZING SUN, AN unmistakable bouquet of barbecue and the pleasing thumps of fastballs cracking off wooden bats are sure signs of spring. Music to the senses. And it was a packed bullpen and chorus of pitching depth that sprung the TRU WolfPack to…

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TRU Athletics Banquet

  Posted on: April 6, 2006

Thursday, April 6th, 2006 marked TRU’s 35th Annual Athletics Banquet as they celebrated the past year’s accomplishments of the student-athletes and teams. TRU Athletes of the YearDan Cecchini and Shannon Enns TRU Scholar Athletes of the YearKali Ellis, Laura Plouffe and Brian Smith TRU Sports Task Force Athletes of the YearTravis Duncan and Kristi Spelay…

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Pack Defends Tourney Title

  Posted on: March 27, 2006

By CHRIS JUREWICZDaily News Sports Reporter The burgers were sizzling on the barbecue, music blared over the P.A. system and, yes, the sun was out on Saturday and Sunday. The other sure sign that baseball has arrived in Kamloops is that the TRU WolfPack kicked off its season by winning. TRU, the defending Canadian Colleges…

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Okanagan hoops standout commits to WolfPack

  Posted on: March 23, 2006

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS – Clarence Fulton Secondary AA standout Jesse Brown has committed to TRU for the 2006-07 season. “On the back of point guard Sean Garvey’s announcement that he will not play the 2006 season, we have gone a long way to filling his shoes in having Jesse Brown join our program,” said…

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WVB recruits commit to TRU

  Posted on: January 26, 2006

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS – Three outstanding BC athletes have signed with the TRU WolfPack women’s volleyball team, and head coach Carrie Barrett is waiting to hear from two others. Committed for the 2006/07 season are left side Ashley Koehn of Langley, a 6’0″ scholar from Pacific Academy, which won the Silver Medal at the…

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Top high-schooler signs with WolfPack men's volleyball

  Posted on: December 8, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS – AAA Provincial High School Championships Most Outstanding Player Kyle Donen will play university volleyball next year with the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack. The 5’10” senior from Semiahmoo, also a member of the Under-16 Team BC volleyball team, was named a tournament all-star at the invitational tournament held at TRU last…

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New look un-Pack-aged

  Posted on: October 8, 2005

By GREG LAYSONSports reporter Finally, Kamloops can start runnin’ with the ‘Pack. On Tuesday afternoon, Thompson Rivers University unveiled its new logo and colours, set to emblazon athletic letterheads, jerseys, T-shirts and other swag immediately. The logo depicts a pair of wolves standing defensively and howling with heads turned in opposite directions atop the word…

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New Recruits Boost TRU Hoops Roster

  Posted on: October 8, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS-Thompson Rivers University men’s basketball coach Nevin Gleddie is filling in the blanks left by graduating students, and he’s very happy with the results. “We are very pleased to have in place what I believe will be a very exciting team to watch, and a team that can compete with anyone in…

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