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by Contributor on Saturday Jul 23 2022

Bob and Starla Ackney weren’t expecting much when they set out on for a mid-morning paddle Kootenay Lake last month. 

“We took the kayaks out and decided to drop a line in the water and on my first cast I caught a nice rainbow trout,” Bob said.

“Starla was having trouble with her rod, so I handed her mine and she cast out a few times and she caught one, too.” 

Two shiny...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 23 2022

Granite Pointe assistant pro Nicklaus Kennedy came within a few strokes of taking the first step to qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Open, set for June 16-19 at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Kennedy finished with a 1-over-par 73 at the U.S. Open Local Qualifying tournament last week at Tumble Creek Club in Cle Elum, Washington.

Kennedy’s score was two strokes from the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 11 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays may be in a bit of a slump on the field, but off the diamond the Major League Baseball club is shining bright in the Heritage City.

The Blue Jays are combining with Nelson Baseball Association to recognize former coach and highly decorated athlete and member of Canada's National Women's team Amanda Asay by hosting a clinic Sunday at Queen Elizabeth Park....

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

BC Hockey along with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL), the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) and the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL) are pleased to announce that the Revelstoke Grizzlies and the city of Revelstoke will host the 2023 Cyclone Taylor Cup from April 13-16, 2023.

The four-team tournament will see the champions from KIJHL, PJHL and VIJHL...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

Hockey Canada and its board of directors announced Wednesday the retirement of chief executive officer Tom Renney of Cranbrook, effective July 1, 2022.

Renney, who got his start in coaching in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with Trail and Columbia Valley, said this is a decision he's been preparing for over the past year and knows the time is right and is grateful for...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 01 2022

The Revelstoke Grizzlies scored three unanswered third period goals to defeat the Nelson Leafs 6-4 and capture the 2022 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup Championship Thursday night at the Forum.

The defending Teck Cup Champions win the KIJHL best-of-seven final series 4-1.

Trailing 4-3 entering the third period, Tyden McWillis got the Grizzlies rally started...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 30 2022

The Nelson Leafs were dealt a serious blow to their Teck Cup Championship hopes Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena.

Will McPhee scored at 15:04 of triple overtime period to spark the Revelstoke Grizzlies to a 4-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff victory over the hometown Leafs.

The win gives the Grizzlies a commanding 3-1 advantage in the best-of-seven Teck Cup...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 28 2022

The Nelson Leafs climbed back into the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup Championship with a 2-1 victory over the Revelstoke Grizzlies Monday at the NDCC Arena.

Revelstoke leads the best-of-seven series 2-1 with Game four Tuesday in Nelson.

Game time is 7 p.m.

Bryden Pow scored the winner Monday for the Leafs, snapping a 1-1 tie with a power play goal...