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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 23 2018

Nelson’s Scotiabank branch injected some major financial support for the upcoming BC Bantam Tier Three Hockey Championships with a cheque for $5,000 to help offset expenses.

The tournament, which runs from March  18th – 22nd, includes nine teams, from across BC. 

A tournament of this magnitude requires many volunteers and financial assistance from businesses throughout the...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 22 2018

The Selkirk College Saints kept their first-place hopes alive with a pair of victories over southern rival Eastern Washington University in a home-and-home weekend series.

With the stretch drive to the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season now underway, the Saints covet home-ice advantage for the playoffs and currently sit four points behind first place...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 22 2018

This has been a historical season for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer program and for Nelson Minor Soccer grad Mitchell Popadynetz.

The team continues to blaze ‘uncharted’ territory as it secured its first Canada West playoff spot, won its first Canada West post season match and now has been rewarded with its first Canada West player of the year...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 22 2018

The Nelson Bantams are gearing up to host the 2017/18 British Columbia Bantam Tier Three Hockey Championships, which runs from March 18th – 22nd.

Ten teams from each of the nine districts across BC and the Yukon are slated to attend the five-day tourney.

The tournament is a terrific economic generator for the host community, drawing hundreds of families,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 21 2018

The good news, if there is any when a team drops two of three games during a three-game weekend, is the Nelson Leafs won’t see the Beaver Valley Nitehawks until the final game of the season.

The bad news is the Hawks stole the Leafs thunder for the second time in three days, scoring the winning goal in the final minute of the game to edge Nelson 4-3 in Kootenay International Junior...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 21 2018

The Glacier Gymnastics Club is rolling out the red carpet for the Judges Cup Saturday at the Civic Centre facility.

The Judges Cup, attracting athletes from throughout the Kootenay Region, is the first of many competitions for the Glacier gymnasts as the club begins its competitive season.

The competition goes Saturday, running all day.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 19 2018

Not so fast Nelson Leafs.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks registered a statement win Friday against Murdoch rival Nelson Leafs as all teams began the stretch run to the end of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

The defending KIJHL Champs scored twice in the second period to dump the Nelson Leafs 4-1 in KIJHL action at the NDCC Arena.

Kevan McBean, netting...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 19 2018

What you see is what you get.

All that talk prior to the January 10 roster deadline for Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams proved to be a lot of smoke and mirrors for the Nelson Leafs.

It’s not that management was not busy working the phones trying to find the diamond in the rough of a player that would bolster an already very good lineup.

However, when the...