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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Diamonds proved to be too strong for the rest of the field at the Soccer Quest Christmas Co-Ed Indoor Tournament Wednesday afternoon at the Cedar Street Facility.

The Diamonds defeated The Midget Pinkies 5-2 to claim the top prize at the eight-team holiday indoor tournament.

The Diamonds, consisting mostly of...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited concluded a very successful first year of its Drive One 4 UR School and Drive One 4 UR Community programs in Canada. The programs, which began in April, raised a total of $460,180 to date benefitting more than 158 schools and community organizations across Canada.

Through this initiative, B.C. community members had the opportunity to...

by Anonymous on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Rescue efforts are underway to free more than 200 skiers trapped Tuesday at Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort, which is located 120 miles north of Portland. Several injuries were reported after a ski lift broke down; an employee at the resort said this caused several people to fall to the ground.

The Spillway East lift reportedly came to a halt during high winds due to a derailment. Around 10...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 28 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

For many Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams, the Christmas Holiday break is the unofficial mid-way point to the season.

So as the Leafs prepare to make a stretch run during the final seven weeks of the season — first game tonight in Castlegar followed by the New Year's Eve 1 p.m. matchup Friday at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 28 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Soccer Quest Facility was a beehive of activity Tuesday as roundball stars young and old entered teams in the annual Co-Ed Tournament.

Six teams took to the floor Tuesday during round robin action.

Each team is guaranteed four games during the two day event, quickly turning into a must play event for Nelson Youth Soccer grads at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

It’s a new pipeline, but that same old Santa helper.

Yours truly, Fuhr Thoughts, is back to share a few presents with Nelson Sports Nation on this festive eve.

For the past two decades I’ve been able to send a little cheer to the movers and shakers on the local sporting scene.

However, with the closing of the Nelson Daily News . . .  boy it’s...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Justin Umpherville rink, skipped by Kelvin Harper, is off to the provincials after stopping the rival Spenser Soukeroff rink 8-3 in the final of the West Kootenay Juvenile Zone Curling Championships Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

The Trail rink, with Harper as skip, Justin Uumperville at third, Harlan Young at second and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

The Castlegar Vikings made it look easy by claiming another West Kootenay Men’s Flag Football League title last month at the Mount Sentinel pitch.

The Vikes once again got past Dam Inn Mates, this time by a 26-12 score in sub-zero temperatures, to capture the league’s ultimate prize, the fourth straight for the Sunflower City squad.

Staff and management at Mallard’s...