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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 02 2018

Hume Innkeepers and Jackson’s Hole made it look easy, waltzing to back-to-back titles as the Nelson Youth Soccer Adult League concluded the season during the weekend.

The playoff weekend culminated the outdoor roundball season as Mallard’s Men’s Open, Jackson’s Hole Masters and Nelson Star Ladies Rec – Ww Wild Cats outlasted Red Dod in extra time —...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 30 2018

L.V. Rogers Bombers swept to a 4-0 record during a Junior Girl’s Fieldhockey tournament Saturday in Oliver.

LVR defeated Dr. Knox of Kelowna 5-1, host South Okanagan Hornets 3-0, Maple Ridge 3-2 and Pen Hi Lakers 4-0 to claim top spot in the tournament.

“The team played extremely well with midfielder Marisa Price playing double duty on the back line and in the midfield causing...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 30 2018

Despite finishing September with a loss Saturday to the Columbia Valley Rockies Saturday in Invermere, there are plenty of positives to take away after the opening month of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season for the Nelson Leafs.

Nelson remains in top in the Murdoch Division, posting an impressive 7-1 record to lead the Beaver Valley Nitehawks by two points.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 28 2018

It will be a tale of two teams heading in opposite directions when the Castlegar Rebels invade the NDCC Arena Friday to tangle with the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

The Leafs have been perfect, winning all six starts, to open the KIJHL season while the Rebels have struggled, accumulating a meager two points in four games.

Part of the Rebels...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 25 2018

The L.V. Rogers Bombers managed a 3-1 record during the annual High School Girl’s Fieldhockey tournament Saturday in Oliver.

LVR defeated G.W. Graham of Chilliwack 1-0, host South Okanagan 2-0 and earned a 3-0 forfeit win Gleneagle of Coquitlam. The lone setback came in 4-1 loss to Sir Winston Churchhill of Vancouver.

Coach Bruce Walgren said Bombers played brilliantly and kept...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 25 2018

The L.V. Rogers Bombers took to the road to test their skills against top-ranked teams this past weekend in the Central Okanagan.

Bomber Seniors earned a split during the two-game swing to Vernon against Seaton and Kalamalka.

LVR opened with a win over Seaton 4-2 before dropping a 6-1 decision to a top-ranked Lakers squad.

Sharing in the goal scoring for the Bombers were...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 23 2018

The Nelson Leafs continue to get major contributions from its veterans as the Heritage City franchise cruised to a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League wins over Summerland Steam and Grand Forks Border Bruins.

Friday, Ryan Piva scored his second hat-trick of the season as the Leafs dumped the Steam 6-2 at the NDCC Arena.

Saturday, in the Boundary City, goalie...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 21 2018

There’s always room for more scoring and the Nelson Leafs hope they have added another sniper to the fold after the Green and White acquired forward Tyler Nypower from Nanaimo Buccaneers of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League.

Nypower is no stranger to the KIJHL having spent most of last season with Columbia Valley Rockies.

The 19-year-old forward scored 14 goals and added...

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