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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack ventured to the West Kootenay, and to the former stomping grounds of their head coach, to add some size as men's volleyball team begins their recruiting class for the 2020-21 Canada West season.

The Pack and head coach Pat Hennelly recently announced that they have signed 6’9” Reilly Podovelnikoff from the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 18 2019

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats advanced to the BC High School Single-A Girl’s Volleyball Championships by capturing the Kootenay Zone Title with a four-set victory over Fernie Falcons Saturday afternoon at the Selkirk College Gymnasium in Castlegar.

Mount Sentinel won the best-of-five final 25-22, 28-18, 19-25, 25-19.

“Winning (Saturday) was harder than the scores suggest,” said...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 17 2019

Following a scare the previous night against the Chase Heat, the Nelson Leafs left no margin for error Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins felt the wrath of the Leafs during a 10-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League shellacking. Shawn Campbell led the attack scoring three time with Reid Wilson and Cole Wyatt each adding a pair.

The win, the 15...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 15 2019

Nelson Leafs, 3-1 in November following a perfect October record, play host to a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home games Friday and Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

Friday, Nelson welcomes the second-place Chase Heat of the Doug Birks Division before tangling with Murdoch rival Grand Forks Border Bruins Saturday.

The Heat, 11-6-0-0-2, trail defending KIJHL...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 14 2019

The road to the BC Championships begins Friday for eight single-A girl’s teams as Mount Sentinel Wildcats prepare to host the Kootenay Zone Tournament Friday and Saturday at Castlegar’s Selkirk College Gymnasium.

Fernie, Elkford, Sparwood, Fernie Academy, Nakusp, Boundary Central of Midway and Salmo join host Wildcats at the zone tournament.

The top team advances to the BC High...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats tuned up for the BC High School Championships by capturing the Kootenay Single-A Boy’s crown recently in Sparwood.

The Wildcats ousted five other teams for the title, Fernie, Fernie Academy, Golden, Salmo and host Sparwood, defeating Fernie Secondary in the best-fo-five final 3-0.

The Kootenay Zone Championship caps a great season for Mt....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 11 2019

Cole Wyatt’s power play goal early in the first overtime period sparked the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Ghostriders Saturday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in Fernie at the Memorial Arena.

The win avenged an earlier loss this season to Fernie, a game that was also settled in overtime, and allowed Nelson to maintain top spot in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 11 2019

The flu-plagued L.V. Rogers Bombers managed to pull a win out of the bag to finish 14th overall at the BC High School AA Girl’s Field Hockey Championships Friday at Lambrick Park in Victoria.

Skyla Short scored twice and Sam Chirico added a single as the Bombers dumped Okanagan Mission of Kelowna 3-1 in Consolation Round action. Backup keeper Molly Thomson registered the win...

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