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by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

 New owner, now a new head coach.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins recently welcomed the hockey team’s new head coach and GM for the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Former Selkirk College Saints skipper, Dave Hnatiuk, joins the Boundary City squad after spending the last two seasons as the Head Coach of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 31 2021

After the L.V. Rogers Bombers capture a pair of BC High School AA Soccer Championships in the late 1990’s, it took a few years for the Heritage City school to return to the top of the podium.

In 2016, the Bombers again shocked the province by capturing the BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championship in Campbell River.

The Bombers were pushed the max, but managed to edge Lower...

by Contributor on Sunday May 30 2021

Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics hosted the 2021 Virtual Kootenay Zone Championships, which due the COVID-19 restrictions, took more than a month to complete.

More than 100 gymnasts from Trail, Castlegar, Cranbrook and Kimberley participated in the event vying for individual all-around and event titles.

The Glacier Team won 93 medals, eight of which were first place All Around...

by Contributor on Thursday May 27 2021

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

A Nelson Minor Hockey grad is one of 1313 student-athletes selected by the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League to receive league bursaries, including three from the Doug Birks Division.

Brendan Vulcano of the Revelstoke Grizzlies joins a dozen other players and one official as part of the...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 25 2021

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has selected 13 student-athletes and one game official who competed during the 2020-21 season to receive league bursaries, including three from the Neil Murdoch Division.

Each bursary is valued at $1,000 and will be applied towards post secondary studies...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 18 2021

The Nelson Disc Golf Society, gearing up to begin play this summer on a permanent 18-hole disc golf course on 22 acres of land off Blewett Road midway between Nelson and Castlegar, has started a...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 18 2021

During the late 90s, girls’ soccer in Nelson captured the spotlight with the L.V. Rogers Bombers dominating the provincial high school girl's roundball scene, winning a pair of BC AA Championships.

The Bombers captured back-to-back — 1997 & 1998 — BC High School AA Girls’ Soccer titles to put the Heritage City on the provincial map.

With COVID-19 pandemic cancelling most high...

by Contributor on Friday May 14 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has approved the sale of the Grand Forks Border Bruins to local physician Dr. Mark Szynkaruk, who assumes ownership of the club from the community-owned Grand Forks Border Bruins Association.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Szynkaruk to the KIJHL and...

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