by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 28 2015

There was no joy in Canadaville Saturday after England scored two quick first half goals to edge host Canada 2-1 in FIFA Women's World Cup Soccer action at BC Place in Vancouver.

The game attracted a record-breaking crowd of 54,027. The previous Canadian national team record or 53,855...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 25 2015

Nelson combined the strong pitching of Benoit Thibault and Jordan McLeod with a timely offence to stop Trail Athletics 11-5 in the final of the West Kootenay Babe Ruth Baseball Championship Thursday at the newly-refurbished Queen Elizabeth Park.

The victory snaps what some baseball...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 25 2015

Nelson Minor Baseball historians say the last time a Heritage City squad won the West Kootenay Babe Ruth Championships the current members of the team were not even born.

A group of Nelson players put that streak to rest by stopping Trail Athletics 11-5 Thursday at the Queen Elizabeth...

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Mallard's Team of the Week — NYS U18 Selects

 The U18 squad includes, from left, Lucas Spielman, Andrew Knapik, Nigel Ziegler, Darian Johnson, John Dmitri Johnson, coach Dan Szabo, Spencer Szabo, Bryce Twible and Owen Thurston. Missing, Jake Anderson, Theo Bakas, Dylan Bennett, Nolan DeRosa and Nolan Percival. — Submitted photo

Even playing shorthanded, the Nelson U18 Selects turned in a magnificent performance at the Bill Eisenwinter Hot Shot Tournament in Coeur d Alene, Idaho.

The squad finished third, narrowly missing out on a chance to play for all the marbles in the tournament final.

Mallard's Source for sports want to tip the hat to the boys with Team of the Week honours.

Nelson Eagles fly high at Kelowna hoop tournament

The Nelson Eagles (white jerseys) played well at a tournament this past weekend in Kelowna. — Submitted photo

The Nelson Eagles finished 2-1 at the U17 KMBA Boys Basketball Tourney this past weekend in Kelowna.

The Eagles, consisting of players mostly from L.V. Rogers High School and Castlegar, defeated KMBA Reps from Kelowna in the consolation final Sunday.

“(We) caught the KMBA squad on the back end of a double-header and took full advantage, pushing the tempo and scoring easily in transition,” said Eagles coach Jeremy Phelan.

LVR rocks Rockers en route to Kootenay Rugby Championship

 Bombers Chase Gilbertson carries a pair of Rocker tacklers past the Try Line during the first half of Wednesday's Kootenay Rugby Final at the Lakeside Pitch. — The Nelson Daily photo

Chase Gilbertson scored two tries to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a convincing 43-0 romp over Castlegar’s Stanley Humphries Rockers in the Kootenay High School Boy’s Rugby Championship Wednesday afternoon at the Lakeside Pitch in Nelson.

LVR, the defending Kootenay Champion, now advances to the BC High School Boy’s AA Rugby Championships May 27-30 in Abbotsford.

The game was never in doubt as the host Bombers ran all over the Rockers from the opening kick off.

Eli Wilson, Ryan Lewis, Ray Bisonette and Sam Woodward also scored for LVR.

Perkins powers Bombers into Kootenay Girl's Soccer Final

Perkins powers Bombers into Kootenay Girl's Soccer Final

Naomi Perkins scored twice to spark the L.V. Rogers to a 2-0 victory over Trail's J. Lloyd Crowe in semi finals of the Kootenay High School AA Girl's Soccer Zone Finals Wednesday in Creston.

The Bombers, the top seed in the tournament, advance to the final Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

LVR dominated the contest but struggled to find success around the cage.

Perkins opened the scoring against the Hawks after taking a slick pass from Abbie Bourchier-Willans.

Perkins then made it 2-0 by teaming up with Taylor Zimmerman to add some insurance.

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Fresh from Cougar Classic title, LVR hosts Stanley Humphries

The Bombers, dark jerseys, are back on the pitch Wednesday hosting the Stanley Humphries Rockers of Castlegar. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tuned up for the Kootenay High School Zone Rugby Championships by capturing the Cougar Classic tournament Saturday in Red Deer, Alta.

The Bombers made it look easy, outscoring the Prairie opposition 95-6,

LVR bounced Bishop O' Bryne of Calgary 24-6 in the final.

In the other games, the Bombers rocked Notre Dame, Saskatchewan 29-0 and Notre Dame Red Deer 42-0.

The Bombers host Stanley Humphries Rockers Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Pitch in the Kootenay High School Zone Rugby Championship.

Glacier trio — Majeski, Stefani & Kelly — pace host club at Zone Championships

Glacier gymnast Tess Gordon works through her balance beam routine Saturday at the 2015 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Age was not a factor during the zone gymnastics meet held at the Glacier Gym Club Saturday and Sunday.

Nine-year-old Abby Majeski, 10-year-old Brianne Stefani and 13-year-old Olivia Kelly won the lion’s share of the medals to pace the host Glacier Club at the 2015 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships this past weekend in Nelson.