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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2010

The Kootenay Thunder received a taste of the sport of soccer in the fast lane during the Seattle Field-turf Showcase Tournament this past weekend in the Emerald City.

The squad, consisting of 14-16 year-old players from throughout the Kootenays, played in the tournament’s strongest division and finished with a 0-3-1 record.

Despite the result the Thunder were not overly...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

With the weekend opening of the Whitewater Ski Resort season one day away, an opening of another sort on the mountain is still gestating, says the hills’ general manager.

Brian Cusack said the master plan — finalized and adopted by Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts in the beginning...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

After a slow start the Mount Sentinel Wildcats finally has something to cheer about.

The Cats rallied for a three-set victory over Kelowna’s Okanagan Mission Wednesday at the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Volleyball Championships at UBC/O gymnasium in Kelowna.

Mount Sentinel dropped the opening game 17-25 before winning...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Kim Verigin knows it’s going to be a tough road ahead to get Selkirk back in the B.C. College Athletic Association.

However, the Athletic Coordinator has never been afraid of a good fight.

Selkirk informed the BCCAA executive the college will not participate in the 2011-12 season and will not be able to make a further...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Kootenay Ice sniper Luke Bertolucci is going to Halifax.

The Montrose native was selected to the Team B.C. U16 squad that will represent the province at the 2011 Canada Winter Games February 11-18 in the Nova Scotia capital.

“I think he’s going to be selected to the provincial team,” Kootenay Ice head coach Simon...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 30 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The Kootenay Thunder received a taste of some elite competition as the local squad competed in the Seattle Field-turf Showcase Tournament this past weekend in the Emerald City.

The squad coached by Dave Spendlove of Soccer Quest in Nelson, finished with a record of 0-3-1 in the toughest division of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 29 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

If this keeps up the movers and shakers at B.C. Hockey headquarters will want to break up the Kootenay Ice.

The Ice shocked one of the top teams in the entire B.C. Major Midget Hockey League, third-place Greater Vancouver Canadians, stealing three of four points during a weekend series at the NDCC Arena.
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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 29 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s probably the best news the Nelson has received all season.

Now if only Castlegar coach Steven Junker could find a B.C. Hockey League team to take Andrew Walton and the Leafs may have a chance to finally beat one of the Murdoch Division heavyweights.

Saturday, Rebels’ leading scorer and the top...

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