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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


If the Nelson Leafs didn’t have bad luck the team would have no luck at all.

Already icing one of the youngest rosters in the entire Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the Leafs played most of last weekend without the services of three veteran players — forwards Gavin Currie and Cody Abbey and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Nelson native Geoff Kinrade joined a long list of Senators who did not take to the ice Tuesday for Ottawa’s 5-0 thrashing of the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Center.

Jason Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson, Alex Kovalev, Milan Michalek, Chris Phillips and Pascal Leclaire joined Kinrade, who re-signed a one-year, two-way...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 20 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports Staff

The Nelson City Soccer League has moved to a new time, but at the same place.

Due to a loss of daylight hours league organizers moved evening game to Sunday afternoon at the Lakeside Fields.

Taking advantage of the extra light in the Men’s Over-35 League were Red Dog and Jackson’s Hole. Both teams, although...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 20 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor

A high-powered Hornets squad from South Okanagan proved to be too much for the locals at the Stanley Humphries Rockers High School Girl’s Fieldhockey Playday Saturday at the Pass Creek Pitch in Castlegar.

The South Okanagan Hornets of Oliver cruised past all four West Kootenay teams to claim top prize in both the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 20 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


The Mount Sentinel Wildcats passed the first test of the 2010 B.C. High School Girl’s Volleyball season Saturday in Trail — well sort of.

The Cats lost in straight sets (25-15, 25-20) to a much more experienced Selkirk Storm side from Kimberley but proved to head coach Joe Moreira this team will battle...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 19 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Beggars can’t be choosers.
Which is why the Nelson franchise will gladly take its first two points of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, a 3-2 victory over the visiting Penticton Lakers Sunday afternoon a the NDCC Arena.
Connor McLaughlin scored the winning goal midway through the third period to give Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 16 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Erik Norberg scored his third goal in five games to power the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 4-1 decision over Abby International in consolation action at the Best of the Best High School Boy’s Soccer Tournament Friday in Chilliwack.
Mitch Melanson, Simon Sheppard and defender Kevin Lewis also scored for the LVR, which finished 11th overall...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 16 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


According to Chris Shaw it’s not about how you start the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, but what is important is how you finish.
So two losses out of the gate, even to rival Castlegar, isn’t going to set the rookie Leaf coach into a state of panic.
 “We had a late camp and only had two...

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