by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 24 2016

There was no chaos in the run by Total Chaos to capture the 2016 Nelson Mixed Slopitch Crown recently at the Lakeside Diamonds.

The regular season champs outlasted Main Jet 10-9 en route to the winner’s circle finish in the A-Division of the Mixed Slopitch League.

Total Chaos...

by Bruce Fuhr on Friday Jul 22 2016

It’s obvious from the number of tourists arriving on Nelson’s main drag the secret is getting out regarding one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world.

The same can be said for youth soccer in the Heritage City as Nelson welcomed the head of the girl’s high...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 21 2016

Players between the ages of nine to 15 — Grades 4 to 9 — are soaking up the hoop sport this week at the 2016 Bomber Basketball Camp in the Hangar of the L.V. Rogers High School.

The camp has run daily this week, concluding Thursday.

Campers are perfecting the art of...

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Charity Golf Tournament at Redstone

A view at Redstone: Photo Credit Steve Hiltz

Golfers (and brave beginners who are willing to give it a try) can swing with the best of them at the Charity Golf Tournament at Redstone on August 6, and compete for prizes. 

There will be some sort of prize at every hole, and  some lucky, or highly skilled, or both, golfer could win a prize of $10,000 for getting a hole-in-one at a particular location.   Hall Printing is supplying that prize -- but only  if someone can win it!

Total Chaos completes wire-to-wire season by capturing Mixed Slopitch Title

There was plenty of action during the weekend at the Lakeside Diamonds as Nelson Mixed Slopitch completed another season with playoff tournament. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Total Chaos completed a wire-to-wire finish by edging Main Jet 10-9 to capture the 2016 Nelson Mixed Slopitch Championship Sunday at the Lakeside Diamonds.

The victory over Main Jet completed an undefeated season for the Regular Season and Playoff Champions.

The game was a close affair throughout the contest with Total Chaos, finishing the regular season with a 19-0 record, holding off a late charge to edge Main Jet.

In the B final, OK Tire got past Competition to capture bragging rights.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Nelson Youth Soccer U16 Selects

The Provincial Champion U16 Nelson Selects include, back row, L-R, Ali D'odorico, Ashley Hall, Grace Dehnel, Anna Milde, Jodi Surina, Julia Burkart, Shianne Michalchuk, Sofia Arcuri, Ruby Seright and Mattea Lorenzo. Front, Emily Taylor, Shaen Panko-Dool, Allison Bendis, Bella Guderyan and keeper Hanna Quinn. Missing, head coach Paul Burkart, assistant coach Morgan Dehnel, Technical Director Brett Adams, Trainer Shane Taylor and Manager Layla Precious. — Submitted phot

The Nelson Selects U16 Girls completed a season for the history books after edging out Vernon United 2-0 to capture the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup  in Penticton.

The squad played exception during the four-day tournament as the Select knocked off heavyweight after heavyweight en route to the Provincial Title.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to add to the celebration by selected the squad Team of the Week.

Gold, Silver & Bronze for Nelson Youth Soccer at Provincial B Cup

Nelson Youth Soccer teams, including the U14 Selects in white, returned from the Provincial B Cup with three medals. — Photo courtesy Bob Hall

Not a bad weekend for Nelson Youth Soccer.

After qualifying an incredible nine teams for BC Soccer Provincial B Cup action, the Heritage City teams returned with three medals, including a Provincial title won by the Nelson U16 Selects.

The Selects knocked off rival Vernon United to capture the U16 Girl's Title Sunday in Penticton.

Earlier in the day, Nelson came close to capturing its second provincial title after the U18 Girls lost a heartbreaker in shootout to host Penticton Pinnacles making it a silver medal for the Selects.

Nelson Selects Simply Golden in Capturing Provincial B U16 Girl's Cup

 The Provincial Champion U16 Nelson Selects include, back row, L-R, Ali D'odorico, Ashley Hall, Grace Dehnel, Anna Milde, Jodi Surina, Julia Burkart, Shianne Michalchuk, Sofia Arcuri, Ruby Seright and Mattea Lorenzo. Front, Emily Taylor, Shaen Panko-Dool, Allison Bendis, Bella Guderyan and keeper Hanna Quinn. — Submitted photo

What a difference a year makes.

Last year, on the home Lakeside pitch, Nelson Selects came ever so close to gaining a spot on the medal podium.

This season the Selects pushed aside the rest of the field, capturing the U16 Girl’s Championship at the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup Sunday in Penticton.

Nelson knocked off provincial rival Vernon United 2-0 in the Championship Final to claim the gold medal.

Ali D’odorico scored twice in the second half, and Hanna Quinn registered the shutout to thrust the Selects to the top of the medal podium.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Whitecaps Youth Soccer Campers

During a break at the camp, players got together for a team photo with Marcos Bustos of the Vancouver Whitecaps. — Submitted photo

More than 100 players from the area flocked to the Lakeside Pitch to participate in the Whitecaps Kootenay Youth Soccer Camp.

Mallard's Source for sport would like to salute the players with Team of the Week honours.

Some of the players got together for a Team Photo with Marcos Bustos of the Vancouver Whitecaps.

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