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by Bruce Fuhr on Thursday Oct 02 2014

Every team in every league enters a new season with dreams of success.

The Nelson Leafs hockey club falls into that same category.

However, a month into the season and the Leafs believe they are a little closer to enjoying that success at the other end of the rainbow.

Nelson holds down top spot in the Murdoch Division with a 4-1-1-1 record, one point ahead of surprising...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 02 2014

"Record-breaking year on Nelson Streets."

It's just one of the ways to sum up the 2014 Nelson Road Kings Queen City Cruise held during September in the Heritage City.

With Mother Nature providing a picture-postcard-like day, and more than 300 cars from the southern BC Interior, Washington, Idaho and southern Alberta arriving to fill the Heritage  City downtown, the 2014 Road...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 30 2014

Now that the politics are out of the way, let the games begin.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers looked to be in mid-season form during the Oliver Fall Festival Field hockey tournament Saturday in the South Okanagan City.

The Bombers finished the tournament with a 3-1 record, losing its only contest to provincially ranked Kelowna Secondary School 4-0.

“It was a great outing for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 29 2014

The finalists are set in the Nelson City Soccer League following semi final weekend at the Lakeside Pitch.

In the Leo’s Men’s Open, regular season champ Innkeepers had little trouble with the U18 Nelson Selects, posting a 4-0 victory.

The Innkeepers scored two quick goals midway through the first half en route to the win.

Mike Precious, tested a handful of times in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 29 2014

Kootenay Ice opened the BC Hockey Major Midget League season on a sour note falling twice during Showcase Weekend to Greater Vancouver Canadians in Richmond.

Showcase Weekend, the first of two during the season, has all teams playing at one location, giving junior and college scouts a chance to view prospects.

Kyle Uy scored twice for Greater Vancouver Saturday afternoon to lead...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 28 2014

High School volleyball teams from throughout the Kootenays got a taste of competitive action at the Kootenay Volleyball Classic Saturday at Castlegar Selkirk College Gymnasium.

Of course players got a late start to the season due to the B.C. Teachers Federation strike/lockout that allowed school to start Monday (September 22).

The result for Kootenay Volleyball Classic was some...

by Bruce Fuhr on Sunday Sep 28 2014

Nelson received scoring from an unlikely source as defenceman Patrick Croome had three helpers to lead the short-staffed Leafs to a 6-3 victory over Sicamous Eagles in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday afternoon at the NDCC Arena.

Croome led a Nelson team that was missing two key defenceman and team leaders, Robson Cramer and Darnel St. Pierrie, both out of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 26 2014

Former Kootenay Ice forward Coy Prevost scored twice in the third period to spark the Kimberley Dynamiters to a 4-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Nelson Leafs Friday at the NDCC Arena.

Prevost, who led the BC Major Midget Hockey League Ice last season with 11 goals and 25 assists for 36 points, snapped a 2-2 tie with his first of two in the game two...

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