Chris McNeil set a record in the Interior Grasslands Cycling Club’s Mount Lolo hill climb on Thursday.
McNeil broke Olaf Stana’s record, winning in 28 minutes 20 seconds.
Martin Bojesen was second, with junior rider Kevin Hunt in third. Paul Berry, another former record holder, was fourth, with John Armstrong fifth and sixth-place Kristine Brynjolfson the top female in 31:08.
Ray Lampard, Cory Anderson, Byron Gayfer and Yvonne Timewell rounded out the top-10, with Scott Dreker, Gary Hunt, Chris Ord, Ken MacDonald and Jenny Gayfer finishing in order. Alan Bogetti was 16th, ahead of Peter Voss, Brian Bogetti, Matt Treger, Michael Peron and Klaus Voss.
Holly Antifay completed a shortened course in 32:53.
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Two Bowlertime teams won medals at the provincial 5-pin bowling championships in Abbotsford last month.
Bowlertime’s senior team, featuring Derek Lestander and Travis Galdue and coached by Bunny Smith, won gold, while its junior team of Dylan Ermet, Tyler Roberts and coach Joe Sankey was second.
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Josie Spence was named the Kamloops River City Racers’ outstanding skater for 2011-12 at the club’s annual general meeting and awards celebration.
Spence qualified for the junior national long track team and competed in Obihiro, Japan, in March, finishing fourth in the team pursuit, 10th in the 3,000 metres and 15th overall. Spence also finished third in the 500m — setting a provincial junior record — at a regional junior World Cup.
She won a gold medal in the 3,000m at the North American championships, and was first in the Canada Cup No. 3 1,000m, and set four track records at the B.C. championships, where she was named the open women’s champion.
Kevin Bogetti-Smith was named the club’s volunteer of the year, while Tim Mburu won the sportsmanship trophy.
Mia Dong won the rookie of the year award, while Sara Spence was the most improved long track female skater — she shaved a total of 39.4 seconds off her times from last season. Alex Forbes was the most improved male short track skater, and Eric Spence was the male skater of the year, winning the provincial championship in long track and earning the most points provincially for his age class in short track.
A.J. Timewell and Margaret Jean Willis won most improved interclub awards; while siblings Finn and Summer Bogetti-Smith were awarded the most improved in mini meets for male and female skaters respectively.
The Racers are to resume club ice practices in September. For more information, visit www.kamloopsspeedskating.ca.
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Ethan Milobar posted the shutout and helped out with an assist as the Kamloops Rattlers bantam lacrosse Team 2 dumped Kelowna 2, 7-0, on Sunday.
Kaiden Merz had three goals, with Josh Bosher scoring twice and Josh Kent and Brenden Bickert singling.
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Holly Neufeld of the Valleyview Skating Club took part in the weekend’s Super Series Vancouver Island Competition.
Neufeld was fourth in the ladies preliminary freeskate and fifth in the ladies bronze interpretive.
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The 2004 Kamloops Ice Pirates spring hockey team finished fourth in the top division at a weekend Vancouver tournament.
Kamloops opened with a 12-0 loss to the strong Vancouver Giants, whose roster included the Hejduk twins of Denver — they are the sons of Colorado Avalanche winger Milan Hejduk, who was in the stands cheering.
The Pirates, featuring players from Kamloops, Merritt, Chase and Salmon Arm, went on to finish second in their round-robin pool, but ended up seeded against the Giants in a quarterfinal.
The Giants again prevailed, 7-0. The Pirates are preparing for the Alberta Champions Cup, which runs April 27-29.
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The Kamloops Rattlers 1 squad rolled to a 9-1 victory over North Okanagan 2 on Sunday in Armstrong to open the Thompson Okanagan novice lacrosse season.
Jarrod Semchuk and Trey Dergousoff each tallied twice to lead the Rattlers, with Harrison Ewert, Mason Swanton, Noah Bradley, Maxen Adam and Ethan Hardy getting singles in support of winning goaltender Reed Watson. The Rattlers led 5-0 after the first period and 8-0 after two frames. It was a great debut for Semchuk, Ewert and Adam, who were all playing in their first lacrosse games.
The Rattlers will play their home opener Saturday, 1 p.m., when North Okanagan 1 pays a visit to Memorial Arena. The Rattlers will then travel to Merritt on Sunday to take on Nicola Valley.
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The 2005 Kamloops Ice Pirates spring hockey team scored a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Vipers in the final of its division of the Mainland Hockey Tournament in Langley.
Nolan Viesner had four goals in the final, and Brady Milburn scored once. Jonathan Hicks was the winning goaltender.
Kamloops, the only Interior team in its age division, had lost earlier to Vancouver, but also recorded victories over Burnaby, Richmond and Surrey/Langley.