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OHA sweep Kootenay Cats in a pair of close exhibition games


By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily Sports EditorThe Okanagan Hockey Association scored a pair of narrow wins over the Kootenay Wildcats in Female AAA Hockey Exhibition play this past weekend at the NDCC Arena.Sunday, Madison McIntosh scored the winner with just over three minutes remaining in the game to give the visitors from...

Aynsley powers Rebels past Bruins

Scoring leader Ryan Aynsley snapped a 3-3 tie a power play goal midway through the third period sparking the Castlegar Rebels to a 4-3 victory over the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins Tuesday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action in the Sunflower City.Aynsley, converting his second goal of the game,...

Bomber boys begin season in at Best of Best Soccer Tournament

After experiencing the joy of winning a B.C. Soccer Provincial B title during the summer with the Nelson U18 Selects, head coach Keith Williams is preparing to dial it back a little as skipper of the L.V. Rogers Bombers.Williams, with a few of the same crew that won the provincial crown, travels to the Fraser Valley today to...

Cats, Bombers off to compete in Crowe Volleyball Tournament

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...

U13 Selects hit by an Avalanche from Sandpoint

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...

City Soccer swings into fall season

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. ...

Selects drop heartbreaker to host Revelstoke at Little Bear Tourney

 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...

The fields are alive with the sounds of roundball players

 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...

The Hills are alive with the sound of garlic

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson DailyYou 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...
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