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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 14 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Go figure.

For most of the season it’s like the Nelson Leafs believe game time is an hour later than posted on the schedule.

Why else would the team fail to show up for the first period of a 7 p.m. game and end up on the wrong side of the score after 20 minutes?

New Flash Saturday night:...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 14 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is getting a little bigger.

The league accepted bids by Chase and Summerland at the recent KIJHL meetings.

Chase saw its franchise move to Rutland during the summer and applied to the league board for the opportunity to make a return for next season.

Summerland...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 14 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Leaf coach and GM Chris Shaw continues to tinker with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League squad.

The Leafs added 6’1, 190-pound winger Joel Stewart to the roster in a futures deal with the Spokane Braves.

“(Joel) is a tough two-way player who can score goals and is a big-time agitator...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Nov 13 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

Ski School goes new school at Whitewater Ski Resort this year with a revamp of the program and several new faces in the mix.

Nelson born Brent Malysh has been named Whitewater’s new Snow School director, along with veteran local snowboarders Peter Velisek and Dano Slater — Big Mountain competitors, judges and ski athletes —...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 13 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports
 

Linden Horswill made his return to the NDCC Arena a memorable one as the Okanagan Hockey Association recruit scored his first goal as a junior sparking the Nelson Leafs to a 5-2 victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins (see more coverage on Sports Page) Saturday night.


The 16-year-old native of Nelson, called up to play with the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 11 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The Selkirk College Athletic department is looking to reload after the school had its application for dispensation denied by the British Columbia Colleges’ Athletic Association (BCCAA) Executive earlier this week.

“We have to analyse where do we go from here,” Selkirk College Athletic Director Kim Verign told...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 11 2010

It was a target many thought was impossible to reach.

But don’t tell that to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation board which recently topped the $1.5 Million mark on its CT scanner fundraiser.

The board met for a photo shoot at the money-meter in front of Nelson City Hall to paste up the final few feet of colour of the CT scanner campaign meter.

Roger...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 11 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Leafs are hoping to build on a mini two-game winning streak when the club plays a pair of Murdoch Division opponents in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League weekend action.

The Leafs travel to Fruitvale Friday to face the Beaver Valley Nitehawks before returning home Saturday to host the Grand Forks Border...

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