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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 22 2014

Matt Hughes formerly of Kamloops is the new skipper of the Good Ship Leafs.

Hughes was officially welcomed to the position today by Nelson interim society president Larry Martel.

"All his references spoke very highly of Matt and said we would be foolish not to hire him as coach," Martel told The Nelson Daily.

Hughes, originally from Kamloops, comes to the Heritage...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 22 2014

A host of interested students recently signed up to participate in the first annual Emergency Services Camp to experience life an emergency official.

The camp, coordinated by the Nelson Police Department in conjunction with the Nelson RCMP, Nelson Fire Rescue, Nelson Search and Rescue, and BC Ambulance, involved students from LV Rogers Secondary, Salmo Secondary, JV Humphries Secondary...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 19 2014

Local Nelson Little league baseball player Brendan Martel was the winner of the Rollie Lussier Memorial trophy for top Nelson Baseball Association umpire and the Dean Wells Memorial for sportsmanship and dedication to the game for the 2013 season.

Martel is now playing Midget AAA baseball for the West Kelowna Diamondbacks in the BC Minor Baseball league.

The Lussier and Wells...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 19 2014

Sport Stacking extraordinaire Sascha MacMillan of South Slocan recently returned from Jeonju, South Korea with a 12th overall place finish in the boy's division at the Sport Stacking Championships.

MacMillan, 11, was one of 300 athletes from 18 countries competing in the individuals, doubles and relays during two days of competing.

MacMillan, a member of Team Canada...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 15 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers outscored the opposition 11-2 en route to capturing its third consecutive Kootenay High School AA Girl's Soccer Zone Championship Wednesday in Creston.

Noa Butterfield scored three times to lead the Bombers past David Thompson Lakers of Invermere 5-1 in the tournament final.

Darian Voisard and Hailee Gerun also scored for the number one seeded Bombers....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 15 2014

He decided to try his hand at small business at the ripe old age of 22 years when Dale Donaldson first opened Mallard's Source for sports in Castlegar.

Thirty years later, and with two stores including the one in the 500 Block of Baker Street in Nelson, Dale Donaldson and Mallard's Source for sports is still going strong.

Staff at The Nelson Daily decided to take the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 14 2014

The L. V. Bomber Baseball Bombers made it a clean sweep of Alberta competion during a weekend road trip through the southern part of the province.

The Bombers swept a pair of doubleheader sets from both Raymond and Kate Andrews High School from Coaldale to make conclude the 2014 diamond season on a successful note.

LVR opened the trip by blasting Raymond 11-0 behind the five-hit...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 13 2014

It’s win or go home time for the L.V. Rogers Bombers.

The-two-time defending zone champion travels to Creston Wednesday for the opportunity to get back to the provincial tournament as five teams vye for the right to represent the zone at the Kootenay High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships.

The Bombers, the top seed entering the tournament, meet the winner of Castlegar’s...