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by Alex Breen on Sunday Oct 01 2017

Following a 3-2 double overtime win against the Grand Forks Border Bruins Friday night in the Boundary City, the Nelson Leafs were looking for their fourth straight win in five games and the lead in the Neil Murdoch division.

But once again the Leafs were pushed in another close game, coming out on top as David Sanchez scored late in the third period to snap a 2-2 tie and power the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 30 2017

Sawyer Hunt scored at the 3:30 mark of the second overtime to lift the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

Hunt’s goal, an unassisted marker, came after Nelson forced overtime in the third period when Jack Karran scored...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 29 2017


That would be the understatement of this early Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Call it, maybe, highway robbery as goalies Josh Williams and Quinn Yeager of the Nelson Leafs have almost single-handily lifted the Green and White to near the top of the KIJHL overall standings a month into the season.

The tandem currently leads the league in goals...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 28 2017

It’s seemed like only yesterday that Sr. Grand Master Edward B. Sell and his lovely wife Brenda were sitting in the Nelson Covenant Church basement on Stanley Street eager to test members of the Kootenay Martial Arts School.

More than 20 years later, Kootenay Martial Arts, under the guidance of the Sells and the U.S. Chung Do Kwan Association, has grown into a dominant fixture of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 27 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers Field Hockey teams had some mixed results during games against West Kootenay rivals Stanley Humphries of Castlegar and J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail.

The LVR Girls defeated an inexperienced Stanley Humphires side Monday 8-0. Shianne Michalchuck was a one-person wrecking crew scoring six times with Jessica McLeod and Paige Miesner adding singles.

Tuesday, the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 25 2017

The sport of basketball has claimed international fame with hoops being played around the world.

A now a local person wants to give youngsters the same opportunity to play basketball as some of the other popular sports in the Nelson area.

Brian McCarthy has established the new Youth Basketball League created with the guidance and assistance of long-time Nelson basketball advocate...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 25 2017

The L.V. Rogers Junior Bombers travelled to the South Okanagan over the weekend to get a taste of action on the High School Field Hockey season.

The squad, consisting of players from Grades 8-10, finished the Junior Field Hockey Festival in Oliver with a 3-4-1 record.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the squad with Team of the Week honours.

The team...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 25 2017

The finalists are set in Nelson Soccer Playoffs.

In Mallard’s Men’s Open, Oso Negro will try to knock off defending champion Hume Innkeepers after the squad outlasted Old Dogs 5-2 in semi-final action Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch.

Hume, which defeated Old Dogs last season to clinch the title, had an easy time reaching the final after blasting Nelson Selects 5-0.