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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 Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 20 2018

The BC Summer Swim Association has been in operation since 1958. With affiliates over 60 clubs in 60 communities in BC., the association hands out awards in four aquatic sports: Speed Swimming, Diving, Synchro & Water Polo during the annual championships, this year hosted this past weekend in Surrey.

The Kootenay Region sent a team consisting of swimmers from Nelson, Trail,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 15 2018

The Castlegar Gentleman’s League is looking for hockey players of any calibre that are interested in joining a team, having some fun and playing some hockey. Our times are Thursdays (7:45 and 9:15) and Sundays (7:15 and 8:30). The CGHL starts Oct. 21 and runs to March 10.

We are holding our draft on Oct. 1, so if you are interested, please visit and click on the 'join us...

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 Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Regional district staff in Castlegar are hard at work trying to complete the installation of vital new equipment in the arena before hockey season begins this fall, according to recreation director Jim Crockett.

Results of an investigation, released yesterday, into the death of three men after an ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena on Oct. 17, 2017 point to equipment failure and...