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by CBT on Thursday May 05 2016

Whether you enjoy lawn bowling or golf, take to the backcountry on foot, skis or bike, or prefer to hit a tennis ball or pickle ball, dozens of expansions, improvements and new developments to the spaces that keep you moving are on their way. Thanks to Columbia Basin Trust’s Recreation Infrastructure Grants, 42 projects around the region are getting over $3.5 million in support.

The...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 04 2016

And the awards just keep on coming for Nelson Minor Hockey grad and Moose Jaw Warriors sniper Dryden Hunt.

Hunt, who beat out Western Conference and Victoria Royals defenceman Joe Hicketts, was crowned with the WHL’s highest honour Wednesday...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 04 2016

What are you doing on Saturday, May 14? No plans yet? Well, have the Dam City Rollers got a killer evening planned, and they want you to enjoy it with them. The ladies in purple are hosting a three-team tournament at Selkirk College in Castlegar.

Doors open at 6 p.m., first whistle is at 6:30pm. Coming in to play are the fellow purple-clad team from down south, the Lilac City...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 05 2016

Want to play ultimate frisbee?

A group of players from Nelson is hosting a free and fun skills clinic on (Wednesday) April 20th at 6 p.m. at the Lakeside playing fields for anyone interested in learning, or joining the game.

Participants interested in the game are invited to learn the basics of the game, including proper throwing techniques and strategy.

The skills clinic...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Mar 23 2016

After traveling the world as a competitive skier, two-time Olympian George Grey has come home to study at Selkirk College launching a new chapter in his life.

Grey, a 36-year-old retired cross-country ski racer, is in his third year of the Selkirk College Nursing Program. Growing up in Rossland, naturally outdoor pursuits were always on his mind and his dream was to compete. The medical...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 14 2016

It wasn’t supposed to be so tough, but playoff hockey is prone to unpredictable outcomes.

But when push came to shove, the defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League fought of a pesky University of Victoria Vikes to capture the best-of-three series Sunday night in Castlegar with a 3-1 victory.

“He [Vikes goaltender Scott Legault] had a good series for sure and we...

by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 29 2016

The student athletes on the Selkirk College Saints hockey team stepped up their road game this past weekend and returned to the West Kootenay with two huge victories against the Simon Fraser University Clan and the Trinity Western University Spartans.

The pair of late-season wins locked down a regular season British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) title and guaranteed the...

by Bruce Fuhr on Friday Feb 26 2016

For some reason the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have a way of playing just well enough and just a little bit better than the Nelson Leafs.

The Hawks squeaked out another one of those nail-biting victories Friday night at the NDCC Arena, dumping the Leafs 6-2 to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division Semi Final Series....

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