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by Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

In less than two weeks, participants of the MS Bike West Kootenay Challenge will take on 222km of road (and hills) around the Kokanee Glacier, and all for a good cause.

Over August 19th and 20th, cyclists will travel from New Denver to Nelson, and back to Nelson via Kaslo raising funds to support the MS Society of Canada. So far, participants have raised over $40,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 03 2017

The Nelson Neptunes are ready to use home pool advantage to defend their Kootenay Regional Title this weekend at the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre.

The meet begins Saturday morning before concluding Sunday afternoon.

The top swimmers in each event have an opportunity to represent the zone at the BC Provincial Summer Swim Association Championships August 17-20 in Kamloops....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 01 2017

There were frisbee flying all over the Lakeside playing fields this past weekend as 17 teams took to the Heritage City to compete in Disc Break 2017.

The annual tournament attracted players from Saskatoon to Seattle  and Missoula, Montanta to Edmonton.

Business Business, a team consisting of players from Edmonton & Vancouver, captured the top prize for the third...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 30 2017

Trail Allstars snapped its winless streak, scoring double digits to romp past Layritz 11-0 in round robin action at the BC Little League Baseball Championships in Victoria.

The win allowed Trail to finish out of the basement with a 1-5 record.

Connor Stainer and Nathan Dann each had three RBI to power the West Kootenay reps to the lopsided victory.

Trail, with players from...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 30 2017

Team Main Jet came within a whisker of completing a season for the record books.

However, the squad lost out in the A final to finish second overall in the Nelson Mixed Slopitch Championships.

Main Jet, which lost to Total Chaos in the Playoff Final, was the best team during the regular season, winning the overall title.

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

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 26 2017

Total Chaos made it two straight Nelson Mixed Slopitch titles over the weekend at the Lakeside Ball Diamonds.

The defending champs pulled away from Main Jet in the middle innings en route to a 17-9 decision in the A Final Sunday in Nelson.

After putting up 19-0 in the regular season numbers during the regular season in 2016 followed by a 5-0 playoff mark...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 24 2017

The future looks bright for a handful of local rugby players from Nelson after the contingent received invites to the BC Provincial tryouts this weekend at University of BC in Vancouver.

Michael Caldecott, Ezra Harding, Rhelmu Wilson-Valdez, Rowan Megale, Adam Strautman and Jake Doss, all from the Heritage City, as well as Ashley van Rensburg of Castlegar were in Vancouver for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 23 2017

Many a Bomber player has used the L.V. Rogers Hangar as a springboard to post-secondary success.

Recently, Bomber basketball graduates Sian Nielsen, Josh Matosovic, Chase Rickaby, Robbie Dixon and Eamon Studer joined former L.V. Rogers coaches to host the 2017 Bomber Basketball Camp at the Hangar in Fairview.

More than 20 players between the ages of nine and 15 years attended the...

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