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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


After being the face of Nelson Leafs’ franchise for the past five years, Simon Wheeldon pictured himself spending time this coming hockey season in a rink, watching the game he so deeply loves.

However, the plan had the former European hockey star taking a position in the stands and not behind the player’...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

For the second straight week the Dam Inn Mates took it on the chin.

In a rematch of the 2010 West Kootenay Flag Football League final, the Mates once again played second fiddle to the Castlegar Vikings.

This time the Vikings hammered the Mates 38-7 in action Sunday at the Mount Sentinel Field. During week one, Hume...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

What the Mount Sentinel Wildcat lack in experience, the team makes up in hard work.

That’s what head coach Glen Campbell witnessed at the opening tournament of the season in Creston.

The Cats played hard but inexperience cost the team as Mount Sentinel lost in the semi finals of the Prince Charles Comets Invitational...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


If the Nelson Leafs didn’t have bad luck the team would have no luck at all.

Already icing one of the youngest rosters in the entire Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the Leafs played most of last weekend without the services of three veteran players — forwards Gavin Currie and Cody Abbey and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 21 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Nelson native Geoff Kinrade joined a long list of Senators who did not take to the ice Tuesday for Ottawa’s 5-0 thrashing of the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Center.

Jason Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson, Alex Kovalev, Milan Michalek, Chris Phillips and Pascal Leclaire joined Kinrade, who re-signed a one-year, two-way...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 20 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports Staff

The Nelson City Soccer League has moved to a new time, but at the same place.

Due to a loss of daylight hours league organizers moved evening game to Sunday afternoon at the Lakeside Fields.

Taking advantage of the extra light in the Men’s Over-35 League were Red Dog and Jackson’s Hole. Both teams, although...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 20 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor

A high-powered Hornets squad from South Okanagan proved to be too much for the locals at the Stanley Humphries Rockers High School Girl’s Fieldhockey Playday Saturday at the Pass Creek Pitch in Castlegar.

The South Okanagan Hornets of Oliver cruised past all four West Kootenay teams to claim top prize in both the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 20 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports Editor


The Mount Sentinel Wildcats passed the first test of the 2010 B.C. High School Girl’s Volleyball season Saturday in Trail — well sort of.

The Cats lost in straight sets (25-15, 25-20) to a much more experienced Selkirk Storm side from Kimberley but proved to head coach Joe Moreira this team will battle...

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