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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 14 2010

The new Apple iPad has barely seen 20 hours of use and already the first tournament of the 2010-11 High School athletic season is on the horizon.
The 38th annual High School Senior Girl’s Invitational Volleyball Tournament is capturing center stage beginning Friday at the J. Lloyd Crowe gymnasium in Trail.
The five-team event has two teams from the Nelson area to help tip off the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 14 2010

A trip to the finals was quickly put on hold as the Nelson Selects lost 2-0 to the host Avalanche in the U13 Girl’s Division at the Strikers Pend Oreille Cup Sunday in Sandpoint, Idaho.
The loss in the semi final eliminated them Selects from further play in the nine-team tournament.
“We felt that many of the girl’s played some of their best soccer they have played all season,” said...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 13 2010

The second half of the Nelson City Soccer League is now in full swing with three of the four leagues gearing up for playoffs later this month.

The only league not up and running during the fall season is the Women’s Open League.

Second place Crushers upset regular season champion Hot Kickers to claim the Women's Open title.

Meanwhile the other three leagues — Men’s Open,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 13 2010

 The Nelson Selects came out on the short end of a 3-2 score in the U12 Girl’s bronze medal game of the 13th annual Little Bear Youth Soccer Tournament Sunday in Revelstoke.

Nelson lost to the host Revelstoke squad by the single goal in the medal round.

The tournament was the first time this season the Selects played in an eight-vs-eight event. Normally the squad plays 11-a-side...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 12 2010

 Let the second half begin.

The fields at Lakeside once again have gone from dormant to a beehive of activity as Nelson Youth Soccer kicked off its second half of the 2010 House League season.

Nelson Youth Soccer, boasting the largest registration players of all the minor sports groups in the Heritage City, concluded the summer hiatus with games and practices in all age groups...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 12 2010

 It’s obvious from the first two chapters of the book titled, the 2010-11 KIJHL season of the Nelson Leafs; this read can only get better.

Although it was painfully obvious the Castlegar Rebels storyline also needs a little work.

Still it was the Rebels escaping the weekend series with a sweep and the Leafs making a quick about turn...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 12 2010

The Castlegar Rebels scored three times in the second period to post a 3-0 shutout over the Nelson Leafs as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League kicked off its 2010-11 season Friday in the Sunflower City.

Taylor Anderson, Dylan Richardson and Erik Wentzel scored during a four-minute span for the home town squad. Richardson and Wentzel each finished the game with two points....

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Sep 10 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

You don't have to travel 1,900 kilometres and cross the Garlic Wall in eastern Saskatchewan to get your fill of garlic this weekend.

In less than 90 minutes of slope-style driving up the Slocan Valley you can be in New Denver, amidst thousands of garlic lovers and admirers, reveling in the heady aroma of the herb at the 18th...