Back to top

Sports News

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 28 2015

What's the best way to put an end to a five-game losing streak?

Put the last place team in the entire Kootenay International Junior Hockey League on the schedule.

The Nelson Leafs took care of business, and at the same time halted a five-game slide, but posting a 5-0 shutout of the hometown Rockets Friday night in Golden.

The Leafs put the game out of reach with a four-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 18 2015

The Grand Forks Border Bruins are for real.

Just ask the Nelson Leafs, and the Beaver Valley Nitehawks and the . . ..

Well you get the picture.

The Bruins scored three unanswered third period goals en route to a 5-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Nelson Leafs Tuesday night in the Boundary City.

The win was the second...

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...