by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 16 2014

The Nelson Leafs gave Heritage City fans a taste of everything this Junior B season as the club played well into April for the first time in a few years.

Fans attending Friday’s Cyclone Taylor Cup preliminary round contest between Nelson and KIJHL champion Beaver Valley Nitehawks...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 15 2014

A handful of local female hockey players have been invited to the 2014 Female U18 BC Cup in Salmon Arm from April 23 – 27.

Nelson's Merissa Dawson along with Stephanie McAuley of Trail and Kimberley Huisman of Fernie were invited to the jamboree format event, featuring four...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 15 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers proved they are no match for Kootenay competition, outscoring the opposition 14-1 at the Mount Baker Wild High School Girl's Soccer Tournament this past weekend in the East Kootenay City.

The only blemish for the Bombers came during a 2-1 win over Selkirk Storm...

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Nelson Minor Hockey concludes season with award ceremony

The Medal of Achievement winners were smiling from ear to ear during the picture taking ceremony at the NMHA awards banquet Wednesday at the Tenth Street Campus of Selkirk College. — Bruce Fuhr photo

Nelson Minor Hockey wrapped up another successful campaign on the ice with the annual awards banquet Wednesday at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus.

The evening was led by former NHLer Mike Laughton.

The Nelson product saluted the award winners along with giving the banquet goers a history lesson on the greats from Nelson Minor Hockey past.

Provincial MLA's make bet on outcome of Cyclone Taylor Cup

Provincial MLA's make bet on outcome of Cyclone Taylor Cup

The Nelson Leafs have some added pressure on the host squad at the upcoming Cyclone Taylor Cup after Nelson/Creston MLA Michelle Mungall accepted a friendly bet in the Legislature.

Esquimalt-Royal Roads MLA Maurine Karagianis has challenged  Mungall to a friendly wager on the outcome as the Victoria Cougars travel to Nelson to compete for B.C. junior B hockey supremacy in the Cyclone Taylor Cup next week.

Nelson native Doug Agnew honoured by Milwaukee Admirals

 Doug Agnew receives a jersey from is Nashville Predators Assistant General Manager Paul Fenton, the Admirals NHL affiliate, during a pre-game ceremony Friday. — Photo courtesy Milwaukee Admirals

Former Nelson native and L.V. Rogers grad Doug Agnew was honoured Friday by the Milwaukee Admirals on his 2,000th game as team trainer and his 25th season with the team.

Agnew, who was raised in Nelson and attended Trafalgar and L.V. Rogers High Schools, has been the Athletic Trainer for the Admirals since 1989 when he was assigned to the team as a member of the Vancouver Canucks organization.

LVR Bombers open baseball season on fire

LVR Bombers open baseball season on fire

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are off to a great start in the High School Spring Baseball League, winning four of the team's opening four games.

The Bombers posted wins over Northwest Christian and Timberlake Idaho during spring break.

Here's a capsule look at the season:

Game 1 LVR 19 Northwest Christian 2

Braden Zarikoff threw a five innings of two hit, nine strikeouts ball to register the win on the mound.

Holland scores twice to lift Hawks past Storm to square KIJHL Final

Holland scores twice to lift Hawks past Storm to square KIJHL Final

After dropping the opener in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Final, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks had the Kamloops Storm right where they wanted.

Dan Holland scored twice, including once in a three-goal second period, to spark the Hawks to a 6-2 thrashing of the Storm Saturday night in Spoolmak Country.

Beaver Valley squares the best-of-seven KIJHL Championship series at 1-1 with Games three and four, Monday and Tuesday in Fruitvale.

AHL Milwaukee Admirals honour Nelson's Doug Agnew

 Former Nelsonite Doug Agnew is part of a pre-game ceremony to salute 25 seasons with the AHL club Milwaukee Admirals. — Photo courtesy Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Club

Former Nelson native and L.V. Rogers grad Doug Agnew is being honoured Friday by the Milwaukee Admirals on his 2,000th game as team trainer and his 25th season with the team.

Agnew, who was raised in Nelson and attended Trafalgar and L.V. Rogers High Schools, has been the Athletic Trainer for the Admirals since 1989 when he was assigned to the team as a member of the Vancouver Canucks organization.

Edwards commits to Selkirk College on eve of KIJHL Final

Ryan Edwards has committed to Selkirk, but first, there's the KIJHL final to be decided. — Photo courtesy Selkirk College

Ryan Edwards is ready to stake out the future after signing a letter of commitment to play for the Selkirk College Saints next season.

However, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound center has a little unfinished business on his hands before graduating to the Intercollegiate Hockey League ranks.

Edwards and his Beaver Valley Nitehawk teammates are in Kamloops to open the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship series against the Storm.