by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 27 2016

It's never easy for staff at Mallard's Source for sports to choose the Team of the Week recipient during Rep Soccer Playdown season.

That's because Nelson Youth Soccer fields so many good teams.

However, following a close look at the winners heading off to the BC Soccer...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 26 2016

L.V. Rogers is getting ready to wap things up on another exciting school year at the Fairview High School.

Bombers teams brought back a pair of BC High School Provincial titles in Boy's Rugby and Girl's Soccer to hang on the walls of the Hangar.

However, before the final...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 23 2016

The Nelson Selects secured a berth in the Les Sinnott Memorial U15 Boys Provincial Cup by blasting Columbia Valley 5-0 in Kootenay Soccer Playoff action last week in Cranbrook.

The Selects advance to the provincial tournament July 7-10 in West Vancouver.

With the backline of Jesse...

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Mallard's Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Junior Girl's Volleyball

The Junior Girls Volleyball champs from LVR include, back row, L-R, coach Megan Rushton, Jessica Kidd, Caitlyn Maida, Annette Augsten, Laurel Halleran, Isobel Morely, Morgan Livingston, and coach Jen Kidd. Middle, Megan Poetsch, Megan Tennant, Emma Willow, Maddie Sternloff and Avery Archambault. Laying, Kaylin O'Connor and Elena Gustafson. — Photo courtesy LVR Athletic Department

The future looks bright for girl's volleyball at L.V. Rogers High school after the Bombers captured the West Kootenay Junior Girl's Championship recently.

The Junior Bombers, one of two teams entered from LVR, dominated the West Kootenay finals in Castlegar, with 5-0-1 record.

The Bombers posted wins over host Stanley Humphries Rockers, Lucerne Lakers of New Denver, Grand Forks Wolves, Salmo Falcons and J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail before defeating the Wolves for a second time 25-23, 25-21 in the final.

Sutherland overcomes power outage to capture Nelson Ladies Bonspiel

From left, Allison Sutherland, sThe winning team, from left, skip Allison Sutherland, third Janice Murphy, second Deirdre Land and lead Allison, Hutchinson. — Submitted photo

By Terri Richardson, Nelson Curling Club

Well, if you were watching the “Roar To The Rings” Olympic curling qualifier on television this past week, you were probably glued to your seat as you watched sixteen of Canada’s, and probably the world’s, best curlers battle it out for the optimum experience of any athletes career, to represent your country at the Olympics. 

Nelson Midget Reps rock Surrey to end Castlegar tourney on positive note

Nelson Midget Reps rock Surrey to end Castlegar tourney on positive note

It's been said a team always wants to win the last game.

The Nelson Midget Rep Leafs accomplished the feat Sunday, blasting Surrey 9-1 in the consolation round of the Castlegar Minor Hockey Tournament in the Sunflower City.

Zack Friedenberger led the Nelson attack scoring four times.

Dylan Whiffen, Matthew Brind'Amour, Logan Hascarl, Keaton Roche and A.J. Hughes added singles for Nelson.

The Reps led 2-1 after one period and 5-1 after two before exploding for four goals in the third.

Buchy rink sweeps to Kootenay Men's Zone Curling Crown

From left, skip Tom Buchy of Kimberley, third Fred Thomson of Nelson, second Dave Toffolo and lead Darren Will won the Kootenay Zone title Saturday in Sparwood. — Submitted photo

Kimberley's Tom Buchy won the Kootenay Men's Curling Zone title in record time.

Buchy, third Fred Thomson of Nelson, second Dave Toffolo and lead Darren Will, won three straight, the clincher a 7-2 win over Ken McHargue of the host club, to capture the Zone title Saturday at the Sparwood Curling Club.

The Buchy rink now advances to the 2014 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship at the Vancouver Curling Club February 5-9, 2014.

Rockets beat up on Kootenay Ice

Rockets beat up on Kootenay Ice

The Okanagan Rockets, a team loaded with Western Hockey League protected players, beat up on the Kootenay Ice during BC Hockey Major Midget Hockey League weekend action this past weekend at the Rossland Arena.

The Rockets out scored the Ice 16-1 in the two-game series to sweep the weekend set.

Saturday, Liam Finlay, property of the WHL's Regina Pats, scored three times leading Okanagan to an 8-0 win. The Rockets held period leads of 2-0 and 4-0.

LVR opens hardcourt season with silver showing in Silver City

LVR opens hardcourt season with silver showing in Silver City

The L.V. Rogers Bombers opened the 2013-14 High School Boy's Basketball season with a second-place finish at the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks Invitational Tournament Saturday in Trail.

Kalamalka Lakers of Vernon outlasted the Bombers 80-55 in the tourney final.

"Kal exposed our man to man defense which needs work," said Bomber rookie head coach Jeremy Phelan.

"Everyone was picking up unnecessary foul calls and had to be sat."

Ghostriders stick it to Leafs 7-2 in Fernie

Ghostriders stick it to Leafs 7-2 in Fernie

The Nelson Leafs got out worked, out shot and out scored Friday night in Fernie.

The Ghostriders blasted the Green and White 7-2 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Kootenay Conference action in the East Kootenay City.

The loss is the second time in as many games an Eddie Mountain team has completely dominated the Leafs.

Creston pounded Nelson 9-3 in November.

The Riders scored three times during a seven minute span in the first period and never looked back.

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