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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 06 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Jill Winters of Nelson survived a marathon weekend to earn one of the two spots in the upcoming 2011 Scotties B.C. Women’s Curling Championships in Cloverdale.

Winters outlasted the Karla Thompson rink of Kamloops 7-6 in the B-C event final of the Interior Women’s Curling Championships Sunday at the Summerland Curling Club to...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Dec 05 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Nelson’s loss is Nakusp's gain.

At least that is how the mayor of the town 150 kilometres north of Nelson sees it. Karen Hamling and her council have welcomed the organizers of the Targa Canada West Inc. auto race circuit to their community, while the same group was dismissed by some City...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 05 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Generally the unofficial/opening day at Whitewater Ski Resort is a low-key opportunity for the staff to get a dry run of what is to be expected throughout the season.

However, Whitewater staff got more than they bargained for as a parking lot full of riders took advantage of great snow and sunny skies to...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Dec 04 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

Although there have been no reports of human-triggered avalanches in the West Kootenay region, explosive control at 2,000 metres produced two avalanches on steep southwest to southeast slopes.

The Canadian Avalanche Centre said the backcountry avalanche conditions in the West Kootenay region are fair with around 100...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Dec 04 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

All season long it’s been a period here or a period there that has cost the Nelson Leafs a victory in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League standings.

Saturday night in Osoyoos it was in the second frame that most of the damage was done.

Thierry Martine and Brock Anderson scored goals in a 12-second span to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Salmo Falcons, J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks and Stanley Humphries Rockers came away with titles as the West Kootenay Junior Volleyball season concluded Saturday with playoff weekend.

In Grand Forks, the mighty Falcons shook off a pesky home side to claim the Junior Girl’s title. Mount Sentinel Wildcats finished third in the tournament....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats wrapped up the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Volleyball Championships in 11th overall spot folllowing the final day of competition Saturday at the UBC/O gymnasium in Kelowna.

D.P. Todd of Prince George swept the Kootenay reps 2-0 in placement game action Friday to knock the Cats into 11th.

The Northern...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


As if life couldn’t get any worse for the Nelson Leafs after Saturday’s 5-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League shellacking at the hands of Murdoch rival Castlegar Rebels.

But it can.

The Leafs open play Friday against another one of those Murdoch teams the Heritage City franchise has yet to...

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