Kamloops' newest multi-sport facility is officially named "TOURNAMENT CAPITAL CENTRE"

  Posted on: May 27, 2007

By City of Kamloops News Release The official name of the Kamloops’ new 135,000 square foot multi-sport facility is Tournament Capital Centre. Mayor Terry Lake made the announcement at today’s council meeting, citing the new name appropriately reflects Kamloops’ reputation as the Tournament Capital of Canada. “A full day of community celebrations and official opening…

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TRU WolfPack claims college baseball crown

  Posted on: May 15, 2007

By Daily News Sports Reporter The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball team won the Canadian College Baseball Conference title Monday, defeating the Malaspina Mariners 3-0 in the championship game in Lethbridge. Matt Bannister pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for TRU, striking out five. Nate French picked up the save. Duaine Bowles, in his last…

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Richmond volleyballer commits to TRU WolfPack

  Posted on: May 14, 2007

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS-A leading high school volleyball player from Richmond has committed to the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s volleyball team for the upcoming 2007/08 season. Kelly Asleson, an honour-roll student at RA McMath Secondary School, is a who was also captain of her volleyball team, which finished silver at the provincials and fourth…

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WolfPack to play for college championship

  Posted on: May 14, 2007

By Mark HunterDaily News Sports Reporter Thanks to a Scott Atherton no-hitter, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball team is headed to the Canadian College Baseball Conference championship game. Atherton allowed only one walk in a seven-inning 1-0 victory over Malaspina Mariners in TRU’s final round-robin game at the CCBC championship tournament in Lethbridge on…

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WolfPack wins opener at CCBC tourney

  Posted on: May 12, 2007

By Mark HunterDaily News Sports Reporter The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball team got one step closer to the Canadian College Baseball Conference title Friday, beating the Prairie Baseball Academy Prairie Dawgs 3-2. The teams were playing their first game of the CCBC championship tournament in Lethbridge. The WolfPack is scheduled to take on the…

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Langley volleyballer commits to TRU WolfPack

  Posted on: May 11, 2007

By Bronwen Scott KAMLOOPS – Volleyball all-star Tanis Hoeltgen, a grade 12 honours student who will graduate from D.W. Poppy Secondary  School in Langley this June, has committed to the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack women’s volleyball team for the upcoming 2007/08 season. She is looking forward to joining the WolfPack, which entered CIS competition two…

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WolfPack hitting stride at right time

  Posted on: May 11, 2007

By Mark HunterDaily News Sports Reporter Winner of nine games in a row heading into the playoffs, the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack baseball team may be peaking at the right time. “We’ve been playing like I thought we would be playing all season, the last three weeks of the season,” said TRU manager Ray Chadwick…

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Alberta, Manitoba MVPs to play WolfPack hoops next season

  Posted on: May 2, 2007

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS – TRU WolfPack head coach Nevin Gleddie will be welcoming some top prairie players to the WolfPack men’s basketball team for the coming season’s CIS play. Simon Doty, who last played for King’s University College in Edmonton, was in the top 10 in the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference in scoring and…

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2006/2007 Athletic Awards and Banquet

  Posted on: April 11, 2007

By Jennifer Robertson The theme at this year’s Athletic Awards Banquet was ‘Casino Royale’ and the athletes dressed accordingly. Beautiful dresses, suits and ties and long flowing hair made most unrecognizable! All of the coaches presented their own team awards for categories such as Most Inspirational, Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable and Most Improved….

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Radium recruit to be tallest on team

  Posted on: April 11, 2007

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS – At 6’11’, middle blocker Taylor Verboom will be a force to be reckoned with at the net. The Radium, BC, student, who has been his school’s volleyball MVP each year since grade eight, has committed to the TRU WolfPack for the 2007/08 season. “I first noticed Taylor Verboom last year…

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