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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 09 2011

If parking was a problem this weekend in the City of Nelson, blame organizers of the Nelson Ford Shootout.

But remember, too many visitors to Nelson is a good thing.

Once again the Nelson Ford Shootout Novice Tournament proved to be another success as more than 500 players and parents flocked to the Heritage City to compete in the annual event.

Fifteen teams,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 09 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Joel Stewart is starting to pay dividends for the Nelson Leafs.

The second goal of the game by the former Spokane Brave proved to be the winner as Nelson edged the Columbia Valley Rockies 4-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday in Invermere.

Stewart connected with Colon Schell and Marcus Dahl...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Jan 08 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Avalanche risk is still rated at high in the West Kootenay backcountry above and in the tree line, while considered considerable at lower elevations, according to the Canadian Avalanche Centre.

The risk continues at considerable until Monday, but avalanche problems are occurring due to significant...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Jan 08 2011

 The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Leafs suffered a power outage as the Fernie Ghostriders scored five times on the power play en route to a 7-1 trashing of the Green and White in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night in the East Kootenay City.

Cole Wright had a goal and two assists while Scott Garneau checked in with four points,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 06 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Locke Boys of Nelson are at it again, this time at the World Junior Cross Country Ski Qualifiers in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The pair, skiing out of the Black Jack Ski Club in Rossland, finished in the top 35 during Thursday’s Junior Make 20 kilometer Classic/Free Mass Start race at the Lappe Nordic Ski Centre.

Peter...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 06 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


If Chris Shaw didn’t have bad luck, the Leaf skipper wouldn’t have any luck at all.

Just when Shaw & Company were looking to make a stretch run in the final weeks of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season the club lost its top scorer to injury, found out a key veteran is probably done for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 06 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Luke Bertolucci, who will represent B.C. at the Canada Games next month in Halifax, leads the Kootenay Ice back into action as the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League resumes play following the Christmas break.

Bertolucci and the rest of the Ice play host to the Thompson Blazers Saturday and Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

The...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 06 2011

The Nelson Peewee Leafs have been struggling to find consistency this season on the Minor Hockey circuit.

The Leafs, starting the season off on a sour note, are looking to put it all together for the 2011 part of the season.

Staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports would like to salute the Nelson Peewee Leafs with Team of the Week honours.

The...

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