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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 22 2022

Three figure skaters from Nelson gained valuable experience at the Skate Canada BC/YT Sectionals Super Series held earlier this month in Coquitlam.

Kailee Stewart, Aili Brackett and Taylor Singer achieved some excellent results during the four-day provincial competition.

“These skaters have worked very hard to prepare for the Skate Canada BC Sectional Championships and embody our...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 17 2022

Camp Koolaree was once again a beehive of activity during the summer as kids from all ages attended the location on the south side of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to build lasting friendships through dozens of outdoor activities and games.

This year's camp theme for Novice was "woven together", and the campers took it to heart by building lasting friendships and community through...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 13 2022

With friends and family in the stands cheering, Nelson's Ryan Lewis and the Thompson Rivers WolfPack men's soccer squad captured the U SPORTS Championship Sunday in Kamloops.

The WolfPack defeated the UBC Thunderbirds  2-1in shootout in front of 2400 fans at Hillside Stadium Sunday evening to earn the first U SPORTS National Championship in program and school history.

"I'm glad...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Nov 10 2022

When the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League meets the Pacific Junior Hockey League in the 2022 Prospects Game in Chilliwack, three players from the  Neil Murdoch Division will be front and centre for scouts to assess.

Leafs defenceman Tyler Seminoff caught the eye of KIJHL head coach Dave Hnatiuk to represent the interior league against players mainly born in 2005 and 2006 from...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 08 2022

Nelson Leafs forward Joe Davidson has been selected as one of the Instat Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Stars of the Week.

The Nelson native joins Dain Levesque of the Kelowna Chiefs and Sicamous Eagles netminder Damon Cunningham as Stars of the Week winners.

Davidson finished the past week with four...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 07 2022

Nelson schools, including L.V. Rogers, Trafalgar and Waldorf, experienced some great results at the BC High School Cross Country Championships this past weekend in Victoria.

Aleah Smith of Trafalgar and Mitchell Erickson of LVR both finished in the top 25 in their respective, Junior Girls and Senior Boys, races.

Smith finished 15th overall in a field of 200 runners in...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Saturday Nov 05 2022

Fifteen years ago in November, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League assembled a team of its best players to play Team Canada East in a pre-tournament match-up in advance of the 2007 World Junior A Hockey Challenge co-hosted by Trail and Nelson.

The coaching staff for the KIJHL All-Stars was led by Nelson Leafs Head Coach Simon Wheeldon, who had current KIJHL Head Coaches Brad...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Saturday Nov 05 2022

The British Columbia Hockey Conference announced today the coaches and staff that will be a part of the first annual BCHC Prospects Game on Tuesday, November 22nd at the Sardis Sports Complex in Chilliwack, BC.

The KIJHL’s Top Prospects team will be led by head coach Dave Hnatiuk, whose Grand Forks Border Bruins currently lead the Neil Murdoch Division with a 9-4-1 record.