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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 16 2018

The Trafalgar Thunder roared back from slow round robin start to capture the South Okanagan Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Tournament this past weekend in Oliver.

Teams from Penticton, Osoyoos, Keremeos and host Oliver were entered in the tourney.

Trafalgar finished fourth in round robin play, before rallying knocking off first-place Keremeos in semi-final action.

The Thunder...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 16 2018

L.V. Rogers continued its march toward the post season after the Bombers took home top spot at the recent Mount Baker High School Boy’s Soccer Tournament in Cranbrook.

The Bombers cruised to the title by stopping a team from Kalispell, Montana, 5-1 in the final.

Keegan Carmichael, Max Spielman and Moss Caney with a pair scored for the Bombers. The other marker was an own goal by...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 15 2018

It doesn’t matter what time the game starts, the Nelson Leafs are raring to go.

Despite a late start, the Leafs jumped all over the Spokane Braves, pounding the Washington based squad 6-0 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday afternoon at the NDCC Arena.

The victory comes on the heels of two wins Friday, 3-1 over the Thunder Cats in Creston, and Saturday, a...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 14 2018

A world leader in Tae Kwon do is coming to Nelson to help award black belts to 20 students from the Kootenays, Alberta and Washington State. 9th Dan Grandmaster Brenda Sell is one of only two 9th degree black belt women in the world, and the highest ranked non-Korean woman in the world. She will be the lead examiner for the black belt testing at Kootenay Martial Arts on October 18.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Oct 12 2018

The Nelson Leafs dipped into the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League trade market to bolster the blueline as the Heritage City franchise continues to build its roster.

Nelson acquired 19-year-old Dylan Rantucci from the Creston Valley Thunder Cats in exchange for forward Taylor Paulovich.

“The trade was made to help strengthen our back end,” Leaf GM Lance Morey told ...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the acquisition of forward Trevor Peca (‘00) from the Chilliwack Chiefs in exchange for future considerations. 

Peca, 18, spent last season with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), collecting 12 goals and 36 assists for 48 points in 50 games to go along with 76 penalty minutes. The 6’1”,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

Two Nelson Youth Soccer graduates are showcasing their talents as members of the University of Lethbridge varsity women's squad.

Defender Erica Augsten and keeper Hanna Quinn have been a key part of the Pronghorns team as the Southern Alberta University competes on the women's university circuit.

Lethbridge has struggled most of the season, but did manage to capture its...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 09 2018

The Selkirk College Saints opened the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season at home with a three-point weekend against the Simon Fraser University Clan.

With a balanced four-line attack, the Saints gave hockey fans plenty to cheer about at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre on Friday night scoring seven unanswered goals and claiming a 7-1...