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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 15 2019

Nelson Leafs, 3-1 in November following a perfect October record, play host to a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home games Friday and Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

Friday, Nelson welcomes the second-place Chase Heat of the Doug Birks Division before tangling with Murdoch rival Grand Forks Border Bruins Saturday.

The Heat, 11-6-0-0-2, trail defending KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 14 2019

The road to the BC Championships begins Friday for eight single-A girl’s teams as Mount Sentinel Wildcats prepare to host the Kootenay Zone Tournament Friday and Saturday at Castlegar’s Selkirk College Gymnasium.

Fernie, Elkford, Sparwood, Fernie Academy, Nakusp, Boundary Central of Midway and Salmo join host Wildcats at the zone tournament.

The top team advances to the BC High...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats tuned up for the BC High School Championships by capturing the Kootenay Single-A Boy’s crown recently in Sparwood.

The Wildcats ousted five other teams for the title, Fernie, Fernie Academy, Golden, Salmo and host Sparwood, defeating Fernie Secondary in the best-fo-five final 3-0.

The Kootenay Zone Championship caps a great season for Mt....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 11 2019

Cole Wyatt’s power play goal early in the first overtime period sparked the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Ghostriders Saturday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in Fernie at the Memorial Arena.

The win avenged an earlier loss this season to Fernie, a game that was also settled in overtime, and allowed Nelson to maintain top spot in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 11 2019

The flu-plagued L.V. Rogers Bombers managed to pull a win out of the bag to finish 14th overall at the BC High School AA Girl’s Field Hockey Championships Friday at Lambrick Park in Victoria.

Skyla Short scored twice and Sam Chirico added a single as the Bombers dumped Okanagan Mission of Kelowna 3-1 in Consolation Round action. Backup keeper Molly Thomson registered the win...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 08 2019

Fresh of a 9-4 pasting of the Grand Forks Border Bruins, the Nelson Leafs embark on a two-game Kootenay International Junior Hockey League road swing that will take the Green and White to stops in Spokane, Friday, and Fernie, Saturday.

Tuesday’s win over the Bruins continued the Leafs red-hot streak in the KIJHL, that has seen the team jump from worst to first in Murdoch Division...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 07 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers will play in the Consolation Round following a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to rival South Okanagan of Oliver Thursday at the BC High School AA  Girl’s Field Hockey Championships.

The loss was followed by a 3-0 setback to West View.

The flu bug forced the Bombers to play shorthanded as the Kootenay squad was missing up six players for Day two of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Commissioner Larry Martel said the league has started an investigation following a report of racial taunting by a player during Saturday’s game in Nelson between the Leafs and the Kamloops Storm.

Martel said the incident happened during the game when a Leafs player came to his coach and told him about comments made toward him, and the coach...

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