by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 21 2014

The L.V. Rogers Bombers won for the second time in as many games on the West Kootenay High School Basketball League circuit Thursday, stopping the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks 71-53 in Trail.

Missing some key players off the roster due to injury — including Josh Matosevic to a concussion...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Dec 20 2014

The Nelson Leafs scored seven unanswered goals en route to an 8-2 pounding of the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win allowed the Leafs to remain tied for top spot in the Murdoch Division with the Beaver...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 18 2014

Ali Zondervan and Naomi Perkins combined for 33 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 74-34 victory over the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail in West Kootenay High School Girl's Basketball action Thursday night at the Hangar in Nelson.

The win was the second of the...

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Determined Mount Sentinel finishes volleyball season with bronze medal

The bronze-medal-winning Mount Sentinel Wildcats team includes, L-R, coach Joe Moreira, Allison Perepelkin, Malin Chernoff, Lauren Spurge, Madia Rehwald, Teya Makortoff and coach Bryce Moreira. Front, Maya Mierau, Kyra Makortoff, Lexi Tarasoff and Victoria Peebles.

For five seniors Saturday’s bronze medal victory in Kelowna culminated
hours of work in the gym, time riding on the bus to attend tournaments and
months of late nights completing homework after practice during the senior girl's volleyball season.

The Wildcats made their last game a memorable one after scoring a three
set victory over Southridge of Surrey Saturday at the BC High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships at Immaculata Gymnasium in the Central Okanagan City.

CFL Grey Cup — more than just a football game

Fans play it up for the cameras on Robson Street before the Fan Parade prior to the playing of the 2014 Grey Cup in Vancouver. — Bruce Fuhr photos

Was it, or wasn’t it?

Was it or wasn’t it a bad call, or was it or wasn’t it a great game.

The 2014 Grey Cup delivered it’s share of glitz and glimmer and, at the same time, some controversy as the Calgary Stampeders hung on to clip the Hamilton Tiger Cats 20-16 Sunday before 52,000 plus fans of Canadian Football at BC Place in Vancouver.

Leafs ride performance of Adam Maida to 2-1 victory over Rebels

Leafs ride performance of Adam Maida to 2-1 victory over Rebels

Netminder Adam Maida stopped all but one shot to backstop the Nelson Leafs to a 2-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over rival Castlegar Rebels Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The victory powered the Leafs into a tie for top spot in Murdoch Division standings and allowed Nelson to grab three of a possible four points in the home-and-home weekend series.

Castlegar won Friday night 5-4 in overtime.

Sports Day in Canada comes to Nelson

Sports Day in Canada comes to Nelson

Come one, come all.

Friday is the kick off to Sports Day in Canada with third Jersey Day in downtown Nelson.

The Nelson Regional Sports Council is encouraging the public to wear their favourite jersey to work, school or just while shopping.

Donate a $1 to KidSport Nelson and wear the jersey at the NDCC and be entered into draw for Nelson Leafs jersey.

Friday night is set aside for the Community Sport Hero Awards from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Adventure Hotel in Nelson.

Injury-riddled Leafs face test against Murdoch leading Castlegar

Leafs defenceman Austin Seaman will assume his post in front of goalie Joey Karrer as Nelson meets Castlegar in a home-and-home series. — The Nelson Daily photo

How long can the Nelson Leafs keep winning with an injury-depleted roster of players?

Hopefully a little while longer as Leaf coach and GM Dave McLellan continues to work the phones looking for prize prospects to fill in the injury-depleted lineup.

Nelson managed, with the help of a few affiliate players from the Kootenay Ice of the BC Major Midget Hockey League, to keep pace in the Murdoch Division by edging the Grand Forks Border Bruins in overtime during a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League mid-week Murdoch clash in the Boundary City.

Mallard's Team of the Week —Trafalgar Thunder Girl's Volleyball

The team includes, back row, L-R, coach Staci Proctor,Amanda Creak, Maia Thibault, Alicia Griko, Lily Huttemann, Sophie Borhi, Mimi Lockhurst, Maia Robertson-Weir and Jaydon Rushton. Front, , Brynn Belland, Kristin Vanhorne,  Rylee Zondervan, Michaela Anderson, Camryn Parnell and Bryce Winters. Missing from photo, Reece Hunt, Shayla Elias, Olivia Kelly, Sophie Edney, Finn Pitcairn and Maren Kernan. — Submitted photo

They're back in the Mallard's Team of the Week winner's circle.

The Trafalgar Girl's Volleyball team earned the elite status after capturing the West Kootenay Junior Girl's Volleyball Championships Saturday at Mount Sentinel Gymnasium in South Slocan.

It was Trafalgar versus Trafalgar in the final, with Trafalgar winning the title.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to bestow the honour on the Trafalgar squad of Team of the Week.

Trafalgar culminates volleyball season with West Kootenay Title

It was Trafalgar vs Trafalgar in the finals of the West Kootenay Junior Girl's Volleyball Championships at Mount Sentinel gymnasium. — Submitted photo

In the end, it was Trafalgar versus Trafalgar for all the bragging rights.

Trafalgar A needed three sets to outlast their school rivals, Trafalgar B, to capture the West Kootenay Junior Girl’s Volleyball Championship Saturday at Mount Sentinel Gymnasium in South Slocan.

“This was a great group of girls and their overall play improves so much from the beginning of the year . . . they kind of peaked at the tournament,” said Trafalgar coach Staci Proctor.