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Kootenay Ice foiled again at home, Vancouver North East sweep pair

Curt Doyle and the Ice played the Vancouver North East Chiefs tough, but still fell victim to two straight losses. — The Nelson Daily photo

The Kootenay Ice can play with any team in the BC Major Midget Hockey League.

The Kootenay squad, however, just can't do it for 60 minutes.

For the second consecutive weekend the Ice stayed with one of the league’s heavyweights before dropping a pair of BCMMHL games this past weekend at the NDCC Arena.

Vancouver North East won 4-1 Saturday before outlasting the Ice 6-2 Sunday.

Harris Pearce did the damage during game one, scoring a pair of goals for Vancouver.

Rossland Recreation: More Public Skating for the Holidays

(skate-a-thon, 2013)

REC Dept. over the Holidays

During the week of December 21st to 27th, the REC Dept. will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9:00-4:00pm, December 21-23.  The Office will be closed on Thursday, December 24th.  During the second week of the Holidays, the Dept. will be open Monday, December 28th to Thursday, December 31st.  Please give us a call to inquire about renting ice at the Arena, registering for a program or to find out what’s happening around town. 


New Study Links Brain Damage to Contact Sports

New Study Links Brain Damage to Contact Sports

Should your children play contact sports?   There is new information available to parents about the longer-term health effects  to consider when making decisions about which sports to encourage, and what precautions to take for contact sports.

Wildcats in tough as Mount Sentinel hosts BC High School A Girl's Volleyball Championships

The last time Mount Sentinel hosted the Provincials was in 2012 when the Wildcats won the bronze medal. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily file photo

For the eighth time in 25 years high caliber volleyball is coming to the Kootenays.

Mount Sentinel Wildcats play host to the BC High School Girl’s A Volleyball Championships beginning Thursday at Selkirk College Gymnasium in Castlegar.

The L.V. Rogers Hangar in Nelson is co-hosting round robin games Thursday and Friday morning.

“We have a lot of teams ahead of us in the rankings . . . we are going in seeded eighth,” said Wildcats head coach Joe Moreira of the tall task ahead of the host school.

Esks rally past Redblacks to claim 103rd Grey Cup

The Edmonton Eskimos rallied from 13 down to win its first Grey Cup since 2005.

Come one, come all to the annual Christmas Classic Hockey in Castlegar

Lucky number six as the annual Christmas Classic Hockey game that supports the Selkirk Saints Championship Hockey Program takes to the ice Wednesday, December 23 at the Castlegar Community Complex. — Submitted photo

It's back!!

The 6th annual Christmas Classic Hockey game is scheduled to hit the ice at the Castlegar Community Complex on Wednesday Dec. 23 from 7 – 9 p.m. followed by the after party, which will be at the Element night club from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The goal of the Christmas Classic Hockey game and after party is to raise funds for the Selkirk Saints Championship Hockey Program. 

Leafs rock Rockets to snap skid; Rebels move into share of Murdoch lead

Leafs rock Rockets to snap skid; Rebels move into share of Murdoch lead

What's the best way to put an end to a five-game losing streak?

Put the last place team in the entire Kootenay International Junior Hockey League on the schedule.

The Nelson Leafs took care of business, and at the same time halted a five-game slide, but posting a 5-0 shutout of the hometown Rockets Friday night in Golden.

The Leafs put the game out of reach with a four-goal second period against the 2-22-1-0-2 Rockets.