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by Contributor on Thursday Nov 05 2020

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

A few weeks later than normal, but the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s 2020-21 season is just around the corner.

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager is previewing teams in the league as the season nears.

Today, Sequeira takes a look as the Nelson Leafs Hockey Club of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 03 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update regarding the positive COVID-19 test result by a member of the Kimberley Dynamiters on Friday, October 30th.

The Interior Health Authority has completed the process of contact tracing following identification of the positive test case and recommended that nine additional members of the Dynamiters...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 02 2020

And now the journey into unchartered waters begins for the Nelson Leafs and the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

While some KI teams have already began playing exhibition games during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Leafs have been working off the rust garnered from more than eight months away from the rink with, first, training camp in mid-October, and then, daily practice at...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

(With files from Linda Allis, for Black Jack)

Having great times in the snow:

We’ve seen our first taste of snow in Rossland already, giving hope to everyone who loves the stuff and can hardly wait to get out in it this winter. As always, fingers are crossed for a great snow year.  For those who love cross-country skiing and are thinking ahead...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 12 2020

Nelson Minor Hockey grad Dryden Hunt has switched National Hockey League teams, recently signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes.

Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong made the announcement as NHL teams continue to scan the free-agent market to bolster rosters for the upcoming season.

Hunt, 24, played last season in the Florida Panthers system, splitting...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 07 2020

The latest fishing report is out for October and things are slowly picking up.

Cool mornings and evenings are starting to drop the water temperatures and the fish are becoming more active as things cool down.

Here’s the latest:

Kootenay Lake

September started off slow and has begun to ramp up a bit.  Although with the warm weather...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

Carter Anderson is the latest recipient of the Hume Innkeepers Kerry Dyck Memorial Soccer Scholarship.

Anderson was recently presented with the scholarship by Kevin Lewis of the Hume Innkeepers.

“Carter is a great example of hard work, leadership, commitment and humbleness,” said Lewis speaking about Anderson.

“When our team drafted the criteria for the scholarship, we put...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 28 2020

Jeff Langin fired a five-over-par 149 Sunday to capture the Granite Pointe Club Championship Golf Tournament at the Rosemont course.

Langin, carding an opening round 77 Saturday followed up with an even-par 72 on the final day to edge Rob Little by two strokes.

Harv Goodwin finished third in the Low Gross category in the first flight with a two-day total 156.

A.J. Cooper...