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

Leafs coaching staff busy finding right pieces to return franchise to glory years

Leaf coach Mario DiBella, along with his staff, have been selling players on the benefits of playing for the Heritage City franchise next season. — The Nelson Daily

The Nelson Leafs begin building toward the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season by hosting its Annual General Meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the NDCC.

However, since the Leafs were ousted from postseason way back in February, the coaching staff has been busy pounding the pavement in search of players to fill the roster for the upcoming campaign.

Dreams turn into reality for Nelson Nordic, Black Jack skier Julien Locke

Julien Locke . . . earns spot on National Team

It seems like only yesterday Julian Locke was burning up the snow on Kootenay Cup Race trails in Nelson, Rossland and Kimberley.

Recently, the Nelson native saw those dreams at a younger time in his life competing for Canada etched in stone after he was selected to the Men’s National Cross Country Ski Team.

Mallard's Team of the Week — L.V. Rogers Baseball Team

The Bombers include, from left, Connor Coming, Aden Osika, Jordan McLeod,  Reese Tambellini, Chase May, Jared Roberts and Coach Ron Mace. Missing, Casey  Harrison, Joel Aubert, Charles Cristo, Ezra Lemay and Coach Kyle Mace. — Submitted photo

The L.V. Rogers Bombers, which played the entire season on the road, finished the campaign with an impressive 10-7 record.

The Bombers, fielding a young squad this season, played teams from the USA, Alberta and BC.

Mallard's Source for sports salutes the Bombers on a great season with Team of the Week honours.

The team includes, Connor Coming, Aden Osika, Jordan McLeod,  Reese Tambellini, Chase May, Jared Roberts, Casey  Harrison, Joel Aubert, Charles Cristo, Ezra Lemay and Coaches Ron Mace and Kyle Mace.

U16 Selects push older U18s at Terry Walgren Tournament

U16's Grace Dehnel secures the ball for the host club during a game against Kootenay South. — Bob Hall photo

Nelson U16 Selects got a tune up for this weekend's Kamloop Slurpee Cup, dropping a 2-0 decision to the U18s in the final of the Terry Walgren Youth Soccer Tournament Sunday at Lakeside Park in Nelson.

Naomi Perkins scored the second of two goals to power the U18s past their younger cousins.

"Not often I will come off a weekend where we lost two games, tied one and had only one win and think we played so well," said head coach Paul Burkart.

Selkirk College Saints Add Leadership to Blueline

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome former Creston Valley Thunder Cats defenceman Jackson Bruce-Fuoco to the team when the 2016-2017 BCIHL season begins in September.  —Photo courtesy Jeff Banman

The four-time defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) champion Selkirk College Saints are building towards the upcoming season with the signing of Jackson Bruce-Fuoco.

An Ontario native, Bruce-Fuoco has committed for the 2016-2017 season and beyond. A skilled two-way defenseman that possess exceptional leadership, Bruce-Fuoco played for the Creston Valley Thunder Cats of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) in the 2015-2016 season.

Annual General Meeting a chance for fans to help plot course of Good Ship Leafs

The Nelson Leafs Hockey Society hosts its AGM Tuesday, May 24 at the NDCC. — The Nelson Daily

While the coaching staff continues to log more kilometers than Greyhound in their search for skilled players to fill out the roster for the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the movers and shakers behind the scenes of the Good Ship Leaf open up the books to the public at the Annual General Meeting of the Nelson Leafs Hockey Society Tuesday, May 24.

The meeting for the Heritage City franchise begins at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

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