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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Feb 19 2023

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks and Grand Forks Border Bruins rebounded from opening game losses to even their respective Neil Murdoch Division series at 1-1 following Saturday Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff wins.

The Nitehawks scored four unanswered goals in the third period — three markers coming on special teams — to dump the Nelson Leafs 6-2 Saturday at the NDCC...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 16 2023

The Trafalgar Thunder Grade 8 Boys Basketball team continues to roll over West Kootenay competition.

The Thunder defeated Grand Forks, Stanley Humphries of Castlegar and host J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail to capture the Hawks Grade 8 Boys Basketball tournament this past weekend in the Silver City.

The Thunder jumped out to early leads in all three games of the round-robin tournament to...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 16 2023

On the eve of the Leafs and Nitehawks rekindling their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff rivalry, beginning Friday with Game one of the Murdoch Division Semi Final at the NDCC Arena, two Nelson players received special recognition.

Leafs rearguard Tyson Lautard was selected the Murdoch Division Top Defenceman in year-end awards while netminder Frederick Larochelle...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 14 2023

The Kootenay Bombers swept through the competition to claim the division title at a BC Club Volleyball Tournament this past weekend in the Fraser Valley.

The Bombers defeated Victoria 2-0 in the best-of-three final in the U18 Girls Division.

Kootenay won by scores of 25-15 and 25-22.

The Bombers posted wins over Focus Fusion, Cougars Amanda and West Coast U17 squad to...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 14 2023

Five skiers from the Nelson Nordic Ski Club attended the Western Canadian Championships in Kimberley the weekend of February 3rd, 4th and 5th.  

This race brings several hundred cross country ski racers from more than 15 clubs from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and parts of the United States.  

Attending from Nelson were Dawson and Maya Abraham, Raya Kipkie, Aleah Smith and Gabriel ...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 14 2023

The L.V. Rogers Bombers completed a three-game swing into the Central Okanagan by posting a win over Revelstoke in consolation round action at the RutlandSecondary Invitational High School Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday in Kelowna.

The Bombers defeated Revelstoke 78-69 to snap a recent three-game slide on the High School Boys Basketball circuit.

Senior Cole Woodward led the...

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...