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.
Two years later Collin Shirley is making the trade that brought him to Kamloops from Kootenay for Tim Bozon look pretty good. The 19-year old Saskatoon native has been on a recent scoring tear with six goals and nine point in the last four games.
One Kamloops rink made it to the playoff round at the Hub International Crown of Curling. Corryn Brown went 4-and-2 in the triple knockout, knocked off the defending champion in the quarter-finals, before bowing out in a semi final loss to Korea's Unchi Gim.
It's the Super Bowl of world free ride mountain biking.
The Red Bull Rampaage in Utah.
Where Kamloops pro rider Graham Agassiz finished on the podium in the finals today.
For the third year in a row Agassiz qualified in the number one spot yesterday.