Local Sports

Nelson’s Maglio hired by Spokane Chiefs

Adam Maglio will serve as an assistant coach with the WHL team

MS Bike Challenge raises over $81,000

The annual event in Nelson included over 60 cyclists

Nelson’s Walgren added to B.C.’s speed skating team

Walgren will compete at next year’s Special Olympic Speed Skating Nationals

  • Jul 16, 2019
Quidditch in the Kootenays
Canuck players and Fin celebrate Halloween at Canuck Place
Leafs, Oilers and Canucks prepare for upcoming season
85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

Matti Erickson to compete for Team B.C.

Erickson will race at nationals next month in Sydney, N.S.

  • Jul 15, 2019

Nelson Selects win U15 silver at provincials

The boys team made an appearance in the final

Riders young and old participate in Mountain Turn and Burn

The second annual event was held at the Nelson and District Riding Grounds

  • Jul 5, 2019

MS Bike Challenge set to ride this weekend

The event runs Saturday and Sunday starting at Lakeside Park

  • Jul 5, 2019

Two Nelson players to train with European soccer clubs

Lila Carmichael and Callum Cutler are part of the Generation Adidas International program

  • Jul 4, 2019

Nelson Leafs trade Easton Jolie to Kimberley

The team acquired defenceman Tyson Meier

L.V. Rogers awards its top athletes

The high school honoured its athletes last week

Former Nelson swimmers competing in NCAA

Jordan and Kelsey Andrusak will be rivals in in the Western Athletic Conference

  • Jun 23, 2019

Nelson Boxing wins three bouts in Spokane

Marino Raffo, Riel Martinez, Leah Eberle each triumphed to end the season

  • Jun 21, 2019

Cost of hockey continues to climb for Nelson Leafs

Hockey expenses have increased $100,000 over the last four years

Nelson archers host meet

The Nelson Rod and Gun Club hosted 78 archers

  • Jun 15, 2019

Granite Pointe planning property development

The golf course will sell off land to help turn around financial losses

LVR’s Matti Erickson takes two gold at track and field provincials

Erickson set a new record in the 1,500 for the third straight year

Nelson Paddling Club hosting open house

Try the sport out on June 1

  • May 31, 2019

Nelson Rhythm Ropers skip to national honours

The local group won a team award earlier this month

  • May 29, 2019

Kootenay rugby team wins gold at provincial championships

The Kootenay team won the Tier 2 division at BC Rugby High School Girls’ Provincial XV championships

Former Nelson Leafs captain joins Selkirk Saints

Jack Karran finished his junior career earlier this year

  • May 27, 2019