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by Contributor on Saturday Sep 24 2022

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is pleased to announce that Commissioner Jeff Dubois has signed a five-year contract extension that will see him remain in his role through the end of the 2027-28 season.

Dubois joined the KIJHL in March 2020, and has developed a number of key partnerships including new league and team websites plus a mobile app through...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 22 2022

Well, that was a blur!!

Summer flew by and we are back from the west coast!

And another great summer it was.

Starting out in July, when we first arrived on the island, there seemed to be lots of coho around and the halibut fishing was on fire. We fished mainly inshore for Chinook and Coho, but then ventured offshore for our halibut.

As July moved along, we started...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 20 2022

Reg Clarkson shot a one-under-par 71 to capture the Senior Men's Open Saturday at the Balfour Golf Course.

Clarkson, who recently competed at the Canadian Senior Men's Open in Red Deer where he narrowly missed the cut by two shots, won the Low Gross Title.

Bob Munson carded at net 67 to claim the Low Net Trophy.

The tournament attracted players from throughout the...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Sep 20 2022

With the start of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League just days away, the league announced Monday that two players on the Creston Valley Thunder Cats have been suspended for an alleged hazing incident.

As well, the Thunder Cats have been fined and placed on two years probation by the KIJHL following a week-long investigation into hazing allegations.

"The KIJHL was...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 18 2022

Results are slowly trickling in from the BC Senior Games in Victoria with sisters from the West Kootenay Boundary Zone capturing center stage in Pickleball played on the campus of the University of Victoria.

Tanis Bourchier of Nelson and Christine Wayling of Castlegar combined to claim the Gold Medal in the Women’s 55-plus 3.0 Doubles competition.

The first-year players,...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 17 2022

The West Kootenay United squad won the bronze medal in the BC Senior Games 55-plus Men 's Soccer last week at the Juan de Fuca Fields outside Victoria.

West Kootenay finished third in the round robin against teams from Vancouver Island South and Vancouver Island North.

Vancouver Island North won the Gold Medal with Vancouver Island South finishing...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 12 2022

MaryAnn Gaschnitz and Jackie Little bested a competitive field of players to capture the Ladies 2-Ball Best Ball tournament this past week at the Balfour Golf Course.

The tournament was a huge success with more than 82 players entered in the event.

Linda Bobic and Pat Stone won the Low Net title.

Little and Gaschnitz join Roma Crispin and Jennifer Green to compete for the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 11 2022

The Nelson Skating Club is gearing up for the upcoming season following a successful summer program where the local organization hosted Olympic and World Medalist Kaetlyn Osmond as well as several provincial coaches during an off-season camp.

The high-level coaching staff, that included Osmond and National/Provincial Level coaches Heather Heide, Renee Gulayets and Caitlin Pettapiece as...