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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 23 2017

Finley’s, formerly Whitewater, needed overtime to clinch the Kootenay Recreational Hockey League title with a 9-8 victory over Danimals recently in the league final.

Finley’s won the regular season title before knocking off the Destroyers won 6-1 in the do-or-die semifinal.

In the best-of-three final, Finley’s blasted Daminals 15-0 before scoring the 9-8 OT victory to clinch the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 23 2017

Mother Nature did its best to cooperate as Nelson Youth Soccer kicked off the 2017 campaign on the pitch Saturday at the Lakeside Soccer Fields.

Future soccer stars took to the fields as the Mini program opened with games this past weekend.

Highlights of the season include the annual Terry Walgren Tournament in May.

As well, Nelson Youth Soccer will be pitching in to help...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 16 2017

Beaver Valley’s run at the Western Canada Junior B Hockey Chamiponship came to a heartbreaking end Sunday in Arborg, Manitoba.

Bryce Woodward scored at 3:05 of overtime to lift the Wainwright Bisons to a 4-3 victory over the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Champion Nitehawks in the final of the Keystone Cup.

Trailing 3-1 after two periods, the Hawks tied the game with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 14 2017

It's time for golfer to dust of the clubs as Granite Pointe at Nelson is getting ready to open for the 2017 season.

Granite Pointe General Manager Dave Belling said the driving range and pro shop will open Saturday for players to get a head start on the season.

Belling, said the 18-hole 6,209 yard, par 72 track will be open for play Wednesday as well as the rest of facilities at...

by Bob Hall on Monday Apr 10 2017

The Selkirk College Saints hockey program has established itself as the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) gold standard on the ice, but it’s away from the rink where equally impressive feats have been elevated.

At the team’s annual awards night last week, the Saints handed out year-end honours to those players who lead the way during the 2016-2017 season. Though the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 10 2017

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks scored five unanswered goals to dump the Campbell River Storm 6-2 in the final of the Cyclone Taylor Cup Sunday in Creston.

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League champion Beaver Valley, which last won the Cyclone Taylor Cup in 2014, now represents BC at the Keystone Cup later this month in Manitoba.

This is the third BC Championship for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 09 2017

Nelson Minor Hockey concluded its 2016-17 season with a recent Awards Banquet at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus.

Former NHLer Mike Laughton conducted the ceremony with the highlight of the night being the awards to the players.

Mallard's Source for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 09 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers didn't look like a team basking in the glory of capturing the BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championship last season.

The 2016 defending champs hit the ground running, winning all games at the Immaculata High School Girl's Soccer Tournament Saturday in Kelowna.

LVR blasted North Kam 5-1, Pemberton 8-0 before edging host Immaculata 2-1.

Maya Ida,...

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