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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 18 2019

Nelson Youth Soccer Rep teams concluded the 2019 season with an amazing showing at the Kootenay South Eye of the Storm Tournament held recently in Castlegar.

Paced by the up-and-coming U10 Boy’s, NYS captured seven gold medals.

Other winners were U11 Boys, U12 Boys, U17 Boys, U12 Girls, U14 Girls and U17 Girls.

The U12 Boys, U17 Boys, U14 Girls and U17 Girls went...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 17 2019

It took a long time for Slocan’s Donald Currie to load up the car for the return trip home from the BC Senior Games held last week in Kelowna.

The veteran track star dominated the oval track en route to winning, wait for it, seven gold medals in the men’s 85-89 division at the 2019 BC Senior Games.

Currie won gold in every race he entered — 400 meters, 200 meters, 1500 meters,...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 16 2019

Dean Siminoff has made six trips to Rwanda in the past four years to help spread a message of hope and confidence to the victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. He spreads this message through his specialized training designed to help people rebuild their capacity for resilience, empowering these individuals while healing their past trauma. This training method called “Enhanced...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 16 2019

It’s been said it’s not how you start the race, but how you finish.

So there remains plenty of time for the Nelson Leafs to build for the stretch run in this Kootenay International Junior Hockey League after the Buds dropped three of four points against Eddie Mountain Division teams.

Fernie Ghostriders started the downer Friday, scoring in overtime to edge the Leafs 3-2 at the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 12 2019

Dust off the hockey sticks, sharpen the skates and break out a box of new pucks, as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season opens its 2019-20 campaign on several fronts Friday.

One of those games is at the NDCC Arena, in Nelson, where the Leafs play host to the Fernie Ghostriders in Kootenay Conference action with a 7 p.m. puck drop.

Hockey fans will see many...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 12 2019

The 88 Stitches squad came away as the big winners at the annual One Pitch Slopitch tournament held last month at the Lakeside Diamonds in Nelson.

88 Stitches captured the A Division with Nelson’s Ripping Giraffe capturing the B Division and The Crew claiming the C Division crown.

Proceeds of the tournament go to local charities. 

Last year donations were made...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

On the eve of the upcoming 2019-20 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, the league decided to recognize the impact former president Bill Ohlhausen had on the league and the impressive legacy he left.

A legacy that sees the KIJHL’s Okanagan Division renamed after him.

“This just caps it...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 09 2019

A trio of Nelson Youth Soccer female players continue to thrive on the Women’s University circuit.

Maya Ida, Julia Burkart and Hanna Quinn all registered solid performances at the Canada West season opened on many fronts this past weekend.

Quinn, a keeper for University of Lethbridge, was outstanding between the pipes as the Pronghorns rallied from a 2-0 deficit to draw with...