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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 03 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Nelson 2 got off to a rough start at the West Kootenay Bantam House Playoff Tournament falling to Rossland/Trail 10-2 Thursday at the Civic Arena.

Nelson 2 took the early 1-0 lead but Rossland/Trail roared back to score the next seven goals en route to the lopsided victory.

The game was the opening contest for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 03 2011

Three players from the Kootenays played a big part in helping Team B.C. to a sixth-place finish at the recent 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax.

From left, team captain Ella Matteucci, Aimee DiBella and Daley Oddy, past and present members of the Kootenay Wildcats, powered Team B.C. to its best finish in three years.

Despite playing in the relegation round, Team B.C....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 03 2011

Two teams have booked tickets to the conference final after the Revelstoke Grizzlies blasted Kamloops Storm 10-4 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff action Wednesday in Revelstoke.

The Grizz scored four times in each of the first two periods to halt the Storm and win the best-of-seven series 4-1.

Revelstoke now meets Osoyoos in the Okanagan Conference Final.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


The L.V. Rogers Bombers face a huge uphill battle as the Kootenay reps begin play Thursday at the B.C. High School Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament in Victoria.

The Bombers, the only hoop team from LVR to qualify for a provincial tournament, meet two-seed White Rock Christian Academy in first round action at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By The  Nelson Daily Sports

Two seasons ago the Castlegar Rebels made it to the Murdoch Division only to be swept in four games by the Nelson Leafs.

There’s not much of a resemblance between the two Castlegar teams.

Taylor Anderson had three points to lead the Rebels to within one game of advancing to the Kootenay Conference Final after...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

At the beginning of the season LVR coach Val Gibson wondered if the Bombers would ever win a game.

The squad did more than just snap out of a losing streak.

LVR completed the Cinderella run by defeating Grand Forks Wolves 31-23 in the final to claim the West Kootenay Junior Girl’s Basketball Championship last week at...

by Kim Verigin on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

Riding a season high two game win streak, the Saints had no reason to hold back as they welcomed Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans to Nelson for their final two games of the season.

Knowing that at least one win would give the Selkirk men’s hockey team the highest point total in their BCIHL history, it was a matter of buckling down and conquering a team who had just recently beat...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar Rebels rallied from a two-goal deficit to score five consecutive times in a 6-3 victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff action Monday night in Fruitvale.

The win gives the Rebels a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven Murdoch Division Final series. Game four is...

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