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Mallard's Team of the Week — Trafalgar Thunder Girl's Volleyball Team

This group of Thunder players defeated Grand Forks 2-0 in the best-of-three final en route to the championship. The team includes, Breanne Steffani, Brianna Jones, Amelia Savazzi, Raven Sperling, Madeline Holitzki, Ashland D'Alessandris, Lennox Lockhurst and Gabby Bobby. — Submitted photo

Volleyball is definitely back on the sports map at Trafalgar Middle School as the Thunder once again ran away with the West Kootenay Grade 8 Girl's Volleyball Championships.

The Thunder swept past Grand Forks Wolves 2-0 in the best-of-three final by scores of 15-7, 15-5.

The other Trafalgar squad also was victorious, outlasting host Mount Sentinel Wildcats 15-9, 15-10.

The Rec Site: Free Public Recreation, or For-Profit Business?

Snow-covered Igloo cabin and a portion of Mt. Plewman.  Photo by Sara  Golling

With seven billion and counting on this little planet, space in some places is at a premium.  We're so lucky here in BC's southern interior -- we aren't overly crowded.  And yet, we still compete for space.  Space for recreation in the back-country in some areas is highly contentious, with horse-back riders, hikers, skiers, snowshoers, sledders, dirt bikers, mountain bikers (including fat bikers in the winter) and others fighting to occupy the same hills and valleys with their favourite activity.  Some of those activities don't mix very well.

Injury to LVR player forces stoppage of Bomber-Wildcats contest

The clocked in Saturday's Consolation Final between Mount Sentinel and L.V. Rogers was stopped with 1:05 remaining in the first quarter.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers and Mount Sentinel Wildcats settled for the unthinkable draw and a tie for third spot at the Cats High School Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in South Slocan.

The game was called with 1:07 remaining in the first quarter when the contest was halted due to an injured LVR player.

The score was 15-13 in favour of the Bombers at the time of the injury to Bomber power forward Vinnie Watson, who dislocated his knee cap after losing his balance and tumbling to the floor.

Red-hot Leafs continue to roll, edge Rockets 4-3

Leafs forward Logan Wullum scored once as Nelson slipped past Golden Rockets 4-3 Saturday at the NDCC Arena. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Bet you can’t guess which is the hottest team right now in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League?

Defending KIJHL Champion 100 Mile House Wranglers?


Current KIJHL leaders, Osoyoos Coyotes or league powers Creston Valley Thunder Cats, Kimberley Dynamiters or Beaver Valley Nitehawks?

Wrong again.

The Nelson Leafs won for the fifth straight time Saturday night at the NDCC Arena, edging the Golden Rockets 4-3 to remain unbeaten in December.

Bombers outlast Wildcats as High School Hoop season tips off

Bombers outlast Wildcats as High School Hoop season tips off

It was a tale of two games, but the L.V. Rogers Bombers still prevailed over district rivals Mount Sentinel Wildcats in High School Senior Boy's Basketball action Tuesday in South Slocan.

The Bombers held off a late charge by the Wildcats to score a 74-64 victory as the High School Basketball season kicked off its exhibition season.

LVR hit the ground running, using full-court pressure to build a 25-11 advantage after one period.

However, the Wildcats kept pecking away at the lead, cutting the margin to 42-27 at recess and 49-46 after three quarters.

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report — Keep The Faith

Kerry Reed is still loving his job. — Photo courtesy Reel Adventures

It's time for the best fishing information from Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Kerry says there continues to be some great days for fishing. Here's what's on tap for December.

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