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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

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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

Nelson Soccer Association achieves provincial standard

The NSA is the first Interior association to receive BC Soccer’s Club Charter Standard 1

Leafs fall to Braves, Twitter fight breaks out

Nelson gave up two goals in the third en route to a 4-2 loss

Nelson Boxing Club sweeps fights in Idaho

Caeden Rennie, Marino Raffo, Stryder Sutton and Max Berkeley each won

  • Nov 18, 2018

Nelson Leafs overcome injuries to beat Fernie 3-1

Hunter Young made 26 saves in net for the Leafs

LVR Bombers finish 12th at field hockey provincials

The Bombers salvaged the tournament with a late win in the quarter-finals

  • Nov 17, 2018

Glacier Gymnastics to add multi-purpose room

The expanded space will help accommodate the popular after-school programming

Castlegar’s Waterline property purchased; owners to protect it for rock climbers

New owners plan to subdivide, sell bluffs to recreational climbing group

Nelson’s Matti Erickson wins provincial gold in photo finish

The L.V. Rogers runner just beat out another athlete

  • Nov 15, 2018