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Mallard's Team of the Week — Kootenay Rhythm Dragons – Sisters In Sync

The team includes, back row, Carla Klein, Janet Stephenson, Jocelyn Davies, Frances Long, Deb Rhyder, Lena Guignion and Maggie Mulvihill. Middle, Brooke Campbell, Louise Andrew, Melissa Michaud, Amy Grumme, Mary Walters, Pat Gibson, Cath Little and coach Puleng Pratt. Front, Marlene Pozin, Deb Smith, Tammy Nygaard, Peggy Scott, Dawn Jacobsen, Diane Tulloch(Steersperson), Verna Poohachoff and Jill Jacobsen. — Submitted photo

Kootenay Rhythm Dragons – Sisters In Sync aligned a First Place finish in the Women’s Championship “B” Division at the Kelowna Dragon Boat Festival held recently in the Central Okanagan City.

The Sisters, with six new paddlers and contributions from a few other teams, captured the the B Championship Division and a fourth place overall.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to recognize the Kootenay Rhythm Dragons — Sisters In Sync with Team of the Week honours.

Great ready for the new and improved Queen Elizabeth Park

Crews have already commenced renovations to Queen Elizabeth Park in Fairview. — The Nelson Daily photo

There's something happening at Queen Elizabeth Park in Fairview — and it's not a player belting out a grand slam home run.

But it's close.

The Nelson and District Baseball Association home park is getting a facelift.

NDBA president Larry Martel said the diamond is getting renovated, much like the project that was completed last year at Lion's Park in Uphill.

The diamond will be redone along with a fence erected in right field — the new Blue Monster.

Nelson shows off power at Sprints Regatta

Pat Desjardins, a native of Nelson who now lives in Victoria, won three gold medals at Saturday's Nelson Sprints Regatta. — Bruce Fuhr photo

Neptunes finish KSSA season with a Big Splash

The Neptunes Regional team includes, back row, L-R, Asst. Coach, Rebecca Afford, Matthew Holtizki, Ohia Wintraub, Sage Cowan, Olivia Cowan, Hannah Malenfant and head coach Cynthia Pfeiffer. Middle, Elissa Centrone, Jaylen Rushton, Madeline Holitzki, Locke Finley, Koa Wintraub and Hunter Hedges. Front, Imogen Cowan, Amelia Finley, Enna Cowan, Kallie Badry, Morgan Robterson-Weir, Lachlan Bibby-Fox and Cameron Bibby-Fox. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Neptunes began the 2014 Kootenay Summer Swim Association season like a fish out of water.

However, when the final horn sounded two months later, the Neptunes were a vastly different team, finishing second to powerhouse Castlegar Aquanauts at the Kootenay Regional Championships held recently in the Trail and ready to continue on a roll at this weeks Provincials in Kamloops.

"We could not have asked for a better result and look forward to seeing the provincial qualifiers performing even faster in Kamloops," said Neptune head coach Cynthia Pfeiffer.

NDCC Arena hosts both Major Midget tryout camps

NDCC Arena hosts both Major Midget tryout camps

The Nelson and District Community Complex was a beehive of activity this past weekend as midget-aged hockey players attended camps for the Female AAA Kootenay Wildcats and the Kootenay Ice of the BC Major Midget Hockey League.

Both camps, attracting players from throughout the Kootenay region, opened Friday before concluding Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

Head coach Rob Wright is returning for his second season with the Kootenay Ice.

Mallard's Team of the Week —Kootenay Boys BC Games Team

The team includes, back row, L-R, Moss Caney, captain Fynn Keywood, keeper Carson Pottle, Nick Jenner, Heiko Ihns, Matthew Erikson, Thano Reimer and Hardy Hutt. Front, Oliver Arcuri, Carter Anderson, Callum Cutler, Andreas Rentke-Watkins, Linden Jones, Nick Haydu and Keiran Dehnel. Missing coach Jamie Spendlove. — Submitted photo

Chapin claims Ted Allen Jewellers Trophy

 Denny McArthur presents the winning Ted Allen Jewellers Trophy to Jackie Chapin. — Photo courtesy Granite Pointe Ladies Club

Jackie Chapin came away as the big winner at the annual Ted Allen's Ladies Golf Tournament held recently at the Granite Pointe at Nelson course.

Chapin was crowned champ through retrogression, edging out Veronica Jones both with net 66 scores.

Other scores included Corinne Scheldrup with a net 67, Susan Rowe with a net 68, Michelle Palm with a net 69 and Bev Stevens with a net 70.