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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U16 Selects push older U18s at Terry Walgren Tournament

U16's Grace Dehnel secures the ball for the host club during a game against Kootenay South. — Bob Hall photo

Nelson U16 Selects got a tune up for this weekend's Kamloop Slurpee Cup, dropping a 2-0 decision to the U18s in the final of the Terry Walgren Youth Soccer Tournament Sunday at Lakeside Park in Nelson.

Naomi Perkins scored the second of two goals to power the U18s past their younger cousins.

"Not often I will come off a weekend where we lost two games, tied one and had only one win and think we played so well," said head coach Paul Burkart.

Selkirk College Saints Add Leadership to Blueline

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome former Creston Valley Thunder Cats defenceman Jackson Bruce-Fuoco to the team when the 2016-2017 BCIHL season begins in September.  —Photo courtesy Jeff Banman

The four-time defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) champion Selkirk College Saints are building towards the upcoming season with the signing of Jackson Bruce-Fuoco.

An Ontario native, Bruce-Fuoco has committed for the 2016-2017 season and beyond. A skilled two-way defenseman that possess exceptional leadership, Bruce-Fuoco played for the Creston Valley Thunder Cats of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) in the 2015-2016 season.

Annual General Meeting a chance for fans to help plot course of Good Ship Leafs

The Nelson Leafs Hockey Society hosts its AGM Tuesday, May 24 at the NDCC. — The Nelson Daily

While the coaching staff continues to log more kilometers than Greyhound in their search for skilled players to fill out the roster for the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the movers and shakers behind the scenes of the Good Ship Leaf open up the books to the public at the Annual General Meeting of the Nelson Leafs Hockey Society Tuesday, May 24.

The meeting for the Heritage City franchise begins at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Nelson Selects claim most of hardware at Terry Walgren Tournament

Nelson U16s (blue) double teamed the opposition during action Saturday at the Terry Walgren Youth Soccer Tournament. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Teams from throughout the Kootenays challenges Nelson Youth Soccer squads for bragging rights at the annual Terry Walgren Tournament this past weekend at the Lakeside Fields.

And the host club did not disappoint the home crowds as Nelson teams captured no less than five titles during the three-day tourney.

In the U14 Girls Division, Nelson Selects ran the table en route to capturing the Gold Medal. Nelson, after topping Pool A, bounced Kootenay South to win the top prize.

The Selects defeated Nelson U13s in the semi final.

Fight Night Fundraiser in Nelson shows Boxing is Back

Nelson Boxer Riel Martinez (red corner) held his own in the 35kgs Initiation match against the taller Dylan Muhlig of Cranbrook. — Bruce Fuhr photos, The Nelson Daily

It’s been a long, long . . . long time since local fighters have been able to perform in front of home supporters.

Saturday, in front of a sold out crowd at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club the Nelson Boxing Club was able to stage its first fight card in more than 30 years with the Get to the Golden Gloves Fight Night Fundraiser Event.

“This is big for us,” said the main driver behind the Nelson Boxing Club Jesse Pineiro.

Nelson Minor Hockey cashes in on Esso Medals Score Big Contest

The Nelson Peewee Reps are going to looks pretty sharp on the ice after Nelson Minor Hockey scored big with the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement. —Submitted photo

Nelson Minor Hockey scored big Thursday winning one of the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement 2015/2016 in the Esso Medals Score Big Contest.

Nelson was one of six associations chosen from over 15,000 entries and will be presented with $5,000 as well an additional $1,000 donation will be presented to the Peewee Leafs.

“Our association will purchase some new jerseys with the prize money,” said league representative Lisa Upper.

“We have been working on getting new jerseys for all our teams and this well help finish our goal.”

Mallard's Team of the Week — Emergency Services Camp Team

Students and instructors stopped for a team photo in front of a CH-149 Cormorant during the 2016 Nelson Emergency Services Camp. — Submitted photo

Almost 30 students between Grades 10-12 from throughout the West Kootenay successfully completed the 2016 Nelson Emergency Services Camp.

The camp is coordinated by the Nelson Police Department in conjunction with the Nelson RCMP, Nelson Fire Rescue, Nelson Search and Rescue, and BC Ambulance and is based on previous successful years of Police Camp in Nelson.

Staff at Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the students and instructors at the three day camp with Team of the Week.

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