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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The bikers are back.

The MS West Kootenay Challenge bikers, that is.

Rotary Lakeside Park is the home base this weekend for the annual ride to raise funds for the fight against Multiple sclerosis (MS) — an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain.

The event was rescheduled after smoke...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 03 2019

Nelson Youth Soccer player Callum Cutler is doing his best to raise funds to help with travel costs to Madrid, Spain as part of the Generation Adidas program to have players train with elite clubs in Europe.

Cutler, who plays the center-midfield position, has played on numerous teams this past season, including the Nelson Selects U17 Rep team, Whitecaps Academy Regional Team, LVR...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 02 2019

The Selkirk College Saints continue to sculpt a squad for the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season that puts emphasis on success at both ends of the ice.

Former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standouts Garrett Hilton and Derian Bamber have committed to the Saints for the 2019-2020 season with on-ice qualities that will provide both...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Ryan Lewis scored twice and goalkeeper Mitch Melanson pitched a shutout sparking Hume Innkeepers to a 4-0 win over Oso Negro in the final of the Mallard's Men's Open Division Tuesday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The win completed a sweep of the hardware for the Innkeepers, which also captured the regular season title with an impressive 6-1 record.

Oso Negro finished third in league...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Hard work and dedication to the game is paying off for Nelson Youth Soccer star Callum Cutler.

Not only did the 16-year-old player pick up the Kerry Dyck Memorial Scholarship from the Hume Innkeepers, but Cutler also earned one of the two Generation Adidas nominations to train in Madrid, Spain at the Real Madrid Foundation.

While Cutler is on his way this summer to Spain, another...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

The L.V. Rogers Athletic Department saluted its top athletes for the past high school season recently at a ceremony in the Hangar.

Rylee Zondervan and Matti Erickson were selected the top All Around Athletes for the past high school season at the Fairview-based school.

Zondervan also was selected the Top Scholar Athlete along with Mike Zarikoff.

Outstanding Athlete honours...

by Trevor Miller on Monday Jun 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the regular season schedule for the upcoming 2019/20 season. 

The Smoke Eaters will begin their BCHL season with five straight games at the Trail Memorial Centre, opening up on Friday, September 6th against the Penticton Vees in the Home Opener. It’s one of two...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jun 21 2019

Rylee Zondervan and Matti Erickson were selected the top All Around Athletes during the L.V. Rogers Athletic Awards Ceremony held Wednesday at the Hangar.

Zondervan and Erickson led their respective Bomber teams, with Erickson capturing the gold medal at the recent BC High School Track and Field Championships in Langley.

Erickson won the 1500 meters in a record time of four...