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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 24 2017

Jack Karran scored a natural hat-trick to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 6-3 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Creston Valley Thunder Cats Saturday night in the East Kootenay City.

Karran scored the final three goals of the game for the Heritage City squad to secure the Leafs win.

Nelson, unbeaten in four games and first overall in the Murdoch Division,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 23 2017

Nelson goalie Josh Willams continues to shine for the Leafs this season.

The Calgary native registered his second shutout of the season, stopping all 33 shots to backstop the Nelson Leafs to a convincing 5-0 victory over the Spokane Braves Friday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action in the Lilac City.

Williams held the Braves off the scoresheet in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 22 2017

Nelson Youth Soccer Adult Leagues enter semi final weekend on three fronts, beginning Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch.

In Mallard's Open League, Hume Innkeepers face Nelson Selects while Old Dogs tackle Oso Negro Saturday. Both games kick off at 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, in Nelson Star Ladies League, Red Dog meets Wink Wink Wild and Yom Chi Ninjas face Dirty Dozen at 2:30 p.m.

At 4...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 22 2017

Fresh from playing the past seven consecutive games at home — four regular season and three exhibitions — the Nelson Leafs venture out for a three-game road trip.

The Leafs, 2-1-1, travel to the Lilac City Friday for a division rivalry game against the Spokane Braves.

Spokane is off to a good start with the only blemish an overtime loss in four games. The early season result has...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 20 2017

Nelsonites turned in a fine performance, winning a truckload of medals at the BC 55-Plus Senior Games last week in Vernon.

West Kootenay/Boundary finished seventh overall with 115 total medals — 32 gold, 49 silver and 34 bronze.

Leading the medal count were the swimmers.

Marylee Banyard captured four gold medals in the 80-84 division — gold in 50-meter butterfly and 100...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

The Nelson Selects concluded the 2017 Rep Soccer season with a gold medal performance at the Eye of the Storm Girl's Youth Soccer Tournament in Castlegar.

The Selects won the Girl's U14-15 Division undefeated at 2-0-2 against Vernon United, Columbia Valley, and both KSYSA U14 and KSYSA U15.

Goal scorers included Kaliana Forte, Maddy Hopkins, Lennox Lockhurst and Cayenne Caney....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 18 2017

This selection was an easy one for the staff at Mallard's Source for sports as more than 200 people took to the Nelson waterfront to participate in the 2017 Terry Fox Run.

Not only did the participants walk, run or ride the one, two, five or 10 kilometre distances, but Nelsonites joined Canadians from coast to coast in raising $5300.30 right her in Nelson to ensure that cancer research...

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...