Volleyball Canada’s Centre of Excellence is up and running.
The program, run by three National Coaching Certification Program Level 2 coaches, is scheduled to begin Sept. 22, with two streams available for volleyball players.
The first stream, Developmental, focuses on skill development and is for players in Grades 7 to 9. Players practise two hours each Sunday for 15 weeks. The program costs $420.
The second stream, High Performance, is for those in Grades 10 to 12, has athletes practising 2½ hours each Sunday along with a 90-minute session midweek. The 15-week program, which costs $960, includes skill development, nutrition and sport-specific training.
The program will run until the end of January, and won’t interfere with club seasons. The program won’t practise on long weekends.
Sunday’s first session is scheduled to start at 11 a.m., at the TCC.
To sign up, call Jo-Anne Loader at 250-374-6889, or email email@example.com.
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Ryan Robb had the shutout as Jay’s Service knocked off Houle Electric 2-0 in a Kamloops Recreational Soccer League 30-plus game Sunday.
Adam Simpson and Roy Stiles scored for Jay’s.
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Zach Morgan of the Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club was one of 14 Canadian paddlers to compete in the Olympic Hopes Regatta in Racice, Czech Republic, on the weekend.
Morgan’s best finish came in the A-final race of the C1 1,000 metres, in which he finished in fifth place with a time of four minutes 24.05 seconds.
He also raced in the C1 500m and C1 200m events, finishing in sixth (2:04.29) and seventh place (46.353), respectively.
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Harrison Industrial defeated Pronto Enterprises 7-1 in Kamloops Men’s Soccer League semifinal action Sunday.
Abbais Bowazir and Mark Smith both scored a pair for Harrison, with Ty Hough, Chris Owen and Chris Monteleone rounding out the scoring.
Corey Munegatto netted Pronto’s only goal.
In another Sunday semifinal Sundance Liquor Store defeated Hansport 2-1.
Goal scorers for the match were unavailable.
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The Kamloops atom Broncos defeated the Vernon Magnums 45-20 in community football action at Hillside Stadium on Sunday.
Jamari Tate had three touchdowns, one on a 70-yard kick return and another two rushing from the quarterback position.
Starting quarterback Sheldon Aiken rushed for a touchdown and threw another to Issa Diaou.
In the peewee Broncos’ game the Vernon Magnums emerged victorious, 32-0.
Broncos quarterback Tye Kitamura completed six passes for 60 yards and tailback Mike Macdonald had 15 carries for 55 yards.
The Kamloops junior bantam Broncos shut out Vernon 18-0 in the final game of the afternoon at Hillside; it was the team’s first victory of the season.
Broncos wide-receivers Reggie O’Rourke and Cameron Treadwell, and tailback Eric Kim all scored for Kamloops.
Linebacker Reeve Martin had 16 tackles and one sack.