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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Dec 02 2021

KidSport™ has launched their 10th annual Give the Gift of Sport™ fundraising campaign, calling on Canadians to donate online at KidSport.ca/GiftofSport.

More than 30 percent of Canadian youth under the age of 18 cannot afford to play organized sport. With the support of the Government of Canada, corporate partners, and the generosity of...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2021

First it was a weekly Kootenay International Junior Hockey League “Three Star” selection.

Now, Leafs defenceman Bryce Sookro has earned the KIJHL “Three Star” selection for November 2021 as the top rearguard.

Sookro earned the selection along with top forward Griffen Ryden of the Castlegar Rebels and top goalie, Brandon Weare of the Revelstoke Grizzlies.

Sookro has been...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 30 2021

The highly anticipated documentary of Trail’s 1939 and 1961 World Championship teams, Trophy Town, is coming for a viewing at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.

Trophy Town is the untold epic story of the Trail Smoke Eaters, a rag-tag team of amateurs who went on to defeat the world’s most daunting adversaries on the biggest stage against the greatest odds. 

The story...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Monday Nov 29 2021

Nelson Leafs defenceman Bryce Sookro earned one of the three stars following play in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

The Nelson native had a goal and four points in two games for his hometown team. 

The other stars were forward Anmol Garcha of the Princeton Posse and goalie Colton Phillips-Watts of the Kamloops Storm

Sookro registered three assists to lead...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2021

Bemidji State University may have found a bit of a recruiting gold mine in Nelson Minor Hockey.

The NCAA Division 1 university landed a second Nelson Minor Hockey player to the varsity hockey program after signing Noah Quinn to play at the Minnesota-based school.

"(Noah Quinn) contributes in all situations, takes face-offs, and is responsible," said the Bemidji State University...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 22 2021

High School sports are back in swing, and so are the Trafalgar Thunder Junior Boy’s Volleyball team.

The Thunder recently swept through the competition during a Mount Sentinel Playday, defeating teams from J. Lloyd Crowe in Trail and the host Wildcats.

The other Trafalgar squad entered in the Playday split their games.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to add to the...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Thursday Nov 18 2021

The Nelson Leafs have climbed to the top of the Neil Murdoch Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with nine wins, including an 8-0 victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins on Tuesday.

Rookie defenceman Bryce Sookro now leads the team with 13 points in 14 games. Sookro enjoyed a two-goal, three-point performance against the Border Bruins. The Leafs have improved...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 15 2021

On Friday, November 12 the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation announced the winners of the Grand Prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program at Main Jet Motorsports in Nelson.

The grand prize winners are Gordon Ogilvie of Wynndel and Larry Posnikoff of Crescent Valley. 

Ogilvie has won a Fishing Lodge package from Coastal Springs Float Lodge in...

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