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by Bob Hall on Tuesday Feb 05 2019

With four games left in the British Columbia Intecollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season, the Selkirk College Saints have already transitioned into a post-season frame of mind.

The Saints return to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre for the first time since early-January for a weekend series with the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners. On the line for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 04 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers outlasted Sparwood to capture the Consolation Final at the Fernie Falcons Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in the East Kootenay City.

Kelton Forte scored 12 points to pace the Bombers to a 59-45 victory over Sparwood. Forte also earned Bomber player-of-the-game honours.

LVR opened the tournament Friday with a tough 52-43 loss to David Thompson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 03 2019

The Nelson Leafs inched closer to another Murdoch Division title following a weekend sweep of Eddie Mountain teams during a road trip through the Kootenay Conference.

Nelson opened the trip by edging Golden Rockets 4-3 Friday before blasting Columbia Valley Rockies 6-0 Saturday in Invermere.

Nelson, 30-10-2-1 on the season, now holds a 15-point advantage over second-place Beaver...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 01 2019

Nelson woman has been recognized as a Champion of women's squash in the province.  

Castlegar's Rebecca Vassilakakis, of the Nelson Squash Club, was one of the two emerging female leaders in the sport of squash. The award will provide the Nelson Squash Club with a $500 grant from the Squash BC Emerging Female in Squash program.

This program was established in 2018 as a new...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Feb 01 2019

The Nelson Leafs have proven to be a winner on the ice as the Heritage City franchise holds down top spot in the highly competitive Murdoch Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

Leafs management want to take that winning attitude off the ice by joining in the fight to raise Autism awareness during a campaign in February.

“The Nelson Leafs Hockey Team and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 29 2019

Grand Forks Wolves jumped out to a quick 17-4 lead en route to a 40-23 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in West Kootenay High School Junior Girl's Basketball action Monday at the Hangar.

After surrendering the first two points of the game, the Wolves outscored the Bombers 15-2 to take command of the game before halftime.

Claire Broad paced Grand Forks with six points. LVR was...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 28 2019

Glacier athletes did not disappoint their coaches at the annual Glacier Judges Cup this past weekend at the club’s facility in the Civic Centre.

Head coach Sandra Long said many Glacier gymnasts finished in the medals in the competition that attracted 140 competitors from clubs throughout the Kootenays, including Castlegar, Trail and Invermere.

“This was the first competition of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 28 2019

The Glacier gymnasts were front and center recently as the club hosted its Judges Cup at the Civic Centre facility.

Athletes from throughout the Kootenay region attended the meet.

The event was the first home meet of the season for the Glacier Club, which will host two other competitions in March 9 — Spring Jump Fest — and May 4-5 — Glacier Invitational.

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