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by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 14 2019

The Selkirk College Saints made an important leap forward in the quest to host the first round of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs with a weekend sweep of the University of Victoria Vikes.

Needing a four-point weekend to edge up in the standings, the Saints topped the Vikes 4-2 on Friday night and then made good on their goal by taking out Victoria 5-2...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 13 2019

Okay, how do you want to play this thing out?

Tight checking combined with nail-the-barn-door-closed-defence — Leafs have it covered.

Pond-hockey style play with lots of offence — the Green and White are all over that too.

Nelson continued its recent torrid Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winning streak by capturing two victories during the weekend under...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 11 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers outlasted Salmo Falcons 28-21 in overtime during West Kootenay High School Junior Girl's Basketball action Wednesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

The action was the first of the season for the Junior Bombers.

Cayenne Caney led the Bombers with nine points while Madeline Holitzki added eight points.

The teams were tied 19-19 after regulation time.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 11 2019

The Nelson Leafs are hoping a few tweaks to the lineup at the BC Hockey January 10 roster deadline will make all the difference in the Green and White’s attempt at a long run in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

Leaf General Manager Lance Morey said Nelson added, speed, size and toughness with the acquisition of defenceman Andrew Gates and forward Shawn Grobowsky to the...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 10 2019

Sitting in the middle of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) pack, the Selkirk College Saints have embarked on the second half of the season with one goal in mind.

“We need to get ourselves prepared for a playoff run,” says Saints head coach Brent Heaven. “There is only so much we control and that is how we play the game. We can’t worry about what other teams are...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 06 2019

Following a December, well parts of the month, not to remember, the Nelson Leafs are starting January off like New Year’s Eve fireworks display.

The Leafs combined a stellar defence with an exploding offence to post wins over Murdoch rivals Beaver Valley, 4-1, and Castlegar, 12-3, in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

The wins run Nelson’s post-holiday-break...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 06 2019

Julien Locke of Nelson kicked off the 2019 Cross-Country Ski season in style after recently capturing the men’s Classic Sprint Title at the 2019 U.S. Cross-Country Ski Nationals in Craftsbury, Vermont.

Locke, a graduate of the Nelson Nordic Ski Club and now member of the Canadian National Ski Team, edged out Ben Saxton and Logan Hanneman of the United States to claim the Sprint Title....

by Contributor on Friday Jan 04 2019

With 2018 now in the books, it’s time to see what’s happening on the lakes with another installment of the Reel Adventures Fishing Report.

Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures said 2018 was definitely a fun year, meeting many new families and friends and it just reassures the reason we’re in the business. Putting smiles on faces………

Looking back on the 2018 season I have a lot of great...