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Thunder roll to victory in final game at BC Juvenile Boys Hoops Championships

Elijah Marcum scored a game-high 18 points to spark the Trafalgar Thunder to a 50-39 victory over Columneetza of Williams Lake in Consolation Round action at the BC Juvenile Boys Basketball Championships in Coquitlam. The win was the first in four games at the 32-team tournament for the Kootenay Zone reps. Trafalgar, running into foul […]

Border Bruins eliminate Leafs from KIJHL playoffs

All but one of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff Divisional semi finals have been completed and that lone series does not include the Nelson Leafs. The Leafs were eliminated over the weekend by the Grand Forks Border Bruins as the Boundary City squad shutout Nelson 3-0 to clinch the Murdoch Division semi final […]

Kootenay Zone athletes claim medals at BC Winter Games

Organizers at the Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games were in scramble mode leading up to last week’s event as a lack of snow forced cancellation of some of the events and moving the Cross Country Skiing races to Bakerville, approximately one hour driving time east of the Central Interior City. However, the move shift […]

UPDATED: Border Bruins take stranglehold on Murdoch Division Series against Leafs

The Grand Forks Border Bruins are one victory away from advancing to the Neil Murdoch Division Final. The Bruins rolled to a 4-0 lead en route to a 5-2 win over the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff action before more than 640 fans Tuesday at the NDCC Arena. Grand Forks, leading […]

Nelson Figure Skaters rock at Regional Championships

Nelson skaters won a few medals during the Kootenay Region Figure Skating Championships held recently in Creston.  Nelson Figure Skaters captured a handlful of medals. Aili Brackett (25.50 points) and Milo Jarvis (19.16 points) paced the Heritage City club, winning gold in juvenile women and men, respectively. Jen McNutt (30.95 points) also won a gold […]

Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games begins Thursday

Minus three Provincial Sport, the Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games from February 22-25 is ready to light the torch Thursday at West Fraser Centre. Earlier this month the BC Alpine Ski, Freestyle BC, and BC Snowboard made the difficult decision to withdraw from the Winter Games due to unfavourable snow conditions in the host […]

KIJHL playoffs begin, Leafs-Border Bruins meet in Murdoch semi final

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League kicks in to playoff mode Friday with a full slate of games on the schedule. In the Neil Murdoch Division, two teams finishing the season on fire tangle in the Boundary City as Nelson Leafs face Grand Forks Border Bruins. Game two goes Saturday at the Jack Goddard Memorial […]

Mallard's Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Basketball

The L.V. Rogers Bombers recently concluded the High School Girls Basketball season with a 2-1 record at the Stanley Humphries Tournament in Castlegar. The Bombers opened with a five-point loss to host Stanley Humphries before knocking off Grand Forks Wolves and Kootenay River of Creston to finish in the middle of the pack. In the […]

Nelson's Reece Hunt earns WCHA honours

Reece Hunt of Nelson was named Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Forward of the Week following a six point weekend in Minnesota Duluth’s Bulldogs’ sweep at St. Thomas. Hunt, graduate student from the Heritage City, led the league with five goals, including two game-winners. She figured in six of UMD’s nine goals and scored more […]

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report

Kootenay Lake: From extreme cold, to Springtime weather??  January was a mixed up month. We started out the month with some pretty consistent fishing.  Weather was consistent and water temps were still favourable. Average days saw up to half a dozen fish being caught, and it was very pleasant to be out. But then, the […]
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