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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 29 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Eight players from the Kootenay Wildcats have tickets booked to play in the 2010-11 Female Midget AAA All Star Game Friday at the Coquitlam Sports Centre.

The contest is the second annual in the brief history of the B.C. Hockey Female Midget AAA League.

Headlining the Wildcats selections are two members of the B.C....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 28 2010

There are now chairs hanging from the new Glory Ridge chair lift at Whitewater Ski Resort while another 10 centimetres of snow fell on the slopes on the weekend.

People were already up on the hill — trudging their way up and cavorting their way down — even though the hill is not officially scheduled to open until Friday, Dec. 3, and open fulltime on the weekend of Dec....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 28 2010


Twice is better than nice for the Montreal Alouettes.

Avon Cobourne scored two touchdowns as the Alouettes dominated the second half to power Montreal to a 21-18 win over Saskatchewan in the 98th Grey Cup on Sunday at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

It's the second consecutive victory for the Als over the Riders.

In 2009 Damon Duval connected on his second attempt...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 28 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Maybe it’s a good thing the Nelson Leafs don’t play any of their games in the Civic Centre Arena.

Ryan Aynsley rained on the 75th anniversary gala by scoring three times to lead the Castlegar Rebels to a convincing 5-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Saturday night at the Civic...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 27 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

Joel Stewart got the last laugh, for now, against his former mates from the Lilac City.

The ex-Brave scored the overtime winner to power the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over Spokane Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

Stewart, the 6’1, 190-pound forward from Spokane, Washington,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The year was 1935. The date was November 29th. The day was Friday.

That’s when Nelsonites gathered to kick open the doors on one of the most modern arenas of its time.

Seventy-five years later, the building remains an important part of Nelson’s landscape and, thanks to the Nelson Sports Council, is...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010

More than two decades of sending a team to the B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships does not hide the tears of the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.

The Wildcats lost out on a chance to add to the storied history last weekend during the Kootenay Championships at Selkirk College.

But let’s be honest here. The last time a team from Mount Sentinel did not qualify for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010


Will the Green Riders get their revenge?

Or will the Alouettes from Montreal once again have the last laugh?

What we do know is those boys from Regina had better stay after school this week for a little help in math class if they want to raise the Grey Cup in celebration Sunday in Edmonton.

All season long the Saskatchewan players have dodged the revenge...

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