The B.C. Athletics Championships Jamboree is scheduled to return to Kamloops in 2014.
The Kamloops Track and Field Club helped play host to the event from July 19-21. The event will return to Hillside Stadium from July 11-13, 2014.
The 2013 jamboree brought some 500 athletes to Hillside Stadium. All of the athletes who competed were over the age of 14, including masters athletes. The provincial 15-year-old and 16/17 teams were named based on athletes’ results at the jamboree.
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The schedule has been finalized for the Sport Check National Club Championships under-16 Cup in Kamloops.
The championships, for which Kamloops and the Kamloops Youth Soccer Association will play host, will begin Oct. 9 and run through to Oct. 14.
KYSA also announced that of the 30 officials that will be used for the tournament, 16 are being provided by the Kamloops Soccer Referees Association.
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The Westsyde Blue Wave varsity football team is getting ready to play under the lights for the first time.
The Friday Night Lights game will be played on the field at Westsyde secondary on Friday, 7 p.m. The Blue Wave will be playing host to the Cranbrook-Mount Baker Wild on homecoming night.
There are no permanent lights at Westsyde, but Warner Rentals has brought in temporary lights specifically for the game.
There are bleachers on site, and there also will be a tailgate party.
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The Thompson Okanagan Football Club under-13 intake girls defeated Mountain FC 3-2 on Sunday.
The game, which took place at Mission Sports Fields in Kelowna, saw Kamloops’s Yvonne Manwaring net two goals and an assist en route to the victory.
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Kamloops Player’s Bench of peewee tier 2 defeated Winfield 8-6 on Saturday.
Hayden Fidanza had a hat trick in the victory and Jacob Proulx, Adam Gammel, with two, Carter Adams and Jayden Grant also had goals.
Trey Dergousoff had two assists in the game.
Goaltending duties were split between Nathon Nesci and Xavier Cannon.