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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 10 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League remains committed to its goal for providing a season despite of the recent Provincial Health Order extension to February 5, 2021 limiting sports activities and travel.

KIJHL Commissioner Jeff Dubois said the league remains hopeful of resuming regular season play at that time and will continue with preparations to award the Teck Cup to our...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

In a prepared statement Tuesday, the BC Hockey has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Cyclone Taylor Cup and 2021 Coy Cup.

The Cyclone Taylor Cup is BC Hockey’s Junior B Championship which features league winners from the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL), the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) along with a host...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

As junior hockey teams around the province await permission from the BC Public Health Office to resume play during COVID-19 pandemic, Mallard’s Source for sports thought it would be fitting to take a look back at Nelson’s only B.C. Junior B Hockey Championship for the Team of the Week.

In 1968, the Leafs, coached by Fritz Koehle, defeated Vancouver’s Grandview Steelers 2-0 in the best-...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Rick Taylor has lived on Kootenay Lake for 40 years and has seen some ups and downs in fish numbers and size but commented that the last few years have been catastrophic for the Kokanee numbers.

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population recover after their collapse in 2013.

Anglers are encouraged to harvest rainbow...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 21 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

(As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League awaits word on when competitive sports can continue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Communiciations Emamuel Sequeira has been updating hockey fans with stories from around the league.)

Hunter Floris wanted to have fun playing...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 14 2020

In a media release Monday, the BC Seniors Games Society (BCSGS) in consultation with the 2021 Greater Victoria Host Society have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 55+ BC Games.

The Games were to run September 14-18, 2021 in Victoria.

Because of the ongoing public health concerns due to the pandemic, the Games will be postponed until...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 13 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, Mallard’s Source for sports continues to dip into the past to showcase teams from yesteryear in this edition of Team of the Week.

The Nelson Oldtimers Hockey Club is featured as Team of the Week, standing on the ice for a team photo after capturing the Penticton Tournament.

The team includes, Don Ball, Shorty...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 10 2020

Nelson’s Maddy Bonikowsky loves to run.

She loves the rawness and simplicity of running.

And she has loved running from a young age, racing recreationally against peers in elementary school.

“No equipment, no technical components; in running you must grind it out by yourself, for yourself,” the Grade 12 student at L.V. Rogers High School recently said to The Nelson...