Chuck Bennett

NBC Spreads Spirit

Just before Christmas, the Nelson Brewing Company spread some of the spirit of the season

Small Task, Big Screen

It took only a few minutes, but Tom Thomson is sure glad he filled out the Nelson Star online survey last month.

Links in the Life Chain

The local Right to Life Society joined in with thousands across Canada on Sunday afternoon for the annual life chain.

U15 squad dominates at Lakeside pitch

For the third consecutive year, Scott Lewis’ charges are heading to the provincials.

U11s taste first bit of success

The U11 and U12 Nelson Selects headed to Fruitvale on Sunday for a day of friendlies, coming away with some encouraging results.

U14s dominate at Blitzz

The Nelson Selects U14 boys served notice that they are the team to beat in the upcoming provincial playdowns following a 4-0 drubbing of rival Columbia Valley to claim gold at the six-team Creston Blitzz tournament over the weekend.

Gold, silver and courage in Creston

Nelson U15 boys, U14 girls and U13 girls take on regional competition at the Creston Blitzz tournament.

We Take the Cake

The bakery department at Nelson’s Save-On Foods has a new toy.

Selects get the ball rolling

Though Lakeside pitch continues to recover from the long winter, that hasn’t stopped Nelson rep soccer teams. This past weekend several teams headed to the warmer climes of the Okanagan where they took in the annual Ice-Breaker tournament in Winfield.

Saying goodbye to the indoor season

It was a busy weekend of action at SoccerQuest as the Keretoconus tournament came off without a hitch. In the women’s final the Finley’s Jiggers were able to hold off a late rally by the Finley’s Dirty Dozen to post an impressive 4-2 win in the women’s final.

A night for Citizen Bill

Bill McDonnell was in the spotlight Saturday night at the annual Knights of Columbus Citizen of the Year banquet.