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by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

BC Hockey along with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) and the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) are pleased to announce that the Revelstoke Grizzlies and the city of Revelstoke will host the 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 13-16, 2023.

The four-team tournament will see the champions from KIJHL, PJHL and VIJHL...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

 The Nelson Leafs recently concluded an epic Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, making it to the Teck Cup Final before dropping a heartbreaking series to the Revelstoke Grizzlies.

Along the way, Nelson won the Murdoch Division Regular Season title with a 31-10-0-1 record — 16 points ahead of second place Beaver Valley Nitehawks before...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

Hockey Canada and its board of directors announced Wednesday the retirement of chief executive officer Tom Renney of Cranbrook, effective July 1, 2022.

Renney, who got his start in coaching in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with Trail and Columbia Valley, said this is a decision he's been preparing for over the past year and knows the time is right and is grateful for...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

There’s a new skipper on deck for the Nelson Leafs Hockey Club — a coach that’s familiar to fans of the Green and White.

The Nelson Leafs Hockey Society Board announced Wednesday that Adam DiBella is taking over the head coaching position for the defending Kootenay Conference Champions for the upcoming 2022-23 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Assistant coach...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 18 2022

Team West Kootenay won the bronze medal in the U18 division at BC Club Volleyball Championships this past weekend at the Richmond Oval.

Team West Kootenay, consisting of players from Nelson and Castlegar, defeated CVVC Strikers from Courtney 2-0 (25-13, 29-27) in the Consolation Final to capture the medal.

Team West Kootenay lost in three-sets to Seaside Surf of Surrey/White Rock...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 15 2022

The warmer weather has chased the snow away at Granite Pointe, allowing Golf Operations Manager Reg Clarkson to open all 18 holes for play beginning Monday, April 18th.

In 2021, the course opened to full operations on Friday, April 16 after kicking opened the doors a few days earlier with a soft nine-hole track for golfers.

“Yes, here we go,” said Golf Operations...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 13 2022

The Glacier Gymnastics team turned some heads at the 2022 BC Championships, in Surrey recently, taking home the first place level 7 team trophy and the second place level 6 team trophy.

The 13 gymnasts from Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics Club also brought home 29 medals, including seven All Around titles and 24 top-eight placement ribbons.

The Canadian Competitive Level 7 team...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 10 2022

The Nelson Leafs concluded a very successful campaign on ice as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League club recently held its annual awards banquet at the Hume Hotel.

Nelson first won the Murdoch Division Regular Season title with a 31-10-0-1 record — 16 points ahead of second place Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Leafs then won the Murdoch Division Playoff Crown with...

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