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by Trail Champion sports on Wednesday Oct 18 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters have added 19-year-old defenceman Trevor Zins to their roster.

Zins comes to the Trail Smoke Eaters after playing the past two seasons with the USHL’s Cedar Rapids Roughriders. The 6’0” defenceman is a commit of Umass-Lowell and will help to solidify the backend for the Smoke Eaters, who sit in second place overall in the BCHL. It is expected...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 16 2017
There's a hockey fan in Kimberley with a huge heart, and wallet.
 
Prior to Friday's Kootenay International Junior Hockey League contest between the hometown Dynamiters and visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins, Mike Gould made an annnouncement many are stilling thinking can't be true.
 
The ‘average-joe’ Gould announced his commitment to...
by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 16 2017

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome back four alumni to Castlegar this Saturday night, but friendly handshakes and reminiscences will be saved for off the ice.

The Vancouver Island University Mariners pay a first-ever visit to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre and the line-up of the expansion British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team boasts four...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

The 55+ BC Games were held in Vernon this year, and again, husband and wife team Stephen Langley and Danielle (Dany) Montandon rose to the occasion.

They competed in 3 road riding events ― Time Trial, Road Race & Hill Climb, with Dany scoring 3 first place finishes.  Steve was also on the podium 3 times - 1st (tied), 2nd (tied) and 3rd, in the events, respectively.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 30 2017

Sawyer Hunt scored at the 3:30 mark of the second overtime to lift the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

Hunt’s goal, an unassisted marker, came after Nelson forced overtime in the third period when Jack Karran scored...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Aug 10 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas concluded an amazing season on the Kootenay Summer Swim Association circuit with “fantastic” Regional Swim Meet.

The Piranhas finished third overall behind Castlegar and Kimberley at the meet held this past weekend in Nelson.

“I am so proud of all the swimmers who attended because they all had amazing swims,” said coach Samantta Villanueva.

Grand...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Aug 10 2017

With an eye on returning a league championship to the West Kootenay, the Selkirk College Saints now have roadmap of what it will take to come out on top in the upcoming 2017-2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

The Saints released a schedule this week that includes six exhibition and 25 regular season games. The action gets underway on the September 15 and...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

In less than two weeks, participants of the MS Bike West Kootenay Challenge will take on 222km of road (and hills) around the Kokanee Glacier, and all for a good cause.

Over August 19th and 20th, cyclists will travel from New Denver to Nelson, and back to Nelson via Kaslo raising funds to support the MS Society of Canada. So far, participants have raised over $40,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 02 2017

In response to the extreme fire situation in British Columbia, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is suspending public recreational access to all its lands in the province. This is a precautionary measure in order to minimize the chance of human-caused wildfires in...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday Jul 10 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas Swim Club took their winning mojo across the border last weekend, to place second overall with a total of 2284 points for the team. Colville, the home team, won the meet with 2870 points. 

This meet, which the swimmers often call the most fun meet of the year, gives the competitors a chance to try different races. Some division 3 and 4 swimmers got to compete in...

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