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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Former CIS Coach of the Year to lead WolfPack women's basketball

  Posted on: July 28, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT KAMLOOPS – One of Canada’s most experienced basketball coaches, whose credentials include a CIS Coach of the Year award, will lead the TRU women’s basketball program into its first year of CIS competition this fall. Ken Olynyk, TRU Director of Athletics, has decided he will return to the hardwood for one season,…

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TRU Signs Men's Volleyball Coach

  Posted on: July 26, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT July 26 2005 KAMLOOPS – Patrick Hennelly, currently first assistant coach at Northern Arizona University, will be the WolfPack’s men’s volleyball head coach, TRU Athletics Director Ken Olynyk announced today. Hennelly, who was born in Vancouver and raised in Winlaw, BC, will come to Kamloops the first week of August to prepare…

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TRU Sports Task Force Hosts 13th Annual Fundraiser

  Posted on: May 12, 2005

By BRONWEN SCOTT The Thompson Rivers University Sports Task Force, a group of 14 community members with a mandate to raise funds for scholarships for student athletes at TRU, will hold its annual golf fundraiser, the Big Kahuna/Mike Bartram Memorial Golf Tournament, on Friday June 3, 2005 at Rivershore Estates and Golf Links. The Sports…

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GAME STORIES – NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 1

  Posted on: December 1, 2001

Game Stories – November 30 Women’s Basketball: WolfPack battle Clan KAMLOOPS – On a basketball roster 5’5″ doesn’t look that impressive, but then Simon Fraser University’s Lani Gibbons (5th-year, Salmon Arm, BC) drained four three-pointers in the first 10 minutes of the game and five feet and five inches appears to be the perfect height….

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