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by Michael Wirischagin on Sunday Mar 13 2011
Over one hundred of people crammed the Grand Forks Arena to watch two showings of the Grand Forks Figure Skating Club’s annual skate production, the Wizard of Oz.
Over 60 skaters participated in the production that took place this past Saturday, March 12. 

The presentation was coached in part by Carla Bryan, Kristi Kuromi, and Amy Holitzki.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 09 2011

Mark Miller scored a power play goal with less than six minutes remaining in the game to spark the Osoyoos Coyotes to a 2-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff victory over the Grizzlies Wednesday in Revelstoke.

The win gives the Dogs a 2-1 lead in the Okanagan Conference best-of-seven series. Game four is Thursday in Revelstoke.

Since being hit with eight goals in...

by Kim Verigin on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

Riding a season high two game win streak, the Saints had no reason to hold back as they welcomed Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans to Nelson for their final two games of the season.

Knowing that at least one win would give the Selkirk men’s hockey team the highest point total in their BCIHL history, it was a matter of buckling down and conquering a team who had just recently beat...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar Rebels rallied from a two-goal deficit to score five consecutive times in a 6-3 victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff action Monday night in Fruitvale.

The win gives the Rebels a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven Murdoch Division Final series. Game four is...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Feb 27 2011
Budget overruns for the Grand Forks Aquatic Centre are forcing service cutbacks for 2011. This year’s annual pool shutdown in mid-August for maintenance could be as long as six weeks to reduce costs, John Mackey, director of recreation and facilities for the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) indicated.
Compensation and utilities increases have caused the financial...
by Kim Verigin on Monday Feb 21 2011

The Selkirk Saints men’s hockey team welcomed the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) to town for a pair of games this past weekend.

With both teams out of the playoff race and near even in the standings, the stage was set for a battle on all fronts. 

A battle it was but from opposite perspectives and as UFV kept racking up penalty minutes, the Saints replied with goals….. and a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Feb 18 2011

Kootenay Ice forward Luke Bertolucci is tasting gold after helping Team B.C. to a 7-4 victory over Quebec in the final of Ice Hockey Friday at the Canada Winter Games in Halifax.

Bertolucci, from Montrose, scored the opening goal for the winners to help get the party started.

This is the first gold medal for Team B.C. using male U16 high performance players.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 17 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Thursday, on Senior’s Night at the Hangar, the seniors game out to play.

Graduating point guard Sarah Fuhr dropped in 25 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a narrow 61-58 victory over Grand Forks Wolves in Kootenay High School AA Girl’s League action.

In the later tilt, senior power forward Clay Rickaby checked...