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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 08 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Marliesa Mauro scored a game high 23 points, but it was her block with time running out of a Sarah Fuhr lay-up attempt that proved to be the difference in a 51-49 victory for the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball League action Tuesday in Trail.

The win avenged an earlier...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 08 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Peewee Leafs tuned up for the playoffs by winning two of three games in Rep Minor Hockey play during the weekend.

The Reps won 4-3 in Creston Saturday and 7-1 Sunday in Grand Forks against the Bruins. Nelson opened the weekend by dropping a 6-2 loss to Castlegar.

Sunday against the Bruins Matthew Brind’...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 07 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s obvious the Nelson Leafs do not want to spend another off-season hunting for a coach and GM.

Which is why team president Russell Stocks announced the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise has resigned current skipper Chris Shaw to another season with the Green and White.

“Chris, in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 07 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


Coming from the B.C. Interior, the Kootenay Wildcats log many road miles to compete on the B.C. Female AAA Hockey League circuit.

So making another 16-hour trip to northern B.C. was a nightmare the team definitely didn’t want to experience.

The Cats all but clinched the fourth and final playoff spot,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 07 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

L.V. Rogers Bombers continue to beat up on Kootenay competition.

LVR came close to hitting the triple figures as the home squad dumped district rival Mount Sentinel Wildcats 90-55 in the final game of the Bomber Classic High School Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Hangar.

The victory gave the Bombers a 3-0...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 06 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

It was a survival of the fittest for the L.V. Rogers Bombers.

Sarah Fuhr scored 19 points and Kiandra McLaren added 16 as shorthanded LVR outlasted the Fernie Falcons in the final of the Bomber Classic High School Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Hangar.

LVR, entering the season with only nine players,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 06 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Northern Michigan University prospect Ryan Aynsley had three points to allow the Castlegar Rebels to continue its season dominance of the Nelson Leafs, edging the West Kootenay rival 5-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play Saturday in the Sunflower City.

The Rebels won all but one game against the Green and White...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Feb 05 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Erik Wentzel scored a power play goal with eight minutes left in the game to spark the Castlegar Rebels to a 4-3 victory over the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday at the NDCC Arena.

The loss was the third straight for the Leafs. Castlegar has dominated the season series against the Nelson...

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