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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 31 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Everett Hicks scored twice to lead the Nelson Peewee Leafs to a narrow 3-2 victory over Rossland/Trail in West Kootenay Minor Hockey Peewee Rep action Friday at the Civic Centre Arena.

Leading 1-0 after one period, Hicks scored his second of the game on the power playing as he re-directed a goal-mouth pass from Jayden Maida....

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 30 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

For the third straight game the Beaver Valley Nitehawks used a late goal to steal victory from the jaws of defeat against the Nelson Leafs.

Chris Derochie scored his third of the game with just over a minute remaining in the game to lift the Hawks past Nelson 6-5 in Fruitvale.

In the past week Beaver Valley, with seven wins in eight...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 30 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


Matt Zukowski and McLain Sandeveland each checked in with 23 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 81-22 victory over J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail during the Heritage City Classic High School Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday at Hangar.

The Bombers swept the Hawks and David Thompson Lakers...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Jan 29 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

In what is a preview to the first round the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division playoffs, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks found another way to defeat the Nelson Leafs.

A goal by Daniel Bishop at 12:42 of the third period stood up as the winner sparking the Nitehawks to a 3-2 KIJHL...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 27 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

It a decision the movers and shakers at Kootenay International Junior Hockey League headquarters said would not happen, move into a larger markets like Kamloops or Kelowna.

But in 2006 Osoyoos was granted a move to Spoolmak Country and in the spring of 2010, there was the KIJHL announcing the Chase Chiefs were moving south...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 27 2011

The staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports look no farther than the Fairview campus of L.V. Rogers High School and the Junior Bombers Basketball squad for the latest edition of Team of the Week.

The Bombers have been busy building confidence for the final push at the West Kootenay Junior Girl’s title.

To help with the charge Mallard’s Source For Sports selects the LVR...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 26 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

A quick start turned sour in a hurry as the Nelson Peewee Leafs lost 5-1 to Kelowna during semi finals of the Trail Peewee Rep Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday at the Cominco Arena in the Silver City.

Nelson opened the tournament with two convincing wins, dumping host Trail 7-4 Friday and Kelowna Tier I 5-1.

But the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 26 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It took six games and almost the entire season for the Nelson Leafs to get finally get the upper hand, albeit for one night, in the ongoing rivalry against the Castlegar Rebels.

The Leafs shook off two-minute slide late in the first period, out scoring the Murdoch Division leaders 3-1 during the final 40 minutes...

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