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by Contributor on Wednesday May 16 2018

The Kootenay Robusters Dragon Boat team cancelled practices because of high water, wave action and high levels of debris on the lake, but paddlers from Rossland, Trail and Castlegar  been driving over  almost daily since flooding began, to help flood-afflicted areas by filling sandbags. They're still getting a good core workout, using shovels instead of paddles -- and helping local communities...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 01 2018

The MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns for its seventh annual event this August 18 and 19 to cyclists ready to take on the road for a good cause.

Veering from tradition, the annual event will not follow the 222 kilometre Kokanee Glacier loop as in years past. Instead, cyclists will start and finish each day of the ride in Nelson, taking the scenic route to Cresent Valley on the...

by Trail Champion on Friday Apr 27 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce Jeff Tambellini has been hired as the team’s next General Manager and Head Coach.

Tambellini spent 12 seasons playing professional hockey, which included stints with the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, Vancouver Canucks and the Swedish Hockey League. The Port Moody native is familiar with the BCHL,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 16 2018

Kimberley Dynamiters won the bronze medal at the Cyclone Taylor Cup Sunday in Richmond.

The Nitros blasted Campbell River Storm 7-1 to conclude the Provincial Junior B Championship on a winning note.

Host Richmond Sockeyes won the Provincial crown by stopping the Delta Ice Hawks 5-1.

James Farmer scored a hat-trick to pace the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 08 2018

The terrific playoff run by the Trail Smoke Eaters came to an end Friday in Wenatchee, Wash.

A four-goal second period, including two tallies from playoff leading scorer Jasper Weatherby, propelled the Wenatchee Wild to a 6-1 home win over the Trail Smoke Eaters in the Interior Division Final.

The 4-1 best-of-seven series win powers the Wild into the Fred Page Cup BCHL Finals...

by Trail Champion on Monday Mar 26 2018

The achievements and successes of the RMC Paladins varsity athletes were highlighted during the annual Varsity Awards Ceremony, which took place on March 21.

Trail’s own Riley Brandt from the Paladins hockey team is the first rookie to claim the Tommy Smart Cup as the RMC Male Athlete of the Year since legendary basketball player Kevin Dulude, who was on hand to present the award 17...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 26 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Jimmy Darby from North Vancouver. The 6’2”, 210-lb defenseman has played the past two seasons for the Vancouver Northwest Giants of the BC Major Midget League, where he helped the Giants reach the playoffs, registering 20 points and 101 penalty minutes in 39 games.

Darby, who will be suiting up as a 17-year-old next season...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Mar 23 2018

Cooper Page scored eight minutes into the second overtime period to give the Kimberley Dynamiters a 2-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff victory over the Nelson Leafs Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win gives Kimberley a 4-2 decision in the best-of-seven Kootenay Conference Final.

The Dynamiters now await the winner of the Okanagan Shuswap Conference series...