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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 08 2021

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population recover after their collapse in 2013. In 2017, only 12,000 spawners were estimated in the main lake. Conservationists have been trying to reverse the decline by conducting kokanee egg plants and fry release for the past five years.

The high in-lake abundance of rainbow and bull trout is...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

Two athletes from the Junior Racing team at Nelson Nordic Ski Club have been recognized for their commitment to the pursuit of high performance goals in their sport. 

Maya Abraham, 14, has been named to the Cross Country BC Ski Team Development Squad while Aleah Smith, 12, was named to the Talent Squad, a feeder program to the Development Squad. 

In 2020, Maya raced to a bronze...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

Glacier gynnasts continue to find ways to compete after 22 athletes competed against gymnasts from the Kootenay region, Alberta and Prince Rupert in their first virtual competition.

The Key City Classic Virtual Competition, hosted by Cranbrook’s Key City gymnastics club, took place March 7-16. Video routine submissions were accepted during this time and forwarded on for judging.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 30 2021

Mallard’s Source for sports is taking another trip down memory lane with Team of the Week with the 2005-06 L.V. Rogers Bombers Basketball team.

Fifteen years ago coach Bernie Love coached the Bombers to a seventh-place finish at the BC High School Boy’s AA Basketball Provincials in Kamloops.

This is the third best finish ever at a provincials for a Bombers team at the provincials...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 29 2021

Selkirk College said in a media release Monday the school will no longer ice a men’s hockey team, announcing that the program will be discontinued due to budgetary constraints.

Competing in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) since 2006, the Selkirk College Saints’ current players, coaches and team staff were informed of the decision this week.


by Contributor on Monday Mar 29 2021

The Regional District of Central Kootenay said by order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), new restrictions have been implemented across the Province of British Columbia for adult athletic activities.

The result, effective March 29, 2021 at 11:59 pm all indoor adult group recreation classes at Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) facilities are paused until...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Mar 25 2021

For second time in as many years, the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers to cancel the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.

Tournament organizers said recent decisions by the Province and Health Authorities have indicated that it will not be possible to hold large gatherings and events throughout summer 2021 in BC.

Like most events held throughout the...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Mar 23 2021

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced its schedule Tuesday for the 2020-21 season, which includes 20 games per team for a total of 160 league games.

The five-week season will commence on Friday, Apr. 2, and will run until Sunday, May 9.

The 16 teams participating in the season have each been assigned one of five pod locations — Vernon, Penticton, Chilliwack, Coquitlam and Port...