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by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Jan 23 2016

The Nelson Leafs know they can play with the best in the Murdoch Division.

Now the players overcome the hurdle by registering a few wins.

Nick Headrick scored a power play goal in overtime to spark the Rebels to a 2-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Saturday night in Castlegar.

Headrick scored the marker with Nelson defenceman Aigne...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 15 2016

Nathan Medeiros scored in overtime to lift the Nelson/Castlgar to a 3-2 victory over the host Kings team in the final of the Peewee Rep Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday in Cranbrook.

Medeiros, picked up the loose puck before putting a shifty move on the Cranbrook defense man and scoring the winning goal off the cross-bar to make the Nelson/Castlegar Leafs tournament champions.

In a...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 07 2016

Students in Selkirk College’s School of Health & Human Services are starting the new year by giving back to peers who struggle to make ends meet while gaining an education.

Partnering with the student athletes on the Selkirk College Saints, the second annual food drive will take place on Friday (January 8) during an exhibition game against Williston State at the Castlegar Recreation...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 04 2016

Julien Locke of Nelson finished in the medals Monday at the 2016 U.S. Cross Country Championships at Michigan Tech University in Houghton Michigan.

Locke, who competes for the Black Jack Ski Team in Rossland, finished the 1.5 kilometer Sprint Distance in third place in a time of three minutes, 18.38 seconds.

Reese Hanneman of the United States won the race in a time of 3:15.14....

by Sara Golling on Monday Jan 04 2016

On January 2, a group of well-equipped skiers enjoyed the fine conditions in the 5-Mile Bowl area behind Whitewater ski area.  Unfortunately, one suffered a knee injury and required rescue. Other members of the group were taking measures to evacuate their wounded friend because they feared that help from Seach and Rescue would be expensive, but the terrain was difficult, their efforts were...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 03 2016

The Fifth Annual Christmas Classic was another “Classic” as Team Price took on Team Heaven in an overtime thriller at the Castlegar Complex

However, the big winner was the Selkirk Saints and Castlegar Gentleman’s Hockey League as more than $1500 was raised for both organizations.

The Saints were the big benefactors, as the team received more than $1000 while $500 was raised for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 21 2015

The Kootenay Ice skated into the Christmas Holiday break on a two-game unbeaten streak after scoring a 2-0 shutout of Thompson Blazers of Kamloops Sunday in BC Major Midget Hockey League action at the NDCC Arena.

Timely goals by Bradley Ross of Trail combined with stellar netminding from Nelson's Curt Doyle paced the Ice to the shutout win.

Saturday, the two teams...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 14 2015

Tom Buchy of Kimberley and Creston’s Chris Ducharme are the two latest qualifiers for the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance Men’s Curling Championships set for February 10-14 at the Nelson Curling Club.

The two skips earned spots...