by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 11 2016

The Glacier Gymnastics Club is rolling out the red carpet for the Judges Cup this weekend at the Civic Centre facility.

The Judges Cup, attracting more than 160 athletes from Trail, Castlegar, Kimberley, Cranbrook and host Nelson, is the first of many competitions for the Glacier gymnasts...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 11 2016

By Graham Tracey

The Whitewater ski team has made history this season with a record- breaking enrollment of 140 athletes, 7 of whom are on their way to the BC games after qualifiers at Red Mountain in mid January.

“When you consider that only 20...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 11 2016

Michael Johnson is betting against the odds, and winning.

The underdog Victoria rink knocked off its second heavyweight at the 2016 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championships, outlasting club mate Wes Craig 6-4 during Thursday's morning draw to advance into the A...

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Mallard's Team of the Week — Team Wined it Up

Pictured from left, The Nelson Daily's McCuaig, Jennifer Ellis, David Johnson, Sandy Mitchell (Captain), Jay Puder and Jay Ratzlaff. — photo courtesy Annie Hardy

The event raised more than $80,000.

One team, Team Cranked Up, brought in more than $9,000.

Not to be outdone was Team Wined it Up which came a close second at more than $7,500 raised for MS Research.

Not bad says the folks at Mallard's Source for sports which selected the squad Team of the Week.

The West Kootenay Glacier Challenge MS Bike tour had cyclists trek from New Denver to Nelson one day and Nelson to New Denver the next to help find a cure while getting a whole of exercise and scenery looking.

Leafs bounce Hawks 8-2 to open KIJHL exhibition season

Nelson's Team White took the the ice Tuesday and looked good against visting BV Hawks. — The Nelson Daily photo

UPDATE: Leafs deal away pair to acquire rights to defenceman Darnell St. Pierre

UPDATE: Leafs deal away pair to acquire rights to defenceman Darnell St. Pierre

The Nelson Leafs continue to build a team worthy to host the 2014 Cyclone Taylor Cup.

Leaf skipper Frank Maida dealt away two more players from last season’s roster in a move to acquire the rights to defenceman Darnell St. Pierre.

The soon to be 19-year-old St. Pierre, who toiled last season for the Revelstoke Grizzlies before playing two playoff games with Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the BC Hockey League, was acquired for defenceman Kyler Wilkinson and forward Damin Devlin.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Kootenay Glacier Kings

The squad includes, back row, L-R, Craig Pickerell (Nelson), Grant Apostoliuk (Castlegar), Mike Grace (Rossland), Dave DeLong (Castlegar), Norm Deverney(Nelson), Doug Thomson (Nelson), Don Soroke (Castlegar), Mike Ramsay (Rossland), Rod Guimont(Cranbrook) and coach Marsh Severyn. Front, Kim Weberg (Nelson) Ron Dominici (Trail), Brent Mason (Nelson), Ron Cox (Rossland) Frank Curiston (Cranbrook/Nelson), Rob Wasilykiw(Trail), Pat Severyn and Terry Thomas (Trail).

The Kootenay Glacier Kings took the much tougher road, but it was all worth it after the local squad captured the BC Senior Games Men’s 55-plus Gold Medal Saturday in Kamloops.

Rod Guimont of Cranbrook scored twice, his second tally of the highlight reel variety, to pace the Kings past Zone 9 Masters from North Central 5-3.

The Glacier Kings, entering the final undefeated, trailed 3-1 in the game.

Former LVR Bomber star inks deal in Romania

Sean Denison, dunking the ball during a shoot around at the LVR Hangar, is back on the court in Romania. — The Nelson Daily photo

At least L.V. Rogers Bomber grad Sean Denison is getting to travel and see the world.

The former Bomber basketball star recently signed on to play in the Romania League (Liga Nationala) with CSM Oradea after a stint last season in Russia.

“I am really looking forward to this season . . . it looks like it could be good for me and fun to play,” the 6’11”, 245-pound power forward said before hopping a plane for Europe.

UPDATE: 2013 Fat Tire Festival Results

Even a little rain could not spoil the fun at Friday's Fat Tire Festival parade down Baker Street. — The Nelson Daily photo

The 2013 Fat Tire Festival results are in

Saints look to 'natural leader' to lead Selkirk into BCIHL season

The new captain of the Saints is Trail native Logan Proulx. — photo courtesy Selkirk College Saints

The Saints, beginning another march to the top of the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League Sunday in Castlegar, named Trail native Logan Proulx to lead them.

The 22-year-old forward has been named captain of the Saints hockey club.

Proulx will slip on the captaincy when Selkirk opens the exhibition season Tuesday in the Silver City against the Trail Smoke Eaters at 7 p.m.

"Logan is a natural leader who sets the tone every day with his high compete level and his enthusiasm for being at the rink," said Saints head coach Jeff Dubois.