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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 16 2018

The Nelson Leafs training staff is being put to the test as the Murdoch Division leaders host the Fernie Ghostriders in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

The home game is the first since late October for the Green and White.

However, when the team takes to the ice, fans had better get a program as the Leafs lineup has been decimated...

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Nov 15 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a two-goal third-period and a late tally from Kent Johnson to help them to a 3-2 victory over the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

The Smoke Eaters got ahead of the game with a Carter Jones tally before the Vipers answered with a goal in the 2nd and 3rd period to get their first lead of the game. Hayden...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 15 2018

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats made it look easy, sweeping through the competition en route to capturing the Kootenay Zone A Boy's Volleyball Championships last week at the South Slocan based school.

The Cats advance to the Provincial Tournament in Prince George Nov. 22-25.

Mount Sentinel went undefeated through the tournament, winning the best-of-five final 3-0. Teams included...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 15 2018

The L.V. Rogers Bombers, paced by Matti Erickson, finished 13th overall at the recent BC High School Cross Country Championships in Nanaimo.

Competing against many of the top schools in the province, the Bombers held their own with Erickson finishing on top in the Junior Boy’s category for the second consecutive year.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute...

by Trevor Miller on Wednesday Nov 14 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters got a late shorthanded goal from Spencer McLean but fell once again in overtime, dropping a 4-3 decision to the Penticton Vees on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. 

The first period only had 10 shots to show on the score clock with offensive chances few and far between but it was the Vees who opened the scoring in the game at the 10:46 mark of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 13 2018

 

The L.V. Rogers Bombers overcame numerous injuries as well as an episode in the Group of Death to finish 12th overall at the BC High School Field Hockey Championships in Vancouver.

LVR dropped a tough 2-0 game to Glenlyon Norfolk Houseof Victoria in Consolation Round action to conclude the tournament.

“The girls just could not get any breaks this year after...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 12 2018

Matti Erickson has done it again.

For the second consecutive year, the L.V. Rogers runner has finished on top of the Junior Boy’s Division at the BC High School Cross Country Championships in Nanaimo.

Erickson and Jonathan Hofer of South Delta tied for first place in the Junior Boy’s category. Both runners broke the tape in a time of thirteen minutes, 42 seconds.

“In this...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 12 2018

Nelson Leafs snapped a four-game winless streak Saturday in 100 Mile House by stopping the hometown Wranglers 3-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

Friday, in Chase, Nelson played the Heat to a 5-5 tie.

The three-point road trip keeps Nelson on top of the Murdoch Division, eight points ahead of second-place Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

Easton Jolie scored...

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