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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 07 2018

Riders from the Koot-Neigh Club in Blewett recently return home with medals following competition at the BC Equestrian Riding Championships held recently in Chilliwack.

A total of seven athletes and three horses captured 14 ribbons — nine of which were in the top four, and the Top BC Trot Horse for the third consecutive year.

The team includes Neve Hamilton, Julia Kromer-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 07 2018

It’s been said that variety is the spice of life.

That can also be said for the upcoming edition of the Kootenay International Hockey League as the Junior B circuit opens the 2018-19 season Friday, with a few changes — some good, and some not so good.

“It’s a wonderful game the KIJHL,” interim KI president Larry Martel told The Nelson Daily on the eve of his first season...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Sep 05 2018

The student athletes on the Selkirk College Saints are settling into their classes and ramping up their energy on the ice as the team prepares for the 2018-2019 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

With a roster that includes half veterans and half rookies, this season’s edition of the Saints is loaded with both potential and faces that local hockey fans will...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 03 2018

Anyone frequenting the Nelson waterfront most likely has seen the Kootenay Rhythm Dragons in action as the squad trains on Kootenay Lake.

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons are Nelson's first dragon boat team. The team building began in the fall of 2003, and the momentum has continued to build. Each year we continue to grow and develop our team.

KRD is made up of a diverse group of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Aug 31 2018

The Nelson Leafs opened the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League exhibition season on a positive note, posting a 5-0 decision over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks Thursday in Fruitvale.

Nelson held period leads of 3-0 and 4-0.

The Leafs continue the pre-season Friday at home against Revelstoke Grizzlies. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

Nelson travels to Revelstoke Saturday before...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 30 2018

Even a little smoke could not dampen the spirits during the annual Fat Tire Festival.

Riders young and old braved the less than impressive conditions to compete in the annual event, from the Rosemont Jump Jam to Friday’s Bike Parade to downhill rides and Morning Mountain Madness.

Results are below.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 22 2018

The Nelson Neptunes put the finishing touch on a great season in the pool at the BC Summer Swim Association Championships in Surrey.

The Neptunes advanced with a solid showing at the Kootenay Regionals in Trail, where the Division 5 girls 4 X 50 meter freestyle relay team set a record.

The contingent of Madeline Holitzki, Ella Chouinard, Laurel Nixon and Jaylen Rushton blazed a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 22 2018

A handful of Neptunes swimmers qualified for finals at the BC Summer Swim Association Championships this past weekend in Surrey.

Lachlan Bibby-Fox led the charge, finishing just out of the medals in fourth in 50-meter Breaststroke. Bibby-Fox followed that result with an eighth overall performance in Individual Medley

Other results included:

  • Madeline Holitzki...