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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 21 2021

The L.V. Rogers Bombers edged Mount Baker Wild of Cranbrook 3-1 Wednesday in a Kootenay High School Soccer Playday Tournament at the Lakeside Fields.

The contest was the second of the day for the Bombers during the five-team event.

LVR opened the day outlasting J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail 3-0.

Man of the Match against the Wild was Jake Marshall, who scored twice —...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 19 2021

Nelson boxers have finally made it back into the ring following a long layoff due to COVID-19.

The boxers, coached by Jesse Pineiro, opened the October schedule with some solid results during a BC-Alberta fight card in Edmonton.

Djavan Mayer won by Referees Stoppage in the second round over Dean Beck from Edmonton while Riel Martinez also stopped Owen Pitcher from Lac La Biche,...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 18 2021

Several local youngersters won great prizes in the fall kids’ derby draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP). 

The youngsters submitted Rainbow or Bull trout heads that they caught on the main body of Kootenay Lake and were eligible to win Pelican Magna kayaks, Kokanee Mountain Zipline Tour packages, or fishing equipment. 


by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

September was a fun month, and October has started off with a bang said Kerry Reed
 of Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Reed is ready to give the latest update for fishing on the West Kootenay waters.

Kootenay Lake:

The water temperature has dropped, and the fish are coming to life.  So far, the past couple weeks have been great.  Rainbows are popping the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

Nathan Small of the Nelson Curling Club is heading to represent BC at the 2021 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship next month in Canmore, AB.

Small, second on Team Robillard, edged Matthew McCrady in the final of the AMJ Campbell B.C. Mixed Curling Championship Sunday in Kelowna.

Team Robillard, which includes Small, Maple Ridge skip Sebastian Robillard, third Karla...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 07 2021

The West Kootenay Cross Country season is in full swing with runners from throughout the zone competing in races hosted at Selkirk College in Castlegar and Salmo.

The two Nelson-based teams opened the season on a high note, with Trafalgar’s Dawson Abraham in time of 16 minutes, 38 seconds winning the junior boy’s race with Mitchell Erickson of LV Rogers close behind finishing season in...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 06 2021

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) is a local fish restoration initiative that has recently been extended to May 2022 with monthly prizes and grand prize draws for Kootenay Lake fishers. 

The next grand prize draw for a Polaris Sportsman Quad and the 3-night-stay for 2 at Coastal Springs Float Lodge will be early November. Trout heads must be...

by Benjamin Phillips on Tuesday Oct 05 2021

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the addition of Corey Cunningham from the Prince George Spruce Kings in exchange for future considerations.

Cunningham, who was born and raised in Prince George, is committed to play NCAA Div. 1 hockey next season at Merrimack College. The 20-year-old forward has played four seasons with the Spruce Kings, adding 73 points in...