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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 19 2019

The Kootenay Whitecaps University Prep Academy program is flourishing with a large number of local soccer players from Nelson, as well as across the Kootenay region, taking advantage of the expert coaching.

The program is one of the best tools available for Kootenay players wanting to excel and showcase their talents in front of post-secondary scouts.

In the past five years, the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 17 2019

The Nelson Peewee Rep Leafs continue to strike Gold.

The Heritage City squad blasted Windermere 9-3 to capture the Gold medal at the Invemere Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday in the East Kootenay City.

Eliot Rude powered the Leafs to the victory, scoring a hat-trick in the finale. Sebastian Conne Correnti scored twice while Cohen Wolbaum, Jack Boyes, Kale Gerhmann and Miller...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 15 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers bounced back from a setback to rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks by dumping Prince Charles of Creston and Nakusp at the Mount Sentinel Wildcats High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament over the weekend.

Johnny Michalchuck scored 19 points to spark the Bombers past Prince Charles 78-61 before LVR blasted Nakusp 86-39 behind the 15-point performance of Matti Erickson....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 15 2019

Six different players score goals to power the visiting Columbia Valley Rockies to a convincing 6-1 victory over the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The loss was the third straight for the Green and White which returned home following a six-game stretch away from the NDCC Arena.

Friday, on Teddy Bear Toss Night...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 13 2019

MindRight for Athletes Society ('MindRight') and HeadCheck Health ("HeadCheck") recently announced a new partnership to advance athlete health and wellness by making MindRight's resources and peer-to-peer support available through HeadCheck's mobile app and web-based software platform.

"I believe we have helpful resources available for youth and need to support them to get help if they...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 13 2019

The Nelson Leafs most likely won’t get the 45,650 stuffed animals tossed onto ice at the recent Hershey Bears' annual Teddy Bear Toss when the Heritage City franchise hosts its own fundraiser Friday at the NDCC Arena.

But why not think big.

Nelson plays host to defending champion Revelstoke Grizzlies in the first of two Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home games....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 12 2019

The L.V. Rogers Junior Bombers scored early and often en route to a 65-15 rout of Stanley Humphries Coyotes Tuesday in West Kootenay Boy's Basketball action at the Hangar.

LVR took a 24-0 lead after one quarter and never looked back.

LVR, playing its first game of the season, was paced by Quinn Kilpatrick and Cole Woodward, each player scoring 12 points. Josep Sola had eight...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 09 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tipped off the High School Basketball season with a fourth-place finish at the South Okanagan Hornets Senior Boy’s Tournament Saturday in Oliver.

The Bombers dropped a 67-56 decision to NorKam of Kamloops Saturday afternoon in the consolation final. Isaac Vissers led the Bombers with 12 points while Carter Anderson added 10.

LVR opened the tournament...

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