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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 28 2017

Sawyer Hunt scored twice as the Nelson Leafs opened the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League exhibition season with a 3-3 tie against Grand Forks Border Bruins Sunday afternoon in the Boundary City.

Jack Karran also scored for the Leafs with Josh Williams and Quinn Yeagher splitting the netminding duties.

The game was the first of a six-game preseason schedule for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Aug 25 2017

Nelson Neptune swimmers saw an opportunity to test their skills against the best in the province at the BC Summer Swim Association Championships this past weekend at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in Kamloops.

Neptunes, which compete in the Kootenay Summer Swim Association against teams from Trail, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kimberley, Creston and Colville, Wash., sent a strong group of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The four-day Fat Tire Festival 2017 kicked off Thursday in grand style with Rosemont Jump Jam at the Bike Park next to the Skatepark in Nelson.

Riders young and old braved the bike park track for the timed pump track race to begin the four-day Fat Tire Festival. Later, seasoned riders competed in the High Jump contest....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

The Nelson Boxing and Athletic Club held a very successful first annual Summer Boxing Camp recently at the Baker Street location in the basement of the Pharmasave Building.

More than 15 boxers from host Nelson, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Nanaimo and Saskatchewan were put through 12-hour days to refine their skills in the ring.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

The 2017 West Kootenay Glacier Challenge to fundraiser ride to fight to improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS (Multiple sclerosis) was another success this past weekend.

The extraordinary two-day 222 kilometer ride that takes cyclists a loop around the Kokanee Glacier in the Selkirk Mountains, from New Denver...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Aug 19 2017

Claire Lovan and Jeevan Sihota led from wire to wire to capture the BC Juvenile Golf Girl’s and Boy’s Championships Friday at the Granite Pointe course in Nelson.

Lovan carded a four-over-par 73 to finish at 224 to capture the Girl’s Title by eight shots over Karen Zhang of Richmond.

Zhang finished round three with a six-over-par 79 to hold on to second spot by...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 18 2017

Saturday and Sunday, cyclists from the Kootenays and all over British Columbia will come together for MS Bike to demonstrate their power in helping to change the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS Bike is the largest fundraising cycling series in North America with the second of four BC tours happening this weekend in New Denver at the MS Bike West Kootenay Challenge....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 17 2017

Jeevan Sihota of Victoria and Claire Lovan of Surrey lead the BC Juvenile Boy’s and Girl’s Golf Championships, respectively, following two rounds of play at Granite Pointe at Nelson.

Sihota maintained his dominance over the field following Thursday’s second round, firing a two-under-par 70 to lead the Boy’s Championship by seven shots over Matt Hopley of Kelowna.

Sihota finished...

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