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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 02 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Andrea Stinson and Shawn DeGroot made it a clean sweep for L.V. Rogers at the Kootenay Cross Country Championships last week at the Camp Busk Nordic Ski Trails near Apex.

The Grade 11 Stinson edged Emilie Mann of Fernie for the title by a slim 10-second margin to claim the Senior Girl’s Title.

Stinson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 02 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s taken a few games — 14 to be exact — but the Nelson/Castlegar Midget Reps finally have reason to celebrate.

John Katountas of Nelson scored the winning goal to lift the Reps to a 3-2 victory over Kelowna during the consolation round of the Winfield Midget Rep Tournament Sunday in Lake Country.

The victory was the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Nov 01 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

There are major challenges facing the 2011 Senior Games before it comes to the West Kootenay region, but they are challenges that could see the region prosper, says the president of the Games committee.

Pat Metge said with the Waneta Dam expansion project in Trail, all of the construction...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 01 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s the little mistakes that are killing the Kootenay Ice.

The Vancouver Northeast Chiefs pounced on those mini blunders to pull off a B.C. Hockey Major Midget League sweep of the Ice over the weekend at the NDCC Arena.

The seventh-place Chiefs started the two-game set by outlasting the Ice 7-5...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 01 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s now or never for the L.V. Rogers Bombers.

LVR is looking for its 15th straight trip to the B.C. High School AAA Boy’s Soccer Championship Wednesday in Cranbrook when the Bombers meet the Mt Baker Wild.

The one-game showdown determines the Kootenay rep at the 16-team provincial tournament. In the lone meeting this...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 31 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Ever had a great experience from opening one of those smaller presents from under the Christmas tree?

That’s what the B.C. High School Speed Swim Championships will see from the L.V. Rogers Bombers when the provincial event hits the water in two weeks on Vancouver Island.

The four-swimmer contingent...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 31 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Want to find a good deal?

Simply head on down to the Hume Elementary Gymnasium on Nelson Avenue Sunday for the 19th annual Ski and Snowboard Swap. The event is the annual major fundraiser for the Whitewater Ski Team.

Snowboard, telemark and touring and ski gear and clothing can be dropped off at Hume between 9-11 a.m...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 31 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Spokane Braves put an abrupt end to the modest three-game winning streak of the Nelson Leafs Sunday in the Lilac City.

A goal by Ryan Hadley-Schaal with just over two minutes remaining in the game snapped a 2-2 tie and powered the Braves to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs.

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