by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 27 2016

There's only a few more sleeps until the horn sounds for the 2016 Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun triathlon.

Sunday is the big day of the Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun Triathlon — set for Sunday, July 31 at 8 a.m. — when hundreds of athletes will begin the race in Kootenay Lake...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 26 2016

When paddlers from the Nelson Kayak and Canoe Club boarded the bus for the Red-Eye ride to the Fraser Valley to compete in the BC Summer Games winning was probably the last thing on their minds.

Teenagers like their sleep and finding a comfortable spot on the bus first and foremost.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 24 2016

There was no chaos in the run by Total Chaos to capture the 2016 Nelson Mixed Slopitch Crown recently at the Lakeside Diamonds.

The regular season champs outlasted Main Jet 10-9 en route to the winner’s circle finish in the A-Division of the Mixed Slopitch League.

Total Chaos...

Sports News

Selects go down to defeat against Kootenay South in U15 Gir's Soccer Playdowns

Nelson Selects Riley Zondervan (white) battles for the ball during Tuesday's game against Kootenay South at Haley Park in Warfield. — Sarah Fuhr photo

Kootenay South outscored Nelson Selects 5-2 to capture the two-game West Kootenay U15 Girl's Soccer series Wednesday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The contest was the second in as many days for the two West Kootenay rivals.

Kootenay South opened the two-game set Tuesday at Haley Park in Warfield with a 4-1 decision over Nelson.

The teams played to a 1-1 draw Wednesday in Nelson with Riley Zondervan scoring the lone goal for Nelson.

Kootenay South now advanced to the zone final against the East Kootenay winner Friday.

Gerick Sports WASA TRIATHLON popular with TriKids

Nearly one quarter being young triathletes aged between four to 15 years old. — Photo courtesy Raven Eye Photography

From an elite event of standard distance the Wasa Triathlon, in the Kootenays of B.C., has transformed into one of the most family friendly festival weekends in Western Canada. 

The event has grown over the last 20 years from 90 competitors to over 1000 participants with nearly one quarter being young triathletes aged between four to 15 years old.

Race director, Charlie Cooper says “the event attracts families from all over B.C., Alberta and North West USA." 

McArthur, Bulfone squad top Tournament of Roses — Avis, McIvor win Low Net

A large field of players from throughout the region took to the Granite Pointe course for the 2016 Tournament of Roses.

The team of Diony McArthur and Loretta Bulfone fired a round of 82 to capture the Low Gross prize at the recent Tournament of Roses at the Granite Pointe at Nelson Course.

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.

McArthur and Loretta Bulfone edged out the Granite Pointe duo of Dorothy Garland and Sue Moisey by one stroke for the Low Gross title.

Morven Douglas and Rose Donaldson of Granite Pointe finished third at 86.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Granite Pointe Tournament of Roses

Pictured receiving their roses from Tom Atkins of the Nelson and District Credit Union were, from left, Diony McArthur, Loretta Bulfone, Tammy Avis and Sherry McIvor. — Submitted photo

Granite Pointe Ladies Golf Club recently held its annual Tournament of Roses event at the Rosemont Course.

The tournament was once again a great success as players from throughout the zone attended.

The Low Gross winners was the team of Diony McArthur and Loretta Bulfone while two Granite Pointe players Tammy Avis and Sherry McIvor took home the Low Net title.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to honour the winners with Team of the Week accolades.

 

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.

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