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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 22 2017

The new Nelson Youth Basketball League tipped off last week with more than 30 players, girls and boys, filling the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium.

The focus of the new Youth Basketball League is:

  • Fun, focused on developing a love of the game
  • Supportive,...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 22 2017

Ryan Piva scored at the 3:08 mark of the first overtime period to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 5-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Columbia Valley Rockies Saturday night in Invermere.

The win allows Nelson to conclude the five-game road trip with an impressive 4-0-0-1 record.

The lone setback came Thursday when Kimberley defeated the Leafs 2-1 in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Oct 20 2017

For the second straight meeting, the Kimberley Dynamiters prevailed over the Nelson Leafs.

Devon Langelaar scored with one second remaining in the first overtime period to spark the Nitros to a narrow 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Thursday night in the Bavarian City.

Kimberley edged the Leafs 2-1 in the previous meeting between...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 19 2017

The tragic events that unfolded this week in Fernie, where three people died from an ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena, has forced the Ghostriders to move their Saturday home game.

The team has also cancelled Friday's Ghostriders game in Columbia Valley as the team cannot access their dressing room to get any equipment.

“The board, staff and players of the Fernie...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 19 2017

Two heavyweights in the Kootenay Conference face-off in Kimberley Thursday in a rare mid-week Kootenay International Junior Hockey League meeting.

The Nelson Leafs, holding down top spot in the Murdoch Division, battle the Dynamiters, first in the Eddie Mountain Division.

The Nitros hold the edge in the season series, edging out the Leafs 2-1 back on opening weekend of the KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

L.V. Rogers Bombers took it on the chin during High School Field Hockey action Tuesday in Pass Creek, dropping a pair of games to rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks.

The Junior Bombers lost a tight battle 1-0 while the Seniors were doubled 4-2 by the Hawks.

"The Juniors were playing short and sick as key players were unable to make the game," said coach Bruce Walgren.

"A great...

by Trail Champion sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters have added 19-year-old defenceman Trevor Zins to their roster.

Zins comes to the Trail Smoke Eaters after playing the past two seasons with the USHL’s Cedar Rapids Roughriders. The 6’0” defenceman is a commit of Umass-Lowell and will help to solidify the backend for the Smoke Eaters, who sit in second place overall in the BCHL. It is expected...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

The Second Annual Vince DeVito’s Pulpit/Flag Pole Fun Run and Hike is set to be held Sunday north of the Heritage City.

The challenging run, that has competitors race from the foot of the trail to the Flagpole, is a fundraiser for Friends...

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