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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 07 2014

Any controversy off the ice doesn’t appear to be affecting the Nelson Leafs on the ice.

For the third time this season the Leafs scored an overwhelming victory over a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League opponent.

Adam Maida stopped all 24 shots and four different players — Dylan Williamson, Timothy Nichols, Rayce Miller and Nolan Percival — registered two points to pace...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 06 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers lost a tough 2-0 decision to St.Michael's of Victoria to fall out of the medal round at the B.C. High School AA Girl’s Fieldhockey Championships Friday in Oliver.

"We played as well as we could have," said Bomber coach Val Gibson. "It was a great fieldhockey game."

"Unfortunately, we are out of the medals now and going for 5th - 8th," Gibson added....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 06 2014

Trafalgar's varsity girl's volleyball team is getting ready to cap off a successful season on the court with the West Kootenay Championships set for November 22 at Mount Sentinel High School.

The Grade 8 squad had experienced an influx of players this season with 20 girls participating.

Trafalgar, divided into three teams, hosted two tournaments with opposition from Salmo,...

by Bruce Fuhr on Wednesday Nov 05 2014

Leaf coach Dave McLellan tabbed November a “pivotal month” in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season for the Heritage City franchise.

However, finding success against Murdoch Division opposition — Nelson plays nine of its 11 games in November against divisional teams — just got a little more difficult for the Green and White after Leaf brass sent three players home for...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Nov 04 2014

The defending BC Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) Champion Selkirk College Saints have proven they are tough to beat at home after defeating the Eastern Washington University Eagles for the third straight time in as many games.

Unlike in the previous week when a dramatic victory was earned in the final seconds, on Saturday night at the Castlegar & District Community Complex it...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 03 2014

Playing in the friendly confines of the Cominco Arena proved to be, unfriendly, for the Kootenay Ice during a two-game weekend set against the Cariboo Cougars.

The Cougars scored five second period goals to waltz past the Ice 11-1 in the opener of the BC Hockey Major Midget League contest Saturday at the Cominco Arena in Trail.

Sunday, the result wasn’t much better as the BCMMHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 02 2014

There's no joy in Bomberville after the defending champs were upset in the final of the Kootenay High School AA Boy's Soccer Championships Saturday in Creston.

David Thompson Lakers of Invereme scored three times in the opening half to post a 5-3 victory over L.V. Rogers in the final at Prince Charles Secondary pitch.

The Lakers, which took advantage of the suspect defence, held...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 02 2014

The finishing touches were being applied to renovations at Queen Elizabeth Park in Nelson Sunday afternoon as baseball players, volunteers and parents filled the base paths with crush shale from Cache Creek.

The crush shale is part of the $...

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