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by Contributor on Monday Feb 06 2017

The fight against cancer is reaching new heights this month with Rossland’s fifth-annual Slopes for Hope challenge.

The Canadian Cancer Society is inviting snowboarders, alpine and nordic skiers and all people who love to play in the snow to join the Mount Everest Challenge at Red Mountain Resort or Black Jack Ski Club on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Early Bird...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 12 2017

The defending BC Senior Men's Curling Champions begin defence of their 2016 crown this weekend in Kelowna as regional curling playdowns commence throughout the province.

Kelowna's Bob Ursel and third Dave Stephenson, Trail second Don Freschi and Nelson lead Fred Thomson kick off the Okanagan Senior Men's Playdowns Saturday morning against Wayne Saboe of Kamloops in the four team event...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Dec 17 2016

Six in a row! Six in a row!

Billy Gorn stopped 28 shots to backstop the Nelson Leafs to a 5-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League road victory over the Spokane Braves Friday night in the Lilac City.

The win was the sixth consecutive win for the Green and White, setting up a showdown Saturday in the Bavarian City against KIJHL heavyweight, Kimberley Dynamiters.

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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Dec 14 2016

With seven billion and counting on this little planet, space in some places is at a premium.  We're so lucky here in BC's southern interior -- we aren't overly crowded.  And yet, we still compete for space.  Space for recreation in the back-country in some areas is highly contentious, with horse-back riders, hikers, skiers, snowshoers, sledders, dirt bikers, mountain bikers (including fat...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 29 2016

To say female soccer in the Kootenays would be the understatement of the year.

Three teams from the Kootenay Whitecaps program cooked with the big dogs during a showcase tournament over the weekend in Seattle, Wash.

"The soccer and the style that these players played with was amazing the watch," said Bret Adams, Associate Head Coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps Kootenay program....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 29 2016

Half of the defending BC Seniors Curling team defended its Doug Bothamley Memorial Cashspiel title Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

Fred Thomson of  Nelson and Don Freschi of Trail, with weekend warrior teammates lead Richard Faunt of Trail and second Rob Nobert of Kelowna, capturing the A Event final at the cashspiel Sunday afternoon.

"It is the second year that this has been...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 24 2016

- Files courtesy Castlegar Rebels Fan Club Facebook page (click here to visit)

The Castlegar Rebels top trio of Ed Lindsey, John Moeller, and Logan Styler put nine points on the board as the Rebels defeated the Nelson Leafs...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 04 2016

While the Beaver Valley Nitehawks continue to ring up the points the Nelson Leafs look for a lifeline.

The Murdoch Division leading Hawks scored twice in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie en route to a 3-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the short-staffed Nelson Leafs Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win is the ninth straight for the division leaders...

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