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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.

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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...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 18 2018

Another year and another crop of boys and girls participating at the annual Novice Half-Ice Minor Hockey tournament in Nelson.

Novice teams teams from Spokane, Nakusp, Trail/Rossland and Castlegar each took to the ice for games during the Half...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 18 2018
The L.V. Rogers Junior Boy's Basketball teams opened the New Year with a couple of weekend wins over Boundary Central Secondary Roadrunners of Midway.
 
Keegan Carmichael and Fynn Keywood combined for 37 points to lead the Junior Bombers to a 71-50 over the Road Runners.
 
In the other contest, the LVR Grade 9s...
by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 15 2018

The Trinity Western University Spartans accomplished what very few visiting British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) teams manage on a visit to the West Kootenay — a weekend sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

In the Saints’ first action of 2018, the visitors escaped the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre with a 4-3 win on Friday night and a 3-2 overtime victory...

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