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by Benjamin Phillips on Wednesday Sep 02 2020

British Columbia (September 2nd, 2020) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitments of two players in Nicolas Roussel and Jackson Krill for the upcoming season.

Roussel, an 18-year-old from Maple Ridge and Krill, a 16-year-old from Port Moody, were both players the Smoke Eaters staff identified from the teams ID Camp. Roussel played just 12 games last year in the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 26 2020

Athletes throughout British Columbia will be able to engage in more organized sport activities and some competitive play as the Province moves to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport Guidelines.

“I know athletes and their families have been missing the joy of competition these past few months,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture.

“viaSport has done...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 24 2020

After Nelson Baseball finishes its renovation of Queen Elizabeth Park in Nelson, the Blue Jays just might want to ditch Buffalo as its minor league affiliate.

The Toronto Blue Jays “Jays Care Foundation” made Queen Elizabeth Park renovations happen a little easier after the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 12 2020

Simon Fraser University is retiring its varsity athletics team name, the Clan, effective Wednesday the university said on its website.

The university initiated a stakeholder engagement process of the team name in January after a poll of student athletes last year indicated strong support for a name change.

Based on the results of the engagement...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 12 2020

The Nelson Regional Sports Council is not taking this forced hiatus for amateur sport in the Heritage City due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 sitting down.

The Sports Council is hosting a social distanced meeting Tuesday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m. outside the Lakeside Soccer Fieldhouse on the Nelson waterfront to discuss how the community together can meet the challenges of the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 22 2020

Over the course of his decades-long medical career, MS Bike ambassador Dr. Jim Noiles has been inspired by many individuals living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Hearing their stories firsthand motivated him to become a Volunteer Committee member for the MS Society of Canada – BC & Yukon Division in the West Kootenays and take part in region’s annual MS Bike Tour for the past nine...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 21 2020

The start of the next Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season looks to be hold due to the coronavirus COVID-19.

However, that has not stopped the Nelson Leafs from being ready to hit the ground running when the the green light is given by BC Hockey to start the KIJHL regular season in the fall.

The Leafs worked a deal with Summerland Steam, sending three players to the...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 19 2020

We have started our season out on the west coast and it’s off to a great start.  

There has been lots of Coho around to keep everyone busy while hunting for the big Chinooks. Some days have been a grind, but Chinook are showing up at the usual spots lately.  So far, the biggest Chinook we’ve seen on the dock is 33 pounds.

That’s a great sign for this early in the season.  Looking...