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by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

Roller derby returns to Trail with a fierce west-versus-east showdown this Saturday (June 10) at the Cominco Arena.

The action hits the track at 6 p.m. (doors at 5 p.m.) when the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) hosts the Bavarian Barbarians from Kimberley in the West + East Roller Derby Bout.

“This is the second time these two teams have come together to battle it out,”...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jun 06 2017

The Nelson Selects scored early and often en route to a convincing 9-0 shellacking of Kootenay East in BC Soccer Provincial B U13 Boy’s Playoff action.

The win, couple with a series victory over Kootenay South, qualifies the Selects for the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup July 6-9 in Vernon.

“Many of the boys have been with the program for three years (and) this has been one of our...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 05 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers came ever so close to winning back-to-back BC High School Tier I Rugby Championship.

The Bombers dropped a heartbreaking 17-13 decision to Glenlyon Norfolk of Victoria in the Division Final Saturday in Abbotsford.

The Bombers advanced to the final by stopping Seycove 22-17 in the semi-final.

The Bombers, representing the Kootenay zone, opened the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 05 2017

Nelson Neptunes returned home to host its first meet in three years at the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre.

The Neptunes did not disappoint their home fans finishing second to the Grand Forks Piranhas in team standings Sunday at the NDCC Pool.

The meet attracted more than 200 swimmers from throughout the Kootenay region.

Kallie Badry, Oliva Cowen and Lachlan Bibby-Fox...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Dewars Brewers had the offence running on all cylinders, putting up 10 runs during a 10-8 victory over Trail Mariners in Castlegar Sunfest Minor Division Baseball Tournament Sunday in the Sunflower City.

The win was the fifth of the tournament for the Brewers.

Nelson opened with a 10-4 win over Castlegar Steelers followed by a narrow 10-9 win over Castlegar Royals.


by Contributor on Sunday Jun 04 2017

The MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns for its sixth annual event this August, accompanied by three Cinnamon Bun Run training rides this summer, helping participants get back in the saddle.  
The first Cinnamon Bun Run training ride will be held on Saturday June 10, at 9 a.m. at Lakeside Park in Nelson. Members of the MS Bike's organizing committee will lead the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Tears of disappointment were replaced with ear-to-ear grins after the L.V. Rogers Bombers posted a 2-0 victory over Arch Bishop Carney of Vancouver in the Bronze Medal Match Saturday at the BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships Saturday at the Lakeside Fields.

Sofia Arcuri scored a header in the second half to break a scoreless tie lifting the Bombers to the victory...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jun 02 2017

There will be a new BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Champion for 2017.

St. Thomas Moore Knights enacted some revenge from last season, posting a 1-0 victory over the defending champs from L.V. Rogers in Nelson during semi-final action at the BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships Friday evening at the Lakeside Soccer Fields.

The Knights, which lost in the 2016 final to LVR...