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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 29 2017

The Terry Walgren Youth Soccer Tournament attracted players and teams from throughout the Kootenay and Okanagan regions along with some participants from south of the 49th parallel.

Part of the weekend was reserved for players under the age of 12 playing in a Jamboree style event.

Host Nelson, with 21-plus players on the roster, entered a pair of teams into the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 29 2017

The Nelson Neptunes took home a fourth-place finish at the opening meet of the Kootenay Summer Swim Association season Sunday in Trail.

Lachlan Bibby-Fox turned in a gold medal performance in Division 2 Boys to lead the Neptune charge.

“Our first meet in Trail was a huge success, a lot of new swimmers where able to attend and get a feel for what racing is all about and experience...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday May 28 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers take to the pitch this week to play host to the BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships beginning Thursday at the Lakeside Soccer Pitch.

Some of the games are also being played in Castlegar.

The Bombers, defending BC Champs, play a round-robin draw in the pool with DW Poppey of Langley, St. Michael's University from Victoria and Nechako Valley of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday May 26 2017

Former Nelson Mayor John Dooley is back at the helm for the Green and White as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League club held its annual general meeting Wednesday.

Dooley is joined by returning board members Karilynn Carr, Gioconda Gordon, Randy Craik and Lauretta Wilson.

New members voted to the board include Jeff Wright, Cory Viala and Peter Bayne. The trio replace...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 25 2017

The Lakeside Pitches will be filled with excitement as the Nelson Youth Soccer hosts the annual Terry Walgren Tournament beginning Saturday.

Teams from Penticton, Montana, Trail-Castlegar, Cranbrook and Fernie join the host Nelson Selects during two days of roundball action in U12 Jamboree and Rep Tournament.

Saturday teams play round robin before concluding Sunday with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 24 2017

The Nelson Selects overcame a ton of adversity to capture the gold medal at the Slurpee Cup this past weekend in Kamloops.

Jaden Dyck scored the only goal in the final to power the Selects to the U18 Boy’s title with a 1-0 win over Chilliwack Attack.

“I was especially pleased with this result given that Kamloops is always a high-end, difficult tournament and our group of boys had...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 23 2017

If head coach Jesse Pinnero had a chance to do it all over again, he may have not scheduled Fight Night 3 on a long weekend.

However, after putting the last chair back in storage the Nelson Boxing Club skipper was pleased with the results of his boxers following Fight Night 3 Saturday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

“I’m really happy with the results, although if I had to do it...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 23 2017

The Nelson Neptunes open defence of their 2016 Kootenay Summer Swim Association Championship Saturday in Trail at the Jeli Orwell Memorial Swim Meet.

The Neptunes, under the guidance of coaches Sarah Broen and assistant Matthew Holitzki, are...

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