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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 04 2015

For cross country ski newbies who want to get into the spot at bottom dollar prices, the Nelson Nordic Ski Club has a deal no one can refuse — the 2015 Ski Swap set for Saturday (November 7) at Nelson Rod & Gun Club.

Organizers say the event promises to be a great chance for first timer skiers and experienced specialists to finds some great deals.

The event begins at 9 a.m....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Oct 16 2015

Tyler Garcia scored an unassisted marker at three minutes of overtime to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win was the second straight for the Leafs against the Bruins this season — both one goal victories.

Tyler Fyfe scored twice to lead the Leafs.


by Bruce Fuhr on Friday Sep 25 2015

The Nelson Leafs got some payback, albeit a season later, when the Green and White picked up two points in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League standings after the Kelowna Chiefs were caught using an ineligible person on opening day of the current campaign.

The Chiefs were penalized two points for having an ineligible trainer on the roster and improving Nelson’s record to 3-1...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Sep 02 2015

Hockey fans are in for a treat this weekend when the Selkirk College Saints and the Trail Smoke Eaters tangle in a cross-league exhibition home-and-home series that will serve as a warm-up for the 2015-2016 regular season.

Hopefuls looking to the crack the squads for the three-time defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) Saints and the British Columbia Hockey...

by Contributor on Monday Jul 13 2015

On June 6th the residents of Boundary Country, one by one, joined the ranks of millions of people all over the globe taking steps to end cancer at the largest cancer fundraising event in the world - Relay For Life.
A total of 16 teams and 145 participants raised $32,325 and counting. Everyone came together at City Park in Grand Forks to celebrate cancer survivors, remember...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jun 09 2015

It didn’t take former Leaf Larry Martel long to find a job in hockey.

The ex-Leaf president moved across the hallway to office of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League after being elected as vice-president of the Neil Murdoch Division.

The selection of Martel was just one of the news items coming out of the KIJHL AGM this past weekend in Osoyoos.

“It was a very...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday May 13 2015

New Shelters Coming, Old Shelters Going

Under the community-generated Management Plan for the Rossland Range Recreation Site, some new day-use shelters will be built  to replace the older, rodent-infested but beloved structures that so many of us have happily skied or snowshoed to, and  used to warm up,  toast sandwiches or heat up soup, and  talk with whoever else came...

by Contributor on Monday May 11 2015

The GFI is hosting it’s 34th tournament in 40 years (1975 to 2015). Over those 40 years there have been many challenges. There have been 5 coordinators and 6 tournament years missed due to the difficulty of finding teams at the end of the baseball season or other tournaments (Canadian Nationals) competing for teams. There is also the challenge finding/keeping the co-ordinator, committee and...