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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 19 2017

The tragic events that unfolded this week in Fernie, where three people died from an ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena, has forced the Ghostriders to move their Saturday home game.

“The board, staff and players of the Fernie Ghostriders send their heartfelt condolences to the loved ones of those lost in the incident at the Fernie Memorial Arena (Tuesday),” the notice on the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 19 2017

Two heavyweights in the Kootenay Conference face-off in Kimberley Thursday in a rare mid-week Kootenay International Junior Hockey League meeting.

The Nelson Leafs, holding down top spot in the Murdoch Division, battle the Dynamiters, first in the Eddie Mountain Division.

The Nitros hold the edge in the season series, edging out the Leafs 2-1 back on opening weekend of the KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

L.V. Rogers Bombers took it on the chin during High School Field Hockey action Tuesday in Pass Creek, dropping a pair of games to rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks.

The Junior Bombers lost a tight battle 1-0 while the Seniors were doubled 4-2 by the Hawks.

"The Juniors were playing short and sick as key players were unable to make the game," said coach Bruce Walgren.

"A great...

by Trail Champion sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters have added 19-year-old defenceman Trevor Zins to their roster.

Zins comes to the Trail Smoke Eaters after playing the past two seasons with the USHL’s Cedar Rapids Roughriders. The 6’0” defenceman is a commit of Umass-Lowell and will help to solidify the backend for the Smoke Eaters, who sit in second place overall in the BCHL. It is expected...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

The Second Annual Vince DeVito’s Pulpit/Flag Pole Fun Run and Hike is set to be held Sunday north of the Heritage City.

The challenging run, that has competitors race from the foot of the trail to the Flagpole, is a fundraiser for Friends...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

It has been a very exciting season on the competitive scene for Team Koot-Neigh.

The local riding club has just finished up a very busy outdoor season of training on the Provincial, National and International competition circuit as well as participating in three clinics.

The finale was earlier this month at the annual local show - Octoberfest 2017 at the Nelson &...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 16 2017
There's a hockey fan in Kimberley with a huge heart, and wallet.
Prior to Friday's Kootenay International Junior Hockey League contest between the hometown Dynamiters and visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins, Mike Gould made an annnouncement many are stilling thinking can't be true.
The ‘average-joe’ Gould announced his commitment to...
by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 16 2017

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome back four alumni to Castlegar this Saturday night, but friendly handshakes and reminiscences will be saved for off the ice.

The Vancouver Island University Mariners pay a first-ever visit to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre and the line-up of the expansion British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team boasts four...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 15 2017

Taking care of business on the road is the hallmark of a great team.

Ryan Piva scored twice the first period to power the Nelson Leafs to a 6-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Spokane Braves Sunday afternoon in the Lilac City.

Nelson opened the weekend outlasting Castlegar Rebels 7-3 in the Sunflower City.

Piva’s two goals came to start and at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 15 2017

The sport of volleyball is exploding at Trafalgar Middle School as the Thunder program boasts more than 30 female players this season.

Coach Staci Proctor is busy working in all the players during season playday against teams from Mt. Sentinel in South Slocan, Grand Forks, Nakusp, Castlegar and Trail.

Mallard's Source for sports would like honour the program and players with Team...


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