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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...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 14 2017

Leaf captain Sawyer Hunt is no stranger to hockey teams having a helmet or hard-hat of some kind to present to the squad’s hardest working player following each Kootenay International Junior Hockey League game.

However, the veteran winger was still impressed when Nelson Fire Rescue Chief Len MacCharles walked into the Leaf dressing prior to the team’s season opening game to present head...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

Now that the smoke has cleared, Nelson Youth Soccer can get back to kicking the ball around down at the Lakeside Pitch.

The local association has less than a month remaining in the outdoor season.

The Nelson Professional Firefighters team is ready to get back onto the pitch and Mallard's Source for Sports is ready to help with Team of the Week honours.

 

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Selkirk College Saints are back on the ice in preparation for the 2017-2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season, but before players set their sights on wins they are inviting community supporters to join them for an enjoyable day on the golf course.

The Fourth Annual Selkirk College Saints Golf Tournament tees off on September 17 at the Castlegar Golf Club...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 10 2017

Two games into the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season and the Nelson Leafs continue to search for an offence that can compete with the elite teams.

The Leafs scored only one goal for the second time this season in dropping a 2-1 decision to the visiting Kimberley Dynamiters Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson opened the season Friday handing the Beaver Valley...

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