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...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 22 2016

The Nelson Neptunes have taken their show on the road.

First up for the Neptunes, who have been without a home since renovations took over the Nelson and District Community Complex Pool, is Nelson's own meet this weekend at the outdoor pool in Salmo.

The meet runs Saturday and...

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Creston Just 'Tri' It! Triathlon goes June 4

Creston Just 'Tri' It! Triathlon goes June 4

The fifth annual Creston Just “Tri” It! Triathlon is just around the corner.

The swim, bike and run events starts at 8 a.m. at the Creston and District Community Complex Saturday, June 4.

The 500 metre swim, in the Creston and District Community Complex pool, will be followed by a 13 kilometre bike ride to the viewpoint on Highway 3A towards Wynndel via Hillside Street.

The race culminates with two 2.5 kilometre running laps through the neighbourhood around the CDCC.

Abrosimoff scores hat trick to pace U18 Selects past Oso Negro

New U18 coach Chris Parenteau (blue) has decided to move from the pitch to the sidelines to coach the Nelson U18 Selects. — The Nelson Daily file photo

Aaron Abrosimoff scored three times to spark the Nelson U18 Selects to a 5-3 victory over Oso Negro on opening night of the Men's Open Soccer League at the Lakeside Pitch.

"I believe we made the statement we were looking to make,"  said Selects coach Chris Parenteau.

"However, that was just one good game.  Next week we play the Hume InnKeepers, Oso Negro's rival, and they will be very difficult."

Minor Baseball Season in full swing

Nelson Jays were up against Castlegar in action at Queen Elizabeth Park in Nelson. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

The minor baseball season is in full swing throughout the West Kootenay, and in the Heritage City, the Nelson Jays are out to defend West Kootenay Babe Ruth Baseball Championship won in 2015.

The Jays met Castlegar this past week at Queen Elizabeth Park.

Both teams battle the opposition, and the weather, during this mid-week contest with the host team coming out on top.

The NDBA has fields teams in six divisions — Tee-Ball, Rookie, Minor, Major, Junior and Senior Babe Ruth.

The teams play at Queen Elizabeth Lions Park.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Glacier Gymnastics Club Team

These Glacier athletes include, back row, L-R, Atlyn Proctor, Neeva Marechal and Macy Weston. Middle, Tabia Hartikainen, Molly Anderson, Kallie Badry and Chloe Proctor. Front, Fernanda Hartikainen, Tia Berens, Gabby Patterson, Tiia Brackett and Georgia Shuel-Plouffe. — Submitted photo

The 2016 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships were held recenlty at the Glacier Gym Club.

And the local club did not disappoint as the Glacier athletes reached new levels against teams from Trail, Castlegar, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Penticton and Golden.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to add to the celebrations by naming this group of Glacier athletes, Team of the Week.

Massive Roller Derby Event slated for May 14

Massive Roller Derby Event slated for May 14

What are you doing on Saturday, May 14? No plans yet? Well, have the Dam City Rollers got a killer evening planned, and they want you to enjoy it with them. The ladies in purple are hosting a three-team tournament at Selkirk College in Castlegar.

Doors open at 6 p.m., first whistle is at 6:30pm. Coming in to play are the fellow purple-clad team from down south, the Lilac City Rollergirls from Spokane, WA and the ladies in red, Avalanche City Rollergirls from Fernie. Both teams are looking for rematches with the Dams. Lilac City first played the Dams in May 2015, where the Dams showed them some derby love Canada style, however it wasn’t enough to take the win. In a rematch at Spokarnage in August 2015, the Dams showed their true colours and won. Lilac City will be the first to face the Dams in an attempt to dominate. Who will be the victor?

Solid weekend for Glacier Club at Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships

Smiles, and more smiles was the norm during the

There was action, and more action during the 2016 Kootenay Zone Gymnastics & Trampoline Championships this past weekend at the Glacier Gym Club.

Two hundred and seventy gymnasts from Nelson, Trail, Castlegar, Creston, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Penticton and Golden competed for all around and event titles in the Girls Competitive Gymnastics Junior Olympic and Zone Levels, Trampoline Levels 1 & 2, Performance Plus Gymnastics and the High School Girls category.

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