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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 24 2020

After Nelson Baseball finishes its renovation of Queen Elizabeth Park in Nelson, the Blue Jays just might want to ditch Buffalo as its minor league affiliate.

The Toronto Blue Jays “Jays Care Foundation” made Queen Elizabeth Park renovations happen a little easier after the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 12 2020

Simon Fraser University is retiring its varsity athletics team name, the Clan, effective Wednesday the university said on its website.

The university initiated a stakeholder engagement process of the team name in January after a poll of student athletes last year indicated strong support for a name change.

Based on the results of the engagement...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 12 2020

The Nelson Regional Sports Council is not taking this forced hiatus for amateur sport in the Heritage City due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 sitting down.

The Sports Council is hosting a social distanced meeting Tuesday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m. outside the Lakeside Soccer Fieldhouse on the Nelson waterfront to discuss how the community together can meet the challenges of the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 22 2020

Over the course of his decades-long medical career, MS Bike ambassador Dr. Jim Noiles has been inspired by many individuals living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Hearing their stories firsthand motivated him to become a Volunteer Committee member for the MS Society of Canada – BC & Yukon Division in the West Kootenays and take part in region’s annual MS Bike Tour for the past nine...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 21 2020

The start of the next Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season looks to be hold due to the coronavirus COVID-19.

However, that has not stopped the Nelson Leafs from being ready to hit the ground running when the the green light is given by BC Hockey to start the KIJHL regular season in the fall.

The Leafs worked a deal with Summerland Steam, sending three players to the...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 19 2020

We have started our season out on the west coast and it’s off to a great start.  

There has been lots of Coho around to keep everyone busy while hunting for the big Chinooks. Some days have been a grind, but Chinook are showing up at the usual spots lately.  So far, the biggest Chinook we’ve seen on the dock is 33 pounds.

That’s a great sign for this early in the season.  Looking...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jul 17 2020

In a media release appearing on the league's website, the BC Hockey League announced Friday that it is planning to start the 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 1, pending approval from the Provincial Health Office (PHO).

“We’ve been having discussions with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture since March around a safe return to play,” said BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb in the media...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 14 2020

It’s definitely not business as usual for minor sports groups and organizations in Nelson due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, with the province opening up from spring lockdown in phases, some, including Nelson Soccer Association, are now offering programs for players.

Monday through Thursday at the Lakeside Soccer Field, Brett Adams, Regional Coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps...