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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 12 2020

Hours after the National Hockey League announced it has put a pause on the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League followed with news the Junior B League has indefinitely suspended the 2019/20 playoffs due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19.

News of the decision was announced on the KIJHL website Thursday afternoon.

“The KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 11 2020

Who’d of thunk two games into the Murdoch Division Final, on home ice, no less, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks would have not scored a single goal.

The Nelson Leafs did the unthinkable entering the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Divisional Final, holding the offensive-minded Hawks scoreless in a 5-0 playoff victory Tuesday night at the Fruitvale Arena.

The...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 10 2020

The Nelson Leafs made a strong statement during Game one of the Murdoch Division Finals.

The Green and White blasted the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 6-0 to take a one game lead in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff Series Monday night at the Fruitvale Arena.

Shawn Campbell and Reid Wilson each scored twice and Leaf goalie Anderson Violette stopped all 29 shots to...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 09 2020

The Trinity Western University Spartans finished a hefty 21 points ahead of the Selkirk College Saints in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season. The upshot of matching up against tough odds in the first round of the playoffs is that once the puck drops to start the BCIHL semi-final between the Spartans and Saints, they embark at the exact same 0-0 score....

by Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

Curt Doyle did not have a chance to conclude his Junior Hockey career with a playoff run.

However, that did not mean the Nelson Minor Hockey product was not satisfied with his season in Osoyoos with the Coyotes.

The Coyotes goalie wanted to improve his numbers from last year with the Castlegar Rebels...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 09 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers recently concluded the 2019-20 High School Basketball season with a tournament in Cranbrook.

The Bombers finished 1-2 to conclude the season with a 14-14 record.

Prior to the tournament, the Bombers honoured the graduating class of 2020 during the final home game of the season against Grand Forks Wolves at the Hangar.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 05 2020

The Nelson rink of Kristina Little and Nathan Small narrowly missed out qualifying for the National Mixed Double Curling at the recent Provincial Championships held recently in Hope.

The Kootenay Champs lost out in a tiebreaker King Simpson/Croteau rink.

Finishing in a tie for second, with a 5-2 mark, Team Little-Small had chances to win but were unable to complete the shots that...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 04 2020

Ian Walgren did not let the bright lights of the National Special Olympics bother the Nelson speedskater.

Walgren captured not one, but, four medals in speedskating at Special Olympics Canada last week in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The Team BC skater captured gold in the Men’s 333-meter race, achieving a personal best of 28.47 seconds.

“(Ian) showed what he was capable...

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