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Leafs eager to bounce back after dismal start

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily Sports EditorAccording 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...

Terry Fox Run goes Sunday at Lakeside Park

Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily StaffThere’s probably no one in the world that hasn’t in some way been touched by cancer.Sunday, starting at the Rotary Shelter in Lakeside Park, Nelsonites have the opportunity to help end this deadly disease by participating in the 30th annual Terry Fox Run.“Last year we didn’t have as good a...

U12 Selects strike gold in Revelstoke

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily Sports EditorThe Nelson Selects completed the season much like the team started — by winning the tournament’s top prize.Goals by Nigel Ziegler, Oscar Seagram and Quinn Dawson powered the Select to a 3-0 victory over the host side in the U12 Boy’s Division of the 13th annual Little Bear Youth...

Bombers undefeated after two in Chilliwack

By The Nelson Daily SportsThe L.V. Rogers Bombers remain undefeated following two games today at the 16-team Best of the Best High School Boy’s Soccer Tournament in Chilliwack.LVR opened with a 3-1 victory over Valleyview of Kamloops. Kevin Lewis, Eric Norberg and Luke Mori scored for the Bombers.The Bombers then ran into a...

Brewers waltz past Dam Inn Mates

By Bruce Fuhr,The Nelson Daily Sports EditorThe West Kootenay Men’s Flag Football League got off to a slow start Sunday at the Mount Sentinel field in South Slocan.Game one of the two-game set was cancelled as defending champion Castlegar Vikings failed to field a team.In the second game of the day, Hume Brewers appeared to...

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...
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