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by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Friday Nov 12 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League recently passed the quarter-mile mark on the 2021-22 season.

Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications for the KIJHL looks at some of the Neil Murdoch teams, including the Nelson Leafs, Castlegar Rebels, Grand Forks Border Bruins and Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Nelson Leafs saw its five-game winning streak end abruptly as...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 10 2021

Four Nelson Minor Hockey Association players earned spots on the Under-15 AA Zone team during recent tryouts held in September.

Eliot Rude, Sebastien Conne-Correnti, Miller Tedesco and Kale Gehrman were selected from a tryout of 40 players.

Rude and Tedesco made the team this year as 13-year-old rookies, while Gehrman and team captain Conne-Correnti are returning players on the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 08 2021

After churning out a five-game Kootenay International Junior Hockey League win streak, outscoring the opposition by a 24-12 count, the Nelson Leafs are turning wins on the ice into success off the ice by partnering with the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation to raise funds for the local charity.

Starting November 1, the public can now donate to the KLHF by returning refundable bottles...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 08 2021

A basket in the final minute was enough to power Fernie to the narrow victory over LVR Goon Squad in the final of the Bomber High School Boy's 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Saturday at the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium.

The tournament was the first event since COVID-19 derailed high school sports in the province.

Eleven teams from the host LVR, Grand Forks, Trail and Fernie competed in...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 03 2021

The Trafalgar Cross Country Team ran its way to the Junior Division Title at the recent West Kootenay Cross Country Championships in Castlegar.

Paced by Aleah Smith and Dawson Abraham, Trafalgar was no match for the rest of the field.

Mallard’s Source for sports salutes the Trafalgar squad with Team of the Week honours.

The team includes Kallie Badry, Chloe Loveday, Nathan...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 01 2021

Aleah Smith and Dawson Abraham Trafalgar swept the Junior Division races at the at the recent West Kootenay Cross Country Championships in Castlegar.

Smith edged Maya Abraham of L.V. Rogers by a second to capture the 4.5-kilometer Junior Girl’s race in a time of 18 minutes, 55 seconds.

Kallie Badry was fifth in at time of 22:48 with Maina Hetu of LVR sixth at 22:50, Amane Fukada...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 25 2021

Two Kootenay Chaos Track Club runners earned medals at the 2021 BC Club Cross Country Championships this past weekend in Victoria.

Dawson Abraham who was the silver medalist in the U-14 Boys 3-kilometer race with a time of 10 minutes, three seconds.

Kootenay Chaos teammate Aleah Smith won a bronze in the girls 3km race in a time of 11:18.

The BC Club Cross Country...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Oct 22 2021

Everyone participating in the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games next February will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 said a Friday a news release from the BC Games .

The BC Games Society Board of Directors has announced the proof of vaccination requirement to help maximize the safety of athletes, coaches, officials, staff, volunteers, and spectators.

“As this...