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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010


Will the Green Riders get their revenge?

Or will the Alouettes from Montreal once again have the last laugh?

What we do know is those boys from Regina had better stay after school this week for a little help in math class if they want to raise the Grey Cup in celebration Sunday in Edmonton.

All season long the Saskatchewan players have dodged the revenge...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Teams in the Murdoch Division, especially Beaver Valley and Castlegar, have not played nice with the Nelson Leafs this season.

The Leafs are a collective 6-9 inside the Murdoch Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with four of those wins coming against lowly Grand Forks. On the flip side...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 24 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Move over Mike Laughton.

Take a seat Frank Carlson.

Why don’t you just sit right down and relax Bill McDonnell.

On the weekend Nelson fans celebrate 75 years of history in the Civic Centre Arena — history that includes more than just hockey events — there’s a new kid on the block making a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 23 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The loss early in the season may have been a blessing in disguise for the Castlegar Vikings.

Because ever since the defending champs dropped the opener the Vikes have been perfect, continuing the trend right on through to capturing the West Kootenay Men’s Flag Football League title Sunday at Mount Sentinel Field...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 23 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Leafs managed to hold off a charge from some top competition to finish fourth overall at the Salmon Arm Minor Hockey Bantam Rep Tournament Sunday in the Shuswap Country.

The Leafs dropped a semi final contest to the eventual champion from Aldergrove in the team’s final contest Sunday.

“We are a Tier III team...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 22 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s not like the final result was totally unexpected.

The 2010 edition of the Mount Sentinel Wildcats was young and inexperienced.

Still, when a school has sent a team to the provincial tournament for more than two decades there is bound to be a few unhappy faces walking the halls of the South...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 22 2010

The  Nelson Daily Sports

Quick-starting Valley West Hawks used some early offence to take a pair of B.C. Major Midget Hockey League games from the Kootenay Ice during weekend action in the Fraser Valley.

The fifth-place Hawks scored three times in each of the two games to stop the Ice 5-3 Saturday at the South Surrey Arena and 6-2 Sunday in Langley at the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 21 2010

The tree-line snowpack has doubled in the Kootenay Pass area over the last two days as 45 centimetres of new snow has fallen, according to the Canadian Avalanche Centre on Sunday.

Throughout the region, treeline snowpack depths are generally 60 to 100 cm., depending on wind-loading.

A buried crust approximately 15 to 20 cm. above the ground...

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