by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 28 2015

The L.V. Rogers Bombers will play for fifth spot at the 16-team BC High School Girl's AA Soccer Championships in Burnaby.

Naomi Perkins scored the only goal of the game to lead LVR to a thrilling 1-0 win over Brookswood Friday afternoon in playoff action.

LVR advances to meet...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 28 2015

The Nelson Selects U13 Girls Soccer made it look easy en route to the gold medal at the Terry Walgren Tournament held recently in the Heritage City.

The Selects outscored the opposition by a 19-3 margin, registering three shutouts in the tournament.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 27 2015

The L.V. Rogers Bombers dropped a heartbreaker at the BC High School AA Boy's Rugby Championships Thursday in Abbotsford.

D.W. Poppey of Langley scored the winning points in the final minutes of he game to edge the Bombers 13-7 in consolation round action.

The loss drops...

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Nelson Eagles fly high at Kelowna hoop tournament

The Nelson Eagles (white jerseys) played well at a tournament this past weekend in Kelowna. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Eagles finished 2-1 at the U17 KMBA Boys Basketball Tourney this past weekend in Kelowna.

The Eagles, consisting of players mostly from L.V. Rogers High School and Castlegar, defeated KMBA Reps from Kelowna in the consolation final Sunday.

“(We) caught the KMBA squad on the back end of a double-header and took full advantage, pushing the tempo and scoring easily in transition,” said Eagles coach Jeremy Phelan.

LVR rocks Rockers en route to Kootenay Rugby Championship

 Bombers Chase Gilbertson carries a pair of Rocker tacklers past the Try Line during the first half of Wednesday's Kootenay Rugby Final at the Lakeside Pitch. — The Nelson Daily photo

Chase Gilbertson scored two tries to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 43-0 romp over Castlegar’s Stanley Humphries Rockers in the Kootenay High School Boy’s Rugby Championship Wednesday afternoon at the Lakeside Pitch in Nelson.

LVR, the defending Kootenay Champion, now advances to the BC High School Boy’s AA Rugby Championships May 27-30 in Abbotsford.

The game was never in doubt as the host Bombers ran all over the Rockers from the opening kick off.

Eli Wilson, Ryan Lewis, Ray Bisonette and Sam Woodward also scored for LVR.

Perkins powers Bombers into Kootenay Girl's Soccer Final

Perkins powers Bombers into Kootenay Girl's Soccer Final

Naomi Perkins scored twice to spark the L.V. Rogers to a 2-0 victory over Trail's J. Lloyd Crowe in semi finals of the Kootenay High School AA Girl's Soccer Zone Finals Wednesday in Creston.

The Bombers, the top seed in the tournament, advance to the final Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

LVR dominated the contest but struggled to find success around the cage.

Perkins opened the scoring against the Hawks after taking a slick pass from Abbie Bourchier-Willans.

Perkins then made it 2-0 by teaming up with Taylor Zimmerman to add some insurance.

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Fresh from Cougar Classic title, LVR hosts Stanley Humphries

The Bombers, dark jerseys, are back on the pitch Wednesday hosting the Stanley Humphries Rockers of Castlegar. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tuned up for the Kootenay High School Zone Rugby Championships by capturing the Cougar Classic tournament Saturday in Red Deer, Alta.

The Bombers made it look easy, outscoring the Prairie opposition 95-6,

LVR bounced Bishop O' Bryne of Calgary 24-6 in the final.

In the other games, the Bombers rocked Notre Dame, Saskatchewan 29-0 and Notre Dame Red Deer 42-0.

The Bombers host Stanley Humphries Rockers Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Pitch in the Kootenay High School Zone Rugby Championship.

Glacier trio — Majeski, Stefani & Kelly — pace host club at Zone Championships

Glacier gymnast Tess Gordon works through her balance beam routine Saturday at the 2015 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Age was not a factor during the zone gymnastics meet held at the Glacier Gym Club Saturday and Sunday.

Nine-year-old Abby Majeski, 10-year-old Brianne Stefani and 13-year-old Olivia Kelly won the lion’s share of the medals to pace the host Glacier Club at the 2015 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships this past weekend in Nelson.

Nelson U18 Selects grab bronze at Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament

Nelson U18 Selects grab bronze at Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament

Nelson Select came within whisker of playing for the championship of the Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament Sunday in Coeur d Alene, Idaho.

The  U18 Select finished third due to head-to-head action tiebreaker despite posting a 2-1 record.

"I was absolutely delighted with the effort,” said Nelson coach Dan Szabo.
“A few mistakes cost us, but I liked how we picked ourselves up after.”