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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 07 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Believe it or not, for as bad a start the Nelson Leafs experienced the club is only four points out of second in the Neil Murdoch standings and eight behind division leading Castlegar Rebels.

And now, thanks to a quirk in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League schedule, the Leafs have played fewer games than...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 07 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

A 13-plus hour bus ride definitely didn’t have any affect on the Kootenay Wildcats as the squad posted a weekend sweep of the Prince George Cougars in B.C. Hockey Female Midget AAA League action last weekend in Northern B.C.

The Cats knocked off Prince George Cougars 4-1 and 2-1 to jump out to the early league in league...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 07 2010

 By Bruce Fuhr, TND Sports

Only in Vancouver, with hockey starved fans awaiting the puck to drop on the new NHL season Saturday, would a hockey game break out at a NBA preseason basketball game - with fights both on the court and in the stands.

On Captain Canada's home coming at the newly crowned Rogers Arena, the Toronto Raptors out-slugged, out-hussled and simply...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 06 2010

 By The Nelson Daily Sports

Castlegar Vikings used a suffocating defence to shutout Hume Brewers 14-0 in West Kootenay Men’s Flag Football League action Sunday at the Mount Sentinel Field in South Slocan.

The loss was the first of the season for the Brewers and moves the defending league champion, Vikings, into a three-way tie for top spot...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 05 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

After months of balls flying through the air and players sprinting down the field, the final whistle sounded Monday on the 2010 Nelson Youth Soccer season.

Players and coaches will enjoy a feast tonight at the awards banquet and the executive plays host to the annual general meeting Wednesday, October 13th at the Best Western...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 05 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Nelson’s Matt Hopkins left his mark on the golfing scene while attending Lindenwood University in Missouri on scholarship.

And now the L.V. Rogers grad is being honoured for his contributions as a member of the 2010 Lindenwood University Hall of Fame Class.

Hopkins joins Dawn Cameron (softball), Jennifer Dykes and Debbie Johnson (...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 05 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Bombers Andrea Stinson and Shawn DeGroot look to be the early favourites to win it all on the West Kootenay High School Cross Country tour after the pair captured the opening two races of the season.

The two L.V. Rogers racers topped Kaslo’s J. V. Humphries event to open the season before making it two-for-two at the second stop on the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 04 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Local eye surgeon, Dr. Neville Maytom has never attended the Canadian Masters Kayaking Regatta.

After filling his vehicle with medals for the long ride home from Regina, Saskatchewan, the rest of the field may not want the Nelson paddler to return.

The good doctor by day and kayak enthusiast by, well almost most of...

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