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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...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 15 2020

The Nelson Leafs suffered another setback in what is turing out to be a rollercoaster Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins rallied from a 2-0 deficit to edge the Leafs 4-3 in overtime Tuesday at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

Anthony Williams sent the Leafs packing, scoring at 3:59 of overtime to give the home...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 13 2020

The Nelson Curling Club is rolling out the red carpet to anyone wanting to learn the sport when organizers host a Learn to Curl event Saturday, January 18 at the facility next to the NDCC Arena.

For a small fee of $10, participants will have the opportunity to learn skills taught by Nelson Curling Club officials.

The event, from 4-7 p.m., offers on-ice instruction, curling as...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 13 2020

Bomber basketball teams shared impressive results during High School Boy’s tournaments in Trail and Creston over the weekend.

The L.V. Rogers Senior Bombers rode the 30-point performance of Matti Erickson to knock off host J. Lloyd Crowe 68-54 in the final of the Hawks Basketball Tournament Saturday in the Silver City.

Meanwhile, in the East Kootenay, the Junior Bombers shook off...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 13 2020

Grads from L.V. Rogers Bombers Basketball program returned to the Hangar Boxing Day to compete in the Blair D'Andrea Alumni Basketball Tournament during the Christmas holidays.

Grads 1989-2003 swept through the opposition to repeat as champs.

The Blair D'Andrea Alumni Scholarship Society was established in 2012 and has been instrumental in supporting local post-secondary student-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 09 2020

It should come as no surprise to anyone watching the Nelson Leafs this season that it was only a matter time before defenceman Kaleb Comishin was recognized by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The Nelson Minor Hockey grad earned one of the KI’s Three Star Awards for his recent play locking down the Nelson Leafs blueline during the team’s winning streak.

“I thought...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 08 2020

Happy New Year Everyone.

2020 is here, and so are the fish.  We had a great month of December, and have started off January with a bang.

Here’s the latest reports:

Kootenay Lake:

December was a good month full of fish and fun.  We had a number of group parties and company outings that proved to be very entertaining and successful. And so far,...