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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 27 2019

The future is definitely looking bright for Joe Davidson and the Nelson Leafs.

The rookie winger registered a four-point night to lead Nelson to an 8-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over visiting 100 Mile House Wranglers Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win, combined with Nelson’s 3-1 decision Friday in Fruitvale over the Beaver Valley, lifted the Green...

by Benjamin Phillips on Friday Oct 25 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings

The Trail Smoke Eaters have filled their vacant goaltending spot by acquiring  Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings. Another veteran of the BCHL in Paler-Chow has backstopped the Kings since the 2017-18 season. He took the Kings to the BCHL Semi-Finals in 17/18...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 24 2019

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

After a less than impressive start to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, Nelson Leafs have caught fire in October thanks to netminder Anderson Violette.

Violette came to the Green and White via a trade with Sannich Braves of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League.

Why the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 23 2019

There’s some big news happening at Trafalgar Middle School.

The Thunder Girl’s Volleyball team looked very impressive in capturing the South Okanagan Grade 7/8 Tournament this past weekend in Oliver.

Trafalgar, defeating Okanagan Mission of Kelowna in the final, cruised to the title with wins over host South Okanagan, Vernon Christian, Aberdeen Hall of Kelowna and Summerland....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 22 2019

Trafalgar Thunder swept past Okanagan Mission of Kelowna in two games to capture the South Okanagan Hornets Grade 7-8 Girl’s Volleyball Tournament this past weekend in Oliver.

Trafalgar was locked in from the opening serve of the tournament, finishing first overall after round robin action with wins over South Okanagan, Vernon Christian, Aberdeen Hall of Kelowna, Summerland and Okanagan...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

Four Kootenay zone teams traveled to a season-ending Kamloops 7s tournament during the Thanksgiving weekend — one of the largest junior tournaments in North America with teams from all over BC and Alberta.

The Under 16 Girls team remained unbeaten and won the tournament. This included an...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 20 2019

A packed Rod and Gun Club was treated to an impressive evening of amateur boxing Saturday as the Nelson Boxing Club hosted Fight Night VII.

Fight fans watched a dozen bouts featuring national-level fighters from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook and Nanaimo, including the main event where Nelson’s Ryan Lewis outlasted Donny Cornelius of Victoria.

Cornelius,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 20 2019

Run-and-gun, tight-checking or simply winning a close hockey game, the Nelson Leafs are proving they can play any style to gain the two points.

Case in point, Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The Leafs shook off a mid-game rally by the visiting Golden Rockets to outlast the Eddie Mountain squad 7-5 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

The win, combined...

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