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by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 06 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Connor McLaughlin scored three times to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 3-1 victory over the Eagles in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the Recreation Center in Sicamous.

The win evened the road swing through the Shuswap Division for the Leafs. Nelson opened the trip with a 6-3 loss Friday to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 03 2010


By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


There will be no 15th consecutive trip to the B.C. High School AAA Boy’s Soccer Championships for the L.V. Rogers Bombers.

The Mount Baker Wild ended the illustrious streak by the Bombers, knocking off the perennial Kootenay champ 3-2 in Wednesday afternoon in the Cranbrook.

“We played a good game but in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 03 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Peewee Leafs needed a little addition motivation from the coaching staff before rolling past Grand Forks in West Kootenay Minor Hockey Rep action this past weekend.

The Leafs pounded Grand Forks 12-3 Saturday in the Boundary City. Affiliate player Darian Johnson led the way with six points, including a hat trick....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 03 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Calling all young and energetic curlers.

The Capital One Rocks & Rings program is expanding to the Kootenays in an effort to introduce the sport of curling in an off-ice environment to Nelson and area youth. 

The Nelson Curling Club enjoys the unique position of being the first club outside the Lower Mainland in...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Nov 02 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The future of Morning Mountain may lie in the hands of the Nelson Cycling Club.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay holds tenure on the controlled recreation area on the Crown land that used to be the Morning Mountain (Blewett) Ski Hill — and still owns property at the base of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 02 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


For Noelle Sylvester and the University of Victoria Vikings, the playoff run ended before it started.

The Vikings lost out on a chance to advance to the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) Women’s Soccer playoffs when the University of Saskatchewan Huskies edged UBC 1-0 Saturday in Regina.

UVic had...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 02 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Andrea Stinson and Shawn DeGroot made it a clean sweep for L.V. Rogers at the Kootenay Cross Country Championships last week at the Camp Busk Nordic Ski Trails near Apex.

The Grade 11 Stinson edged Emilie Mann of Fernie for the title by a slim 10-second margin to claim the Senior Girl’s Title.

Stinson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 02 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s taken a few games — 14 to be exact — but the Nelson/Castlegar Midget Reps finally have reason to celebrate.

John Katountas of Nelson scored the winning goal to lift the Reps to a 3-2 victory over Kelowna during the consolation round of the Winfield Midget Rep Tournament Sunday in Lake Country.

The victory was the...

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