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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 01 2011

By The  Nelson Daily Sports

Second period goals by Sawyer Hunt, Nolan Percival and Brandon Sookro sparked the Nelson Bantams Reps to a 6-3 victory over rival Castlegar Rebels in West Kootenay Minor Hockey League action Friday at the NDCC Arena.

Sunday, Sam Woodward potted the winner with six minutes remaining in the game to give Nelson a 6-5 win over the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 01 2011

Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival returns to Whitewater Ski Resort this month.

What is Coldsmoke? Super light, fluffy, powder puff snow that skiers passionately pursue each winter.



What is the Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival? A four-day (Feb. 25–28) grassroots gathering of backcountry skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers from all over...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 01 2011

On Sunday, Jan. 30 at 9:30 p.m. Golden RCMP received a missing persons report about two overdue skiers.

The two males from Vancouver Island had been skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort the day prior to the report. RCMP were notified by a friend of the party that the two individuals were unaccounted for.

Golden RCMP notified Golden Search...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 31 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

A last-second miss from the charity stripe proved costly as the Rossland Royals edged the L.V. Rogers Bombers 33-32 in the battle for second spot at the Heritage City Classic Junior Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Hangar.

After sinking the first of two free throws, Bomber captain Devyn Parker missed a crucial back...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 31 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Everett Hicks scored twice to lead the Nelson Peewee Leafs to a narrow 3-2 victory over Rossland/Trail in West Kootenay Minor Hockey Peewee Rep action Friday at the Civic Centre Arena.

Leading 1-0 after one period, Hicks scored his second of the game on the power playing as he re-directed a goal-mouth pass from Jayden Maida....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 30 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

For the third straight game the Beaver Valley Nitehawks used a late goal to steal victory from the jaws of defeat against the Nelson Leafs.

Chris Derochie scored his third of the game with just over a minute remaining in the game to lift the Hawks past Nelson 6-5 in Fruitvale.

In the past week Beaver Valley, with seven wins in eight...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 30 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


Matt Zukowski and McLain Sandeveland each checked in with 23 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 81-22 victory over J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail during the Heritage City Classic High School Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday at Hangar.

The Bombers swept the Hawks and David Thompson Lakers...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Jan 29 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

In what is a preview to the first round the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division playoffs, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks found another way to defeat the Nelson Leafs.

A goal by Daniel Bishop at 12:42 of the third period stood up as the winner sparking the Nitehawks to a 3-2 KIJHL...

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