The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team is still in search of its first goal in Canada West play.
The WolfPack went into Victoria on Saturday night (Oct 4) and lost to the host University of Victoria Vikes. The score was 3-0. Thompson Rivers is now winless in eight starts. The ’Pack had two official shots on goal in comparison to the Vikes’ 9. Six of those shots were on WolfPack keeper Travis Froehlich. Victoria is now standing with six wins, one loss and one tie.
The WolfPack Game MVP’s were defender Austin Schneebeli and midfielder Colton Walker, both Salmon Arm Secondary grads.
The WolfPack will return home to entertain the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves next weekend Oct. 10 and 11 at Hillside Stadium. Game time on Friday is 3 p.m.
Happy b-day, Striders
In 1989, Jos Penner and Margo Hartling, running partners, decided to revive a social group of runners as well as a walking group that resulted in the Shuswap Lady Striders. Today the Shuswap Lady Striders has gone from the original membership of 30 to today’s membership of 250 who range in age from 13 to 83. On Sept. 25, 112 members celebrated the group’s 25th anniversary!
For an annual fee of $10, ladies wishing to keep fit, have fun and meet friends can join the Striders to participate in a variety of sports and other activities. Groups are divided into different ability levels so all can take part. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.