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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 28 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Soccer Quest Facility was a beehive of activity Tuesday as roundball stars young and old entered teams in the annual Co-Ed Tournament.

Six teams took to the floor Tuesday during round robin action.

Each team is guaranteed four games during the two day event, quickly turning into a must play event for Nelson Youth Soccer grads at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

It’s a new pipeline, but that same old Santa helper.

Yours truly, Fuhr Thoughts, is back to share a few presents with Nelson Sports Nation on this festive eve.

For the past two decades I’ve been able to send a little cheer to the movers and shakers on the local sporting scene.

However, with the closing of the Nelson Daily News . . .  boy it’s...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Justin Umpherville rink, skipped by Kelvin Harper, is off to the provincials after stopping the rival Spenser Soukeroff rink 8-3 in the final of the West Kootenay Juvenile Zone Curling Championships Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

The Trail rink, with Harper as skip, Justin Uumperville at third, Harlan Young at second and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

The Castlegar Vikings made it look easy by claiming another West Kootenay Men’s Flag Football League title last month at the Mount Sentinel pitch.

The Vikes once again got past Dam Inn Mates, this time by a 26-12 score in sub-zero temperatures, to capture the league’s ultimate prize, the fourth straight for the Sunflower City squad.

Staff and management at Mallard’s...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 22 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Marley Bassett of Nelson has won the right to the first ride heading up the new Glory Ridge triple chair at Whitewater Ski Resort.

The twenty-something Bassett had the winning ticket during the raffle draw Monday at Whitewater.

Bassett now joins two of friends on the first chair when the lift is open later this week....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 22 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s a rather small contingent of Nelson Leafs that heads to Fernie next month to attend the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League All Star weekend.

Five players, including two veterans, made the grade to play in the All Star and Prospects games in January.

Headlining the list is the Leafs’ leading scorer, Gavin...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 22 2010

Avalanche risk will be considerable at the tree line today in the West Kootenay backcountry but the risk will lessen as the week wears on.

A new surface hoar layer has been buried under four centimeters of snow, with up to 200 cm. of snow found at tree-line elevations, the Canadian...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 21 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


After three weeks of the High School Boy’s Basketball season the L.V. Rogers Bombers have won a tournament, finished second and now have placed third.

 

The Bombers dumped the Brooks Bison 62-40 to capture the consolation title at the Mount Baker Wild Christmas Classic Tournament Saturday in Cranbrook.
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