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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 09 2023

Nelson Boxing Club’s Wamuna Fukada just returned from the Canadian National Boxing Championships in Brampton, Ont., with a bronze medal.

Fukada, 18, defeated a boxer from Prince Edward Island in the consolation bout to secure the medal in the 54kg division.

The Nelson Boxing Club member lost in the semi-finals to a boxer from Ontario.

“I was very happy with his...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Feb 08 2023

There’s a budding young cross country ski superstar in the making living in the Slocan Valley.

Oscar Massé recently won a pair of gold medals at the Western Canadian Cross Country Ski Championships held in Kimberley.

Massé, 11, earned the first-place finishes in the U12 Skate and Classic distance events.

Massé competed against skiers from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 07 2023

The L.V. Rogers Bombers continue to improve on the Kootenay High School Girls Basketball season.

The Bombers scored a couple of second-place finishes during tournaments in Creston, and last weekend, in Castlegar.

The Bombers, missing a couple of key players, lost 59-39 to Kootenay River of Creston in the final of the Stanley Humphries Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday in the...

by Contributor on Monday Feb 06 2023

Now that Ground Hog day has come and gone, and it looks like spring is coming, it's time to focus on fun times and fishing.

We’ve had a couple small cold snaps and a couple warm spells this past month.  Nothing consistent with the weather, but we are still consistently fishing.  Here’s your latest report:

Kootenay Lake:

It’s big fish season.  Although,...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 26 2023

Bomber teams swept to a couple of victories Wednesday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar.

The Senior Bombers gained some revenge on the short-handed Grand Forks Wolves, outlasting the Boundary City squad 77-61 in Senior Boys High School Basketball action at the Hangar.

LVR opened the contest on fire, building a 12-2 lead against a Wolves squad missing key players due to school exams and...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 25 2023

Five Nelson gymnasts, earned highly sought after placements on the Kootenay Zone Gymnastics Team to compete at the 2023 BC Winter Games in Vernon March 23-26.

Molly Anderson, 15 and Jersey Skolka, 13, won two of three spots in the Level 7 category.

Anouk Prud’homme, 15, Macy Loutit, 15, and Anni van Hellemond, 13, earned all three spots in the Level 8 category.

The BC...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 23 2023

The Fernie Falcons started fast and never looked back en route to a convincing 102-51 decision over Kootenay River of Creston in the final of the Kootenay Classic High School Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar in Nelson.

The Falcons led 10-2 early, extending the margin to 22-13 after one quarter to easily claim the championship.

Bryson Barr scored 24...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 20 2023

The next time Carl Johnson’s grandchildren come to town, there will be plenty of new gear to take fishing after the Argenta retiree reeled in $1,000 in prizes from the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

With a little help from his grandchildren, Carl has caught “50 or 60 trout” this season. 

“Whenever they come up from Vancouver, they always say let’s go fishing and it’s...