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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Despite fatigued from a heavy week of training, the Locke boys managed to capture bragging rights in the Junior Boy’s Division at the B.C. Cross Country Championships Saturday in Kamloops.

The race was held at the Overlander Ski Club at Stake Lakes.
 

Julien and Peter Locke of Nelson finished with gold and silver,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

Members of the Nelson Speed Skating Club cooked with the big dogs during a recent meet in Vernon.

The skaters filled the car trunks with medals — 12 medals by the 15 skaters including five gold, three silver and four bronze — for the return trip after competing against teams from the Okanagan and Fraser Valley.

Staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports would...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar/Nelson Midget Reps took it on the chin Wednesday during the opening game of the West Kootenay Minor Hockey League playoff contest.

Rossland/Trail scored four first period goals en route to a 7-3 victory in game one of the first-team-to-four point series.

The series winner advances to the B.C. Hockey Tier II Midget Rep...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 23 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


Gavin Currie did his best to make his last game in the Green and White a memorable one.

The Abbotsford native scored twice, but that was not enough as the Nelson Leafs fell 4-2 to the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in game seven of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff series Wednesday in Fruitvale....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 23 2011

Cam Hicks of Slocan City came away as the big winner at the Meteor Mines Snowmobile Hill Climb Sunday.

Hicks won the 800 stock category along with the turbo class title. Chris Hoodicoff of Crescent Valley claimed the top prize in the 800 modified division.

In the newly created ladies class, Castlegar’s Amy Enns was declared the winner.

“It was a great turnout...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 23 2011

Aimee DiBella of Nelson and Team B.C. sit in third spot in Pool A play after Tuesday’s play in Women’s Ice Hockey at the Canada Winter Games in Halifax.

DiBella & Company finally got a win, defeating Team Newfoundland & Labrador 4-0 Tuesday. Julia McKinnon scored twice to lead Team B.C.

Team B.C. opened with a 4-0 loss to Alberta Sunday.

Team B.C. then...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 23 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The  L.V. Rogers Bombers travel to the Crowe in Trail Wednesday for the opening game of the West Kootenay Junior Girl’s Basketball Championship tournament.

First up for the Junior Bombers are the Rockers from Stanley Humphries in Castlegar. The Bombers have had great success against the Rockers this season.
A win and LVR meets...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


The Castlegar Rebels are quietly resting waiting for its next playoff opponent after disposing the Spokane Braves in five games.

The odds-on favourite to play the Rebels in the Murdoch Final is the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

But the Nelson Leafs have a thing or two to say about who will be making the...

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