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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 16 2018

The Nelson Leafs rode the goal scoring of Ryan Piva and Jackson Zimmermann to a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home-ice wins during the weekend.

Piva carded the hat trick sparking the Leafs past Grand Forks 4-2 Friday at the NDCC Arena while Zimmerman’s penalty shot tally proved to be the winner as Nelson edged Beaver Valley Nitehawks 3-2 Saturday.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 16 2018

West Kootenay/Boundary defeated Vancouver Island North 17-12 to capture the Gold Medal in Slopitch at the 2018 BC 55-Plus Senior Games Saturday in Cranbrook.

The BC 55-plus Senior Games wrapped up Saturday following four days of competition in Cranbrook and Kimberley.

The meeting was a rematch of a game Friday between the two clubs in Slopitch.

West Kootenay/Boundary squad...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 13 2018

The back to school period in September has long held the distinction of being the most time crunched period of the year even surpassing the Christmas time madness according to industry experts the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC).

No one experiences the time crunch more than the female of the household. Women, more than their male counterparts are considered the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 10 2018

The Nelson Road Kings did it again.

The local car club once again blew the doors off on another successful Queen City Cruise in Nelson.

Three hundred plus entrants came as far away as Minnesota to be part of the September Car Show.

Mallard’s Source for sports were quick to salute the Road Kings Executive with Team of the Week.

Members include, Frank Anderson, Warren...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 09 2018

After Week One of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the Nelson Leafs occupy the same spot as team did when the last season concluded — on top of the Murdoch Division.

Nelson posted a pair of 4-1 decisions over teams from the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference.

Ryan Piva scored twice on Opening Night as Nelson dumped North Okanagan Knights at the NDCC Arena.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 07 2018

Nelson veteran Ryan Piva scored twice sparking the Leafs to a 4-1 victory over the visiting North Okanagan Knights Friday on opening night of the 2018-19 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season at the NDCC Arena.

Piva scored in the first and second periods as Nelson built a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes.

Leafs captain Jack Karran and David Sanchez added singles. Kalem...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 07 2018

Riders from the Koot-Neigh Club in Blewett recently return home with medals following competition at the BC Equestrian Riding Championships held recently in Chilliwack.

A total of seven athletes and three horses captured 14 ribbons — nine of which were in the top four, and the Top BC Trot Horse for the third consecutive year.

The team includes Neve Hamilton, Julia Kromer-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 07 2018

It’s been said that variety is the spice of life.

That can also be said for the upcoming edition of the Kootenay International Hockey League as the Junior B circuit opens the 2018-19 season Friday, with a few changes — some good, and some not so good.

“It’s a wonderful game the KIJHL,” interim KI president Larry Martel told The Nelson Daily on the eve of his first season...

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