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by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Apr 05 2014

When push came to shove, it's obvious the Beaver Valley Nitehawks were the stronger team.

Beaver Valley flexed its offensives muscles, out scoring Kamloops 14-3 in the final two games to clinch the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League title with a 6-0 shutout victory Friday in Fruitvale.

The Hawks, winners the best-of-seven series 4-2, capture its second KIJHL title in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 03 2014

Nelson Minor Hockey culminated another great season on the ice with its annual award's banquet this week at the Tenth Street Campus.

Highlighting the night was the presentation of the major award winners.

Staff at Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the winners with Team of the Week.

The winners, pictured in no specific order, included, Noah Quinn winning the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 03 2014

Soon sounds of baseball cracking off bats will be flowing through Fairview and Uphill districts of the Heritage City as Nelson Baseball Association begins another season of diamond play.

Registration, which has climbed again for the fourth consecutive season, for the 2014 season closed Tuesday.

Now it's up to the NBA board to select teams, which is scheduled to be completed by...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Apr 02 2014

Nelson Minor Hockey wrapped up another successful campaign on the ice with the annual awards banquet Wednesday at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus.

The evening was led by former NHLer Mike Laughton.

The Nelson product saluted the award winners along with giving the banquet goers a history lesson on the greats from Nelson Minor Hockey past.

Some of the award winners...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 01 2014

The Nelson Leafs have some added pressure on the host squad at the upcoming Cyclone Taylor Cup after Nelson/Creston MLA Michelle Mungall accepted a friendly bet in the Legislature.

Esquimalt-Royal Roads MLA Maurine Karagianis has challenged  Mungall to a friendly wager on the outcome as the Victoria Cougars travel to Nelson to compete for B.C. junior B hockey supremacy in the Cyclone...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 01 2014

Former Nelson native and L.V. Rogers grad Doug Agnew was honoured Friday by the Milwaukee Admirals on his 2,000th game as team trainer and his 25th season with the team.

Agnew, who was raised in Nelson and attended Trafalgar and L.V. Rogers High Schools, has been the Athletic Trainer for the Admirals since 1989 when he was assigned to the team as a member of the Vancouver Canucks...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 31 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are off to a great start in the High School Spring Baseball League, winning four of the team's opening four games.

The Bombers posted wins over Northwest Christian and Timberlake Idaho during spring break.

Here's a capsule look at the season:

Game 1 LVR 19 Northwest Christian 2

Braden Zarikoff threw a five innings of two hit...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Mar 30 2014

After dropping the opener in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Final, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks had the Kamloops Storm right where they wanted.

Dan Holland scored twice, including once in a three-goal second period, to spark the Hawks to a 6-2 thrashing of the Storm Saturday night in Spoolmak Country.

Beaver Valley squares the best-of-seven KIJHL Championship...