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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.
Taylor struggles at Amateur

Taylor struggles at Amateur

Granite Pointe’s Lauren Taylor struggled in her opening and closing rounds of the BC Amateur Women’s Championship last week, finishing the four-round tournament tied for 13th.
Melanson riding hot streak

Melanson riding hot streak

After an impressive start to the Kootenay golf season, Granite Pointe’s Jordan Melanson will tee it up against the province’s best next week.
Your chance to get in the Games

Your chance to get in the Games

Marion Hunter thought she was signing up to rally together a few volunteers, but soon found out she was going to be playing a bigger role in the BC Seniors Games.

Summer and winter collide

It’s hard to think about September when we’ve barely had time to get sand between our toes! Nonetheless, when the heat is (finally) bearing down it will be refreshing to drink and think ice — whatever the form.
Nelson Rep soccer teams provincials bound

Nelson Rep soccer teams provincials bound

Six Nelson Youth Soccer rep teams are engaged in action this week, hoping to return home with a Provincial B Cup trophy.