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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 26 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

A quick start turned sour in a hurry as the Nelson Peewee Leafs lost 5-1 to Kelowna during semi finals of the Trail Peewee Rep Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday at the Cominco Arena in the Silver City.

Nelson opened the tournament with two convincing wins, dumping host Trail 7-4 Friday and Kelowna Tier I 5-1.

But the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 26 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It took six games and almost the entire season for the Nelson Leafs to get finally get the upper hand, albeit for one night, in the ongoing rivalry against the Castlegar Rebels.

The Leafs shook off two-minute slide late in the first period, out scoring the Murdoch Division leaders 3-1 during the final 40 minutes...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 25 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Colton Dachwitz had three points to lead the short-handed Nelson Bantam Reps to a 6-1 victory over Spokane during minor hockey action Friday at the Civic Centre Arena.

Nelson made it two straight Saturday over the visiting Lilac City squad posting a 6-3 win.

Friday, Nelson led 2-1 after one frame before exploding for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 25 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Reece Walsh won gold and Harper Henderson and Linnea Sharelove each won medals as the Whitewater Ski Team kicked off the 2011 Nancy Greene Ski League with awesome results at Rossland’s Red Mountain.

“These results prove that we are heading in the right direction with our program and that we can compete with the bigger and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 24 2011

The excitement is building by the day as the Nakusp faithful attempt to land one of the 10 bids in the Kraft Hockeyville contest.

Local enthusiasts packed the local arena Saturday night as part of Rally in the Valley in support of landing Kraft Hockeyville 2011.

Nakusp displayed its pride at the arena during an evening featuring a midget rep game with junior and senior novice...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 24 2011

The Nelson Leafs just lost another Murdoch Division battle Saturday night.

Tuesday at the NDCC Arena it doesn’t get any easier as the Murdoch leading Castlegar Rebels, a team the Leafs have yet to defeat this season, invades the Heritage City for a mid-week Kootenay International Junior Hockey League clash.

The Rebels, losers of just six games this season, hold a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 23 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Kelly Scott of Kelowna stole the tenth end to capture the 2011 Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championships with a 5-3 victory over New Westminster’s Kelley Law Sunday at the Cloverdale Curling Club.

Scott, third Jeanna Richard, second Sasha Carter and lead Jacquie Armstrong now represent British Columbia in Charlottetown at the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 23 2011

It will be the Pack and Steelers heading to do battle in Dallas in two weeks time.

Both teams found just enough points to capture their respective conference titles as the National Football League determined the two teams heading to the Super Bowl in Big D.

For the third time in six seasons, Terrible Towels will twirl at the Super Bowl. The Steelers silenced Rex Ryan's wild bunch...

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