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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Dec 02 2021

KidSport™ has launched their 10th annual Give the Gift of Sport™ fundraising campaign, calling on Canadians to donate online at KidSport.ca/GiftofSport.

More than 30 percent of Canadian youth under the age of 18 cannot afford to play organized sport. With the support of the Government of Canada, corporate partners, and the generosity of...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 15 2021

On Friday, November 12 the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation announced the winners of the Grand Prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program at Main Jet Motorsports in Nelson.

The grand prize winners are Gordon Ogilvie of Wynndel and Larry Posnikoff of Crescent Valley. 

Ogilvie has won a Fishing Lodge package from Coastal Springs Float Lodge in...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Friday Nov 12 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League recently passed the quarter-mile mark on the 2021-22 season.

Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications for the KIJHL looks at some of the Neil Murdoch teams, including the Nelson Leafs, Castlegar Rebels, Grand Forks Border Bruins and Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Nelson Leafs saw its five-game winning streak end abruptly as...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Oct 22 2021

Everyone participating in the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games next February will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 said a Friday a news release from the BC Games .

The BC Games Society Board of Directors has announced the proof of vaccination requirement to help maximize the safety of athletes, coaches, officials, staff, volunteers, and spectators.

“As this...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 16 2021

BC Hockey’s AAA Leagues enter the 2021-22 season with the exciting introduction of a new league name, logo and brand. 

The British Columbia Elite Hockey League (BCEHL) will now be the official home to the top AAA hockey players in the province at the U15, U17, and U18 level.

THE LEAGUE: The BCEHL is the home to four AAA leagues (Female U18 and Male U18, U17 and U15). These four...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 16 2021

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced Monday in a media release its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that will require all players, bench staff and on-ice officials to be fully vaccinated prior to the start of the league's 2021/22 regular season on October 1st.

The release said the policy also requires that all players, bench staff members and on-ice officials have...

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Tuesday Aug 10 2021

In a media release Tuesday, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) said the league has come to an official partnership agreement with InStat Hockey for the 2021-22 hockey season.

InStat is used by league and federation offices, coaches, scouts and management as a data and communication tool assisting in coaching processes, player development, statistical analysis and...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Aug 01 2021

Nelson Minor Hockey star Dryden Hunt has signed a two-year contract with NHL’s New York Rangers.

New York President and General Manager Chris Drury made the announcement Friday on the team website that the Rangers signed the free agent forward.

Drury also announced that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forward Greg McKegg on a one-year contract.

Hunt, 25, who...

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