by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday May 28 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers take to the pitch this week to play host to the BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships beginning Thursday at the Lakeside Soccer Pitch.

Some of the games are also being played in Castlegar.

The Bombers, defending BC Champs, play a round-robin draw...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday May 26 2017

Former Nelson Mayor John Dooley is back at the helm for the Green and White as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League club held its annual general meeting Wednesday.

Dooley is joined by returning board members Karilynn Carr, Gioconda Gordon, Randy Craik and Lauretta Wilson.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 25 2017

The Lakeside Pitches will be filled with excitement as the Nelson Youth Soccer hosts the annual Terry Walgren Tournament beginning Saturday.

Teams from Penticton, Montana, Trail-Castlegar, Cranbrook and Fernie join the host Nelson Selects during two days of roundball action in U12...

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Nelson U18 Selects strike gold at Kamloops Slurpee Cup

The Nelson Selects include, back row, L-R, Assistant Coach, Tim Mushumanski, Jesse Thurston, Liam Jones, Josh Fogal, Milo Baranyai-Sheppard, Jaden Dyck, Aidan Mushumanski. Josh Yasek and Coach Kerry Dyck. Front, Thomas Wekwert, Aaron Abrosimoff, Ezra Foy, Hunter Lloyd, Blake Markin-Hellekson and Owen Box. Missing, Noah Larocque. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Selects overcame a ton of adversity to capture the gold medal at the Slurpee Cup this past weekend in Kamloops.

Jaden Dyck scored the only goal in the final to power the Selects to the U18 Boy’s title with a 1-0 win over Chilliwack Attack.

“I was especially pleased with this result given that Kamloops is always a high-end, difficult tournament and our group of boys had never previously won a medal there,” said Nelson coach Kerry Dyck.

Dyck said the squad banded together after suffering a loss of players due to injury.

Nelson boxers 'put on a great show' at Fight Card 3

Riel Martinez, seen here with coach Jesse Pinnero, had a strong bout against Dylan Clark of Cranbrook.

If head coach Jesse Pinnero had a chance to do it all over again, he may have not scheduled Fight Night 3 on a long weekend.

However, after putting the last chair back in storage the Nelson Boxing Club skipper was pleased with the results of his boxers following Fight Night 3 Saturday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Nelson Neptunes Swim Team

Members of the Neptunes include, Olivia Cowan, Enna Cowan, Cynthia Pfeiffer, Laurel Nixon, Morgan Robertson-Weir, Jaylen Rushton, Leah Eberle, Imogen Cowan, Matthew Holitzki, Hanna Malenfant, Kallie Badry, Lachlan Bibby-Fox, Chloe Malenfant, Keira Badry, Evan Chouinard, Ella Chouinard, Elissa Centrone and Sage Cowan. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Neptunes open defence of their 2016 Kootenay Summer Swim Association Championship Saturday in Trail at the Jeli Orwell Memorial Swim Meet.

The Neptunes, under the guidance of coaches Sarah Broen and assistant Matthew Holitzki, are primed and ready to take to the waters as the club returns to the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre after spending the past few years on the road while the facility was renovated.

Nelson Boxing Club hosts another Fight Card Saturday at Rod & Gun Club

There promises again to be plenty of action Saturday at the Rod & Gun Club. — The Nelson Daily file photo

Nelson Boxing Club is hosting another Fight Night Saturday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

Jesse Pineiro of the Nelson Boxing Club said there are 10 bouts on the card, with fighters coming from Cranbrook, Calgary, Revelstoke, Kelowna, Victoria and host Nelson.

Nelson fighters include Riel Martinez, Samson Berkeley, Elias Martinez, Brayden Hellekson, Kenny Stanton, Max Berkeley and Jesse Lyons.

Main event is Aram Matisyan of Calgary facing Clive Fagan of Kelowna's Thistletown Boxing Club.

Calling all Women Soccer players to Vernon 55-plus Seniors Games

Calling all Women Soccer players to Vernon 55-plus Seniors Games

BC Seniors organizers are adding another event to the popular 55-plus Games with the introduction of Women’s 7-A-Side Soccer beginning this year in Vernon.

So all those 55-plus female players, dig out the cleats and start training.

“If you’re still an active soccer player, or used to play and can dig out some cleats, come join us for some friendly competition and lots of fun and camaraderie,” said the media press release.

There are seven on the field at one time, one player who is a goalkeeper.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Kootenay Chill Club Basketball Team

The Kootenay Chill U14 squad includes, from left, Callum McClure, Kelton Forte, Boris Oudeman, Mateo Kataoka, Van Kozak, Evan Lammle, Nathaniel Pan and Jaheem Berry. — Submitted photo

The Kootenay Chill Club Basketball Team continues to gain experience on the spring minor basketball circuit, playing various tournaments in the Thompson and Okanagan region.

Club basketball is played outside the high school season, allowing players and coaches to gain more experience in preparation for the next season beginning in the fall.

The squad, under the direction of L.V. Rogers Bombers coach and grad, Jeremy Phelan, consists from players in the Steve Nash and Trafalgar Thunder programs.

Too much LVR as Bombers retain Kootenay High School Soccer Crown

Lauren Halleran and the LVR Bombers, seen here at the Victoria Tournament, have had a great season as the team looks to defend its Provincial Championship next month in Nelson. — Submitted photo

 The L.V. Rogers Bombers left no doubt in anyone’s mind who the better team is in the Kootenays.

The Bombers rang up 25 goals in two games en route to capturing the Kootenay High School AA Girls’ Soccer Championship Saturday in Creston.

LVR claimed the title with a 12-1 romp over J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail.

The Bombers earlier blasted Prince Charles of Creston 13-1 in the tournament semifinal.

LVR now advances to the BC High School Girls’ Soccer Championship June 1-3 in Nelson.

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