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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 07 2019

The Nelson Boxing Club Fight Night VI is set for Saturday (May 11) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Headlining the event is Nelson’s own, Elias Martinez, who is coming off a silver medal performance at the recent Canadian National Championships on Vancouver Island.

Martinez is up against Portland’s Santiago Franco in the main event.

There are 14 other fights matching boxers from...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 25 2019

It was a very successful weekend for two veteran gymnasts from Castlegar’s Selkirk Challengers Gymnastics Club at the 2019 BC Provincial Championships (non-compulsory Junior Olympic levels) April 13-15 in Port Coquitlam. This was also a special year for Gymnastics BC, as it was the 50 anniversary of their first provincial championship.

“We are very proud of all the athletes that...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Apr 24 2019

The Selkirk College Saints are turning the page to a new chapter as the hockey team celebrates the achievements of the last four years and opens the door for a new head coach.

After four successful seasons as head coach of the men’s hockey program, Brent Heaven is stepping down to pursue other interests. During his time behind the bench, Heaven helped guide the Saints to a British...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Apr 17 2019

The 13-year-old mountain-bike rider who was injured last week in a mishap at RossGlen bike skills park was taken to the hospital in Trail for treatment, according to a news release from our local RCMP detachment in Trail. 

To help riders stay safe, the RCMP will be hosting a bike safety rodeo in May; details will be posted later when they become available.

More skills...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 14 2019

Ryan Bedard scored three times to pace Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Champion Revelstoke Grizzlies to the 2019 Cyclone Taylor Cup Sunday afternoon in Campbell River.

The Grizzlies dumped Victoria Cougars 5-1 to claim the second Cyclone Taylor Cup title in three seasons for the KIJHL.

Tied 1-1 after 20 minutes, Bedard and Raymond Speerbrecker broke the stalemate with...

by Bob Hall on Monday Apr 08 2019

In a season where the Selkirk College Saints relied on strong defense for success in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL), the team recognized the goaltending tandem of Patrick Zubick and Tallon Kramer as its most valuable players.

The pair of puckstoppers were a major part of helping the Saints to a second-place finish in the 2018-2019 BCIHL regular season where...

by Rossland Telegraph on Saturday Apr 06 2019

Unique partnership launched to train world class Kitefoil athletes:  Red Mountain Academy and 4 Elements Kiteboarding are excited to announce the creation of the world’s first Kitefoil Academy. 

The Red Mountain Kitefoiling Academy provides an exceptional kitefoiling and training program as well as an individual athlete advancement plan in a competitive,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 05 2019

There’s a new Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Champion.

The Revelstoke Grizzlies surprised everyone by knocking off the Kimberley Dynamiters in five games to claim the 2019 crown Thursday night in the Bavarian City.

Revelstoke scored three unanswered goals in the third period to defeat the Nitros 4-1 to clinch the best-of-seven Championship Series 4-1.

Carter...

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