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.

Image Credit: Canada Winter Games

Team BC now 1 and 1 at Canada Winter Games after downing Saskatchewan

By Earl Seitz
February 17, 2019 - 2:35pm

RED DEER, AB — After losing 4-2 to Manitoba in the first men's hockey game at the 2019 Canada Winter Games, Team BC has defeated Saskatchewan to go to 1 and 1.

BC skated to a 4-3 win, with Logan Stankoven chipping in a goal and setting up the winning goal with an assist.

Image Credit: Allen Douglas / Kamloops Blazers

Zary's hat trick sparks Blazers to a 6-1 win over Victoria

By Earl Seitz
February 13, 2019 - 10:28pm Updated: February 14, 2019 - 4:29pm

KAMLOOPS — Connor Zary scored a hat trick and Dylan Ferguson made 36 saves as the Kamloops Blazers got scoring and a much need win, blasting the Victoria Royals 6-1.

After scoring only three goals in the previous three games, the Blazers took a 4-0 lead in the first period.

Image Credit: Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas

Blazers give up two late goals, lose to the Giants

By Earl Seitz
February 8, 2019 - 10:13pm Updated: February 8, 2019 - 10:58pm

KAMLOOPS --- It was another frustrating loss for the Blazers in a close playoff race, falling 3-1 to the Vancouver Giants.

Vancouver scored the only goal in the first period when Tristan Nielson put the puck to the front from behind the net, and Lukas Svejkovsky beat Dylan Ferguson.