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Bombers overcome pesky Royals to claim hoop victory at the Hangar

By The Nelson DailyThe L.V. Rogers Bombers used a balanced scoring attack to dump a pesky Rossland Royals squad 56-44 in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday at the Hangar.The win allowed the Bombers to sweep the Royals in the two-game season series.The Bombers took control of the game late in the first...

Sandeveland, Sturrup power Bombers to tourney title

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsMatt Zukowski and McLain Sandeveland each checked in with 23 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 81-22 victory over J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail during the Heritage City Classic High School Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament Saturday at Hangar.The Bombers swept the Hawks and...

Once again Hawks find way to defeat Nelson Leafs

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsIn what is a preview to the first round the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division playoffs, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks found another way to defeat the Nelson Leafs.A goal by Daniel Bishop at 12:42 of the third period stood up as the winner sparking the...

Too late to turn back for KIJHL?

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsIt a decision the movers and shakers at Kootenay International Junior Hockey League headquarters said would not happen, move into a larger markets like Kamloops or Kelowna.But in 2006 Osoyoos was granted a move to Spoolmak Country and in the spring of 2010, there was the KIJHL announcing ...

Leafs get off the snide against Rebels, edge Murdoch leaders 5-3

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsIt took six games and almost the entire season for the Nelson Leafs to get finally get the upper hand, albeit for one night, in the ongoing rivalry against the Castlegar Rebels.The Leafs shook off two-minute slide late in the first period, out scoring the Murdoch Division leaders 3-1 during...

One week left to jump on the Nakusp Hockeyville bandwagon

By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsNakuspians blew the doors off the local arena Saturday night as part of Rally in the Valley in support of landing Kraft Hockeyville 2011.Nakusp (see Rally in the Valley photo feature on Sports) displayed its pride at the arena during an evening featuring a midget rep game with junior and ...

Ex-Nelsonite Sookro sinks Leafs in overtime

By The Nelson Daily SportsFor the second consecutive night a player with ties to the Heritage City came back to haunt the Nelson Leafs.Nelson Minor Hockey grad Ryon Sookro scored early in overtime to power the visiting Beaver Valley Nitehawks to a 2-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Leafs Saturday...

Uphill marijuana grow operation set to harvest busted by police

The Nelson Daily staff A sizable marijuana grow operation has been unearthed in an Uphill neighbourhood. Nelson Police Department officers have busted a marijuana grow operation in the basement of an Uphill home, with three people facing charges after 90 plants in full bloom were seized by police. According to police, the...

Jersey Emerald Mine could create 90 jobs: consultant

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily At least 90 jobs and $7 million annually in salaries will be injected into the region if the Jersey Emerald mine south of Salmo gets off the ground, the consultant for the tungsten mining project said Thursday. Ed Lawrence told the Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors...

Votes needed for outdoor skateboard project

The Nelson Skateboard Park is in fifth place in the Aviva Community Fund’s million-dollar question voting.As of Friday, the submission by the Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skatepark Society (KLOSPS) sat at 1,953 votes, around 1,300 behind the first place leader. With the next round of voting beginning last Monday, KLOSPS has begun ...

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