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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...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

There’s a new skipper on deck for the Nelson Leafs Hockey Club — a coach that’s familiar to fans of the Green and White.

The Nelson Leafs Hockey Society Board announced Wednesday that Adam DiBella is taking over the head coaching position for the defending Kootenay Conference Champions for the upcoming 2022-23 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Assistant coach...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 18 2022

Team West Kootenay won the bronze medal in the U18 division at BC Club Volleyball Championships this past weekend at the Richmond Oval.

Team West Kootenay, consisting of players from Nelson and Castlegar, defeated CVVC Strikers from Courtney 2-0 (25-13, 29-27) in the Consolation Final to capture the medal.

Team West Kootenay lost in three-sets to Seaside Surf of Surrey/White Rock...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 15 2022

The warmer weather has chased the snow away at Granite Pointe, allowing Golf Operations Manager Reg Clarkson to open all 18 holes for play beginning Monday, April 18th.

In 2021, the course opened to full operations on Friday, April 16 after kicking opened the doors a few days earlier with a soft nine-hole track for golfers.

“Yes, here we go,” said Golf Operations...

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