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by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 22 2018

The Selkirk College Saints kept their first-place hopes alive with a pair of victories over southern rival Eastern Washington University in a home-and-home weekend series.

With the stretch drive to the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season now underway, the Saints covet home-ice advantage for the playoffs and currently sit four points behind first place...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 15 2018

The Trinity Western University Spartans accomplished what very few visiting British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) teams manage on a visit to the West Kootenay — a weekend sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

In the Saints’ first action of 2018, the visitors escaped the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre with a 4-3 win on Friday night and a 3-2 overtime victory...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 14 2018

Brock Palmer of Kimberley scored twice to pace the Kootenay Conference to a 7-3 victory over Okanagan Shuswap Conference at the KIJHL Prospects Game Saturday in Kelowna.

Palmer scored twice in the third to power the Kootenay Conference to the victory.

Ryan Piva of Nelson Leafs, Bradley Ross and Aiden Jenner of Beaver Valley Nitehawks, Riley Poffenroff of Grand Forks Border Bruins...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 08 2018

The Selkirk College Saints added a trio of top-notch players over the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) holiday break that will bolster the team’s presence on the ice heading into the second half of the season.

The new additions include goaltender Tallon Kramer, forward Logan Styler and defenceman Cole Arcuri from Nelson. All three have local roots and a resume of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 08 2018

Julien Locke is making a strong case to be part of Canada’s Olympic Cross-Country Ski Team.

The Nelson native won the Classic Sprint race Friday at the Olympic Winter Games and Haywood NorAm World Junior/U23 Trials in Mont Ste-Anne, Quebec.

“I’m very pleased with the Olympic Trials sprint win,” Locke told The Nelson Daily.

“This event...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 17 2017

Castlegar continued its dominance over the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, and the Nelson Leafs, as the Rebels won for the ninth consecutive time Saturday night in Nelson.

Dallas Goodwin scored with 27 seconds remaining in the first overtime, sparking the Rebels to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in a spirited affair at the NDCC Arena.

The win was the third straight for...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

The Castlegar Bantam Highlanders travelled to Couer d'Alene, Idaho this past weekend and came home with the hardware, finishing first in the eight-team tournament.

Goalie Bryce Anderson had shut-outs in all three games of the Round Robin.

In the final game, Bently Orlaw scored with 41 seconds left in the third, to send the game to overtime. The game then went to a shoot-out,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 05 2017

Junior B Hockey in BC is going the way of leagues south of the 49th parallel after BC Hockey announced its implementing face protection for is Junior B players starting for the 2018 – 2019 season.

The decision was made in a media release Tuesday by BC Hockey.

“BC Hockey is proud to be recognized as a leader in risk management initiatives, and player safety is at the forefront of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 05 2017

Vancouver Whitecaps FC recently announced that Reynold Stewart has been appointed as associate head coach of the Kootenays Academy in Nelson supporting current Kootenay associate Head Coaches Sam Heap and Drissa Bouare and Whitecaps Academy Centre Associate Head Coach Brett Adams. 

Stewart moved to the Kootenays to attend University in 2016 after a successful career on the pitch....

by Bob Hall on Monday Dec 04 2017

The Selkirk College Saints skate into the holiday break with visions of a 2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship dancing in their heads, but there’s still plenty of work to be done once the players return in early-January.

The Saints concluded the first semester of the BCIHL season with a split decision western road trip where they beat the University...

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