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by Contributor on Friday Feb 12 2016

Nick Deschenes, has been relieved of his duties as GM/Head Coach of the Trail Smoke Eaters effective immediately.  President, Tom Gawryletz, stated, “The team has been outscored by a margin of 22-3 in the last three games but more importantly, it is obvious that the players are not responding to him.”

Deschenes has...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 26 2016

Anaheim Ducks forward (and former Castlegar Rebel) Shawn Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the suspension is accompanied by mandatory referral to the NHL/NHLPA Program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health for evaluation and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 19 2016

Bryce Winters scored a game high 16 points to spark the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 44-30 West Kootenay Junior Girl's Basketball victory over the visiting Grand Forks Wolves Monday at the LVR Hangar.

The game was one of three contests during a three-game set between the two schools.

Grand Forks defeated LVR 64-33 in Junior Boy's action while the Wolves also took care of Trafalgar in...

by Sara Golling on Monday Jan 04 2016

On January 2, a group of well-equipped skiers enjoyed the fine conditions in the 5-Mile Bowl area behind Whitewater ski area.  Unfortunately, one suffered a knee injury and required rescue. Other members of the group were taking measures to evacuate their wounded friend because they feared that help from Seach and Rescue would be expensive, but the terrain was difficult, their efforts were...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 16 2015

The best way for a struggling team to right the ship is to jump on the back of one of its leaders.

Veteran Jordan Davie delivered in spades, scoring the winning goal in overtime to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The victory, the second time this season Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 14 2015

Tom Buchy of Kimberley and Creston’s Chris Ducharme are the two latest qualifiers for the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance Men’s Curling Championships set for February 10-14 at the Nelson Curling Club.

The two skips earned spots...

by Rossland Recreation on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

REC Dept. over the Holidays

During the week of December 21st to 27th, the REC Dept. will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9:00-4:00pm, December 21-23.  The Office will be closed on Thursday, December 24th.  During the second week of the Holidays, the Dept. will be open Monday, December 28th to Thursday, December...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 02 2015

Should your children play contact sports?   There is new information available to parents about the longer-term health effects  to consider when making decisions about which sports to encourage, and what precautions to take for contact sports.

The Mayo Clinic is a well-respected medical research and treatment facility in the US.   A recent...