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by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Jan 13 2011

Grand Forks Atom teams snagged two of the top five places in their tournament last weekend. The Grand Forks Grizzlies hockey team placed second while the Grand Forks Bruins hockey team finished fifth in the Grand Forks Atom House Hockey Tournament at the Grand Forks Arena.

Running Jan. 7 to 9 and hosted by the Grand Forks Minor Hockey Association, the tournament featured the Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s something about third periods and the Grand Forks Border Bruins that keeps Leaf fans on the edge of their seats.

For the second straight game the Bruins staged a third-period rally, only this time falling short in a 5-4 loss to the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Wednesday...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011


Shaen Panko-Dool and Morgan Sabo topped the medal count to lead Nelson to the overall title at the Rossland Mini Figure Skating Competition Saturday in the Golden City.

The Rossland Mini event is the first competition of the New Year for the Nelson skaters.

"Our skaters did very well," said a smiling Nelson Figure Skating head coach Rachel Stewart. “They displayed confidence...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

Backcountry enthusiasts will now have access to better information for evaluating snow conditions and assessing avalanche risks, thanks to new avalanche awareness signage around the province.

Avalanche awareness signs targeting mountain snowmobilers have been posted at 23 key highway locations and most of the 85 managed snowmobile areas in the province.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild jumped out to a 21-11 first quarter lead en route to a 54-46 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball action Tuesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

Scott Watinoogh led the charge for the Wild with 10 of the 21 points.

LVR rallied back in the second quarter, out...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild turned a close game into a rout in a hurry, out scoring the host Bombers 22-0 in the third period to go on to register a 62-34 victory in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar.

Emily Elmo scored a game-high 24 points, including four hoops from three-point land, to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 10 2011

By Daily News Staff

Similar to the way the Team Canada Juniors turned gold into silver at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships last week in Buffalo, NY, the Kootenay Ice let one slip away.

Thompson Blazers played the role of Team Russia, scoring five third-period goals en route to a 7-4 victory over Kootenay in B.C. Major Midget Hockey League action...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 10 2011

By Daily News Staff

The Magnificent Seven didn’t have a lot of ammunition left in the arsenal come the third game in less than 24 hours.

 

Princess Margaret Mustang of Penticton 11-5 in the fourth period en route to a 57-50 victory in the consolation final of the Fulton Maroons High School Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in 
Vernon.

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