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Nitehawks romp past Leafs to win Game 1

Paul Leroux scored a hat trick in Beaver Valley’s 5-2 victory in Nelson

Still alive! Nelson Leafs eliminate Spokane Braves in Game 7

The Leafs open the next round Saturday at home to Beaver Valley

Nelson Leafs force Game 7

Nelson beat Spokane 4-1 in Game 6

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85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship
New NHL arena gets green light in Calgary
Aaron Brown edges Andre De Grasse to win Canadian 100-metre title
Calgary, Flames take another shot at new NHL arena

Reece Hunt wins bronze at Canada Winter Games

Hunt has won bronze three straight years at the event

Leafs one game away from elimination

Nelson lost 4-1 to the Spokane Braves in Game 5

Kreitz stops 54, Leafs lose Game 3

Nelson’s goaltender was sensational despite the loss

Glacier Gymnastics wins 47 medals at Idaho competition

Dafni van Hellemond also received a special honour

  • Mar 1, 2019

Nelson climber finishes 2nd at youth bouldering nationals

Tula Sherkat also earned a national team camp invitation

Leafs offence overwhelms en route to Game 2 win

Nelson won 2-1 and holds a 2-0 series lead against Spokane

Leafs open playoffs with Game 1 win

Jack Karran scored in overtime for Nelson against Spokane

Ian Walgren wins speedskating medals at Special Olympics Winter Games

Walgren finished on the podium in the 222 and 500 metre races

  • Feb 26, 2019

Playoff preview as Leafs edge Braves 2-1

Nelson and Spokane open the first round Tuesday

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Leafs fall 4-1 to Border Bruins

Nelson ends the regular season tonight at home to Spokane

Four Nelson boxers, four titles at Tacoma Gold Gloves

Stryder Sutton, Riel Martinez, Leah Eberle and Makalu Babott each won

  • Feb 22, 2019

Nelson Nordic Club gets nerdy at provincials

The club had several podium finishes at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre

  • Feb 21, 2019

Bronze for Nelson boxer at Canada Winter Games

Brayden Hellekson defeated Seamus O’Brien on Wednesday