Roger Sloan finished tied for 15th at the Web.com Tour’s Colombia Championship in Bogota.
Sloan, a 25-year-old from Merritt, cashed $11,550 for the result, his first money of the season.
Sloan shot back-to-back 68s on Thursday and Friday to make the cut. He was tied for seventh after a Saturday 69, but fell back to 15th after firing 72 on Sunday.
His Sunday round included three bogeys and two birdies, including one on the 18th hole.
The Web.com Tour, the U.S.’s second best tour, will stay in South America with the Chile Classic in Santiago from Thursday through Sunday. Sloan isn’t scheduled to compete there, but will join the tour when it comes back to the U.S. for the Chitimacha Louisiana Open from March 21-24.
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The Kamloops Rugby Club Raiders couldn’t find the offence in a pair of weekend games in Langley.
The hosts defeated the Raiders firsts 58-3 on Saturday, dropping KRC to 6-5. Brandon Kicia was the only Kamloops player to score, hitting on a penalty kick.
That was all the scoring a Kamloops team would get, as the Raiders seconds lost 7-0 to Langley in muddy conditions. The loss dropped Kamloops to 2-9.
The Raiders will have a week off to regroup before playing the UBC Thunderbirds in Vancouver on March 16.
The week after, on March 23, the Raiders will play Seattle at their Rayleigh home.
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Gary Reed will be the guest speaker at the Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame banquet and Kamloops Sports Council awards next month.
Reed, a former Olympian who grew up in Kamloops, will speak about his experiences. Reed, who now lives in Victoria, retired in 2010, but enjoyed an excellent running career.
He still holds the Canadian record in the 800 metres (one minute 43.68 seconds). Among his best results are six Canadian championships, a second-place finish at the 2007 world championships and a fourth-place finish at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The awards banquet will be held on April 13 at TRU’s Grand Hall. Tickets are available at the Interior Savings Centre’s box office.
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Klaus (The Hammer) Schrottshammer posted the fastest speed at the Velocity Challenge speed skiing event at Sun Peaks on Sunday.
Schrottshammer was clocked at 173.01 km/h, fastest among men. Sweden’s Sanna Tidstrand was the fastest woman at 166.17 km/h.
The second FIS World Cup race was completed Sunday, with Ivan Origone winning at 158 km/h. Schrottshammer (157.61) was second, with Simon Origone (156.41) third.
Tidstrand won the women’s final, as she was clocked at 156.50. She edged Liss-Anne Pettersen (156.37) and Linda Baginski was third at 152.48.