by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 30 2014

Now that the politics are out of the way, let the games begin.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers looked to be in mid-season form during the Oliver Fall Festival Field hockey tournament Saturday in the South Okanagan City.

The Bombers finished the tournament with a 3-1 record, losing its only...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 29 2014

The finalists are set in the Nelson City Soccer League following semi final weekend at the Lakeside Pitch.

In the Leo’s Men’s Open, regular season champ Innkeepers had little trouble with the U18 Nelson Selects, posting a 4-0 victory.

The Innkeepers scored two quick...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 29 2014

Kootenay Ice opened the BC Hockey Major Midget League season on a sour note falling twice during Showcase Weekend to Greater Vancouver Canadians in Richmond.

Showcase Weekend, the first of two during the season, has all teams playing at one location, giving junior and college scouts a...

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Only days until the 2014 Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun Triathlon

Members of the Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun club took to the waters of Kootenay Lake Saturday morning for a trial run for the upcoming 2014 Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun Triathlon. — The Nelson Daily photo

It's days until the horn blows for the 2014 Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun triathlon.

Saturday, at the Lakeside Park beach, the 2014 Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun club took to the water for a test run of the triathlon distance.

Club members have been training for up to two months, swimming in the NDCC pool along with running and riding distances to prepare for the big day of the Nelson Cyswog'n'Fun Triathlon — set for Sunday, August 3 at 8 a.m.

Many of the club members tacklet the short course of 500 metre swim, 22 kilometer ride and five km run run.

KidSport gets shot in the pocket book with donation from TELUS Community Action Team

TELUS Community Action Team members, from left Mike Garant and Barry Farynuk present , KidSport committee member Jeremy McComb with a handsome cheque for $2000 to help the local program. — Submitted photo

The TELUS Community Action Team was back in gear recently, pulling out all the stops to donate a whacking $2000 to KidSport-Nelson.

TELUS Community Action Team supports charities that help to educate and empower youth to improve their quality of life and to enable them to reach their full potential.

These investments are the cornerstone of our community support in Canada and internationally.

 

Nelson's Pat Price inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame Friday in Penticton

Pat Price played in 726 NHL games and during his time in Edmonton got to play with the Great One, Wayne Gretzky.

This is the weekend Pat Price has been waiting for for a long time.

Friday, in Penticton, the Nelson native and Minor Hockey grad, will be inducted into the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame.

"This is absolutely fantastic," Price said moments after being recognized during the Hall of Fame presser earlier this year.

"It's always something you aspire to be recognized and to be selected to a Hall of Fame you can't ask for anything more than that."

Mallards Team of the Week — Nelson Mixed Slopitch Champs, Unknowns

The team includes, back row, L-R, Rachel Stewart, Roman Wylie, Rob Chernenko, Lorne Wuori, Kent Smith, Shane Cutler, Jarrett Slomba, Mike Roch, Keaton Roch, Justin Willans, Tanis Bouchier-Willans and manager Joe Capriglione. Front, Christine Wayling, Michelle Lellevre, Lauren Suomi, Luree Gould, Jayden Roch, number one fan Jaxson Slomba and Abby Bouchier-Willans.— Submitted photo

The Unknowns didn't get mad, the team just got even.

The Unknowns overcame an early-tournament loss to rout Louie's 13-2 to capture the 2014 Nelson Mixed Slopitch Championship Sunday afternoon at the Lakeside Diamonds.

The Unknowns scored early and often en route to the team's 14th crown in the last 20 Nelson Mixed Slopitch seasons.

Mallard's Source for sports are proud to honour the Unknowns with Team of the Week accolades.

Nelson swimmer Samuel Matthew wins big at BC Summer Games

Samuel Matthew . . . amazing BC Summer Games

Samuel Matthew made the long trek to Vancouver Island not knowing what to expect at the B.C. Summer Games.

A few days later the Nelson swimmer needed to put in a call to the local freight company for a quote on moving a trunk load of metal back to the Heritage City following an amazing six-medal performance in the pool in the Hub City.

“I have to say I was very surprised at my overall results this weekend,” the 14-year-old Matthew said from Nanaimo.

Nelson's Samuel Matthew leads Kootenay medal parade at BC Summer Games

Coach Herb Tepper calls a time out to discuss strategy for Team Kootenay in Girls Volleyball during the Nanaimo BC Summer Games. — Photo courtesy Jeff Peebles Photography

Local athletes took a host of medals at the BC Summer Games held this past weekend in Nanaimo.

Samuel Matthew of Nelson led the medal parade by claiming six podium finishes in the pool.

Matthew, won silver medals in 200-meter boys Individual Medley and 800-meter freestyle along with bronze in 100 meter Breaststroke, 400-meter boys IM, 200-meter backstroke and 200-meter breaststroke.

Team Kootenay unlucky not to finish in medals at BC Summer Games

Members of Team Kootenay BC Games squad includes, back row, L-R, Moss Caney, Fynn Keywood, captain, goalkeeper Carson Pottle, Nick Jenner, Heiko Ihns, Matthew Erikson, Thano Reimer and Hardy Hutt. Front, Oliver Arcuri, Carter Anderson, Callum Cutler, Andreas Rentke-Watkins, Linden Jones, Nick Haydu and Keiran Dehnel.— Submitted photo