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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 08 2018

Team Ticky-Tacka was pushed in the end, but still prevailed to capture the Nelson Youth Soccer Co-ed Christmas Tournament recently at the NYS Facility.

After blowing out their opponents through the round robin, Team Ticky-Tacka scored a 4-2 victory in the final.

Red Dog won the Masters Co-ed Title.

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

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 08 2018

The Selkirk College Saints added a trio of top-notch players over the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) holiday break that will bolster the team’s presence on the ice heading into the second half of the season.

The new additions include goaltender Tallon Kramer, forward Logan Styler and defenceman Cole Arcuri from Nelson. All three have local roots and a resume of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 08 2018

Julien Locke is making a strong case to be part of Canada’s Olympic Cross-Country Ski Team.

The Nelson native won the Classic Sprint race Friday at the Olympic Winter Games and Haywood NorAm World Junior/U23 Trials in Mont Ste-Anne, Quebec.

“I’m very pleased with the Olympic Trials sprint win,” Locke told The Nelson Daily.

“This event...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 07 2018

We've all heard the adage: defense wins championships.

In the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, that doesn’t necessarily apply — where sometimes there are more goals than players.

Of course, it still helps — a lot, actually — to have a stout group on the back end of the team.

Nelson Leafs once again combined a stingy defence, with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Jan 06 2018

The Nelson Leafs opened the New Year just like they closed the last year — with a win over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

Nicholas Wihak scored the winner in the third period and newcomer Caiden Kreitz stopped 28 of 29 shots to spark the Leafs to a 2-1 road victory over the Hawks Friday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

The win, coupled with the Spokane...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 03 2018

The Nelson Leafs made another move to bolster the lineup of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League club Wednesday by acquiring goalie Caiden Kreitz.

Kreitz, who turns 20 later this month, started the season with the Calgary Canucks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League before being moved to Cowichan Valley Capitals of the BC Hockey League.

However, according to Leaf GM...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 02 2018

Red Dog dribbled their way to the grand prize at the 2018 Christmas Co-ed Rec Soccer Tournament at the Nelson Youth Soccer Indoor Facility.

Red Dog won the title during a wild final, winning by a 7-6 score.

Mallard's Source for sports salute the Co-ed Rec winners with Team of the Week.

The Red Dog team includes, Angus Glass, Ben Morris, Ivan Rukavina, Carol Hill, Lyle Hill...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 02 2018

Ticky-Tacka finished undefeated to capture the 2017 Christmas Co-ed Tournament Sunday at the Nelson Indoor Soccer Facility.

Ticky-Tacka cruised through the tournament before facing a tougher test in the final, winning 4-2.

Morag Patterson, Taylor Stewart and Mitch Melanson, with a pair, scored for the winners in the Open Division.

In the Co-ed Rec Division, Red Dog won a...

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