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by Contributor on Thursday Aug 04 2022

The Spokane Braves have made the decision to withdraw from the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season after the team said it would not be able to commit to operating by an August 1st deadline that had previously been set to determine their status.

“The Braves have been working hard over the last number of months in preparation to rejoin the KIJHL this fall and...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Aug 03 2022

Former staff member and Christina Lake native James Dergousoff is coming home from the Commonwealth Games with a silver medal.

Dergousoff, 25, swam the breast stroke leg for the Canadian entry in the 4 x 100 meter mixed medley relay that finished in second place.

The team of Dergousoff, Kylie Masse, Maggie Mac Neil and Ruslan Gaziev finished with a collective time of 3:43.98...

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...