by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 16 2017

Nelson skaters won a total of three bronze medals during the weekend West Kootenay Invitational Figure Skating Competition this past weekend at the NDCC Arena.

The host club entered a total of 27 skaters in the 44 event schedule weekend and has the largest number of entry level skaters in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 16 2017

The Nelson Association is pulling out all the stops to celebrate Minor Hockey Week with a host of events highlighted by the annual Novice Tournament.

Minor Hockey Week has been celebrated in Canada since 1958 when the idea was adopted from the first event the previous year in Trail.

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 16 2017

The British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) standings may not have changed much after a weekend series between the Selkirk College Saints and Simon Fraser University Clan, but more seeds were planted for what is shaping up to be a great second half of the season.


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Nelson's Samuel Matthew medals at WAVES event

The boy's squad includes, Samuel Matthew, Ian Markus, Riley Mager and Jackson Konkin. — Submitted photo

Nelson's Samuel Matthew did not look out of place cooking with the big dogs in Victoria as the TRAX SwImmer medals in all his event final swims at the WAVES event.

Matthew took gold in the 50, 100 and 200 meter breaststroke events while setting new meet records during the 50 & 100 meter preliminary morning swims at the Commonwealth Games Pool.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Nelson Figure Skating Club

Nelson Figure skaters include, back row, L-R, Breanna Tomlin, Courtney Shrieves, Isabella Kroker Kimber, Christina Champlin, Charly DeFouw and Morgan Sabo. Front, Tia Berrrens, Lila McKechnie, Helena Keating, Courtney Donaldson and Lulu Nyiti. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Figure Skating Club enjoyed a banner season as the club completed the campaign on ice with a boatload of medals during local major competitions — Kootenay Regional Championships

Staff at Mallard's Source for sports would like to honour the skaters with Team of the Week status.

Nelson Figure skaters include Breanna Tomlin, Courtney Shrieves, Isabella Kroker Kimber, Christina Champlin, Charly DeFouw, Morgan Sabo, Tia Berrrens, Lila McKechnie, Helena Keating, Courtney Donaldson and Lulu Nyiti.

Nelson Clubsters open Spring hoop season in Salmon Arm

Nelson Clubsters open Spring hoop season in Salmon Arm

Nelson Club Basketball team traveled to the North Okanagan to begin the spring lead against teams from Salmon Arm.

Josh Matosevic led the U17s in scoring in a 59-27 defeat against a much bigger and stronger Synergy U17's.

Nelson has no U17s on the team as the club is filled with younger players.

"We are often physically outmatched by older U17 teams," said coach Jeremy Phelan.

Despite the size and age discrepancy, Nelson jumped to a 4-1 lead with baskets from Colton Jones. 

Rhythm Ropers shine at BC Rope Skipping Championships

Most double dutch teams had three, but the Sensations upped the anty to four competitors at one time during Saturday's competition at LVR. — Bruce Fuhr photos

Nelson Rhythm Ropers treated the public to some world-class skipping as the Heritage City Club hosted the B.C. Rope Skipping Championships this past weekend at the L.V. Rogers High School gymnasium.

Teams from throughout the province attended the three-day Jump Rope  BC event that featured events in speed, freestyle and power.

The top competitors now advance to the Canadian National Rope Skipping Championships May 16 - 19 in Abbotsford.


Banner season concludes for Nelson Figure Skating Club; Ice Show May 10

Christina Champlin's silver medal in the Senior Silver level was just one of the many highlights for the Nelson Figure Skating Club this season. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Figure Skating Club completed a successful season on ice with a trunk load of hardware.

Despite starting out the season with a a number of club skaters competing for the first time, coaches Yoshie Measures and Sarah Gower saw a vast improvement from last season.

Starting in February, 15 skaters competed at the Kootenay Regional Championships in Beaver Valley, entering 40 separate events, the most for the club since 2008.

Kootenay Mountaineering Club celebrates 50th anniversary

Two members of the Kootenay Mountaineering Club share a photo op in what is some of the most beautiful country in the world. — Photo courtesy Kootenay Mountaineering Club

The Kootenay Mountaineering Club celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014.

The KMC existed as a section of the Alpine Club of Canada for its first five years, but went its own way when it could not or would not persuade sufficient numbers to sign up with the ACC.

Today, the KMC numbers over 300 members and schedules more than 100 outdoor trips and activities every year. Its membership resides primarily in the West Kootenays with most members residing within the Rossland-Trail-Castlegar-Nelson corridor.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Abacus, Jackson's Hole Masters Champs

The winning Abacus team includes, back row, L-R, Shayne Brandel, Iain Harvey, Duncan McDonald, Reg Percival and Bill Clark. Front, Mike Garant, Pat Hodgson, Kevin Cormack, Stefan Humphries and Simon Liddell. — Submitted photo

Soccer Quest wrapped up its indoor league season by crowning champs in the three adult divisions.

Abacus made it a clean sweep of the Jackson's Hole Masters League by capturing both playoff and regular season title.

Abacus edged out Bia Boro 6-5 in the final to claim the title.

The regular season champs advanced to the final by scoring another narrow semi final victory, 5-4, over Jackson's Hole.

In the other divisions, Dirty Dozen beat Selkirk Eyecare 4-3 to claim the Bridge Ladies Rec League crown.

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