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by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 07 2019

Winning a championship happens on the ice, but it’s off the ice where the culture to get a team to the title is built.

As the Selkirk College Saints prepare for their home opener of the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season this weekend, the foundation has been successfully laid for the 25 players who hope to end the campaign by hoisting the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 06 2019

And just like that the Nelson Leafs jump from last to a tie for third in the Murdoch Division of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The Green and White finally got off the schneid after posting a pair of victories over Summerland Steam, and divisional rival Grand Forks Border Bruins.

While the 5-1 win over the Steam Friday looked easy on paper, the Leafs needed to work...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 03 2019

One month into the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League campaign and it's been a bad news, good news season for the Nelson Leafs Hockey Club.

The bad news is Nelson is winless in six games and sits last in the Neil Murdoch standings.

The good news, despite the poor start, Nelson is one point out of a playoff spot and only seven away from division-leading Spokane Braves....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 01 2019

Sophie Richard scored three times to power Sutherland Financial to a 6-2 victory over Yom Chi Ninjas in Nelson Star Ladies Rec Soccer League Finals Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The victory complete a sweep of League trophies as Sutherland Financial won the regular season crown with a 6-3-2 record, five points in front of the NBC Hooligans.

Melissa Nelson added a pair for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 01 2019

When the Florida Panthers take to the ice to open the National Hockey League season Thursday in Tampa Bay against the Lightning, former Nelson Minor Hockey product Dryden Hunt will be in the lineup.

Hunt, who signed as a free agent for the Panthers in 2016, skated on the fourth line for the Panthers Monday with Noel Acciari and Colton Sceviour as Florida prepares to open the season on...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 26 2019

It’s not that the Nelson Leafs have been playing terribly to start the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

It’s more that the Green and White are digging a hole early in games that’s proving to be a bit more of a task to climb out.

The Leafs, starting the weekend last in the Murdoch Division with a 0-2-0-0-2 record, will again try to Get off the Schneid beginning...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 25 2019

Members and staff at the Nelson Police Department stepped out of uniform for the weekend to attend the Freak n Farmer Obstacle Race Saturday in Oliver.

The NPD Team competed against hundreds of other competitors in the 10-kilometer race at Covert Farms in the South Okanagan.

Competitors flipped tires, swung across mud pits, ran up and down hills and through cow fields, climbed...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 24 2019

In an email message to the members, President Gord Wiess said it’s back to curling for the club after work was recently completed to fix an ammonia leak that forced sudden closure of the Nelson Curling Club last winter.

So dust off the broom and shine up the curling shoes, the Nelson Curling Club is back in business, ready for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

“The huge amount of...