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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 05 2020

The Nelson rink of Kristina Little and Nathan Small narrowly missed out qualifying for the National Mixed Double Curling at the recent Provincial Championships held recently in Hope.

The Kootenay Champs lost out in a tiebreaker King Simpson/Croteau rink.

Finishing in a tie for second, with a 5-2 mark, Team Little-Small had chances to win but were unable to complete the shots that...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 04 2020

Ian Walgren did not let the bright lights of the National Special Olympics bother the Nelson speedskater.

Walgren captured not one, but, four medals in speedskating at Special Olympics Canada last week in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The Team BC skater captured gold in the Men’s 333-meter race, achieving a personal best of 28.47 seconds.

“(Ian) showed what he was capable...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 04 2020

The season could not have ended any better for Nelson native Reece Hunt — except for Bemidji State University women’s hockey team dropping a 2-1 series decision to No. 9 University of Minnesota Duluth in Western Collegiate Hockey Association Quarterfinals.

Hunt, a forward for Bemidji State, was selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Week after leading all freshman with four points off of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 04 2020

The Nelson Leafs pulled out the brooms Tuesday night in Spokane, riding the 28-save performance of Tenzin Mint to shutout the Braves 3-0 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoffs at the Eagles Ice Arena.

The win gives the Leafs a 4-0 sweep in the best-of-seven Murdoch Division Semi-Final and sets up a showdown with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Hawks also powered...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

The Nelson Leafs took a stranglehold on the Murdoch Division Semi Final with the Spokane Braves Monday night in the Lilac City.

Despite falling behind 2-1 and surrendering four power play goals, the Leafs were able to squeak out a 6-5 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff victory to grab a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Divisional Semi Final.

Three goals seven...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

L.V. Rogers Bombers overcame a slow start to bounce Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 66-36 at West Kootenay Junior Boys Basketball Playoff Tournament Saturday at the Hangar in Nelson.

Nathan Humphrey led the Bombers against SHSS in the Consolation Final with 18 points.

Jake Wheeler had 13 while Mika Whitefield, Griffin Phillips and Cole Woodward each added eight points.

The...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 02 2020

The Selkirk College Saints will ride the underdog train into the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs after clinching the final spot in the run for the championship.

The Saints returned to the West Kootenay from a weekend roadtrip on Vancouver Island with one out of a possible four points, but it was enough to secure fourth place in the BCIHL regular season...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Mar 01 2020

The Nelson Leafs took care of business on home ice as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division Semi Final Series opened this past weekend at the NDCC Arena.

The Leafs outscored visiting Spokane 10-2 in two games to grab a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Murdoch Semi Final.

Nelson opened the series Friday with a hard-fought 4-1 decision over the Braves. The...

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