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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 30 2019

The sixth Annual Brooksie Bash hockey game at the Civic Centre Arena before Christmas was a resounding success as the 2019 contest was able to raise money for eight-year-old Axl Smith, who was recently diagnosed with two forms of leukemia.

A total of 32 local hockey players took to give back to families in need, raising $9000 for the family of the Nelson Minor Hockey player.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 30 2019

The Nelson Leafs take to the ice Tuesday afternoon at the NDCC Arena for the annual New Year’s Eve clash with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Leafs will be looking to bounce back from a rocky streak that saw the Green and White drop five of seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey League games in December.

However, the Leafs did experience some good news after rookie winger...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 22 2019

The unofficial Christmas break for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League could not have come sooner for the Nelson Leafs.

The Green and White were swept in weekend games against Murdoch rival Spokane Braves, falling 2-1 Friday at the NDCC Arena and 4-1 Saturday in the Lilac City.

The losses added to an already horrendous month of December where Nelson has posted a 2-5...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 19 2019

Both L.V. Rogers boys’ basketball teams took it on the chin during a road trip to Trail Wednesday.

Host J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks posted a pair of West Kootenay High School Basketball wins over the Bombers.

The Junior Hawks jumped to an early 12-2 lead en route to a 57-32 victory over the Bombers. The Hawks employed a full-court press that rattled the Bombers.

Quinn Kilpatrick...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 19 2019

Team Salviulo of Nelson earned a berth to the 2020 BC Men’s Curling Championships in Cranbrook.

Skip Nando Salviulo, third Jamie Ingram, second Devin Anderson and lead Reece Whitehead won one of the two Kootenay berths up for grabs at the Men’s Zone Playdowns held this past weekend in Kimberley. Both Ingram and Anderson are junior curling age.

Chris Medford of Cranbrook won the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 19 2019

The Kootenay Whitecaps University Prep Academy program is flourishing with a large number of local soccer players from Nelson, as well as across the Kootenay region, taking advantage of the expert coaching.

The program is one of the best tools available for Kootenay players wanting to excel and showcase their talents in front of post-secondary scouts.

In the past five years, the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 17 2019

The Nelson Peewee Rep Leafs continue to strike Gold.

The Heritage City squad blasted Windermere 9-3 to capture the Gold medal at the Invemere Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday in the East Kootenay City.

Eliot Rude powered the Leafs to the victory, scoring a hat-trick in the finale. Sebastian Conne Correnti scored twice while Cohen Wolbaum, Jack Boyes, Kale Gerhmann and Miller...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 15 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers bounced back from a setback to rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks by dumping Prince Charles of Creston and Nakusp at the Mount Sentinel Wildcats High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament over the weekend.

Johnny Michalchuck scored 19 points to spark the Bombers past Prince Charles 78-61 before LVR blasted Nakusp 86-39 behind the 15-point performance of Matti Erickson....

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