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by Contributor on Friday Jan 04 2019

With 2018 now in the books, it’s time to see what’s happening on the lakes with another installment of the Reel Adventures Fishing Report.

Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures said 2018 was definitely a fun year, meeting many new families and friends and it just reassures the reason we’re in the business. Putting smiles on faces………

Looking back on the 2018 season I have a lot of great...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 04 2019

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams are now ready to make the annual mad dash to the regular season finish line following the flip of the calendar to 2019.

The Nelson Leafs look poised to make a run at its second Murdoch Division title after bouncing back from a two-game losing streak entering the Christmas break to claim three consecutive wins — two coming during the...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jan 03 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the club has committed to goaltender Logan Terness (’02) for the 2019/20 season along with signing goaltender Chad Cromar (’99) for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. 

Terness, 16, recently spent the last month with the Smoke Eaters, getting into his first three games of his BC Hockey League career including a 16-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 31 2018

More than 35 former L.V. Rogers Bombers Grads took to the Hangar on Boxing Day to participate in the annual Blair D'Andrea Alumni Basketball Tournament.

Bomber Graduates come together during the Christmas holidays to raise money to promote basketball in Nelson.

The Blair D'Andrea Alumni Scholarship Society was established in 2012 and has been instrumental in supporting local post...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 24 2018

BC Hockey announced Monday that forward Reece Hunt of Nelson has been selected to represent BC at the at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta from February 24 – March 3, 2019.

Hunt, a graduate of Nelson Minor Hockey, was picked following the three-day U18 Team BC selection camp held during the weekend in Penticton. Rachel Teslak of Cranbrook is the only other player from...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Dec 18 2018

Four players from the Selkirk College Saints hockey program will be watching the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships with a little more interest after tangling with the Kazakhstan National Junior Team in the Lower Mainland.

Edward Lindsey, Dylan Heppler, Vince Bitonti and Tayden Woods were selected to the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League’s (BCIHL) Young Stars team...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 17 2018

Recently, Al Craft, former Fire Chief at Beasley Fire Rescue was honoured with the Canada Post Emergency Responders Award.

Craft, a mainstay with the local Fire Rescue organization for years, was joined by Nelson Police Chief Paul Burkart; Nelson Police Department Const. Lisa Schmidtke and her husband, Nelson Fire Rescue Firefighter Gerry Schmidtke; retired Nelson Fire Rescue...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 17 2018

Mount Sentinel Wildcats dropped a consolation match to Kootenay rival Fernie Falcons to finish 10th overall at the BC High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships held recently in Nanaimo.

The Falcons edged the Wildcats 2-1 in the best-of-three match to send the young Mount Sentinel squad to tenth overall in the 20-team tournament.

Mount Sentinel opened the tournament...

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