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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 05 2020

L.V. Rogers grad, Sian Nielsen got it done both on and off the basketball court this past season playing for the University of King’s College Blue Devils in Halifax.

The 21-year-old collegiate basketball player was selected recipient of the Blue Devils team award while scoring top marks in the classroom with school’s honour roll recognition.

“We had a successful year at UKC,...

by Contributor on Sunday May 03 2020

Eager to get his education started, Reid Wilson of the Nelson Leafs is foregoing his final junior hockey season to join the University of Jamestown Jimmies in Jamestown, North Dakota.

After several conversations with Jimmies...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 28 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced Tuesday in a media release that the Junior B league will seek financial assistance from the provincial and federal governments due to the monetary impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 20-team -Junior B league followed the lead of many other sports organizations around the globe in March by cancelling the...

by Bob Hall on Sunday Apr 26 2020

The Selkirk College Saints put the official wraps on the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season at the team’s annual awards evening using tools that have become a symbol for current times.

Gathering in their homes and connected using Zoom videoconferencing, players and coaches recognized outstanding contributions in a hockey season that came to a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 21 2020

The Nelson Community Food Centre, located at 602 Silica Street in Nelson, is a proud partner of Community Food Centres Canada. This non-profit organization builds health, belong and social justice in communities across Canada as well as Nelson through the power of food.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NCFC was forced to suspend all programs other than the Good Food Bank, which now runs...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

It’s not the ending Selkirk College Saints’ captain Parker Wakaruk anticipated.

On March 12, the Saints had traveled to Langley and were preparing for the first-round British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoff series against the Trinity Western University Spartans when they received news that all games were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.     

“We knew...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 03 2020

The Cranbrook Bucks, the latest addition to the BC Junior Hockey League family, recently announced the addition of a Nelson Minor Hockey Association graduate to the roster.

The Bucks announced that Nelson native Noah Quinn has committed to the team for the 2020-2021 season.

“Noah is a tremendous addition for our program at this time and is a young...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Selkirk College Saints have started to build for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with the addition of a proven competitor between the pipes and a power forward who can put the puck in the net.

Goaltender Jake Anthony and forward Carson Erhardt have committed to the Saints program and will start their post-secondary careers in the West...