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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 21 2019

Hockey Canada recently announced that during its Winter Congress this weekend in Montreal, the Hockey Canada membership approved a regulation change proposed by the board of directors to revise the naming of the age divisions used in minor hockey across Canada.

Following the recommendations of a task team, the age divisions will become U7, U9, U11 through to U21, impacting all...

by Benjamin Phillips on Thursday Nov 21 2019

Hockey Canada unveiled its 44 man selection camp for the upcoming World Junior A Challenge in Dawson, BC which included five Trail Smoke Eaters.

Smoke Eaters captain Philippe Lapointe, assistant captains Kent Johnson and Powell Connor, forward Owen Ozar and goaltender Logan Terness were all named to the selection camp. The camp takes place in Calgary, Alberta from December 1st-3rd...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 21 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers dropped a 4-1 decision to St. Michael’s University of Vancouver Island Wednesday to finish 12th overall at the BC High School AA Boy’s Soccer Championships in Burnaby.

Notre Dame of Vancouver won the tournament by defeating St. Thomas Aquinas of North Vancouver in the final.

"The competition in Burnaby was as skilled as ever and our boys...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack ventured to the West Kootenay, and to the former stomping grounds of their head coach, to add some size as men's volleyball team begins their recruiting class for the 2020-21 Canada West season.

The Pack and head coach Pat Hennelly recently announced that they have signed 6’9” Reilly Podovelnikoff from the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 18 2019

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats advanced to the BC High School Single-A Girl’s Volleyball Championships by capturing the Kootenay Zone Title with a four-set victory over Fernie Falcons Saturday afternoon at the Selkirk College Gymnasium in Castlegar.

Mount Sentinel won the best-of-five final 25-22, 28-18, 19-25, 25-19.

“Winning (Saturday) was harder than the scores suggest,” said...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 17 2019

Following a scare the previous night against the Chase Heat, the Nelson Leafs left no margin for error Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins felt the wrath of the Leafs during a 10-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League shellacking. Shawn Campbell led the attack scoring three time with Reid Wilson and Cole Wyatt each adding a pair.

The win, the 15...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 15 2019

Nelson Leafs, 3-1 in November following a perfect October record, play host to a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home games Friday and Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

Friday, Nelson welcomes the second-place Chase Heat of the Doug Birks Division before tangling with Murdoch rival Grand Forks Border Bruins Saturday.

The Heat, 11-6-0-0-2, trail defending KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 14 2019

The road to the BC Championships begins Friday for eight single-A girl’s teams as Mount Sentinel Wildcats prepare to host the Kootenay Zone Tournament Friday and Saturday at Castlegar’s Selkirk College Gymnasium.

Fernie, Elkford, Sparwood, Fernie Academy, Nakusp, Boundary Central of Midway and Salmo join host Wildcats at the zone tournament.

The top team advances to the BC High...