Nelson Minor Hockey handed out hardware to its players Thursday at Mary Hall. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Minor Hockey celebrates its players

Local hockey players were feted during an annual awards banquet

Nelson’s top coaching honour will be shared by two midget house bench bosses.

Dave Zarikoff and Doug Harrison were each awarded the Ted Hargreaves Excellence in Coaching Award at Nelson Minor Hockey’s annual awards banquet Thursday.

Zarikoff, a long-time coach in Nelson, was also handed the Sarge Sammartino Award for a senior referee.

Other awards included:

Barry Pearce Memorial Award: Liam Malpass

John Reichardt Memorial Award: Eliot Rude

Todd Matheson Memorial Award: Sawan Bhabra

Walter Clarkson Award: Cohen Wolbaum

Scotia Bank Achievement Award: Sebastien Conne-Correnti

“Shorty” Malacko Memorial Award: Tyson Hutt

Alf Baker Award: Nathan Bernhardt

Marc Severyn Memorial Trophy: Bryce Sookro

Mike Laughton Sr. Memorial Award: Seamus Boyd

R.C. Wright Memorial Trophy: Ben Price

Barry Geist Memorial Trophy: Brady Stocks

Brian Naka Award: Erik Reitan

Baker Street Esso Award: Bryce Winters

Jackson Hole Three “A” Award: Brody Arjun, Cash Nay, Simon Forrester, Alex Laing

Sarge Sammartino Award (junior): Ben Thast

Robert Jeffs Award: Kate Tate

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


Cohen Wolbaum (right) receives the Walter Clarkson Award for the Peewee House player who exhibits skills, sportsmanship and team play. Photo: Tyler Harper

The Nelson bantam rep team showed off its West Kootenay championship banner. Photo: Tyler Harper

Just Posted

Nelson research firm wins large international contract

D-Pace will develop and test an ion source system in collaboration with a Japanese company

LVR receives award for inter-generational project

The project was a series of discussions between seniors and high school students

Two Green Party members vying for Kootenay-Columbia nomination

Members will choose between Kerri Wall of Fernie and Abra Brynne of Nelson

American travel writers gush about Nelson

Recent pieces in the Washington Post and Spokesman-Review focus on Nelson

RDCK asks province for more powers to regulate private land logging

‘If the province won’t step up, we will have to’

VIDEO: Rosemont Elementary cuts ribbon on new outdoor classroom

The project includes a tribute to a former student

Explicit sex-ed guide for adults mistakenly given to Creston elementary students

The booklet clearly states online and inside that the guide contains sexually explicit information

Driver has $240K McLaren impounded minutes after buying it in West Vancouver

Officers clocked the car travelling at 160 km/h along Highway 1 in a 90 km/h zone

Fundraiser for Sparwood cancer patient raises over $80k

“Friday was something I won’t ever forget,” said Sparwood’s Barry Marchi.

Former Vernon Judo coach pleads guilty to child pornography charges

Bryan Jeffrey McLachlan is set to return to court Sept. 4 for sentencing

B.C. Olympic skier sues Alpine Canada after coach’s sex offences

Bertrand Charest was convicted in 2017 on 37 charges

Case of missing Kootenay teen still unsolved 50 years later

Phillip Porter, age 16, disappeared near his home in Kimberley on June 26, 1969

Governments announce $53M to buy Grand Forks properties, fix river banks destroyed in flooding

The Boundary Flood Recovery team applied for the grant last January

Former Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo to retire

‘Bobby Lou’ calls it a career after 19 NHL seasons

Most Read