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The Nelson Skating Club competed at the Kootenay Regionals last weekend in Creston. Photo: Submitted

Nelson Skating Club wins 10 medals at Kootenay regionals

The Creston event was the first to take place since the pandemic began

The Nelson Skating Club competed at the Kootenay Regionals last weekend in Creston. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Leafs forward Drake Proctor tries to skate around a Beaver Valley player during Game 2 on Saturday. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs forward Drake Proctor tries to skate around a Beaver Valley player during Game 2 on Saturday. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs forward Johnny Carmichael glances at Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender Connor Stojan before scoring in Game 1 on Friday. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs forward Johnny Carmichael glances at Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender Connor Stojan before scoring in Game 1 on Friday. Photo: Tyler Harper
A player takes part in Nelson Baseball Association’s 2022 girls camp in partnership with the Toronto Blue Jays. Photo: David Gluns

Nelson Baseball Association to pilot girls-only program

Baseball Canada’s Women’s National Team player Allison Schroder is among the coaches

A player takes part in Nelson Baseball Association’s 2022 girls camp in partnership with the Toronto Blue Jays. Photo: David Gluns
The Nelson Leafs have signed Briar McNaney to be head coach through the 2023-24 season. Photo: Nelson Leafs
The Nelson Leafs have signed Briar McNaney to be head coach through the 2023-24 season. Photo: Nelson Leafs
The Nelson Leafs beat the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 6-3 on Saturday to clinch home-ice advantage. Both teams will meet in the first round of the playoffs. Photo: Jim Bailey

Nelson Leafs to play Nitehawks in first round of playoffs

Nelson secured 2nd place with a 6-3 win over Beaver Valley

The Nelson Leafs beat the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 6-3 on Saturday to clinch home-ice advantage. Both teams will meet in the first round of the playoffs. Photo: Jim Bailey
Nelson Leafs goaltender Frederick Larochelle had a terrific night in net in a 4-0 win over Grand Forks. Photo: Tyler Harper

Larochelle stops 34 as Leafs shut out Border Bruins 4-0

Nelson still has a chance to win the division with one game left

Nelson Leafs goaltender Frederick Larochelle had a terrific night in net in a 4-0 win over Grand Forks. Photo: Tyler Harper
Jim Bailey photo

West Kootenay teenager to compete at Worlds for Team Canada

J.L. Crowe grad Jaxon Kuchar will race in Bathurst, Australia at World Cross-Country Championships

Jim Bailey photo
Slocan Valley’s Oscar Massé won two gold at the Western Canadian Cross Country Skiing Championships. Photo: Submitted
Slocan Valley’s Oscar Massé won two gold at the Western Canadian Cross Country Skiing Championships. Photo: Submitted
Nelson boxer Wamuna Fukada (centre) won bronze at the Canadian Championships, which ran Feb. 2 to 5 in Brampton, Ont. He’s seen here with Nelson Boxing Club coach Jesse Pineiro (right). Photo: Submitted
Nelson boxer Wamuna Fukada (centre) won bronze at the Canadian Championships, which ran Feb. 2 to 5 in Brampton, Ont. He’s seen here with Nelson Boxing Club coach Jesse Pineiro (right). Photo: Submitted
Athletes being their trek from the starting line Saturday at Whitewater Ski Resort during the first Ymir Climber ski mountaineering race. Photo: Tyler Harper

Ski mountaineering race tours Whitewater Ski Resort

The Ymir Climber made its debut last weekend

Athletes being their trek from the starting line Saturday at Whitewater Ski Resort during the first Ymir Climber ski mountaineering race. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs.

Larochelle stops 37 as Leafs breeze past Rebels 4-1

Nelson scored 4 unanswered goals in Castlegar

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Tia Holt, age 9, the youngest runner in the Run Like a Mother event, with her mother Kirsty Holt, in 2022. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Run Like A Mother in Nelson on May 13

The road race returns for its second year

Tia Holt, age 9, the youngest runner in the Run Like a Mother event, with her mother Kirsty Holt, in 2022. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The Whitewater Ski Team is competing this year across the Kootenays. Photo: Submitted

Busy racing season for the Whitewater Ski Team

Skiers have competed in Kimberley and at Red Mountain, with more to come

The Whitewater Ski Team is competing this year across the Kootenays. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Leafs.

Anklewich scores 2 as Leafs shut out Border Bruins 4-0

Nelson has just three games left in the regular season

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Mayor Janice Morrison presents runner Jazmine Lowther with Nelson’s 2023 Sports Ambassador award. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Jazmine Lowther is Nelson’s 2023 Sports Ambassador

The ultramarathoner has ‘put Nelson on the map’ says mayor

Mayor Janice Morrison presents runner Jazmine Lowther with Nelson’s 2023 Sports Ambassador award. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Local curlers play a game Jan. 26 at the Nelson Curling Club. The facility needs to raise $422,000 to make necessary repairs to its ice plant. Photo: Tyler Harper

No curling in the fall if Nelson club can’t make costly ice plant repairs

The Nelson Curling Club says $422,000 in work is required

Local curlers play a game Jan. 26 at the Nelson Curling Club. The facility needs to raise $422,000 to make necessary repairs to its ice plant. Photo: Tyler Harper
Glacier Gymnastics is sending (L-R) Molly Anderson, Jersey Skolka, Anni van Hellemond, Macy Loutit, Anouk Prud’homme to the BC Winter Games in March. Photo: Submitted

Nelson gymnasts heading to BC Winter Games

Glacier is sending 5 athletes to the March competition in Vernon

Glacier Gymnastics is sending (L-R) Molly Anderson, Jersey Skolka, Anni van Hellemond, Macy Loutit, Anouk Prud’homme to the BC Winter Games in March. Photo: Submitted
Nelson forward Lucas Byrne skates in a chase for the puck against the Columbia Valley Rockies on Saturday. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs blown out during police fundraiser game

The Leafs lost 8-1 to the Columbia Valley Rockies

Nelson forward Lucas Byrne skates in a chase for the puck against the Columbia Valley Rockies on Saturday. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson Leafs.

Seminoff scores as Leafs hold off Rockets 6-5

Golden scored three unanswered goals before Seminoff’s winner

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