by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 23 2016

The Nelson Selects secured a berth in the Les Sinnott Memorial U15 Boys Provincial Cup by blasting Columbia Valley 5-0 in Kootenay Soccer Playoff action last week in Cranbrook.

The Selects advance to the provincial tournament July 7-10 in West Vancouver.

With the backline of Jesse...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 22 2016

The Nelson Neptunes have taken their show on the road.

First up for the Neptunes, who have been without a home since renovations took over the Nelson and District Community Complex Pool, is Nelson's own meet this weekend at the outdoor pool in Salmo.

The meet runs Saturday and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 22 2016

The Nelson Selects U16 Boys continue to build for the Provincial Tournament after the local squad captured three gold medals as well as a berth in the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup next month in West Vancouver.

“The boys played fantastic, their best game of the year...

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Selkirk College Saints Add More Fuel to High Octane Offense

 New Selkirk College Saints recruit Seth Schmidt will join an offense that led the league in goals during the 2015-2016 season. He will join fellow newcomer Wade Johnson on a Saints team that will be going for its fifth straight BCIHL championship starting in September.

The Selkirk College Saints already potent offense has been bolstered with commitments from a pair of players with proven point-producing talents.

Forward Wade Johnson and defenceman Seth Schmidt will be joining the four-time defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) champion Saints for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. Both players come equipped with a strong two-way game, but over their junior hockey careers were key contributors in the offensive zone.

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report — Rainbows, Bull Trout catch of the day

There's fish out there ready to be caught in Kootenay Lake. — Photo courtesy Reel Adventures Sportfishing

It's time for another boat load of fishing information from Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing. Now that summer has arrived what better time is there to get out in the boat for some fishing.

Leafs continue to make moves, land Sawyer Hunt from Kimberley Dynamiters

Sawyer Hunt (left holding trophy) is heading back to his old stomping grounds after Nelson and Kimberley completed a trade Tuesday. — Submitted photo

Nelson brass continues to do its best to change the culture of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise as management completed its second major deal in less than two weeks Tuesday.

Leafs acquired power forward and playoff standout Sawyer Hunt from the Kimberley Dynamiters in exchange for forward Nick Ketola and future considerations.

Nelson Selects teams off to BC Provincial B Cup — Erickson powers U14 boys past Kootenay East

The Nelson Selects receive medals after blasting Kootenay East 5-0 in U14 Boys Playdown action Friday in Cranbrook. — Submitted photo

Matt Erickson scored three times to power the Nelson Selects past Kootenay East Friday in U14 Boy's Kootenay Provincial B Soccer Playdowns Friday in Cranbrook.

The Select represent the Kootenay Zone at the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup July 7-10 in West Vancouver.

After playing to a scoreless tie in the first half, Nelson picked up the pace as Erickson opened the scoring and Selects never looked back.

Keegan Carmichael and Linden Jones also scored for the Selects.

"The entire team played well," said the team spokesperson.

Nelson Killjoys play host to four-team Women's Roller Derby Tournament

The Killjoys, seen here up against Dam City Rollers of Castlegar during a contest in 2015, are eager to host a tournament Satuday in Nelson. — Bruce Fuhr photo, The Nelson Daily

The Nelson Killjoys host the four-team Blood Bath and Beyond Women's Roller Derby Tournament Saturday (June 25) at the NDCC Arena.

The Killjoys are joined by NWO Wolf Pack (Chilliwack), Avalance City All Stars (Fernie) and TOAST (Thompson-Okanagan) in the event which begins at 9 a.m.

The Championship Final, against the top two teams, is set for 6:30 p.m., also in the NDCC Arena.

The Killjoys are 1-1 since leaving the West Kootenay Roller Derby League.

Nelson defeated Armstrong before dropping a close encounter to Kelowna Apple Smacks in the spring.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Nelson Killjoys Roller Derby Team

The Killjoys team includes, from left, Hexes 'n O's, Meg Ablast, Goldie Gunshow, Squirt, McWrath, Sly, Coach K. Boss, Milhaus, Cleoslaptra, Red Zeppelin, Brick James, Slugs, and Shove. Missing from photo:, Jagged Little Jill, Oso Agro, Brusie O'Donnell, Hotte Balboa and Harley Hellfire. — Photo courtesy 3 Owls Studio

The Nelson Killjoys is hosting a four-team Roller Derby Tournament Saturday (June 25) at the NDCC Arena.

The Blood Bath and Beyond Tournament sees the Killjoys joined by NWO Wolf Pack (Chilliwack), Avalance City All Stars (Fernie) and TOAST (Thompson-Okanagan).

The tournament begins at 9 a.m. with the top two teams meeting in the Championship Final at 6:30 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.

Mallard's Source For Sports would like to give the Killjoys a marvelous send off with Team of the Week honours.

Crescent Valley man studies for sixth Dan Black Belt

Dean Seminoff . . . looking to crack the 130 club

Master Dean Seminoff, who has been studying martial arts for more than 20 years, was in Florida to study for his sixth Dan Black Belt in the martial art of Taekwondo.

Seminoff, of Crescent Valley an operator of a school in Nelson and Slocan Valley, is currently a fifth Dan WTF black belt as a member of the USCDKA.

During the past 15 years his own TKD schools (KCMA) have positively affected hundreds of students and families in the Nelson and Castlegar area and now he is leading a global fight for justice for the poor as founder of www.martialartsforjustice.org  

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