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by Bob Hall on Friday Feb 14 2020

With a home playoff series not in the cards and post-season fate still undetermined, the Selkirk College Saints will be looking for an extra jolt of energy from fans in the team’s final weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre.

Needing a pair of wins to feel a level of comfort in making the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) final run for the title,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Grand Forks Wolves took turns taking a bite out of the L.V. Rogers Bombers teams on the hardwood.

The Wolves won three consecutive games over the Bombers during the past two days, the latest coming Thursday at the Hangar when Grand Forks rocked LVR 70-33 in West Kootenay High School Girls’ Basketball action.

Wednesday, in the Boundary City, the Wolves swept LVR in a pair of boys...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 12 2020

Ryan Janowski and Brandon Costa each had two points to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 4-2 victory over the Castlegar Rebels in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win, allowing Nelson to sweep the season series against Castlegar, moves the Leafs to within three points of Murdoch leading Beaver Valley Nitehawks in the race for the division...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

Goalie Grady Groenhuysen’s shootout save sparked the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 victory over Revelstoke in the final of the Nelson Minor Hockey Peewee Rep Tournament Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

Groenhuysen’s save came after Dax Dewar put the Leafs, which have now won three consecutive tournaments, up in sudden-death shootout.

After both teams advanced to the final, Nelson blasting...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 10 2020

Ian Walgren is winding down five-to-six days a week training as the Nelson speed skater prepares to head east to compete at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 later this month in Northern Ontario.

Walgren joins coach, and father Bruce Walgren, as well as more than 140 other athletes from Team BC at the games set for February 25-29.

“I'm excited to be a part...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 10 2020

Rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail held off the L.V. Rogers Bombers in overtime to capture the Consolation Title at the Prince Charles Comets High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Creston.

The Hawks outscored the Bombers during the extra five minutes of play to claim the 82-76 victory.

Matti Erickson paced the Bombers attack with 21 points while Johnny Michalchuk...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 06 2020

It’s a long way from the NDCC Arena to the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.

But that’s just where Nelson Minor Hockey grad Merissa Dawson was found last month when the University of Calgary Dinos met city rival Mount Royal Cougars at the 2020 Crowchild Classic.

Dawson, who plays on the blueline for the U of C Dinos, was front and center playing in before more than 10,000...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 04 2020

The Make A Change Canada Nelson charity hockey game on January 23rd matching the hometown Kootenay Patricks against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni did not disappoint the sellout crowd in attendance as both teams put on an amazing display of hockey.

And now, organizers of Make A...