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Breakaway goals lift Leafs past Nitehawks 4-1

Reid Wilson and Tyler Nypower each scored on the breakaway

Leafs sweep three-game road trip

Nelson scored wins over Kamloops, Princeton and Revelstoke

Nelson hockey player added to Team B.C. roster

Reece Hunt will compete at the upcoming Canada Winter Games

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Nelson's Tayten Dewar competes at parkour event
Glacier Gymnastics' Year-End Show
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Social media users anxiously watch for #KawhiUpdate

YEAR IN REVIEW: Nelson’s top sports stories of 2018

Reporter Tyler Harper reviews the year’s biggest sports stories

Karran scores in OT as Leafs edge Kamloops Storm

Karran’s goal lifted Nelson to a 5-4 win

Kootenay Whitecaps post mixed showing in Portland

The trip was part of the club’s Caps to College program

  • Dec 20, 2018

Leafs Roundup: Nelson loses two on the road

The Leafs fell in Castlegar and in Creston last weekend

Nelson Boxing named province’s top club

The club won several awards while going 13-1 at provincials

Nelson Curling Club still suffering financially

The club posted a nearly $20,000 loss last year, announced at its AGM on Sunday

Nelson Leafs humble Rockies 9-2

Leafs score 7 unanswered goals en route to win

Nelson Leafs fall in Kimberley 4-1

The Dynamiters took a 2-0 lead en route to the win

  • Dec 8, 2018

Whitecaps pushing players from smaller communities into college spotlight

Several local players from the Kootenay academy are on their way to post-secondary schools

  • Dec 5, 2018

Remembering Nelson hockey legend Marshall Severyn

Severyn played and coached the Nelson Maple Leafs

Wilson scores against former team as Leafs rout Rebels 5-0

Nelson native Tenzin Mint earned his first KIJHL shutout

Reid Wilson scores 2 in debut as Leafs beat Braves

The forward had just been acquired earlier in the day from Castlegar

Local charity teaches trauma resilience in Rwanda

Kootenay Martial Arts founder Dean Siminoff worked with therapists and genocide survivors

  • Nov 27, 2018

John Dooley resigns as Leafs’ president

Nelson’s mayor is stepping away from the hockey team

Jack Karran scores late as Leafs edge Border Bruins

Karran scored twice in Nelson’s 4-3 win

Nelson Leafs fall 4-2 in Castlegar

Jack Karran scored twice for the Leafs