Back to top

Sports News

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 21 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is doing an about-face on its decision to continue its regular season.

Following province-wide restrictions brought in by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry Thursday, the league decided to continue its season Friday with a host of games — including a 10-1 victory by the Nelson Leafs over the Grand Forks Border Bruins and Castlegar...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 20 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update on league operations following the Provincial Health Order issued on November 19th:

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the KIJHL has made the health and safety of our athletes, staff, volunteers, billet families and fans our top priority. In doing so, we have closely observed all of the...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 19 2020

By Emanuel Sequera, KIJHL Communications Department

During opening weekend of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey's 54th campaign, Matthew Byrne of the Nelson Leafs filled stat sheet with points to capture first star in the league's Stars of the Week.

Jordan Berschiminsky of the Osoyoos Coyotes and Jacob Biensch of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 16 2020

Prior to opening weekend of the KIJHL, Commissioner Jeff Dubois released a statement regarding the ongoing issues the league is facing as it begins play during COVID-19.

The KIJHL began the season following COVID-19 cases involving two teams in the East Kootenay.

On October 30th, the KIJHL announced that a member of the Kimberley Dynamiters had tested positive for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 16 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League kicked off its 2020-21 season on several fronts, and for the Nelson Leafs opening weekend was a tremendous success.

The Leafs posted two wins, thumping Castlegar Rebels 10-3 Friday in the Sunflower City before returning to edge visiting Osoyoos Coyotes 4-3 in overtime Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

Simon Nemethy scored at 3:07 of the...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 13 2020

Dena Steenson was the lucky winner of the $1,000 gift certificates during the October draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program the BC Wildlife Federation said in a media release.

Steenson and her partner, who keep their boat at Fishhawk Marina in Crawford Bay – where 110 entries were received this month, consider themselves “die-hard” fishers, fishing twot to four times a week...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 13 2020

Now that the abbreviated exhibition season is complete, the Nelson Leafs begin the 2020-21 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League regular season Friday in Castlegar against the Rebels.

The Sunflower City team is one of three of the teams — Osoyoos Coyotes and Grand Forks Border Bruins are the others — in the Murdoch Division with the Leafs.

Nelson defeated the Rebels twice...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

After guidelines were recently updated by the BC Provincial Health Officer regarding gatherings and events, the Regional District of Central Kootenay adopted  some best practices to keep the community safe and our youth...

Pages