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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 20 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar/Nelson Midget Reps exploded for 19 goals in two games to head into the Christmas break on a high note.

Castlegar/Nelson bounced Trail Tier III 10-2 and 9-3 in a pair of West Kootenay Minor Hockey League games during the weekend.

The two wins improve the Reps season record to 8-19-4. Castlegar/Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 19 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The L.V. Rogers Bombers took it on the chin at the Mount Baker Wild High School Basketball Hoopfest Saturday in Cranbrook.

The Bombers lost all three games in the girl’s side of the draw. The final contest saw the host Wild bounce the Bombers 70-38.

“We took a few steps back in our season progression,” said a Bomber...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 19 2010

The Nelson Daily has learned a Cranbrook sales consultant could be humming the tune to the Barenaked Ladies "If I had a Million Dollars" song very soon.

Barry Epp of the Key City was selected at random as the winner of TSN's fifth annual, international award-winning million-dollar giveaway, the Chevrolet Cruze Million Dollar...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 16 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson  Daily Sports

University seems such a long time ago for Nelson’s Matt Hopkins.

However, Lindenwood University hasn’t forgot the impact the L.V. Rogers grad had on the Missouri institution.

The university recently inducted Hopkins in to the Lindenwood Hall of Fame during the fall.

Hopkins, a four-time all...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 16 2010

The future’s so bright the Mount Sentinel Senior Boy’s Volleball team may want to wear shades.
The young squad finished 11th overall at the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Volleyball Championships in Kelowna.

The Cats, coached by Glen Campbell and assistant coach Harry Sapriken, pushed the opposition to the wall in all matches and played to the best of their ability according to the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Dec 16 2010

By Craig Lawrence, Slocan Valley Rec. Commission

The Kootenay Slocan Lions Club have recently received a grant through the Government of Canada, New Horizons for Seniors Program to keep seniors (55+) active.

The purpose of the Seniors on Bikes and Skis (SOB’s) is to allow seniors to pursue some healthy outdoor activities...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 15 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Another B.C. Major Midget Hockey League team realized the hard way there are no easy games to be had in the Kootenays.

The Kootenay Ice took three of four points from the North Island Silvertips in BCMMHL action during the weekend in Castlegar.

The Ice road the red hot scoring of Nelson’s Dryden Hunt...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 15 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Vernon will have some strong representation at the upcoming B.C. Men’s Curling Championship after the Aron Herick and Darin Heath rinks of the Central Okanagan City qualified for the provincial tournament followings wins at the Men’s Interior playdowns Sunday in Kamloops.

Herick, third Tobin Senum, second Marc Fillion and lead...