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by Bob Hall on Thursday Jul 19 2018

In establishing the gold standard in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) over the last few years, the success of Selkirk College Saints program can be attributed to a work ethic that mirrors the region the team calls home.

As the Saints get set to embark on the 2018-2019 season, a trio of recruits will help continue the theme of steadfastness as it looks towards a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 18 2018

It was a banner day for the Yanke kids as both Darren and Jaclyn finished in the winner’s circle during two competitive events in Kimberley and Penticton.

In the Bavarian City, Darren Yanke captured the Men’s Open Division at the Rocky Mountain Spartan Sprint while Jaclyn Dexter topped the Penticton Peach Classic Triathalon in the South Okanagan.

The 41-year-old Darren Yanke won...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

Perhaps the most successful group of players ever to graduate from Nelson Youth Soccer added more hardware to the trophy case by recently capturing the 2018 BC Soccer U18 Girls Provincial B Cup in Kamloops.

The Selects scored a 3-0 victory over the host Kamloops Blaze to complete the banner season.

For some of the Selects, the Gold made it an astounding five provincial medals for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 15 2018

Come one, come all to the 2018 Gare Cup Co-Ed Youth Soccer Tournament set for Lakeside Pitch.

The fundraising youth tournament raises money for the Ernie Gare Scholarship Foundation. The tournament is set for Friday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Players can register as individuals or by full team. Cost is $20 per registrant. Each team consists of seven players.

The tournament is...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 11 2018

Balfour Golf Pro Craig Wilkinson has done it again.

The head professional golfed 180 holes during the annual ALS Society of BC Golfathon, raising $2,460 June 25th at the Balfour Golf Course.

“I’d like to commend the PGA of BC and the ALS Society of BC for their continued partnership and for providing PGA of BC members with an opportunity give back to this very worthy cause," said...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 10 2018

Whites are not required for play at Nelson Tennis Club (NTC), but it was the fashion of the day on Sunday morning when the Club held its annual "Breakfast at Wimbledon" event at the Granite Pointe Golf Club. 

Approximately 50 members enjoyed the weather and some great tennis, as well as Wimbledon favourites like strawberries and cream, lemonade and cucumber sandwiches. 

This will...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 09 2018

Players from throughout the region have flocked to Nelson to participate in the Soccer Quest Camp at the Lakeside Pitch.

The camp is the first of two in Nelson during the summer. The next camp is set for August 27-31 at the Lakeside Fields.

Soccer Quest coordinator Dave Spendlove said campers will have a full week of fun while improving their skills on the pitch.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 08 2018

It’s been quite an amazing run for a group of Nelson Youth Soccer players.

For the third consecutive year, many on Nelson Selects U18 Girls squad have finished in the medals at the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup.

Chantal Gammie scored a hat-trick and Hanna Quinn posted the shutout to power the Nelson Selects to a 3-0 victory over the hometown Blaze in the final of the U18 Girl...