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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 30 2017

Evan Ouchi and Owen Ditzel scored goals but that was not enough as the Nelson Peewee dropped a 4-2 decision to Creston in the final of the Castlegar Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday in the Sunflower City.

The game was tied until the midway mark of the third period before Creston exploded for a pair of goals.

Nelson opened the tournament with a 6-1 win over Castlegar.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 29 2017

It was the battle of the Castlegar rinks as Deane Horning captured the overall title at the Annual Doug Bothamley Memorial Cashspiel Sunday at the Nelson Curling Centre.

Horning, lead Nicole Horning, second Mike McKenzie and third Susan McKenzie, defeated fellow Castlegar rink Bill Van Yzerloo to claim the A event title.

Horning defeated Myron Nichol of Castlegar in the semi-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 29 2017
The Trafalgar Thunder captured Gold and Silver at the recent West Kootenay Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Championships at Mount Sentinel Gymnasium in South Slocan.
Trafalgar's Team A edge their school rivals 16-14 and 15-9 in the final to capture the West Kootenay title.
Both teams went undefeated in round robin against Mount Sentinel...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers may have finished down in the pack, but the squad from the Heritage City pushed the top teams to the limit during the recent BC High School AA Boy’s Soccer Championships in Burnaby.

The Bombers edged Dawson Creek to place 15th at the Championships.

Staff at Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Bombers for a job well done with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

Nelson’s Dryden Hunt earned his first National Hockey League point Monday night as the Florida Panthers edged New Jersey Devils 3-2 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

The Nelson Minor Hockey grad assisted on Jared McCann’s game winner with 7:15 remaining the third period to spark the Panthers past the Devils. Hunt chipped the puck to McCann, who did most of the work, skating into...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 27 2017

Six skaters all finished in the medals as the West Kootenay Speed Skating club — formally known as Nelson Speed Skating Club — completed at the fifth annual Ice Breaker Meet this past weekend in Salmon Arm.

In Division one Berand Platje captured the Silver medal, while in Division five, three Kootenay skaters owned the podium — Berand's, younger brother Luke Platje won Gold, Ian Walgren...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 26 2017

The Nelson Leafs seven-game Kootenay International Junior Hockey League winning streak came to a crashing end Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The Castlegar Rebels scored three unanswered goals in the second period to crush the Green and White 5-1.

With the game tied at 1-1, John Moeller, Chris Breese and Jordan Wood scored to give Castlegar a commanding 4-1 lead after 40...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 25 2017

Jackson Zimmermann snapped a 2-2 tie with a goal at the 17-minute mark of the third period to lift the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Border Bruins Friday night at the Jack Goddard Arena in Grand Forks.

The win, the seventh consecutive win for the Leafs, increases the margin for the Green and White to 11 points in Murdoch Division...