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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 23 2020

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks waited until the final game of the regular season to Get Off the Schneid against Murdoch Division rival Nelson Leafs.

The Hawks scored three third-period goals to double up on the Leafs 4-2 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win not only allowed the Nitehawks to defeat the Leafs for the first...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Feb 21 2020

Bryden Pow scored twice and Shawn Campbell netted the winner in overtime sparking the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks Thursday night in Fruitvale.

The victory, the fifth consecutive for Nelson over the Nitehawks, allowed the Leafs to remain in contention for the Murdoch Division Regular season title.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 20 2020

This past weekend — Saturday and Sunday, February 15-16 — Nelson Nordic Ski Club was pleased to host the final Teck Kootenay Cup races of the 2020 season.

More than 115 Nordic skiers participated, including racers from Fernie, Valhalla Hills (Hills), Revelstoke, Strathcona Nordic, Nickel Plate (Penticton), Larch Hills (Salmon Arm) and Black Jack (Rossland), as well as a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 20 2020

There was no shortage of provincial caliber results for the Nelson Boxing Club at the 2020 Boxing BC Provincial Championships this past weekend in Richmond.

Nelson competitors won five medals as well as numerous other special awards, including Coach of the Year for Heritage City skipper Jesse Pineiro.

“I’m just very proud of everyone,” said Nelson coach Jesse Pineiro when asked...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

Whitewater Ski Club is sending five athletes to the upcoming BC Winter Games in Dawson Creek, February 20-23.

The five skiers earned spots following a Provincial Zone race held at Red Mountain Ski Hill in Rossland.

The Whitewater contingent, part of a 17-skier team from the Kootenay Zone, includes Madison Clark, Rylie Clark, Miika Hartman, Marco Garissi, and Raleigh Robertson — a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.

Hunt, a graduate of Nelson Minor Hockey, recorded five points during Springfield's two-game weekend visit to Charlotte, helping the Thunderbirds close the gap in the Atlantic Division...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers has a strong showing at the Desert Classic High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Osoyoos.

The Bombers lost 76-48 to fourth-ranked Single-A Barriere Cougars in the tournament final.

LVR pushed the Single-A power until the second half, trailing by three at intermission, before the Cougars size and strength overpowered the Bombers.

Matti...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

Team West Kootenay, skipped by Bill vanYzerloo of Castlegar, edged Ken McHargue of Elkford 8-7 to capture the Qualifier 1 spot at the Masters Men Kootenay Curling Championships held last month in Invermere.

The vanYzerloo rink scored a single in the eight end to secure the victory.

The rink includes vanYzerloo, third Myron Nichol of Castlegar, second Garry Beaudry of Nelson and...

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