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Coletti and Melanson well back at BC Amateur

Granite Pointe’s Josh Coletti and Jordan Melanson will need a miracle to catch leader Richard Jung after two rounds at the BC Amateur Championship.

U13 girls miss out on medals

The Nelson U13 Selects girls squad had a strong Provincial B Cup tournament in Powell River, but narrowly missed a shot at the medals.
Silver a tough pill to swallow for U18 boys

Silver a tough pill to swallow for U18 boys

Despite a somewhat nasty Provincial B Cup final that saw the Nelson U18 Selects boys side finish with a silver medal, the team’s coaching staff is giving full marks to the underdog locals.
Solid start to summer for Neptunes

Solid start to summer for Neptunes

The Nelson Neptunes dove into their summer season achieving many best times and a lot of improvement in all the swimmers.
Nelson Leafs head coach moves on

Nelson Leafs head coach moves on

The Nelson Leafs are looking for a new head coach and general manager after Chris Shaw quit to take a position with the B.C. Hockey League’s Vernon Vipers.
Great weekend of racing

Great weekend of racing

The 2011 Nelson Sailing Regatta was held July 9 and 10 under beautiful sunny skies with ideal 10 to 20 knot southerly winds on Saturday and sunny skies and moderate northerlies on Sunday.

A test of your personal mettle

Have you ever wanted to really test your mettle? The Nelson Athletic Association Race Committee invites you to do just that at the 29th annual Cyswog’n’fun triathlon to be held this year on July 31.
King of the Dingers

King of the Dingers

A pair of local all-star baseball teams headed south at the start of July to take part in the Firecracker Tournament in Kalispell, Montana.
More than carnage on eight wheels

More than carnage on eight wheels

The West Kootenay has caught roller derby fever.
Pair of silvers for Selects

Pair of silvers for Selects

Facing stiff competiton from much larger associations, a pair of Nelson Youth Soccer Soccer Selects squads came away with silver medals over the weekend.