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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 04 2019

Madelyn Bonikowsky culminated an amazing season on the cross country circuit by capturing the gold medal in the Senior Girl’s Division at the 2019 BC High School X-Country Championships Saturday in Abbotsford.

Bonikowsky, who moved to Nelson from Delta this past summer with her twin brother Jacob, won the five kilometer race in a time of 17 minutes, 39 seconds.

“This...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 03 2019

Nelson Leafs remain the hottest team in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The Green and White started off the month of November just like the team ended October, skating to a 4-2 decision over the Kamloops Storm Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson, 11-2-0-0-3, lead the Murdoch Division by two points over Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The win also moves the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 31 2019

For the ninth consecutive season the L.V. Rogers Bombers will compete in the BC High School AA Girl’s Field Hockey Championships at Lambrick Park in Victoria.

The Bombers blasted Princess Margaret of Penticton 5-1 in the Kootenay/Okanagan qualifying round game to advance to the provincial tournament.

Ella Peloso scored twice with singles going to Skyla Short, Marissa Price and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 31 2019

Leaf fans are hoping whatever the hockey club was eating or drinking during the month of October is secretly packed away in a secure vault to be rationed throughout the remainder of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Because the past month saw the Green and White go undefeated, and race from the bottom to the top of the Murdoch Division standings.

“The secret...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 29 2019

 If the Selkirk College Saints were looking for a key early-season bonding weekend full of memorable takeaways, they hit the mark on their latest trip to Vancouver Island.

The Saints journeyed west for a pair of British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games and returned home with a 7-6 barnburner win over the University of Victoria Vikes on Friday night and a thrilling 5-...

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...

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