Bradlee Jones of Predator Ridge fired a 3-under 69 on Sunday to take the first-round lead in the boys section of the City junior golf championship.
The first of two rounds was played through rain, sun and wind at the Kamloops Golf and Country Club.
Lionel Taylor of Kelowna is three back, at 72.
Defending champion Adam Struch of The Dunes struggled to a 78.
Kelowna’s Madison Kapchinsky opened with a 73 and has the girls division lead as she chases a third straight title.
The final round starts today at 1 p.m.
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Chris Wagner of Kamloops was honoured during the 93rd annual BC Hockey awards banquet that was part of the weekend’s annual general meeting in Whistler.
Wagner was presented with the Development Award for Female High Performance.
According to a news release, Wagner “has been involved with the Female High Performance Program since the 2004-05 season. He has an ability to accept any position assigned. Chris has served as the video coach” for the province’s female U-18 team “on numerous occasions.”
At the same time, Bill Greene of Armstrong received the Diamond Stick Award for his lengthy involvement in minor hockey, and Nonie Miyazaki of Merritt was honoured with a Life Members’ Award. Miyazaki has been involved for 28 years and has spent 13 years as the registrar for the Okanagan Mainline association.
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Jason White of Sun Peaks drove his Dodge to a career-best finish as the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series ran the EMCO 200 at Delaware, Ont., Speedway on Saturday.
White struggled in qualifying so started 20th and then was involved in an early-race spin. Still, he recovered to finish sixth.
D.J. Kennington of St. Thomas, Ont., won for the second time in as many weeks, as he led a race-high 99 laps. Scott Steckly of Milverton, Ont., was second.
The series now heads west with the A&W Cruisin’ The Dub 300 scheduled for Motoplex Speedway near Vernon on July 14.
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The Richmond Chuckers and Kamloops RiverDogs got into the sixth inning Saturday at Canada Games Field before the rains came and washed away the rest of their B.C. Midget AAA Baseball League game and the second game of the scheduled doubleheader.
The Chuckers had overcome a 4-0 first-inning deficit to lead 5-4 with the game headed to the bottom of the sixth inning.
On Sunday, the game was ruled to be complete, giving the Chuckers the victory. The second game likely will be rescheduled.
Mike Gilfillan threw six innings for the RiverDogs, giving up six hits and three walks, while striking out three. He gave up four unearned runs.
At the plate, Leyton Edye had two hits and an RBI for Kamloops, with Colin Rintoul rapping a double, scoring a run and driving in another, and Dylan Luison scoring a run with a single and a walk.
On Sunday, in West Kelowna, the RiverDogs took two games from the D-backs, 16-2 and 9-7.
In the opener, the RiverDogs scored 11 times in the fourth inning and the game was halted by the mercy rule after five.
Tyler Cousineau got the victory by going five innings and giving up two runs on four hits and a walk. He struck out two.
Blayne Halland rapped three singles, scored three times and drove in four runs, while Colin Rintoul tripled, singled, scored three runs and drove in one, and Kyle Pouncy had two singles, a run, two RBI and a stolen base.
In the second game, Edye started but had control problems and left after giving up four runs in a third of an inning. He only allowed one hit, but walked three and hit another batter. Jake Harris went 3 2/3 innings, giving up three runs on three hits and four walks with five strikeouts, before Pouncy finished up. He threw three innings of shutout ball, giving up a hit and three walks.
Luison had three singles and scored three times, while Cousineau had two singles and two RBI, and Gilfillan doubled, singled and scored a run.
The RiverDogs (19-8) will play host to their Canada Day Classic tournament on the weekend.
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Bosko Trklja scored twice to lead BC Rivers Consulting to a 2-1 victory over NRI Distribution in Kamloops Rec Soccer League 45-plus action on Sunday.
Lino Cuglietta scored for NRI.
On Sunday, in a 30-plus game, Ryan Gentile and Justin Cartwright each scored twice as Jensen Law got past U District, 5-0.
Eric Davis had the other goal.
In another 30-plus game, Gino Covaceuszach scored three times to lead Riverland Inn to a 6-0 victory over Fresh Is Best. Ashley Robertson, Rory Edwards and Brian Russell also scored.
And in another game, Russ Graham and Todd Matthews each had two goals as Jay’s Service beat Mortgage Intelligence, 5-1.
Graham Cooper also scored for the winners, while Nick Rinaldi replied for the mortgagemen.
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The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association had 52 teams involved in season-ending House League playoffs over the weekend.
Seven of the eight age groups declared winners.
The U16/18 boys division will be decided Tuesday with a game at McArthur Island, 6:30 p.m.
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Liam Haggarty drew five assists Friday night, as the Kamloops Rattlers ran to a 13-4 victory over the Vernon Tigers in a Thompson Okanagan Senior Lacrosse League game played at Memorial Arena.
Russ McIntosh had four goals for the winners, with Mark Jurista and A.J. Lockwood adding three each. J.J. Woldum scored twice and had three helpers, and Nathan Woldum added a single goal. Travis Joseph, Nathan Woldum and Jurista had two assists each.
Eric Thompson and Mike Thompson shared the Kamloops goaltending, combining for 25 saves. Each also had one assist.
The Rattlers had 56 shots on goal.
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Sadie Keim of the Kamloops Classics Swim Club is coming home from the B.C. AA long course championships in Victoria with two bronze medals.
Keim, swimming in the 14-year-old division, won her second bronze on Sunday in the 200-metre freestyle. She finished in two minutes 27.24 seconds. Kayla Cooper of Island Swimming won the event, in 2:21.70.
Keim won her first bronze of the meet on Friday in the 800-metre freestyle.