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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 20 2020

There was no shortage of provincial caliber results for the Nelson Boxing Club at the 2020 Boxing BC Provincial Championships this past weekend in Richmond.

Nelson competitors won five medals as well as numerous other special awards, including Coach of the Year for Heritage City skipper Jesse Pineiro.

“I’m just very proud of everyone,” said Nelson coach Jesse Pineiro when asked...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

Whitewater Ski Club is sending five athletes to the upcoming BC Winter Games in Dawson Creek, February 20-23.

The five skiers earned spots following a Provincial Zone race held at Red Mountain Ski Hill in Rossland.

The Whitewater contingent, part of a 17-skier team from the Kootenay Zone, includes Madison Clark, Rylie Clark, Miika Hartman, Marco Garissi, and Raleigh Robertson — a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.

Hunt, a graduate of Nelson Minor Hockey, recorded five points during Springfield's two-game weekend visit to Charlotte, helping the Thunderbirds close the gap in the Atlantic Division...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers has a strong showing at the Desert Classic High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Osoyoos.

The Bombers lost 76-48 to fourth-ranked Single-A Barriere Cougars in the tournament final.

LVR pushed the Single-A power until the second half, trailing by three at intermission, before the Cougars size and strength overpowered the Bombers.

Matti...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

Team West Kootenay, skipped by Bill vanYzerloo of Castlegar, edged Ken McHargue of Elkford 8-7 to capture the Qualifier 1 spot at the Masters Men Kootenay Curling Championships held last month in Invermere.

The vanYzerloo rink scored a single in the eight end to secure the victory.

The rink includes vanYzerloo, third Myron Nichol of Castlegar, second Garry Beaudry of Nelson and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 16 2020

The Nelson Leafs continued its drive for another Murdoch Division title, edging the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 3-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The victory, coupled with an identical 3-1 decision Friday over the visiting Creston Valley Thunder Cats, leapfrogs the Leafs into sole possession of first place in the Murdoch Division...

by Bob Hall on Friday Feb 14 2020

With a home playoff series not in the cards and post-season fate still undetermined, the Selkirk College Saints will be looking for an extra jolt of energy from fans in the team’s final weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre.

Needing a pair of wins to feel a level of comfort in making the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) final run for the title,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Grand Forks Wolves took turns taking a bite out of the L.V. Rogers Bombers teams on the hardwood.

The Wolves won three consecutive games over the Bombers during the past two days, the latest coming Thursday at the Hangar when Grand Forks rocked LVR 70-33 in West Kootenay High School Girls’ Basketball action.

Wednesday, in the Boundary City, the Wolves swept LVR in a pair of boys...

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