by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 27 2016

It's never easy for staff at Mallard's Source for sports to choose the Team of the Week recipient during Rep Soccer Playdown season.

That's because Nelson Youth Soccer fields so many good teams.

However, following a close look at the winners heading off to the BC Soccer...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 26 2016

L.V. Rogers is getting ready to wap things up on another exciting school year at the Fairview High School.

Bombers teams brought back a pair of BC High School Provincial titles in Boy's Rugby and Girl's Soccer to hang on the walls of the Hangar.

However, before the final...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 23 2016

The Nelson Selects secured a berth in the Les Sinnott Memorial U15 Boys Provincial Cup by blasting Columbia Valley 5-0 in Kootenay Soccer Playoff action last week in Cranbrook.

The Selects advance to the provincial tournament July 7-10 in West Vancouver.

With the backline of Jesse...

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LVR Bombers need shootout to capture BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championship

Smiling from ear to ear with the Provincial High School banner, the LVR Bombers pose for the team picture following a victory in the BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Final. — Photo courtesy Abby Bouchier-Willans

Maya Ida scored the winning goal in shootout to spark the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 2-1 victory over St. Thomas Moore of Vancouver in the final of the 2016 BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships Friday in Campbell River.

Ida was the seventh shooter in the thrilling tie-breaker that decided the AA Girl’s Soccer title, the first for LVR since the 1997 and 1998 when the Bombers won back to back provincial titles under the guidance of coach Dave Simpson.

Perkins scores five times to power LVR into final of BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships

Bomber senior striker Naomi Perkins had the game of her life, scoring five times en route to sparking LVR past Okanagan Mission of Kelowna 6-1. - Submitted photo

It was the Naomi Perkins show at the 2016 BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships Friday in Campbell River.

The Bomber striker scored five times to power L.V. Rogers past Okanagan Mission of Kelowna 6-1 in semi final action.

The win gives LVR a spot in the tournament final Saturday against St. Thomas Moore of Vancouver.

The Lower Mainland squad needed overtime and shootout to edge St. Michael’s University of Vancouver Island 1-0.

Bombers flying high after Day one of 2016 BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships

The Bombers get some direction from the coaching staff during Day one of the 2016 BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships in Campbell River. — Submitted photo

Oh so close but yet so far away for the L.V. Rogers Bombers at the 2016 BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships in Campbell River.

Still a shot a the Final Four remains in the cards for the Kootenay Reps after the Bombers finished Day one of the 16-team tournament tied for top spot in Pool D with Seycove of North Vancouver — both teams finishing with four points on identical 1-0-1 records.

However, the Bombers could have been the driver's seat had it not been for a late game collapse against Ladysmith.

Nelson Jays knock off league leading Trail Reds at QE Park

Out at the plate was this Trail Reds base runner during Wednesday West Kootenay Junior Babe Ruth Baseball game at Queen Elizabeth Park. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Nelson Jays held off a late charge to edge the Trail Reds 11-9 in West Kootenay Junior Babe Ruth Baseball action Wednesday night at Queen Elizabeth Park.

It was the first time this season the Jays have been able to knock off the league leading Reds.

Blair Sookro picked the the save in relief of Connor Comishin to secure the win.

Charles Curiston and Ronan Grey also pitched for Nelson.

Sookro also led the offence for the Jays with a three-run, inside-the-park home run.

Johnny Melinchuk chipped with two-RBI's.

Bombers ready to challenge elite at 2016 BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships

The LVR Bombers, seen here listening to Brett Adams of the Whitecaps during a tournament in Kelowna, enter the 2016 BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships with high hopes of gaining a medal. — Submitted photo

The Kootenay Champion L.V. Rogers Bombers look to make some noise as the Heritage City team opens play Thursday at the 2016 BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships in Campbell River.

The Bombers, which easily disposed of J. Lloyd Crowe and David Thompson of Invermere at the recent Kootenay High School AA Girl's Soccer Championships in Creston, begin divisional action at the 16-team tournament against Burnsview of Delta Thursday at 11 a.m.

Large field expected to tee it up at Granite Pointe Tournament of Roses

Large field expected to tee it up at Granite Pointe Tournament of Roses

Granite Pointe will be buzzing with activity Tuesday (May 31) as the Heritage City Ladies Club welcomes the top players from the region for the annual Tournament of Roses.

The Tournament of Roses is an 18-hole team affair with players playing with a partner to determine the top winner in Low Net and Low Gross categories.

Mallard's Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Rugby Team

The Provincial Rugby Champion Bombers include, back row, L-R, Chase Gilbertson, Joel Bokenfor, Liam Smith, Mike Caldecott, Eli Swan, Sebastian Bodine. Middle, second row coach Brad Swan, Evan Klenk, Raven Johnson, Owen Pfeffer, Nigel Ziegler, coach Mike Joyce. Front, Rowan Megale, Seamus Howard, Daniel wood, Jake Anderson, Martin mendez, Dylan Dixon and Ezra Lloyd. — Photo courtesy LVR Bombers Rugby Team

One easy way of getting selected as Mallard's Team of the Week is to overcome the odds and capture a BC High School Provincial Title.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers accomplished the feat Saturday in Abbotsford, claiming the BC High School Boy's Tier II Rugby Championship with a thrilling 13-12 victory over Robert Bateman.

The game came down to the final seconds before LVR was crowned the winners.

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