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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 08 2019

Fresh of a 9-4 pasting of the Grand Forks Border Bruins, the Nelson Leafs embark on a two-game Kootenay International Junior Hockey League road swing that will take the Green and White to stops in Spokane, Friday, and Fernie, Saturday.

Tuesday’s win over the Bruins continued the Leafs red-hot streak in the KIJHL, that has seen the team jump from worst to first in Murdoch Division...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 07 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers will play in the Consolation Round following a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to rival South Okanagan of Oliver Thursday at the BC High School AA  Girl’s Field Hockey Championships.

The loss was followed by a 3-0 setback to West View.

The flu bug forced the Bombers to play shorthanded as the Kootenay squad was missing up six players for Day two of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Commissioner Larry Martel said the league has started an investigation following a report of racial taunting by a player during Saturday’s game in Nelson between the Leafs and the Kamloops Storm.

Martel said the incident happened during the game when a Leafs player came to his coach and told him about comments made toward him, and the coach...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 04 2019

Madelyn Bonikowsky culminated an amazing season on the cross country circuit by capturing the gold medal in the Senior Girl’s Division at the 2019 BC High School X-Country Championships Saturday in Abbotsford.

Bonikowsky, who moved to Nelson from Delta this past summer with her twin brother Jacob, won the five kilometer race in a time of 17 minutes, 39 seconds.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 03 2019

Nelson Leafs remain the hottest team in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The Green and White started off the month of November just like the team ended October, skating to a 4-2 decision over the Kamloops Storm Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson, 11-2-0-0-3, lead the Murdoch Division by two points over Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The win also moves the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 31 2019

For the ninth consecutive season the L.V. Rogers Bombers will compete in the BC High School AA Girl’s Field Hockey Championships at Lambrick Park in Victoria.

The Bombers blasted Princess Margaret of Penticton 5-1 in the Kootenay/Okanagan qualifying round game to advance to the provincial tournament.

Ella Peloso scored twice with singles going to Skyla Short, Marissa Price and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 31 2019

Leaf fans are hoping whatever the hockey club was eating or drinking during the month of October is secretly packed away in a secure vault to be rationed throughout the remainder of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Because the past month saw the Green and White go undefeated, and race from the bottom to the top of the Murdoch Division standings.

“The secret...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 29 2019

 If the Selkirk College Saints were looking for a key early-season bonding weekend full of memorable takeaways, they hit the mark on their latest trip to Vancouver Island.

The Saints journeyed west for a pair of British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games and returned home with a 7-6 barnburner win over the University of Victoria Vikes on Friday night and a thrilling 5-...