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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 08 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Castlegar did its best to ruin the weekend for the Nelson Leafs as the Sunflower City squad scored a pair of West Kootenay Minor Hockey Peewee Rep League wins.

Kadrian Klimchuk scored twice to lead Castlegar to a 3-1 victory Friday night at the Pioneer Arena.

Saturday, Klimchuk and Tanner Costa each had three points...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


The rollercoaster ride for Jill Winters & Company ended on a high Sunday night at the Summerland Curling Club.

The West Kootenay rink held off a late charge by Karla Thompson to edge the Kamloops rink 7-6 in the C Final at the Interior Women’s Curling Championships.

Winters, third Samantha Almquist...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Sarah Fuhr started the season off with a bang scoring 24 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 70-59 victory over the Rossland Royals in West Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday night in the Golden City.

It was the first game of the 2010-11 season for both teams.

After jumping to a 7-2 lead,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 06 2010

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


A nine-point run before halftime was the straw that broke the camels back for the L.V. Rogers Bombers.

Norkam of Kamloops blew open a close 35-30 game en route to a 60-43 victory over the Bombers in the final of the Westsyde Wundas High School Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in Kamloops.

“A...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 06 2010

Kootenay Lake:
 
The main lake is still going! As I said last month this is the best time of year to go fishing, and I haven’t been proven wrong yet.
 
November saw lots of big fish being caught again.  These fish have definitely put on the feedbags before the winter cold.  Rainbows up to 24 pounds and Dollies up to 15 pounds have been coming in...

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...

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