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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 27 2018

The Nelson Leafs offence exploded for six goals en route to a convincing 6-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff win Monday night over Grand Fork Border Bruins at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

Six different players scored as the Green and White built up a 6-0 lead before the Bruins replied for a pair of goals during the late stages of the game....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 25 2018

Two up and two down for the Nelson Leafs.

Michael Bladon scored with seven minutes remaining in the game to lift the Leafs to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson, victors 3-2 in overtime Friday in Game one, now leads the best-of-seven Murdoch Division Semi Final 2-0 with the series now shifting to the Boundary City...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 22 2018

No one would blame the Nelson Leafs for looking past its first-round opponent as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League kicks off playoffs beginning Friday at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson, finishing the season with the third-best record in the KIJHL, doubled Grand Forks Border Bruins in points as well as winning every game the teams played during the regular season.

However, a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

Basketball officials throughout the province are at is again, joining forces to raise money and awareness to its Pink Whistle Campaign.

The annual campaign, which runs during the month of February strives to raise funds for all cancers.

"There's a lot of us in our association that have been dealt the pain cancer can deliver," Bruce Fuhr, West Kootenay Basketball Officials...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 28 2018

Ryan Piva scored the winning goal midway through the second period sparking the Nelson Leafs to a 3-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Border Bruins Saturday night in Grand Forks.

The goal by the Trail native, his 17th of the season, snapped a 1-1 tie and enabled the Leafs to capture its second win of the weekend.

Nelson, now leading the...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 25 2018

'Work hard, play hard' is the motto for many sports enthusiasts, and women who play roller derby are no exception.
Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers’ hard work will be on display Feb. 3 when they take on Spokane’s Lilac City Roller Derby team at Selkirk College Gym in Castlegar. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the first whistle at 7 p.m.

“Lilac City is a competitive team that the Dams have...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 15 2018

The Trinity Western University Spartans accomplished what very few visiting British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) teams manage on a visit to the West Kootenay — a weekend sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

In the Saints’ first action of 2018, the visitors escaped the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre with a 4-3 win on Friday night and a 3-2 overtime victory...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 08 2018

The Selkirk College Saints added a trio of top-notch players over the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) holiday break that will bolster the team’s presence on the ice heading into the second half of the season.

The new additions include goaltender Tallon Kramer, forward Logan Styler and defenceman Cole Arcuri from Nelson. All three have local roots and a resume of...

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