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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 14 2018

Brock Palmer of Kimberley scored twice to pace the Kootenay Conference to a 7-3 victory over Okanagan Shuswap Conference at the KIJHL Prospects Game Saturday in Kelowna.

Palmer scored twice in the third to power the Kootenay Conference to the victory.

Ryan Piva of Nelson Leafs, Bradley Ross and Aiden Jenner of Beaver Valley Nitehawks, Riley Poffenroff of Grand Forks Border Bruins...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 12 2018

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is showcasing its young talent Saturday in Kelowna at the annual Top Prospects Game.

The game was created to allow college, university and junior scouts to watch the league's top young talent in action.

The Kootenay Conference, dominated by players from the Murdoch Division, will have three Nelson Leafs on the squad including a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

Nelson has been selected to host the 2017/18 BC Hockey Bantam Tier III Championships, which runs from March 18th – 22nd

Ten teams from each of the nine districts across BC and the Yukon will be in the Heritage City to compete for the provincial banner.

The tournament is a terrific economic generator for the host community, drawing hundreds of ...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 09 2018

During the recent winning streak, the Nelson Leafs have waited teams out before finding some late offence to secure the two points.

Tuesday night at the NDCC Arena, the Leafs left no doubt which team would be smiling at the end of the game.

First period goals by Ethan Land, Michael Bladon and Dash Thompson staked the Leafs to the early lead en route to a 4-0 Kootenay...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 08 2018

Team Ticky-Tacka was pushed in the end, but still prevailed to capture the Nelson Youth Soccer Co-ed Christmas Tournament recently at the NYS Facility.

After blowing out their opponents through the round robin, Team Ticky-Tacka scored a 4-2 victory in the final.

Red Dog won the Masters Co-ed Title.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the squad with Team of the...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 08 2018

The Selkirk College Saints added a trio of top-notch players over the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) holiday break that will bolster the team’s presence on the ice heading into the second half of the season.

The new additions include goaltender Tallon Kramer, forward Logan Styler and defenceman Cole Arcuri from Nelson. All three have local roots and a resume of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 08 2018

Julien Locke is making a strong case to be part of Canada’s Olympic Cross-Country Ski Team.

The Nelson native won the Classic Sprint race Friday at the Olympic Winter Games and Haywood NorAm World Junior/U23 Trials in Mont Ste-Anne, Quebec.

“I’m very pleased with the Olympic Trials sprint win,” Locke told The Nelson Daily.

“This event...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 07 2018

We've all heard the adage: defense wins championships.

In the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, that doesn’t necessarily apply — where sometimes there are more goals than players.

Of course, it still helps — a lot, actually — to have a stout group on the back end of the team.

Nelson Leafs once again combined a stingy defence, with...