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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 22 2017

Fresh from playing the past seven consecutive games at home — four regular season and three exhibitions — the Nelson Leafs venture out for a three-game road trip.

The Leafs, 2-1-1, travel to the Lilac City Friday for a division rivalry game against the Spokane Braves.

Spokane is off to a good start with the only blemish an overtime loss in four games. The early season result has...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 20 2017

Nelsonites turned in a fine performance, winning a truckload of medals at the BC 55-Plus Senior Games last week in Vernon.

West Kootenay/Boundary finished seventh overall with 115 total medals — 32 gold, 49 silver and 34 bronze.

Leading the medal count were the swimmers.

Marylee Banyard captured four gold medals in the 80-84 division — gold in 50-meter butterfly and 100...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

The Nelson Selects concluded the 2017 Rep Soccer season with a gold medal performance at the Eye of the Storm Girl's Youth Soccer Tournament in Castlegar.

The Selects won the Girl's U14-15 Division undefeated at 2-0-2 against Vernon United, Columbia Valley, and both KSYSA U14 and KSYSA U15.

Goal scorers included Kaliana Forte, Maddy Hopkins, Lennox Lockhurst and Cayenne Caney....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 18 2017

This selection was an easy one for the staff at Mallard's Source for sports as more than 200 people took to the Nelson waterfront to participate in the 2017 Terry Fox Run.

Not only did the participants walk, run or ride the one, two, five or 10 kilometre distances, but Nelsonites joined Canadians from coast to coast in raising $5300.30 right her in Nelson to ensure that cancer research...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 18 2017

Canadian Jackie Little of Proctor lost to Patricia Cornett, 63, of Mill Valley, Calif. 2-and-1 in quarterfinal round play last week at the 56th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Waverley Country Club in Portland, Ore.

Little was one of four Canadians advancing into the quarterfinal round of the elite U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament.

The five-time winner of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 17 2017

Nelson Youth Soccer finally was able to break through the smoke to open the second half of the 2017 Mini roundball season Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The sun was shining as future roundball stars took to the pitch for some good old soccer fun.

The season continues for the next few weeks before concluding prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.

That's when Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 17 2017

The Nelson Leafs needed some late-game heroics to steal a point from the Columbia Valley Rockies in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

Jack Karran scored with 11 seconds remaining in the third period to pull the Leafs into a 3-3 tie with the Eddie Mountain Division squad.

The single-point allows the Leafs to complete an early-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 16 2017

The Nelson Leafs busted out of an early season offensive slump in a big way Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

Ryan Cooper finished with five points as the Leafs pounded visiting Fernie Ghostriders 12-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

In the previous two games Nelson managed to score only two goals — a 1-0 victory over Beaver Valley Nitehawks and a 2-1 loss to...