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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 10 2020

Nelson’s Maddy Bonikowsky loves to run.

She loves the rawness and simplicity of running.

And she has loved running from a young age, racing recreationally against peers in elementary school.

“No equipment, no technical components; in running you must grind it out by yourself, for yourself,” the Grade 12 student at L.V. Rogers High School recently said to The Nelson...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 08 2020

Sit back and have a read of the Reel Adventures Sportfishing December Fishing Report as we close out this 2020 roller coaster ride.

There have been some fun days with small groups and family groups.  And the fish have been cooperating for us.

Here are the latest reports:

Kootenay Lake

November was a windy and chilly month, but we still spent most of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 04 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has decided to postpone its 2020-21 season until the New Year.

In a statement sent out by the league Friday, the KIJHL said the decision comes after the recent Provincial Health Orders, first posted on November 19th as well as additional restrictions put in place on December 3rd.

“In light of ongoing...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 02 2020

Mallard's Source for sports is focusing this edition of Team of the Week on the 1954 Nelson Senior Maple Leafs, which finished atop of the Western International Hockey League.

The Leafs edged out Kimberley Dynamiters for the top price in the four-team league by a single point.

The WIHL was senior hockey league featuring teams from the Western United States and Western Canada....

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Dec 01 2020

In the same week that the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020-2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, student-athletes on the Selkirk College Saints found brightness through focus on community leadership.

On November 26, the BCIHL announced its decision to cancel official competition until the start of the 2021-22...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 27 2020

As Kootenay International Hockey League fans know, the second week of league action was shortened due to travel restriction by the Provincial Health Office as there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases.

This has caused the KI  to pause play until December 7 or until the PHO decides it is safe to resume play.

However, Emanuel Sequera, Director of Communications at the KIJHL was...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 23 2020

With the coronavirus COVID-19 raising havoc on the way the sporting public interacts, Mallard’s Source for sports thought this might be a good time to take a trek back down memory lane to find its Team of the Week.

Mallard’s Source for sports is going back in time to look at Teams from the Nelson history books.

This week Mallard's Team of the Week is the 2007 Nelson Minor Hockey...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 22 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update on league operations following the Provincial Health Order issued on November 19th and the subsequent policy clarification provided by Viasport on November 20th:

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...

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