Kamloops’s Jessica Hewitt added a bronze medal to her collection at the second event of the World Cup season on Sunday in Seoul, Korea.
Hewitt, along with teammates Jessica Gregg, Valérie Maltais and Marianne St-Gelais, finished third in the relay behind Korea and China.
Individually, Hewitt finished 14th in the 1,000 metres, also on Sunday, and 40th in the 1,500 metres and 41st in the 500m on Saturday.
Hewitt’s next two World Cup events — Nov. 7-14 in Turin, Italy, and Nov. 14-18 in Kolomna, Russia — are Olympic qualifiers.
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The Valleyview Vikings’ 62-yard touchdown on the opening drive of Saturday’s game was all they needed to propel them to the 40-6 victory over the Clarence Fulton Maroons in Vernon in Okanagan varsity football action.
The touchdown, a run by Morgan Motokado, occurred on the opening drive for the second straight week. The Vikings went on to score on their next four possessions as well, and went into the half leading 32-6.
Quarterback Lliam Wishart scored three times on the ground and both he and Motokado had more than 150 rushing yards. Tristan Murray and Mason Harding had six tackles and a sack each, and Zac Pattison and Ryan Jackson also got to the quarterback in the game.
Valleyview now enters its bye week and will return to action against Westsyde on Oct. 18.
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The under-12 Kamloops Rattlers field lacrosse team won its game on Sunday, edging Kelowna 8-5.
U10 call-up Connor Barrett led the Rattlers with a hat trick and Nolan Virgo, with two, Logan Morris, CJ Ferguson and Wyatt Jensen also had goals.
In an afternoon game, the U12 team defeated North Okanagan 11-6.
Virgo continued his strong play with two goals, and Colton Despot and Jensen, with two each, Logan Morris, Ferguson, Maxim Adam, Caleb Campbell and Barrett put goals on the board.
Gord Ware played goal in the afternoon match.
The U10/U8 Rattlers later beat Penticton/Kelowna, 17-5.
Jax Anderson, Tye Krause and Thomas Kenzie had three goals each, while Campbell notched three goals and two assists.
Barrett, Kade Deacon-Borden, Phillip Wesley, with two, and Seamus Bankier also had goals.
Deacon-Borden and Barrett shared goaltending duties.
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Matt Baker, a Kamloops-based mixed martial arts fighter, has signed with the World Series of Fighting.
WSOF is an American mixed martial arts promotion based in Las Vegas; its first event took place Nov. 3, 2012. The promotion acquired Canada’s Aggression Fighting Championship earlier this month.
The World Series of Fighting is scheduled to come to Vancouver on Dec. 7.