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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Travis Hauck of Nelson recently completed a marathon weekend on wheels by capturing the Master Expert 40-49 division at the 2018 Canadian XCO Championships in Canmore, AB.

Hauck edged out Simon Dove of Alberta at the finish line to claim the title in one hour, 16:14 minutes.

The Canmore venue is the site of the 1988 Olympic cross-country skiing events, with Kananaskis Country...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

Minor hockey has never been so easy for young, aspiring players to join.

Nelson Minor Hockey volunteers will be at Save On Foods from 1- 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday hosting a registration session to kick off the new season.

NMH volunteers will receive completed registration forms  from players for the 2018-19 season, will be handing out forms to new players as well as providing...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

Nelson's Korynn Weber is taking the sport of equestrian riding to the top competition in the world.

The Blewett resident will represent Canada at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, September 11-16.

Weber earn the selection following trials that took her to competitions in Washington, Oregon, California, BC and Alberta. Weber, competing in the vaulting...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 23 2018

Nelson Homegrown came ever so close to taking the top prize at the Disc Break 2018 Ultimate Frisbee tournament this past weekend at the Lakeside Pitch.

Nelson Homegrown lost out to Bunny Thugs from Saskatoon 13-8 in the final Sunday.

The Saskatchewan squad used the tournament to prepare for the upcoming Nationals in Surrey.

The tournament, hosted by the Nelson Ultimate...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 23 2018

It was Team Sonnichsen finding a way to the winner’s circle in synchronized swimming at the 2018 BC Summer Games that wrapped up Sunday in Cowichan Valley.

Brooke and Ashley Sonnichsen of Nelson combined to capture gold in synchronized AG 11-12 Duet as well as Brooke Sonnichsen capturing the top place in AG 11-12 Figures. Ashley Sonnichsen took the silver medal in AG 11-12 Figures....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 22 2018

The 2018 BC Summer Games wrapped up in Cowichan Valley Sunday with the Kootenay Zone finishing in seventh spot with 16 medals — five gold, seven silver and four bronze.

Highlighting the Kootenay Zone was the synchronized swim team of Brooke and Ashley Sonnichsen in the pool and runner Matti Erickson on the track.

Team Sonnichsen won gold in synchronized AG 11-12 Duet...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 22 2018

By Morgan McLeod, BC Summer Games

Kieran Dehnel of Nelson is back at the BC Summer Games host and he is raring to go.

The 2018 BC Summer Games were hosted this weekend in Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Dehnel was chosen as an alternate last year and did not get any playing time, but he did not let that get him down. After that Kieran came back...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jul 20 2018

More than a dozen teams from as far away as Saskatoon will be in Nelson this weekend to compete in the seventh annual Disc Break Ultimate Frisbee tournament at the Lakeside Pitch.

The tournament, hosted by the Nelson Ultimate Frisbee Association, attracts teams from as far as Saskatoon, Edmonton, Missoula, and Seattle.

Disc Break 2018 will also function as the mixed Regional...