by Bruce Fuhr on Thursday Oct 20 2016

Boxing is coming back to Nelson.

Actually the Nelson Boxing Club is flourishing very well, thank you very much, at its new digs in the basement under Pharmasave on Baker Street.

So much that the club is preparing to host Nelson Fight Night #2, the second boxing card in less than a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 19 2016

Friends of Pulpit Rock held its second annual Pulpit Rock Fun Run/Hike Sunday on Elephant Mountain.

Travis Hauck and Jaclyn Dexter won the men’s and women’s races, respectively.

However, the big winner on the day was the trails to Pulpit Rock that will benefit from the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 19 2016

It’s amazing what an active community can accomplish together, if a recent roller derby fundraiser is any indication.

The Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) rallied its sister teams – the Dam City Rollers and the Nelson Killjoys – last month to join them in a special...

Sports News

Morris, Matosevic lead LVR Bombers to BC tournament

Morris, Matosevic lead LVR Bombers to BC tournament

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are off to the B.C. High School AAA Boy's Basketball championships after disposing of the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks 69-46 in the Kootenay Zone Final Wednesday at the Hangar.

The Bombers took control from the opening tip-off, building up a 44-21 lead en route to the blowout victory.

Bjorn Morris led the Bomber attack with 16 points. Josh Matosevic had 15 and Isaiah Kingdon checked in with 14.

Matosevic was a one-man wrecking crew in the second quarter when LVR built up its big lead, scoring 11 of his 15 points.

Leafs get sniper Jamie Vlanich back for Murdoch Showdown against Hawks

Leafs get sniper Jamie Vlanich back for Murdoch Showdown against Hawks

It was just the news Leaf head coach Frank Maida wanted to hear.

Tuesday morning, the Leaf skipper got the word Kootenay International Junior Hockey League scoring leader Jamie Vlanich would not face further suspension after receiving a match penalty during a fight during a February 14 game against Grand Forks.

“I was happy to hear the news because the right thing was done,” Maida told The Nelson on the eve of the final regular season game Saturday in Fruitvale against the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Whitewater BC Winter Games Ski Team

Members of the WH2O ski team, including Kiley Waterfield, Oso Punchard, Liam Jones and Cheyanne Stevens, posed for a recent photo near the hill. — Photo courtesy Whitewater Ski Team

The 2014 B.C. Winter Games are happening in Mission.

Whitewater Ski Team will have representation at the Winter Games as four athletes are competing in the GS and Slalom Races.

The Games are set for February 20-23.The Whitewater skiers are part of the 2000 athletes attending to compete in 18 sports from throughout BC.

Mallard's Source for sports would honour the skiers with Team of the Week accolades.

The contingent includes, Kiley Waterfield, Oso Punchard, Liam Jones and Cheyanne Stevens.



And the Remax Valentine's Mixed title goes to — Marsh rink

Winners of the Remax A event title was the Barry Marsh rink of, from left, ohn Rampone, Tammy Avis, Marsh and Laurie Bagshaw. — Submitted photo

The Barry Marsh rink came away as the big winner at the Nelson Mixed Valnetine's Bonspiel Sunday at the Heritage City Club.

Marsh, John Rampone, Tammy Avis and Laurie Bagshaw won the Remax A event crown, sponsored by Glen Darough at Remax.

In the B event, the May/McKen rink outlasted the field to claim the Sears Nelson Trophy.

The rink included Al May, Kelli May, Grant McKen and Heather McKen.

In the C event, the Rick Cutler foursome took home bragging rights and the Kootenay Glass title.

Time to purchase that Lotto ticket! Lewis rink scores 8-ender

The Murrey Lewis rink, from left, skip Murrey Lewis, third Lori Lewis, second Bob Fortin and lead Marianne Lefley, stopped to have a photo snapped of the 8-ender Saturday during the Mixed Valentine’s Bonspiel at the Nelson Curling Club. — Submitted photo

There’s probably more of a chance for a golfer to knock in a hole-in-one at Granite Pointe Golf Club than an eight-ender to be counted at the Nelson Curling Club.

But seeing how there’s four feet of snow at the Rosemont-based golf course, it was time for the curling club to take over the limelight.

Murrey Lewis of Nelson scored the amazing once-in-a-lifetime feat Saturday during the Mixed Valentine’s Bonspiel at the Heritage City club.

It's a feat so rare the odds of scoring one are nearly impossible to know.

Bombers host Crowe Hawks for berth in Triple-A boys provincials

Bombers host Crowe Hawks for berth in Triple-A boys provincials

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tuned up for the Kootenay High School Boy's AAA Zone Basketball Championships by capturing the Falcon's Tournament Saturday in Fernie.

After disposing of Selkirk Storm of Kimberley 69-44 and Mount Sentinel Wildcats 73-49 in the semi final, the Bombers dumped the host Falcons 66-48 to claim the title.

"Competition was good for us because we were missing Tobin Eberle and Isaiah Kingdon for the weekend," Bomber coach Jeremy Phelan said after returning to Nelson.

Dyck shoots Saints past TRU 3-2 in shootout

Dyck shoots Saints past TRU 3-2 in shootout

Darnell Dyck scored in shootout to lift the Selkirk College Men's Hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Thompson Rivers University in B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League action Saturday in Kamloops.

The win keeps the hopes for another first place BCIHL finish for the Saints alive.

Saturday night Selkirk hosts Simon Fraser University in a huge game.

Selkirk currently trails the Clan by two points for first place in the BCIHL standings, but they are assured of overtaking their Lower Mainland rivals with three straight wins to close out the regular season.

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