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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 11 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays may be in a bit of a slump on the field, but off the diamond the Major League Baseball club is shining bright in the Heritage City.

The Blue Jays are combining with Nelson Baseball Association to recognize former coach and highly decorated athlete and member of Canada's National Women's team Amanda Asay by hosting a clinic Sunday at Queen Elizabeth Park....

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 10 2022

 The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has always been dubbed a “development league” by scouts and coaches.

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by Contributor on Thursday May 05 2022

Hooray Hooray, it’s the beginning of May.  And our spring fishing is starting to get going.

Here’s the latest reports

Kootenay Lake

Water temps are finally rising after a long-drawn-out spring.  Our temp has been up to the mid 40 degrees, which means the fish are starting to wake up.

Most of April saw some cooler weather and water, and the fishing...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 03 2022

The Kootenay Volleyball Club gained some excellent experience against some top-flight competition at last month’s BC Club Championships in Richmond.

The Kootenay Volleyball Club U-17 Girls squad finished winless in six matches, but according to coach Joe Moreira, “wins and/or losses became so irrelevant compared to the team’s performance.”

Moreira said the story behind our finish...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 03 2022

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tuned up for upcoming zone playdowns later this month by capturing a tournament a Kootenay High School Girls Soccer Tournament over the weekend in Creston.

The Bombers defeated David Thompson of Invermere 1-0, Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 14-0, Nakusp 9-0 and Fernie 4-0 to finish the tournament undefeated.

LVR was paced by the goal scoring of Hannah...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

BC Hockey along with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) and the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) are pleased to announce that the Revelstoke Grizzlies and the city of Revelstoke will host the 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 13-16, 2023.

The four-team tournament will see the champions from KIJHL, PJHL and VIJHL...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

 The Nelson Leafs recently concluded an epic Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, making it to the Teck Cup Final before dropping a heartbreaking series to the Revelstoke Grizzlies.

Along the way, Nelson won the Murdoch Division Regular Season title with a 31-10-0-1 record — 16 points ahead of second place Beaver Valley Nitehawks before...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

Hockey Canada and its board of directors announced Wednesday the retirement of chief executive officer Tom Renney of Cranbrook, effective July 1, 2022.

Renney, who got his start in coaching in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with Trail and Columbia Valley, said this is a decision he's been preparing for over the past year and knows the time is right and is grateful for...

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