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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday May 26 2017

Former Nelson Mayor John Dooley is back at the helm for the Green and White as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League club held its annual general meeting Wednesday.

Dooley is joined by returning board members Karilynn Carr, Gioconda Gordon, Randy Craik and Lauretta Wilson.

New members voted to the board include Jeff Wright, Cory Viala and Peter Bayne. The trio replace...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 25 2017

The Lakeside Pitches will be filled with excitement as the Nelson Youth Soccer hosts the annual Terry Walgren Tournament beginning Saturday.

Teams from Penticton, Montana, Trail-Castlegar, Cranbrook and Fernie join the host Nelson Selects during two days of roundball action in U12 Jamboree and Rep Tournament.

Saturday teams play round robin before concluding Sunday with...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 24 2017

The Nelson Selects overcame a ton of adversity to capture the gold medal at the Slurpee Cup this past weekend in Kamloops.

Jaden Dyck scored the only goal in the final to power the Selects to the U18 Boy’s title with a 1-0 win over Chilliwack Attack.

“I was especially pleased with this result given that Kamloops is always a high-end, difficult tournament and our group of boys had...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 23 2017

If head coach Jesse Pinnero had a chance to do it all over again, he may have not scheduled Fight Night 3 on a long weekend.

However, after putting the last chair back in storage the Nelson Boxing Club skipper was pleased with the results of his boxers following Fight Night 3 Saturday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

“I’m really happy with the results, although if I had to do it...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 23 2017

The Nelson Neptunes open defence of their 2016 Kootenay Summer Swim Association Championship Saturday in Trail at the Jeli Orwell Memorial Swim Meet.

The Neptunes, under the guidance of coaches Sarah Broen and assistant Matthew Holitzki, are...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday May 18 2017

Nelson Boxing Club is hosting another Fight Night Saturday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

Jesse Pineiro of the Nelson Boxing Club said there are 10 bouts on the card, with fighters coming from Cranbrook, Calgary, Revelstoke, Kelowna, Victoria and host Nelson.

Nelson fighters include Riel Martinez, Samson Berkeley, Elias Martinez, Brayden Hellekson, Kenny Stanton, Max Berkeley...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 16 2017

BC Seniors organizers are adding another event to the popular 55-plus Games with the introduction of Women’s 7-A-Side Soccer beginning this year in Vernon.

So all those 55-plus female players, dig out the cleats and start training.

“If you’re still an active soccer player, or used to play and can dig out some cleats, come join us for some friendly competition and lots of fun and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 15 2017

The Kootenay Chill Club Basketball Team continues to gain experience on the spring minor basketball circuit, playing various tournaments in the Thompson and Okanagan region.

Club basketball is played outside the high school season, allowing players and coaches to gain more experience in preparation for the next season beginning in the fall.

The squad, under the direction of L.V....

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