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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 17 2019

The Nelson Leafs will look to build on what has already been an impressive October when the club host a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League games this weekend at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson, entering the weekend riding a five-game winning streak, welcomes West Kootenay rival Castlegar Rebels Friday before hosting Golden Rockets Saturday. Both games have a puck drop at 7 p.m...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 16 2019

Nelson Boxing Club is once again hosting a Boxing Card Saturday (October 19th) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Fight Night VII is a night of Olympic-style boxing featuring national-level athletes from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook, Nanaimo and Nelson’s own Boxing Club.

Highlighting the 12-bout card is a fight between Nelson’s 2019 National Silver Medalist...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

The vibe in the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre this past weekend felt more like early-March than mid-October with the Selkirk College Saints and University of Victoria Vikes battling in a two-game series that had the intensity of the post-season.

The Saints home opening weekend featured a pair of terrific British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games that...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 14 2019

The L.V. Roger Bombers book its ticket to the BC High School AA Boy’s Soccer Championships next month in Burnaby by stopping Stanley Humphries of Castlegar and David Thompson of Invermere Friday during the zone playoffs at the Lakeside Pitch.

The Bombers edged a defensive-minded Stanley Humphries squad 2-1 before posting a 5-0 shutout of David Thompson.

Moss Caney scored twice to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 14 2019

What a difference a month makes.

During the opening month of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season in September, the Nelson Leafs struggled to keep the puck out of their net, giving up a whopping 23 goals in five games. 

Over the past five games since the calendar was flipped to October, the Green and White have been a completely different team, surrendering...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

Welcome back Shawn Campbell, and thanks for the solid showing in goal Anderson Violette.

Campbell scored twice and goalie Violette stopped 15 of 16 shots to spark the Nelson Leafs to a convincing 5-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Spokane Braves Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win was the third consecutive for the Green and White in October....

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 08 2019

The BC Hockey League announced today that the city of Cranbrook has been awarded an expansion franchise.

The Cranbrook Bucks will become the league’s 18th team and will begin play in the 2020-21 season, playing out of Western Financial Place in Cranbrook.

“We are pleased to add Cranbrook as the 18th member of the BC Hockey League,” said BCHL Commissioner...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 08 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tuned up for the Kootenay High School Boy’s Soccer Zone Championships by posting a 2-2 record at the Mount Baker Wild Tournament this past weekend in Cranbrook.

LVR thumped AA rivals Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 9-3 and David Thompson Lakers of Invermere 7-1 before dropping a pair of close shootout losses to  host Mount Baker 4-3 and Kalispell, Montana, 5-4....