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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 26 2020

The Nelson Leafs have climbed back into a share of top spot in the Murdoch Division of the Kootenay International Junior League.

The Green and White scored three times in the first period to rout the Osoyoos Coyotes 7-1 in Interlocking Conference action Saturday night in the South Okanagan.

The win comes on the heels of a 5-3 win Friday in Spokane over the Braves. In the contest...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers were in mid-season form for the home opener as the squad blasted Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 53-31 in West Kootenay High School Girls Basketball action Thursday night at the Hangar.

Maddy Bonikowsky scored 14 points and Emma Zacharias-Streib added 12 as the Bombers cruised to the victory.

Playing for the first time this season, LVR had to shake off some...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

He’s definitely proving to everyone he’s no Ordinary Joe.

For the second time this season, Leaf rookie winger Joe Davidson has caught the eyes of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Three Star committee.

The six-foot, two-inch winger earned his second Hot in the KI selection after putting up eight points in this past weekend in games against Kimberley, Princeton and Grand...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers kick open the Hangar doors to play host to the Kootenay Classic 2020 High School Boys Basketball Tournament Friday and Saturday.

The Bombers open the tournament against Prince Charles of Creston at 12:45 p.m. before five other teams, Mount Baker Wild of Cranbrook, Mount Sentinel Wildcats, Fernie Falcons, South Okanagan Hornets of Oliver and David Thompson Lakers...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 21 2020

Glacier Gymnastics is hosting its first major event of the competitive season when the Nelson-based club welcomes gymnasts to the Judges Cup Saturday at the Civic Centre Facility.

Teams from throughout the Kootenays are expected to attend.

Competition begins bright and early Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with warmup for the Performance Interclub Girls, concluding at 8:30 p.m. with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 20 2020

Team Little/Small swept through the competition to capture the Kootenay Playdowns for Mixed Doubles Saturday at the Silver City Curling Club in Trail.

Kristina Little and Nathan Small defending their Kootenay Zone crown by defeating Desiree Borsato and Devo Devine in two straight games to advance to the BC Provincial Championships in Hope,  from February 25 to March 1.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 20 2020

The Nelson Leafs snapped a four-game losing streak in a big way.

The Leafs scored multiple times in all three periods to rout the Grand Forks Border Bruins 10-4 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday in the Boundary City.

The victory, avenging an earlier week 4-3 loss to the Bruins, also allowed the Green and White to escape from a weekend on a positive note...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 16 2020

J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail made it a clean sweep Wednesday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar.

The Hawks rallied back from a 14-point halftime deficit to edge LVR Bombers 65-61 in West Kootenay High School Boys’ Basketball action at the LVR Hangar.

Earlier, the Crowe Hawks defeated the Bombers 54-43 in West Kootenay Junior Boys play.

Fresh from defeating Crowe Saturday in the...