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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 21 2020

The start of the next Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season looks to be hold due to the coronavirus COVID-19.

However, that has not stopped the Nelson Leafs from being ready to hit the ground running when the the green light is given by BC Hockey to start the KIJHL regular season in the fall.

The Leafs worked a deal with Summerland Steam, sending three players to the...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 19 2020

We have started our season out on the west coast and it’s off to a great start.  

There has been lots of Coho around to keep everyone busy while hunting for the big Chinooks. Some days have been a grind, but Chinook are showing up at the usual spots lately.  So far, the biggest Chinook we’ve seen on the dock is 33 pounds.

That’s a great sign for this early in the season.  Looking...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jul 17 2020

In a media release appearing on the league's website, the BC Hockey League announced Friday that it is planning to start the 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 1, pending approval from the Provincial Health Office (PHO).

“We’ve been having discussions with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture since March around a safe return to play,” said BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb in the media...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 14 2020

It’s definitely not business as usual for minor sports groups and organizations in Nelson due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, with the province opening up from spring lockdown in phases, some, including Nelson Soccer Association, are now offering programs for players.

Monday through Thursday at the Lakeside Soccer Field, Brett Adams, Regional Coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 13 2020

The BC Hockey Hall of Fame is asking the public to rummage through garages, basements and attics to help showcase the province's rich and diverse hockey history.

Due to COVID-19, the Hall was forced to cancel the annual summer induction event.

However, the downtime has given Hall staff the opportunity to shift their focus toward creating a new exhibit.

Located in Penticton...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 09 2020

Successful offseason fundraising efforts by Nelson Baseball Association has paid huge dividends allowing the local organization money to complete the...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 25 2020

Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, responsible for Sport, has issued the following statement regarding Vancouver's bid to host the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs:

"The opportunity to host the NHL playoffs is an exciting event for any community.

"While I am disappointed that Vancouver was not chosen as a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 23 2020

The show must go on!

And it did, using the new Zoom software society has resorted to during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

That was the method to communicate used by students who normally perform before adjudicators during Kootenay Festival of Arts.

The event was to have been held in early April.

However, the COVID-19 forced organizers to into the difficult...