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Roller Derby -- Last Game of the Season!

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Roller Derby -- Last Game of the Season!

Roller derby is heating up in Trail with temperatures set to rise Saturday.


West Kootenay Roller Derby presents a double header at the Comino Arena – the last regular game of the season.  The Rossland Trail Roller Girls intend to make their hometown fans proud by stopping The Nelson Killjoys from securing a win that would put them in 1st place going into the playoffs.

Nelson Eagles fly high at Kelowna hoop tournament

The Nelson Eagles (white jerseys) played well at a tournament this past weekend in Kelowna. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Eagles finished 2-1 at the U17 KMBA Boys Basketball Tourney this past weekend in Kelowna.

The Eagles, consisting of players mostly from L.V. Rogers High School and Castlegar, defeated KMBA Reps from Kelowna in the consolation final Sunday.

“(We) caught the KMBA squad on the back end of a double-header and took full advantage, pushing the tempo and scoring easily in transition,” said Eagles coach Jeremy Phelan.

LVR rocks Rockers en route to Kootenay Rugby Championship

 Bombers Chase Gilbertson carries a pair of Rocker tacklers past the Try Line during the first half of Wednesday's Kootenay Rugby Final at the Lakeside Pitch. — The Nelson Daily photo

Chase Gilbertson scored two tries to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 43-0 romp over Castlegar’s Stanley Humphries Rockers in the Kootenay High School Boy’s Rugby Championship Wednesday afternoon at the Lakeside Pitch in Nelson.

LVR, the defending Kootenay Champion, now advances to the BC High School Boy’s AA Rugby Championships May 27-30 in Abbotsford.

The game was never in doubt as the host Bombers ran all over the Rockers from the opening kick off.

Eli Wilson, Ryan Lewis, Ray Bisonette and Sam Woodward also scored for LVR.

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Kootenay Lake Fishing Report — Exciting time of the year

Smiles all around when you land a fish of choice on Kootenay Lake. — Photo courtesy Reel Adventures

April is in the books, but Kerry Reed from Reel Adventures has all the tips and news for May in the Kootenay Lake Fishing Report.

Bentley, MacLeod fall short at 2015 Allan Cup Tournament

Bentley, MacLeod fall short at 2015 Allan Cup Tournament

Nelson native Alex MacLeod said during the 2015 Allan Cup Tournament all the teams at the were very evenly matched.

MacLeod's Bentley Generals met their match in the tournament final, falling 2-0 to Manitoba's South East Prairie Thunder Saturday in a packed Clarenville, N.L. arena.

South East Prairie Thunder capture the 2015 Allan Cup Championship, emblematic of Canadian Men’s Senior AAA Hockey supremacy.