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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 28 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Maybe it’s a good thing the Nelson Leafs don’t play any of their games in the Civic Centre Arena.

Ryan Aynsley rained on the 75th anniversary gala by scoring three times to lead the Castlegar Rebels to a convincing 5-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Saturday night at the Civic...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 27 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

Joel Stewart got the last laugh, for now, against his former mates from the Lilac City.

The ex-Brave scored the overtime winner to power the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over Spokane Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

Stewart, the 6’1, 190-pound forward from Spokane, Washington,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The year was 1935. The date was November 29th. The day was Friday.

That’s when Nelsonites gathered to kick open the doors on one of the most modern arenas of its time.

Seventy-five years later, the building remains an important part of Nelson’s landscape and, thanks to the Nelson Sports Council, is...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 25 2010

More than two decades of sending a team to the B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships does not hide the tears of the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.

The Wildcats lost out on a chance to add to the storied history last weekend during the Kootenay Championships at Selkirk College.

But let’s be honest here. The last time a team from Mount Sentinel did not qualify for...

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...

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