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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...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 14 2015

West Kootenay Roller Derby (WKRD) rolls into the Trail Arena this Saturday for a couple of match ups that will make your head spin.

The action starts at 5 p.m. when the home team, the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG), take on Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers. The Dams are coming in hot after defeating their competition last season. But the Nelson Killjoys reminded them...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 08 2015

Catch the Spirit, the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament (GFI) is back for another year, starting June 30th and ending July 5th 2015.

I have been involved in different capacities with this tournament since 2008 and am very excited to be in this position, working with such enthusiastic and dedicated, board of directors, volunteer team leaders and volunteers for this...

by Boundary Youth and Soccer Association on Friday Mar 20 2015

Hello Soccer Fans,

I just thought I would give you all an update of where we are and answer a few common questions that people are asking about.

At this time we have registered 223 kids in the U7 to U16 age groups and 41 kids in the K4K bunch, for a total of 264 in all which is pretty much on par with what we expected and have done in the past. This is a good thing as it confirms...

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