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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 12 2018

Nelson Leafs snapped a four-game winless streak Saturday in 100 Mile House by stopping the hometown Wranglers 3-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

Friday, in Chase, Nelson played the Heat to a 5-5 tie.

The three-point road trip keeps Nelson on top of the Murdoch Division, eight points ahead of second-place Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

Easton Jolie scored...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Nov 08 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a two-goal comeback to help them out of an eight-game winless stretch as they picked up a 4-3 shootout victory over the Surrey Eagles on Sunday evening at the South Surrey Arena. 

Owen Ozar and Kent Johnson each scored in the shootout while Trail killed off a big penalty in overtime to help them to the one-goal victory over the Eagles in a shootout and helped...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 07 2018

The Nelson Leafs are hopeful a few changes can fill the small cracks that recently appeared in the Good Ship Leaf as the Heritage City club prepares to return to Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday in Chase against the Heat.

The Leafs have acquired 6’2”, 180-pound defenceman Tulsen Fawcett from the Melfort Mustangs of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League while at...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 06 2018

Another month of fishing is in the books. Now Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing is set to give fishermen the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for  fishing in November.

After experiencing our second phase of summer in the last couple weeks of October, we’ve also been experiencing some great fishing.  The 10 days of 20 degree weather was a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 05 2018

The L.V. Rogers Bombers Varsity Soccer team made it look easy as the Heritage City school captured the Kootenay High School AA Boy’s Zone Title in Marysville.

The Bombers blasted host Selkirk Storm of Kimberley 9-0 before doubling West Kootenay rival Grand Forks Wolves 6-3 in the final.

LVR now advances to the Provincial Championships being held in Burnaby November 19th-21st....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 01 2018

Bear Hughes scored twice to power the Spokane Braves to a 6-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Nelson Leafs Wednesday night in the Lilac City.

The loss is the third consecutive for Nelson, which had previously won seven straight games.

Hughes, Alex Enegren and Derek Humphries scored during a six-minute span in the first period to give the Braves a 3-0...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

Fifth-year starter Mitchell Popadynetz of Nelson continues to lead the Thompson River University Men’s Soccer Team.

Popadynetz scored a goal before adding an assist to lead the Wolfpack to a 3-1 upset victory over University of Alberta Golden Bears in the Canada West play in game Saturday in Edmonton. The WolfPack now advance in Canada West playoff action, playing Trinity Western...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 30 2018


It’s been a long run for the volunteer board of directors from Kootenay Advocacy Network/Taking Action for Special Kids (TASK), who have spent the past three decades advocating for children with developmental and physical disabilities.

This fall, the group pulled the plug on its operation but not before donating more than $450,000 to nine charitable foundations in the Nelson...