by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 09 2016

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 07 2016

It was a tale of two games, but the L.V. Rogers Bombers still prevailed over district rivals Mount Sentinel Wildcats in High School Senior Boy's Basketball action Tuesday in South Slocan.

The Bombers held off a late charge by the Wildcats to score a 74-64 victory as the High School...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 07 2016

It's time for the best fishing information from Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Kerry says there continues to be some great days for fishing. Here's what's on tap for December.

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Kootenay Lake Fishing Report — What better way to enjoy rain

Nothing like catching a big fish to make a young lad smile. — Photo courtesy Reel Adventures

It's time for the best fishing information from Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Despite one of the wettest October's on record, Kerry has a way of getting the best out of a day on the water.

Despite the weather in October, we managed to get out on the water almost every day.  I had good intentions of spending lots of time in the jetsled, however it was much more comfortable in the big boat with the furnace. 

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

The LVR Bombers Fieldhockey team includes, back row, L-R, Paige Meisner, Shianne Michalchuk, Aimee Montpellier, Ashley Hall, Maria Giavedoni, Ashleigh Maclean, Rylie Jordhal, Pearl Velisek Pauline Seeliger, Clara Hundertmark, Sienna Mornigstar, Elissa Centrone  and Isabel curstion. Front, Heather Potkins, Rylee Zondervan, Hanna Quinn Julia Burkart, Coach Bruce Walgren and Noa Butterfield. — Submitted photo

The L.V. Rogers Bombers reeled off a couple of late wins to finish to pull off a ninth place finish at the BC High School AA Girl's Fieldhockey Championships this past week in Surrey.

LVR edged G.W. Graham of Chilliwack 2-0 in Consolation Round action Friday.

The win came a few hours after the Bombes edged Enver Creek of Surrey 2-1.

Staff at Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the Bombers with Team of the Week honours.

The skid continues as Nelson Leafs drops 3-2 decision to Fernie

Leafs forward Colum Mcgauley leads the rush of Leafs during the third period of Saturday KIJHL contest against Fernie Ghostriders. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

The tailspin continues for the Nelson Leafs.

Nolan Lagace scored less than a minute into the third period to snap a 2-2 tie lifting the Fernie Ghostriders to a 3-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Nelson Leafs Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

The loss is the fifth straight for Nelson, which is slowly falling out of the race for the top of the Murdoch Division after the Beaver Valley Nitehawks won its tenth consecutive game, 3-1 over Kimberley.

Nitehawks run winning streak to nine, outlast shorthanded Leafs 3-1

Nitehawks run winning streak to nine, outlast shorthanded Leafs 3-1

While the Beaver Valley Nitehawks continue to ring up the points the Nelson Leafs look for a lifeline.

The Murdoch Division leading Hawks scored twice in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie en route to a 3-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the short-staffed Nelson Leafs Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win is the ninth straight for the division leaders while Nelson dropped its fourth consecutive game.

During the four game slide the Leafs have scored just five times while allowing 15 goals.

Two teams heading in opposite directions clash Friday at NDCC Arena

Nelson Leafs look to get back on the winning track against Beaver Valley Nitehawks Friday at the NDCC Arena. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

 It’s a case of two teams going in the opposite directions.

The Nelson Leafs, a team expected to challenge for the Murdoch Division but struggling to find consistency, entertains the soaring Beaver Valley Nitehawks Friday at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.

The Leafs have dropped three straight — four of the past five games — while the Nitehawks are on a roll having won eight consecutive games to open a six-point lead in the Murdoch Division over the Leafs.

Haney's OT winner completes Border Bruins comeback over Nelson Leafs

Haney's OT winner completes Border Bruins comeback over Nelson Leafs

Dylan Haney scored with time running out in overtime to spark the Grand Forks Border Bruins to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Tuesday night in the Boundary City.

Haney's goal completed the comeback as the Bruins rallied from a 2-0 deficit, moving Grand Forks to within a point of second-place Nelson in Murdoch Division standings.

The loss was the third straight for the struggling Leafs, playing the game with only 15 skaters.

Nelson Nordic, Whitewater Ski Club host swap weekend

A young athlete and parent learn the art of waxing skis during the 2015 Nordic ski swap. — Photo courtesy Karen Redfern, Redfern Photographics

Are you ready for some skiing — downhill or nordic?

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club and Whitewater Ski Team are hosting respective ski swaps Saturday and Sunday.

The Nelson Nordic Ski Team kicks off the swap weekend with its Ski Swap and Annual General Meeting Saturday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club at 801 Railway Street.

Re-sale items can be dropped off from 9-10 a.m. The AGM follows at 10 a.m. with the swap running from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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