Earl Seitz

Earl Seitz, nicknamed "Foster" by former NHL Coach Barry Melrose when he played in Kamloops, is the "dean" of active sportscasters in British Columbia. Born and raised on a farm outside of the small village of Duchess, Alberta, Earl is into his 47th year of broadcasing in 2015, and 42nd at Broadcast Centre. His interest in media began at a very early age. In 1953, during a family visit to Kansas, he saw television for the first time. Earl and his wife Velma have two children and three grandchildren. He embraces the Kamloops Tournament Capital Brand, and the wide range of sports events it brings to the City. Earl was recognized for his contributions to the sports community with the presentation of a Lifetime Achievment Award by the Radio-Television News Directors Association in 2011.

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Blazers on Cougar hunt

By Earl Seitz
February 17, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 5:55pm

KAMLOOPS — With one month left in the Western Hockey League season no teams have clinched playoffs yet in the Western Conference.

Top three in each division, B.C. and U.S. will be in, along with two wildcards.

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Volleyball swept by UBCO in first half of a home and home

By Earl Seitz
February 17, 2017 - 5:55am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 6:01pm

KAMLOOPS — Both TRU WolfPack volleyball teams lost their final home games of the season.

The women fell 3-1 to the UBC Okanagan Heat.

UBCO goes to 13-and-8 and moves into sole possession of sixth place, two points ahead of the 12-and-9 WolfPack in the final two playoff berths.

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Blazers difference makers, pushing for first

By Earl Seitz
February 7, 2017 - 5:13pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 6:09pm

KAMLOOPS — After two and a half weeks and seven games on the road the Blazers finally return home for a game tomorrow night.

If you haven't noticed they've been on a bit of a roll since late November, going 18-6-4, and haven't lost back-to-back regulation time games in the last 28.