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by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

KIJHL Communications Manager Emanuel Sequeira spoke with all teams in the Neil Murdoch Division as the teams prepare to open training camp for the upcoming season.

Nelson Leafs were the first out of the gate, holding training camp over the weekend at the NDCC Arena.

Other teams begin training camp...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

 A pair of Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) grads are headed to the mountains as they transition into post-secondary with the Selkirk College Saints.

Blake Sidoni and Tristen Cross spent their final season of junior hockey with the Virden Oil Capitals. With impressive resumes of success at the junior level, the pair will help fuel the Saints at both ends of the ice during the 2019-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

The numbers are in and by all accounts, the 2019 West Kootenay MS Challenge was another success.

Eleven teams and 58 cyclists raised almost $82,000 to provide local programs and services to persons affected by MS in the West Kootenay area including information, advocacy, support and referral services, the Equipment Provision Program, the Special Assistance Program, the MS Knowledge...

by Contributor on Friday Jul 12 2019

The Outlaws claimed the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League (RMLL) Championship series at home this weekend. The Timberwolves fell to the Outlaws in two games, in a 13-7 loss on Friday, and a 14-6 loss on Saturday.

Castlegar’s Eric Reid and Dustin Perepolkin each scored 4 goals, and Brian Martin from Genelle contributed 2 goals. Salmo’s Cale Seftel and Rossland’s Alex Forshaw and Mitchell...

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...