The Haaheims swept the Kal Park 9.5-kilometre run in Vernon on Sunday, and Neil Rybak was the top Kamloops finisher.
The race was the fifth of six on the Interior Running Association’s Starting Block cross-country series. The final race is scheduled for Sunday in Summerland.
Trevor Haaheim was the top overall finisher, in 35 minutes 36 seconds, with Kerry Haaheim the fastest female in 46:51.
Seven Kamloops runners took part, with Rybak finishing 10th overall and second in the men’s 30-34 division in 44:08.
Erica Malerby was the fastest Kamloops female, finishing 86th overall and fifth in the women’s 35-39 group in 1:04:43.
Claire Parker (1:09:14) was fourth in the women’s 55-59 division and 93rd overall, and Karen Willies (1:10:29) was 95th overall and first in the women’s 65-69 division.
Linda Woodbury (1:10:30) was 96th overall and second in the 65-69 group. Bruce Butcher (75-79) was one spot back, in 97th, and second in the men’s 75-79 division, while Kathryne Flannery (1:16:23) was 98th and fifth in the 55-59 division.
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Jake Toms forced a fumble that Brayden Smith recovered for the game-winning touchdown Sunday as the peewee Kamloops Wildcats earned their third consecutive community football victory, beating the West Kelowna Sun Devils 19-6 at Hillside Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Nick Berry led the defence with nine tackles, while Denzel Marican, Mathew Stanhope, Dayton Tomlin, Gregory Griffths and Hudson Williams contributed another 14. Rorik Munson and Sean Smit both recovered fumbles with Smit adding an interception to complete the defensive stand.
Strong offensive line play by Preston Jenkins, Brennan Ettinger, Mateo Viani, Isiah Lunot and Bryce Welz paved the way for Ben Prokopetz to run for 110 yards and a touchdown. Quarterback Carsen Day tossed a four-yard touchdown pass to Reggie O’Rourke.
The Wildcats finished the regular season at 5-5 and will play host to the Kelowna Dragons in a playoff game on Sunday, noon, at Hillside Stadium.
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Kala Stone of the Kamloops Track and Field Club won her event Saturday at the B.C. cross-country championships in Abbotsford.
Stone, 17, ran up an age group in order to be eligible for the B.C. junior team and handily won the 16-19-year-old title in 18 minutes 25.73 seconds.
She is expected to be named to the team that will compete in the Canadian championships in Vancouver on Nov. 24.
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The 27th annual Joyce Hyslop women’s doubles tournament is scheduled for the Kamloops Tennis Centre this weekend.
It will begin Friday night and run through Sunday.
With more competitors than the bubble could house, entries were limited to 50 and the field will feature competitors from Washington, the Okanagan, Salmon Arm and Kamloops.
The field has been seeded into four divisions for round-robin play.
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The TRU WolfPack women’s basketball team has yet to begin its 2012-13 Canada West season but already has a commitment from a recruit for 2013-14.
Ryan Kennedy, a 6-foot-0 wing from Okotoks, Alta., has signed a commitment form with TRU. Kennedy attends Holy Trinity Academy in Okotoks.
The Valleyview Vikings scored a 49-6 victory over the Westyde Blue Wave in a high school football game at Hillside Stadium on Friday night.
Valleyview’s Alex Beckett had three interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown. Beckett took a second interception return into the end zone but it was called back because of a penalty.
Kaden Degen tossed TD passes to Lliam Wishart and Evan Mutrie and scampered 47 yards for another score. Wishart also scored twice on the ground. Mutrie took his only carry 99 yards for the final score.
Valleyview will close out the regular season against South Kamloops on Friday with the winner earning the second playoff berth out of the Okanagan Conference.