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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 27 2010


By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

While friends were chilling on the beach during the summer Aimee DiBella was in the gym working the weights.

While those same friends chumming with others the 5’7” Team B.C. product was running the highways between Nelson and Taghum.

But while DiBella’s buddies are shoveling snow in February, the hockey protégé...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 27 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Nelson native Geoff Kinrade remains on the training camp roster of the Ottawa Senators but isn’t getting much of a chance to prove his value to the National Hockey League club.

Once again the pride of Nelson was left out of the lineup as the NHL club prepares to meet the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday in the annual Kraft Hockeyville game in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 27 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s down to six teams as the Nelson City Soccer League determines its champion in the three leagues — Men’s Open, Women’s Over 30 and Men’s Over 35 — Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The Nelson Innkeepers meets rival Kootenay Co-op in the Men’s Open Final. The Innkeepers outlasted U18 Reps 9-8 in a wild one at Lakeside.

Meanwhile, Co-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 26 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s clear watching video of Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Fernie Ghostriders the Nelson Leafs need to make plenty of improvement before the club can even begin to think about competing with the league’s heavyweights.

Bolstered by a lineup filled with veterans ready to host the Cyclone Taylor Cup in April of 2011, the Eddie...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 25 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor

Thomas Abenante scored his second goal of the game on a penalty shot to spark the visiting Fernie Ghostriders to a 4-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Saturday night at the NDCC Arena in Nelson.

It was the second game of the weekend Nelson played without head coach Chris Shaw,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

The Nelson Daily is committed to showcasing local athletes from the Nelson and area. Each week TND will feature a team that has accomplished, well, just about anything. The inaugural The Nelson Daily Team of the Week honour goes to the L.V. Rogers Bombers Fieldhockey team.

The squad, consisting of many first-year players, came away with the boat load of experience at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor

Former Nelson Leafs defenceman Geoff Kinrade finished a minus-1 as the Ottawa Senators lost 4-2 to the Montreal Canadiens in National Hockey League pre-season action Friday night at the Bell Centre.

The contest was Kinrade's first taste of NHL pre-season hockey this season. Kinrade is in his second training camp...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 23 2010

Nelson’s Aimee DiBella is one of 28 players looking to land a spot on the Team B.C. squad that will represent the province at the Canada Winter Games in February of 2011.

DiBella, a member of the Kootenay Wildcats Female hockey club, is joined by current teammate Daley Oddy of Cranbrook and former Cat rearguard Ella Matteucci of Fruitvale.

The trio will participate along with the...

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