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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The bikers are back.

The MS West Kootenay Challenge bikers, that is.

Rotary Lakeside Park is the home base this weekend for the annual ride to raise funds for the fight against Multiple sclerosis (MS) — an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain.

The event was rescheduled after smoke...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Thursday that play-by-play broadcaster Trevor Miller will not be returning to the organization for the 2019/20 season to pursue another job opportunity. 

Miller, 24, spent the 2018/19 season with the Smoke Eaters, calling all 58 regular season games as well as 12 playoff games during the team’s run to the Interior Division Semi...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 BCHL Showcase Festival presented by Bauer that will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton. 

Formerly taking place at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack, the event has been split to two locations with the majority of the Mainland...

by Trevor Miller on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Jackson Murphy-Johnson has committed to the team for the 2019/20 season.

Murphy-Johnson, 17, comes to the Smoke Eaters after playing with the Vancouver North East Chiefs of the BC Major Midget League, where he played in all but two games over the course of his last two seasons. The 6’2”, 180-pound rearguard...

by Bob Hall on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Selkirk College Saints continue to sculpt a squad for the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season that puts emphasis on success at both ends of the ice.

Former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standouts Garrett Hilton and Derian Bamber have committed to the Saints for the 2019-2020 season with on-...

by Trevor Miller on Monday Jun 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the regular season schedule for the upcoming 2019/20 season. 

The Smoke Eaters will begin their BCHL season with five straight games at the Trail Memorial Centre, opening up on Friday, September 6th against the Penticton Vees in the Home Opener. It’s one of two...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jun 17 2019

A fresh look for Selkirk College athletics reflects the rugged beauty of the region while maintaining an important connection to post-secondary history.

Earlier this year, the college reached out to students, employees, alumni and community members about the Selkirk College Saints look, logo and name. Through online input and commenting via Rossland-based ThoughtExchange, it was clear...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 12 2019

Well, the warm weather is upon us, and the water temperatures have warmed up and the fish have become aggressive!  Here’s the latest reports:

Kootenay Lake:

The Lake has been super productive for the last month.  Water temp has finally jumped above 50 degrees, and the fish are feeding.  We saw a pretty good flying ant hatch earlier in the month, and that got...

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