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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 12 2019

The 88 Stitches squad came away as the big winners at the annual One Pitch Slopitch tournament held last month at the Lakeside Diamonds in Nelson.

88 Stitches captured the A Division with Nelson’s Ripping Giraffe capturing the B Division and The Crew claiming the C Division crown.

Proceeds of the tournament go to local charities. 

Last year donations were made...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

On the eve of the upcoming 2019-20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, the league decided to recognize the impact former president Bill Ohlhausen had on the league and the impressive legacy he left.

A legacy that sees the KIJHL’s Okanagan Division renamed after him.

“This just caps it...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 09 2019

A trio of Nelson Youth Soccer female players continue to thrive on the Women’s University circuit.

Maya Ida, Julia Burkart and Hanna Quinn all registered solid performances at the Canada West season opened on many fronts this past weekend.

Quinn, a keeper for University of Lethbridge, was outstanding between the pipes as the Pronghorns rallied from a 2-0 deficit to draw with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 09 2019

Jackie Little and Reg Clarkson were recently crowned champions during a pair of golf tournament at the Balfour Golf Course north of Nelson.

Little took home the top prize at the Balfour Ladies Open last Thursday while Clarkson won the Balfour Senior Men’s Open in late August.

Jennifer Green took home the Low Net Title during the Ladies Open Tournament.

Little is not...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons overcame blustery conditions to capture a Bronze Medal at meet held last month in Kelowna.

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons, thrilled to record times under one minute in each of the three 200-meter heats during the event, unfortunately, had races cut short due to high winds and choppy waters.

“The team was a little disappointed as we had put in lots of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

West Kootenay hockey fans will get a chance to capture some of the magic that comes along with Canada’s most storied hockey franchises when the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Team touches down in Nelson this winter.

Make A Change Canada is hosting the charity hockey game on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the Nelson and District Community Complex where some of the legends of the Montreal...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Aug 30 2019

Nelson Youth Soccer grad Julia Burkart scored her first career goal as Thompson Rivers University WolfPack rallied for a 5-3 come from behind victory over the University of British Columbia Okanagan Heat Wednesday in the final exhibition match of the 2019 Canada West season.

Burkart, a second-year defender from Nelson, scored her first Canada West career goal to tie things up on a long...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 28 2019

After an amazing season on the trail, Travis Hauck of Nelson capped off his mountain bike season with a gold medal performance in the men's 40-49 division at the Mont-Sainte-Anne UCI Masters Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec.

Hauck, from Nelson, also won the bronze medal in the overall masters men's category in the 60 kilometer race.