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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 16 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

Selkirk College forward Travis Herlein continues to be a force on the Saints, and for his scoring attributes, has now been recognized by the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League as Player of the Week.

The former Golden Rocket sniper led the Saints offensive four goals during a recent road trip through the Thompson/Okanagan.

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Nov 16 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

For those looking to get first tracks (legally) at Whitewater, mark this date on your calendar: Dec. 4.

The first weekend in December is expected to usher in a new season in paradise as Whitewater Ski Resort will deliver over 600 acres of new skiing, three new top-to-bottom intermediate runs, and the Glory...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 15 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


It didn’t matter if the opposition was from the East or West Kootenay this season Shawn DeGroot has managed to overcome roots, rocks and mud to finish ahead of the pack.

So obviously the next test was a trip to the B.C. High School Cross Country Championships.

DeGroot, 16, did not disappoint his...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 15 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Jared Gaylord scored twice to lead Spokane to a 6-2 victory over the host Leafs in the final of the Nelson Minor Hockey Peewee Rep Tournament Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

Spokane scored twice two minutes into the contest — Gaylord and Connor McIntosh doing the damage — and never looked back holding period leads of 2-1 and 4-1....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 14 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Go figure.

For most of the season it’s like the Nelson Leafs believe game time is an hour later than posted on the schedule.

Why else would the team fail to show up for the first period of a 7 p.m. game and end up on the wrong side of the score after 20 minutes?

New Flash Saturday night:...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 14 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is getting a little bigger.

The league accepted bids by Chase and Summerland at the recent KIJHL meetings.

Chase saw its franchise move to Rutland during the summer and applied to the league board for the opportunity to make a return for next season.

Summerland...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 14 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Leaf coach and GM Chris Shaw continues to tinker with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League squad.

The Leafs added 6’1, 190-pound winger Joel Stewart to the roster in a futures deal with the Spokane Braves.

“(Joel) is a tough two-way player who can score goals and is a big-time agitator...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Nov 13 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

Ski School goes new school at Whitewater Ski Resort this year with a revamp of the program and several new faces in the mix.

Nelson born Brent Malysh has been named Whitewater’s new Snow School director, along with veteran local snowboarders Peter Velisek and Dano Slater — Big Mountain competitors, judges and ski athletes —...

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