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Whitewater takes new direction with Nelsonite Malysh in ski school director's chair

The Nelson Daily staffSki 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...

Selkirk looks to rebuild athletic program for next season

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily SportsThe Selkirk College Athletic department is looking to reload after the school had its application for dispensation denied by the British Columbia Colleges’ Athletic Association (BCCAA) Executive earlier this week.“We have to analyse where do we go from here,” Selkirk College Athletic...

Mallard's Team of the Week — KLHF Board

It was a target many thought was impossible to reach. But don’t tell that to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation board which recently topped the $1.5 Million mark on its CT scanner fundraiser.The board met for a photo shoot at the money-meter in front of Nelson City Hall to paste up the final few feet of colour of the CT ...

Leafs face a pair of Murdoch Division rivals

By The Nelson Daily SportsThe Nelson Leafs are hoping to build on a mini two-game winning streak when the club plays a pair of Murdoch Division opponents in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League weekend action.The Leafs travel to Fruitvale Friday to face the Beaver Valley Nitehawks before returning home Saturday to host...

DiBella continues to turn a few heads

By The Nelson Daily SportsKootenay Wildcats rearguard Aimee DiBella has another honor to add to the career.The feisty DiBella was recently chosen runner-up for the Female Midget AAA player of the month for October.The player-of-the-month award was claimed by Reaghan Chadwick of Fraser Valley Phantom hockey team. Chadwick...

Peewee Leafs host tourney

By The Nelson Daily SportsThe Nelson Leafs roll out the red carpet on the annual Nelson Minor Hockey Peewee Rep Tournament beginning Friday at the Nelson and District Community Complex and Civic Centre Arenas.Six teams from Castlegar, Cranbrook, Creston, Elk Valley, Spokane and Trail join the Leafs in the weekend tournament.Nelson...

Mount Sentinel Grad Katie Wayling sets up shop in Florida

As an athlete at South Slocan’s Mount Sentinel High School, Katie Wayling has done it all — well almost everything.Moving from Stanley Humphries in Castlegar during her Grade 9 year the budding volleyball/basketball star made an immediate impact on the varsity girl’s teams.During the four years at Mount Sentinel Wayling was...

Reel Adventures Fishing Report


Reel Adventures Fishing Charters Fishing ReportBy Kerry ReedKootenay Lake: It’s happening. This is my favorite time of the year for fishing Kootenay Lake.The water temperature has finally dropped to that perfect number and yes, the fish are feeding well.  At the beginning of October, the fish were scattered throughout the ...

Six Pack for Selkirk — BCCAA denies college application

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily SportsIt’s definitely a step back for the athletic program at Selkirk College.The Castlegar campus athletic department has had its application for dispensation denied by the British Columbia Colleges’ Athletic Association (BCCAA) Executive.The college wanted the BCCAA executive to allow only the...

Kootenay gains weekend split against Fraser Valley

By The Nelson Daily SportsThe Kootenay Wildcats gained a split during B.C. Female Midget AAA Hockey League play against the Fraser Valley Phantom during the weekend in Langley.However, it was the way the Cats gained the points that has head coach Mario DiBella breathing a little fire.During a 7-3 loss Sunday, Kootenay was...
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