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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

A trio of Nelson players in the Whitecaps 'Caps 2 College” soccer program recently landed spots on college and university varsity teams.

Twin sisters Semegn and Addis Atkinson have been selected to play for the Langara Falcons of Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) while Kieran Dehnel committed to play for the University of Lethbridge of the Canada West USPORT...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

Going from player to coach was a big step for Nelson Leafs bench boss Mario DiBella.

After playing senior men’s hockey in the Western International Hockey League with the Nelson Maple Leafs, DiBella swapped his spot in the crease for one on the bench in his mid 20s.

He learned how to become a...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 17 2021

With high school basketball the latest sport to get cancelled due to coronavirus COVID-19 — grounding the L.V. Rogers Bombers — Mallard’s Source for sports thought it was a good time to take a look back at the hardcourt history with the latest installment of Team of the Week.

The 1981 LVR Bombers are featured as Team of the Week.

This Bomber squad was the first team in more than...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

Happy New Year Everyone.

And welcome to a better year to come.

In looking at back at 2020, we can reflect and focus on the positive.  While we didn’t have much work during the first half of the year, we made up for it in the second half.  We’d like to thank our locals for supporting our company and helping to keep us in business.

Starting from January to March we didn’t...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 10 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League remains committed to its goal for providing a season despite of the recent Provincial Health Order extension to February 5, 2021 limiting sports activities and travel.

KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois said the league remains hopeful of resuming regular season play at that time and will continue with preparations to award the Teck Cup to our...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

In a prepared statement Tuesday, the BC Hockey has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup and 2021 Coy Cup.

The Cyclone Taylor Cup is BC Hockey’s Junior B Championship which features league winners from the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL), the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) along with a host...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

As junior hockey teams around the province await permission from the BC Public Health Office to resume play during COVID-19 pandemic, Mallard’s Source for sports thought it would be fitting to take a look back at Nelson’s only B.C. Junior B Hockey Championship for the Team of the Week.

In 1968, the Leafs, coached by Fritz Koehle, defeated Vancouver’s Grandview Steelers 2-0 in the best-...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Rick Taylor has lived on Kootenay Lake for 40 years and has seen some ups and downs in fish numbers and size but commented that the last few years have been catastrophic for the Kokanee numbers.

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population recover after their collapse in 2013.

Anglers are encouraged to harvest rainbow...

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