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Calling all rowers to BC Games Zone One tryouts

Zone 1 rowers in a double in the foreground and a single scull in the background at the 2014 BC Summer Games. — Submitted photo

Athletes between the ages of 14-16 years wanting to get a taste of the BC Summer Games should check out the Nelson Rowing Club for a chance to compete for spots on the Zone 1 Rowing Team.

Before June 10th the Zone 1 Rowing coaches will be selecting youth born in 2000 or later (age 14-15-16 years)  for the Zone 1 BC Summer Games rowing crew.

The opportunity is open to males and females and the boats being selected are the single and double scull.

Anyone familiar with the Concept II rowing machine at the gym already have an idea what is required.

A Lucky Winner

Pictured in photo Darrin (middle), L to R, is Brian Poch (Rossland Community Branch, Manager), Nicole Briggs (RED, Marketing & Events Manager), Sarah Christensen and Leanne Hall (Rossland Community Branch, Financial Services Reps). — Submitted photo

Nelson & District Credit Union member Darrin Jones, standing in the middle in the picture above, was the happy recipient of a 2016-2017 RED season pass, compliments of the Rossland community branch of Nelson & District Credit Union - Early Bird Contest that has been running in conjunction with the RED Mountain Resort - Early Bird Ski Pass Sale.

Darrin signed up for his NDCU Ski Pass Payment Plan by March 31, and was entered into the draw with 132 other Credit Union members.

Mallard's Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Girl's Soccer Team

 The LVR Bombers include, back row, L-R, coach Chuck Bennett, Naomi Perkins, Laurel Halleran, Megan Tennant, Maya Ida, Emily Taylor, Bella Guderyan, Maddie Sternloff and Julia Burkhart. Front, Kyra Burkhart, Amy Hodgeson, Mckenna Bennett, Hannah Quinn, Emma Wheeldon, Taylor Zimmer, Camille Gebhart and Grace Dehnel. Missing coach Brett Adams. —Submitted phot

Undefeated, and outscoring the opposition by a 14-3 margin.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers Girl's Soccer team appears to be in mid-season form after dominating the Immaculata High School Girl's Soccer Tournament in Kelowna.

The Bombers soared to the title with an impressive 4-0 record. Ironically, it was two Kootenay schools in the final as LVR shutout rival Mount Baker Wild of Cranbrook 4-0.

Mallard's Source for sports selected the Bombers Team of the Week for the impressive performance.

Wranglers rally to knock off host Cougars to claim 2016 Cyclone Taylor Cup

The 100 Mile House Wranglers posed for the center-ice team shot after winning the Cyclone Taylor Cup Sunday in Victoria. — Photo courtesy 100 Mile House Wranglers Twitter

The 100 Mile House Wranglers is the second Kootenay International Junior Hockey League team in three years to capture the Cyclone Taylor Cup.

Ryan Friesen scored in the final minute of the game, snapping a 4-4 tie to spark the Wranglers to a 5-4 victory over host Victoria Cougars in the Cyclone Taylor Championships Sunday in the Provincial Capital.

Friesen scored at the tail end of the power play to give the KIJHL champs the victory. Beaver Valley is the last KIJHL team to capture the Provincial Junior B title, won in Nelson in 2014.

Bombers soar to title at Immaculata High School Girl's Soccer Tourney

Bombers Maddie Sternloff (white jersey) battles for the ball during action at high school girl's soccer tournament in Kelowna. — Submitted photo

First team to take the sting of the L.V. Rogers Bombers was NorKam from Kamloops.

Score was 3-zip for LVR.

Next it was Okanagan Mission of Kelowna.

The score was closer this time, 3-2, and powered the Bombers into the semi finals.

During the first round of the playoffs it was Pemberton's time to fall, 4-1, thanks to a hat-trick by Naomi Perkins.

Nelson Minor Hockey salutes award winners at year-end banquet

The award winners include, back row, L-R, Cody St. Thomas, Mike Zarikoff  Todd Hutt, Charles Curiston, Tony Maida, Ava Young, Amit Bhabra, Anthony Maxinuk and Iain Love. Front, Josh Marsden, Dylan Watts, Jamie Popoff-Hnatiuk, Leo Jewitt, Branwen Hainsworth and Nathan Bernhardt. Missing, Noah Quinn, Tyson Hutt and Ellis Junker. — Photo courtesy Bob Hall

Nelson Minor Hockey wrapped up the 2015-16 season on the ice with its annual Award's Banquet at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus.

Players, coaches and managers had a wonderful meal before the ceremonies saluted the award winners for the past season.

Free, fun ultimate frisbee skills camp hosted at Lakeside Playing Fields

A free and fun ultimate Frisbee skills clinic is being hosted at the Lakeside Playing fields on Wednesday, April 20th at 5 p.m. — Submitted

Want to play ultimate frisbee?

A group of players from Nelson is hosting a free and fun skills clinic on (Wednesday) April 20th at 6 p.m. at the Lakeside playing fields for anyone interested in learning, or joining the game.

Participants interested in the game are invited to learn the basics of the game, including proper throwing techniques and strategy.

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