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Ashcroft farmer carves 'Go Blazers!' into field to show support

'Go Blazers!' is carved into a farm field in Ashcroft. The farmer, Chris Porter, says it took him about an hour to do.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/ Chris Porter
March 28, 2019 - 10:45 AM

ASHCROFT — It's an exciting time for Kamloops Blazers fans and one Ashcroft farmer is showing his support in his field.

After working on it for about an hour, farmer Chris Porter managed to carve the phrase 'Go Blazers!' on his farm near the Ashcroft Park.

"The Blazers had such a good run leading up to the end of the season, everybody was pretty excited, and we were pretty excited out here," Porter says, adding he's a big fan.

"I thought I would do something to support them."

Each letter carved out of his field is about 240 feet tall.

The Blazers downed the Victoria Royals 6-3 last night, March 27, at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops tying up the best-of-seven Western Hockey League first round playoff series 2-2.

They are back in action against the Royals on Sunday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria for game five.

The Blazers return home for game six on Monday.

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