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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Nelson Hoops Association is hosting a basketball camp in November geared to promote coaching at the younger levels.

Organizers of Nelson Hoops Association said Anthony Luyken of Canada Basketball is coming to Nelson to facilitate a coaching clinic geared towards skills and drills for Grades 1-8.

“This (clinic) is geared towards new and inexperienced coaches such as teachers and...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the acquisition of forward Trevor Peca (‘00) from the Chilliwack Chiefs in exchange for future considerations. 

Peca, 18, spent last season with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), collecting 12 goals and 36 assists for 48 points in 50 games to go along with 76 penalty minutes. The 6’1”,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 16 2018

West Kootenay/Boundary defeated Vancouver Island North 17-12 to capture the Gold Medal in Slopitch at the 2018 BC 55-Plus Senior Games Saturday in Cranbrook.

The BC 55-plus Senior Games wrapped up Saturday following four days of competition in Cranbrook and Kimberley.

The meeting was a rematch of a game Friday between the two clubs in Slopitch.

West Kootenay/Boundary squad...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 07 2018

It’s been said that variety is the spice of life.

That can also be said for the upcoming edition of the Kootenay International Hockey League as the Junior B circuit opens the 2018-19 season Friday, with a few changes — some good, and some not so good.

“It’s a wonderful game the KIJHL,” interim KI president Larry Martel told The Nelson Daily on the eve of his first season...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Sep 05 2018

The student athletes on the Selkirk College Saints are settling into their classes and ramping up their energy on the ice as the team prepares for the 2018-2019 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

With a roster that includes half veterans and half rookies, this season’s edition of the Saints is loaded with both potential and faces that local hockey fans will...

by Bob Hall on Monday Aug 13 2018

The Selkirk College Saints ability to keep the puck out of the back of the net in the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season has been bolstered by the addition of a trio of towering defencemen.

When the 2018-2019 season opens next month, the Saints blueline corps will welcome Brendan Campbell, Vince Bitonti and Joe Gage. All three defencemen have resumes...

by Contributor on Monday Jul 30 2018

On August 18 and 19, the MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns to Lakeside Park to raise funds and hope to find a cure for multiple sclerosis.

Approximately 100 cyclists will take part in this two-day weekend ride that will have them travel between 137 km and 161 km, heading to Crescent Valley on the first day of the tour, and Procter on the second day.

New Denver cyclist...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jul 19 2018

In establishing the gold standard in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) over the last few years, the success of Selkirk College Saints program can be attributed to a work ethic that mirrors the region the team calls home.

As the Saints get set to embark on the 2018-2019 season, a trio of recruits will help continue the theme of steadfastness as it looks towards a...

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