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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Leaving a good impression

  Posted on: October 8, 2005

By GREG LAYSONSports reporterKamloopsThisWeek Sean Garvey just can’t keep a secret. For nearly a week, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack guard has been going on about fellow floor general Charlie Spurr. “You never really know how to judge a kid once he jumps up to that next level,” said Garvey, an accomplished All-Canadian with the…

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WolfPack Basketball Clinic

  Posted on: September 29, 2005

Thompson River’s University is pleased to host the first ever “TRU Wolfpack Coaching Clinic,” to take place Friday, October 21st, starting at 8:30 am. Not only will there be four of the top CIS coaches in the country presenting, there are also two exciting basketball games to follow. Come watch as these coaches demonstrate what…

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Turkish Volleyball Star on WolfPack Roster

  Posted on: September 23, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT His English may be a bit slow right now, but he’s very quick on the court, said WolfPack men’s volleyball head coach Patrick Hennelly. Behlul Yavasgel, a 6’4″, 190-pound 18-year-old who played 13 times for Turkey’s National Team, will play middle for the WolfPack men’s volleyball team this year, wearing the #15…

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TRU Hoopster Plays in UK

  Posted on: September 19, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS-Star basketball player Skye Buck, who was named BCCAA Player of the Year in 2004, when he was also named a CCAA Tournament Championship 1st team All-Star, and a CCAA All-Canadian, is shooting hoops for the Essex and Hertz Leopards basketball team, which competes in the English Basketball League (EBL). “To find…

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