by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 04 2016

The 2016 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships were held recenlty at the Glacier Gym Club.

And the local club did not disappoint as the Glacier athletes reached new levels against teams from Trail, Castlegar, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Penticton and Golden.

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by Contributor on Wednesday May 04 2016

What are you doing on Saturday, May 14? No plans yet? Well, have the Dam City Rollers got a killer evening planned, and they want you to enjoy it with them. The ladies in purple are hosting a three-team tournament at Selkirk College in Castlegar.

Doors open at 6 p.m., first whistle ...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 03 2016

There was action, and more action during the 2016 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships this past weekend at the Glacier Gym Club.

Two hundred and seventy gymnasts from Nelson, Trail, Castlegar, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Penticton and Golden competed...

Sports News

Mallard's Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Field Hockey Team

The team, taking a break for a photo following the tournament banquet at Grouse Mountain Lodge includes, starting at the left, Noelle Wang, Emma Borhi, Ella Pommeranz, Emma Gregorich, Lauren Walgren, Sydney Zondervan (coach) Allie Zondervan, Kyra Burkart, Naomi Perkins, Mckenna Bennett, Noa Butterfield, Hailee Gerun, Anna Goeppner, MarleyReynold and Ava Strautman. Front, Jena Wheeldon, Tara Yowek and Abbie Bourchier-Willans. — Photo courtesy LVR Athletic Dept.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers faced some stiff competition at the B.C. High School AA Girl's Field Hockey Championships in West Vancouver.

Hats off to the Bombers girls for taking the Wild Card route to the provincial tournament and proudly representing the West Kootenay.

Staff at Mallard's Source For Sports want to honour the accomplishments of the Bombers by naming the squad Team of the Week.

UPDATE: West Kootenay rivals square off in consolation round

LVR Bombers ran into some rather tough opposition on opening day of the AA Field Hockey Championships. — photo courtesy Bruce Walgren

West Kootenay rivals J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail and Nelson's L.V. Rogers Bombers take to the pitch Friday in consolation round action at the B.C. High School AA Girl's Field Hockey Championships in West Vancouver.

The two teams finshed the round robin down in pool play standings.

LVR tied North Delta 3-3 while Crowe was shutout by South Okanagan of Oliver 2-0.

West Kootenay squads shutout on opening day of Field Hockey tourney

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report

Captain Kerry Reed hoists his 16 pound October Rainbow.

By Kerry Reed, Reel Adventures Charters
 
Everything seems perfect for fall/winter fishing now. Our water temperatures are just right. Our weather has been good. And our fish are starting to cooperate.

We have had a lot of days with 10 - 15 fish coming to the boat.  Lots of action for our groups.  Still a lot of smaller fish, but the odd big one gets hooked each day to help keep the excitement up.

Rainbows up to 19 pounds and Dollies up to 12 pounds have been caught lately.

Ice make most of long northern road trip, take three points from Cougars

Ice coach Rob Wright is instilling change with the Kootenay Major Midget Hockey Club. — The Nelson Daily photo

The Kootenay Ice hasn’t had much to cheer about this B.C. Hockey Major Midget season.

Until this past weekend in Prince George.

The Ice came away with three of four points during a two-game set against the Cariboo Cougars.

Kootenay took the opener 6-5 thanks to a game-winning goal by Nelson’s Aigne McGready-Bruce.

Sunday, the Cougars rallied back to tie the Ice 4-4 with a third-period goal by Thomas Webster.

Extra games pay big dividends as LVR prepares for AA Field Hockey provincials

The Bombers were fearless around the net as seen during a tourney in Oliver. — Bruce Walgren photo

It’s always good to look on the brighter side of life.

So when the L.V. Rogers Bombers suffered a crushing 1-0 loss to J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks in the final of the West Kootenay High School Girl’s Field Hockey Tournament, skipper Val Gibson took the positive approach.

Nelson's Mitch Popadynetz helps UBC to Canada West title

UBC's Mitch Popadynetz was all smiles holding the Canada West Men's Soccer Championship trophy. — photo courtesy UBC Athletic Department

The soccer trail for Mitch Popadynetz continues to be lined with gold after the Nelson Youth Soccer star helped power the University of BC Thunderbirds to another Canada West men's soccer title in Vancouver.

The T-Birds rocked Saskatchewan Huskies 6-1 in the Canada Men's West Championship.

Popadynetz, in his first year with the T-Birds, scored once in the game.

Popadynetz, fresh onto the field as a substitute, found the far corner to score in the 68th minute, securing the victory for UBC.

Saints pull front-running TRU back by stopping Spartans 6-0

The Saints celebration was going strong as Selkirk dumped TRU 6-zip in BCIHL play.

Selkirk College Saints jumped into a three-way tie for top spot in B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League standings after posting a convincing 6-0 shutout over visiting rinity Western University Saturday at the Castlegar Recreation Complex. 

The win maintains a perfect home record for the Saints in the 2013/14 season.

on Saturday, scoring a pair of goals in each period to top Trinity Western University by a 6-0 score at the Castlegar Recreation Complex.

TWU entered the game atop league standings with a 5-1 mark.

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