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by Bob Hall on Wednesday May 20 2020

Even in these highly unusual times, Selkirk College Saints head coach Dave Hnatiuk has managed to bolster the program’s roster with talented recruits who are eager to start their post-secondary journey.

The former assistant coach with the University of Regina Cougars, Hnatiuk took the reins of the Selkirk College program last June. Though not optimum timing to sculpt a roster through...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 20 2020

Nelson Baseball Association is the latest organized sports group to cancel its season due to coronavirus COVID-19.

In a statement on the NBA website, the president Dwane Sorenson said “it is with a heavy heart that the Nelson Baseball Association has made the decision to cancel our Spring Baseball Season.”

“With the continued uncertainty around the timelines to get scheduled and...

by Interior Health Authority on Friday May 15 2020

An order by Interior Health’s Chief Medical Health Officer (MHO) closing all fitness centres, gyms, yoga studios or similar personal training facilities will be lifted on May 19.

The order, issued April 2, is being rescinded in accordance with ...

by Bob Hall on Monday May 11 2020

The Selkirk College Saints have added a pair of players to its recruitment class that are expected to make an immediate impact on the team’s success.

Brad Marshall and Bekkam Willis have committed to the Saints program for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season, packing solid resumes of Junior A experience at both ends of the ice.

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by Contributor on Thursday May 07 2020

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As Angus Amadio moves forward with his education, he hopes to carry on in Grant Sheridan’s footsteps and encourage others the way Sheridan did and hopefully inspire and lead by his example.

It’s a reason why Amadio of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks is the first recipient of the Remembering Grant Sheridan Scholarship.

The Calgary...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 05 2020

L.V. Rogers grad, Sian Nielsen got it done both on and off the basketball court this past season playing for the University of King’s College Blue Devils in Halifax.

The 21-year-old collegiate basketball player was selected recipient of the Blue Devils team award while scoring top marks in the classroom with school’s honour roll recognition.

“We had a successful year at UKC,...

by Contributor on Sunday May 03 2020

Eager to get his education started, Reid Wilson of the Nelson Leafs is foregoing his final junior hockey season to join the University of Jamestown Jimmies in Jamestown, North Dakota.

After several conversations with Jimmies...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 28 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced Tuesday in a media release that the Junior B league will seek financial assistance from the provincial and federal governments due to the monetary impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 20-team -Junior B league followed the lead of many other sports organizations around the globe in March by cancelling the...

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