by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 16 2014

The Nelson Leafs gave Heritage City fans a taste of everything this Junior B season as the club played well into April for the first time in a few years.

Fans attending Friday’s Cyclone Taylor Cup preliminary round contest between Nelson and KIJHL champion Beaver Valley Nitehawks...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 15 2014

A handful of local female hockey players have been invited to the 2014 Female U18 BC Cup in Salmon Arm from April 23 – 27.

Nelson's Merissa Dawson along with Stephanie McAuley of Trail and Kimberley Huisman of Fernie were invited to the jamboree format event, featuring four...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 15 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers proved they are no match for Kootenay competition, outscoring the opposition 14-1 at the Mount Baker Wild High School Girl's Soccer Tournament this past weekend in the East Kootenay City.

The only blemish for the Bombers came during a 2-1 win over Selkirk Storm...

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100 Mile House rumour not a rumour as Revelstoke applies to sell team to new Wranglers franchise

100 Mile House rumour not a rumour as Revelstoke applies to sell team to new Wranglers franchise

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks have only had a few days to enjoy the 2012 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League championship and already there’s rumbling of team wanting to move.

League president Bill Ohlhausen confirmed earlier this week that the Revelstoke Grizzlies, who are only two years removed from winning the league title, are requesting to sell the franchise to 100 Mile House.

“That’s right,” Ohlhausen told The Nelson Daily Wednesday.

Canucks Ground Ducks In Shootout To Win Seventh Straight

Canucks Ground Ducks In Shootout To Win Seventh Straight

Leigh Ramsden lives in Vancouver and is an avid Canucks fan, having been a partial season ticket holder for over 10 years. He's old enough to have witnessed all three Stanley Cup losses, as such, his prime goal is to remove those scars by seeing a Cup brought to Vancouver. Leigh is Fighting For Stanley's ( west coast correspondent, and will also blog after all Canuck games for The Nelson Daily.

Bia Boro retains Jackson's Hole Indoor crown by doubling Abacus 4-2

Bia Boro (yellow) and Abacus once again met in the Jackson's Hole Final. — Submitted photo

Bia Boro is back in the winner's circle of the  Jackson's Hole Men's Masters Men Indoor Soccer League.

Bia Boro managed to once again knock off Abacus 4-2 to claim the 2012 title.

The final was a rematch of the 2011 championship contest and a battle of the league's top regular season teams.

Abacus and Bia Boro finished tied for top spot each with 37 points and identical 11-4-3 records.

Bia Boro advanced to the final by stopping Jackson's Hole 8-3 in a lopsided affair.

Vernon, Midway come away with all the hardware at 17th Annual Icebreaker Tourney

Midway Black Betties (white) and Thorman Drillers battled to a 2-2 tie Saturday at the Civic Centre Arena. — Bruce Fuhr photo

The Vernon Vixens made the trek to the West Kootenay a successful venture, getting a handful of goals for Kelsey Kirkham to edge Spokane Stars 4-1 in the final of the 17th Annual Nelson Icebreaker Women's Hockey Tournament Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

It was the second straight Nelson Icebreaker title for the Vixens. The tournament is hosted by the Nelson Blueliners Women's Hockey Team.

Vanessa Vargas scored the lone goal for the Stars.

Host Blueliners managed to find a way into the medals, capturing the bronze ahead of Kootenay Cougars and Shuswap Storm.

Hawks sweep past Chiefs to KIJHL title, double Kelowna 4-2 Sunday

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks were all smiles after sweeping to the KIJHL title Sunday in Kelowna. — Bruce Fuhr photo

The brooms came out in the Central Okanagan Sunday.

Craig Martin made his final Junior B game a memorable one as the rookie sniper scored twice sparking the Beaver Valley Nitehawks to a 4-2 the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship victory over the hometown Chiefs in Rutland.

The Hawks swept the best-of-seven series 4-0, out scoring the Chiefs 20-9.

Glacier athletes in the medals at Twisters' Invitational

Chultim O'Neill . . . wins gold in Ladies P2 Open

The Glacier Gym club competitive team took to the road last month scoring a boat load of medals at the Twisters' Invitational in Abbotsford.

Leading the medal parade was Chultim O'Neill in Ladies P2 Open Division.

O'Neill finished first on vault, beam and floor to capture the gold overall medal in the division.

Right behind O'Neill was Rebecca Benner in second spot.

Benner was second on vault behind her teammate, third on bars and second on beam and floor.

Calvin scores in OT to sink Chiefs 5-4, Hawks now lead series 3-0 with Game four Sunday in Kelowna

Even with two Kelowna players, Dallas Calvin (22) has been tough for the Chiefs to slow down. — Bruce Fuhr photo

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks may have just sucked the life out of the Kelowna Chiefs.

Or check that, Dallas Calvin may be the one responsible for the Chiefs now being on life support.

Calvin, Mr. Offence for Beaver Valley in the series, scored at 6:29 of the first overtime period to lift the Hawks to a 5-4 overtime decision over the Chiefs in Game three of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championships Series Saturday in the Central Okanagan City.

It was Calvin's third of the game and second hat-trick in two contests.