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by Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 28 2016

The Selkirk College Saints pursuit of a fourth straight British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) title begins in earnest Friday against the Trinity Western Spartans.

With the second semester of play underway, the three-time defending league champions begin a string of five straight home games at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre where they hope to get a firm...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 26 2016

Anaheim Ducks forward (and former Castlegar Rebel) Shawn Horcoff has been suspended for 20 games, without pay, for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the suspension is accompanied by mandatory referral to the NHL/NHLPA Program for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health for evaluation and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 25 2016

A combined Trail/Nelson team will represent the Kootenays when the BC Senior Women's Curling Championships begin February 15-21 in Richmond.

Team Matthews, consisting of skip Marnie Matthews and third Rose Beauchamp of Trail and second Carol Bennettt and lead Cathy McLeod, both of Nelson, recently defeated Heather Nichols of Castlegar to capture the zone berth.

The score in the...

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...