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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Selkirk Saints dropped a pair of road games as the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey season kicked off its 2011 season on a variety of fronts.

Selkirk opened the new semester with a 10-4 shellacking at the hands of Simon Fraser Clan. Saturday, the Saints lost a close one, losing 3-2 to Trinity Western Spartans.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

By The Nelson Daily Staff

The Spokane A’s pay a visit to the Heritage City Saturday to meet the Peewee Leafs in West Kootenay Peewee Rep Minor Hockey action.

The A’s blasted the Leafs 8-0 in action last week in Spokane.
Sunday, Nelson rebounded from the tough loss to edge the Spokane B’s 1-0.

Merrisa Dawson scored the only goal the Leafs...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

Nelson Figure skaters did more than just turn in solid performances at the Rossland Mini Competition, the Heritage City contingent won the event for the second time in 30 years.

Staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports would like to salute members of the winning Nelson Figure Skating squad with Team of the Week honours.

The members of the team include, back row, L-R,...

by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Jan 13 2011

Grand Forks Atom teams snagged two of the top five places in their tournament last weekend. The Grand Forks Grizzlies hockey team placed second while the Grand Forks Bruins hockey team finished fifth in the Grand Forks Atom House Hockey Tournament at the Grand Forks Arena.

Running Jan. 7 to 9 and hosted by the Grand Forks Minor Hockey Association, the tournament featured the Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s something about third periods and the Grand Forks Border Bruins that keeps Leaf fans on the edge of their seats.

For the second straight game the Bruins staged a third-period rally, only this time falling short in a 5-4 loss to the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Wednesday...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

Shaen Panko-Dool and Morgan Sabo topped the medal count to lead Nelson to the overall title at the Rossland Mini Figure Skating Competition Saturday in the Golden City.

The Rossland Mini event is the first competition of the New Year for the Nelson skaters.

"Our skaters did very well," said a smiling Nelson Figure Skating head coach Rachel Stewart. “They displayed confidence...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

Backcountry enthusiasts will now have access to better information for evaluating snow conditions and assessing avalanche risks, thanks to new avalanche awareness signage around the province.

Avalanche awareness signs targeting mountain snowmobilers have been posted at 23 key highway locations and most of the 85 managed snowmobile areas in the province.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild jumped out to a 21-11 first quarter lead en route to a 54-46 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball action Tuesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

Scott Watinoogh led the charge for the Wild with 10 of the 21 points.

LVR rallied back in the second quarter, out...