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Maple Ridge welcomes participants to 2024 BC Summer Games

Nelson and area will be well represented at the upcoming 2024 BC Summer Games, beginning Thursday in Maple Ridge. More than 3120 athletes, coaches and officials are set to participate at the Maple Ridge 2024 BC Summer Games, July 17-21, 2024. The participants hail from across the province, representing 177 communities and all 87 constituencies. […]

Nelson Selects capture pair of Provincial B Soccer Championships

The Nelson Soccer Association is known for being a powerhouse in the Kootenay Region. That notoriety just increased to the provincial stage. Nelson Select Teams won not one, but three medals — two of the golden variety — at the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup this past weekend in Kamloops. The U15 and U17 girls […]

Kootenay Chaos runners scored medals at Kelowna Track and Field meet

Athletes from the Kootenay Chaos Track and Field Club won a handful of medals during the recent the Kelowna Track and Field meet. Dawson Abraham, Ruby Nay, Octavia Masse, Aleah Smith and Oscar Masse all returned with medals from the meet that included athletes from BC, Alberta, and a visiting team from Australia. Abraham won […]

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report

From the West Kootenays to the West Coast, Reel Adventures Sportfishing has got it covered. It’s that time of year when we send one boat to the coast and reserve three vessels for Kootenay Lake. Here’s your latest fishing reports: Kootenay Lake: The month of June provided some pretty good fishing throughout.  Lots of Rainbows […]

KIJHL releases 2024-25 schedule, hosts AGM in Nelson

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has released its 2024-25 regular season schedule, which begins on Friday, September 20th with 18 of the league’s 21 teams in action. The schedule release comes days after league governors met in Nelson at the Annual General Meeting. All KIJHL teams will play a 44-game regular season that includes […]

A’s fall one run short of repeat of Major division baseball title in Nelson

The Nelson Athletics had a league title to defend heading in to the 2024 West Kootenay Baseball Association Major division season. By the time the Major League championships were hosted in Nelson, June 19-23, the Athletics came one run away from a repeat of their historic 2023 win under coach Dan Gaudreau, losing 13-12 to […]

Kootenay Climbing Association launches fundraising campaign for CUBE 2.0

The Kootenay Climbing Association (KCA) launched its official public fundraising campaign to build a new climbing community centre in Nelson the local club said in a recent media release. The KCA said individuals and businesses can sign on to become patrons of the new facility, pledging a monthly donation for a period of two years. […]

Nelson Saints claim Kootenay Bowl at Flag Football Championships

Another flag football season in the Kootenays concluded Sunday with a record 18 teams competing for the Kootenay Bowl at Cranbrook’s Moir Park. The spring season marked another step forward for the Kootenay Football League with an increase in player numbers, the addition of Golden and Sparwood to the list of teams, and a junior […]

Abraham, Chipman selected Top Scholar Awards at LVR — Proctor, Jackson earn Outstanding Athletes

L.V. Rogers saluted its athletes for the past school sport season during the annual year-end barbecue at the Fairview-based school. Not only did LVR want to salute its athletes, but also the coaches and sponsors that allow Bomber sports to continue to flourish on the BC High School Sports scene. “A huge thank you goes […]

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report

What a mixed bag of weather . . . but that was May. The month started out with some 25 -30 degree weather, but that was short changed by the rest of the month.  Crazy how it can go from that heat to freezing temps in a matter of weeks. The last half of May […]
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