by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 30 2016

Granite Pointe will be buzzing with activity Tuesday (May 31) as the Heritage City Ladies Club welcomes the top players from the region for the annual Tournament of Roses.

The Tournament of Roses is an 18-hole team affair with players playing with a partner to determine the top winner in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday May 29 2016

One easy way of getting selected as Mallard's Team of the Week is to overcome the odds and capture a BC High School Provincial Title.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers accomplished the feat Saturday in Abbotsford, claiming the BC High School Boy's Tier II Rugby Championship with a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday May 28 2016

After the final whistle, jubilation set in for the L.V. Rogers Bombers as the Kootenay Reps captured the 2016 BC High School Boy’s AA Tier II Rugby Championship with a thrilling 13-12 victory over Fraser Valley power Robert Bateman Timberwolves Saturday at Rotary Park in Abbotsford.


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Bombers soar to title at Immaculata High School Girl's Soccer Tourney

Bombers Maddie Sternloff (white jersey) battles for the ball during action at high school girl's soccer tournament in Kelowna. — Submitted photo

First team to take the sting of the L.V. Rogers Bombers was NorKam from Kamloops.

Score was 3-zip for LVR.

Next it was Okanagan Mission of Kelowna.

The score was closer this time, 3-2, and powered the Bombers into the semi finals.

During the first round of the playoffs it was Pemberton's time to fall, 4-1, thanks to a hat-trick by Naomi Perkins.

Nelson Minor Hockey salutes award winners at year-end banquet

The award winners include, back row, L-R, Cody St. Thomas, Mike Zarikoff  Todd Hutt, Charles Curiston, Tony Maida, Ava Young, Amit Bhabra, Anthony Maxinuk and Iain Love. Front, Josh Marsden, Dylan Watts, Jamie Popoff-Hnatiuk, Leo Jewitt, Branwen Hainsworth and Nathan Bernhardt. Missing, Noah Quinn, Tyson Hutt and Ellis Junker. — Photo courtesy Bob Hall

Nelson Minor Hockey wrapped up the 2015-16 season on the ice with its annual Award's Banquet at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus.

Players, coaches and managers had a wonderful meal before the ceremonies saluted the award winners for the past season.

Free, fun ultimate frisbee skills camp hosted at Lakeside Playing Fields

A free and fun ultimate Frisbee skills clinic is being hosted at the Lakeside Playing fields on Wednesday, April 20th at 5 p.m. — Submitted

Want to play ultimate frisbee?

A group of players from Nelson is hosting a free and fun skills clinic on (Wednesday) April 20th at 6 p.m. at the Lakeside playing fields for anyone interested in learning, or joining the game.

Participants interested in the game are invited to learn the basics of the game, including proper throwing techniques and strategy.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Steve Nash Youth Basketball Team

Players from the winter of Steve Nash Youth Basketball posed for a team photo prior to the conclusion of the session. — Submitted photo

After a successful winter program, the Steve Nash Youth Basketball is making a return for its spring session beginning Wednesday at the Hume Elementary Gym in Nelson.

The Spring session runs from Wednesday (April 6th) to May 25th (8 sessions) from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

For complete information — membership Includes: Basketball, Reversible Jersey, T-Shirt, Basketball BC membership including supplementary insurance coverage — as well as online registration, go to website.

UPDATED: Heartbreak for Team BC at 2016 Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championships

Team BC third Dave Stephenson (center) with lead Fred Thomson of Nelson on the left and Trail's Don Freschi on the right is listed as questionable for Saturday semi final game against Team Ontario. — Submitted photo

Team BC's run at the 2016 Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championships in Digby, Nova Scotia ended Saturday morning with a 6-5 loss to Bryan Cochrane of Team Ontario during semi final action.

Team BC lost a chance to finish in the medals after dropping a 7-5 decision to Alan O'Leary of Team Nova Scotia in the Bronze Medal match.

Meanwhile, Cochrane doubled Randy Neufeld of Team Manitoba 6-3 to capture the 2016 Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championship in the Gold medal game.

Wranglers knock off defending champion Dynamiters to clinch 2016 KIJHL Title

Wrangler players celebrated the first KIJHL franchise in team history in front of the home fans Thursday night in 100 Mile House. — Photo courtesy Twitter

In 2015, Kimberley netminder Tyson Brouwer was "All World" in backstopping the Nitros to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League championship.

This year is was Zane Steeves turn to lead his 100 Mile House Wranglers to the top of the KIJHL.

Steeves turned aside 40 of 41 shots to lead the Wranglers to a 2-1 victory over the Dynamiters in Game five of the KIJHL best-of-seven series Thursday night in 100 Mile House.

The win gives 100 Mile House a 4-1 decision in the League Championship Series and the first KIJHL title in team history.

Ready, set, Golf

Ready, set, Golf

Granite Pointe at Nelson has joined many other courses in the region to announce opening for the 2016 golf season.

Thursday, the Rosemont-based course kicked off the season with opening of all 18-holes.

The driving range at Granite Pointe is also open.

"All 18 holes are open and ready to play," said Granite Pointe spokesperson Barry Auliffe.

Auliffe said the course looks in great shape with power carts available for golfers.

On the North Shore, Balfour Golf and Country Club opens for full operations Friday, April 1.

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