by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 28 2015

There was no joy in Canadaville Saturday after England scored two quick first half goals to edge host Canada 2-1 in FIFA Women's World Cup Soccer action at BC Place in Vancouver.

The game attracted a record-breaking crowd of 54,027. The previous Canadian national team record or 53,855...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 25 2015

Nelson combined the strong pitching of Benoit Thibault and Jordan McLeod with a timely offence to stop Trail Athletics 11-5 in the final of the West Kootenay Babe Ruth Baseball Championship Thursday at the newly-refurbished Queen Elizabeth Park.

The victory snaps what some baseball...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 25 2015

Nelson Minor Baseball historians say the last time a Heritage City squad won the West Kootenay Babe Ruth Championships the current members of the team were not even born.

A group of Nelson players put that streak to rest by stopping Trail Athletics 11-5 Thursday at the Queen Elizabeth...

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Bentley, MacLeod fall short at 2015 Allan Cup Tournament

Bentley, MacLeod fall short at 2015 Allan Cup Tournament

Nelson native Alex MacLeod said during the 2015 Allan Cup Tournament all the teams at the were very evenly matched.

MacLeod's Bentley Generals met their match in the tournament final, falling 2-0 to Manitoba's South East Prairie Thunder Saturday in a packed Clarenville, N.L. arena.

South East Prairie Thunder capture the 2015 Allan Cup Championship, emblematic of Canadian Men’s Senior AAA Hockey supremacy.

Whitewater's Sam Kuch grabs silver at IFSA Freeride Championships

Sam Kuch (red touque) was all smiles on the medal podium after his silver medal showing at the 2015 IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships. —Submitted photo

Whitewater Freeride skier Sam Kuch captured second place at the 2015 IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships held recently at the Grand Targhee Resort near Alta, Wyoming.

Kuch finished second to Zander Guldman of Sugar Bowl Freeride in the male 15-18 category. Guldman scored 4084 points to 3304 for Kuch.

Grifen Moller of Team Summit was third.

Sam Woodward of Whitewater finished seventh with 2771 points while teammate Jeff Ashton was 12th with 2265 points.

A total of 331 competitors entered the 15-18 year-old category.

Bombers host annual High School Baseball Tourney in Trail

Braeden Zarikoff will be on the mound for LVR as high school baseball comes to Trail. — The Nelson Daily file photo

Okay Bombers, let’s . . . play . . . ball.

Unfortunately, the first home game for the L.V. Rogers High School Baseball team will not be at the newly refurbished Queen Elizabeth Park in Nelson.

Bomber fans need to travel 80 kilometers to the west to Trail for the 2015 LVR High School Tournament.

“Unfortunately for accommodations and such we had to make a decision about two weeks ago,” said Bomber manager Ron Mace when asked why the move to Trail.

Mallard's Team of the Week — Selkirk Saints Student Athletes

Selkirk College Saints players who were recognized for outstanding achievement in the classroom by maintaining a 3.0 grade point average over the course of the 2014-2015 season included: (L-R) Thomas Hardy, Stefan Gonzales, James Prigione, Tanner Lenting, Ryan Procyshyn, Darnell Dyck, Steven Glass, Logan Proulx, Mitch Rosko, Mason Spear, Tylor Branzsenand Steven Pantazopoulos. — Bob Hall photo

The Selkirk College Saints closed out an amazing British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League season with the awards banquet held recently at the Castlegar Recreation Complex.

The ceremony saw many of the Saints players honoured for their achievements in the run to the 2015 BCIHL title.

Twelve student athletes were presented with certificates to recognize achievements in the classroom.

Selkirk College Saints Continue Rebuild of Defence Core

Richard Gratz spent last season in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League playing for the OCN Blizzard. He will be an important part of the Selkirk College Saints rebuild of their championship defensive unit when the team resumes play in September.

The Selkirk College Men’s hockey program is pleased to announce the playing commitment of Richard Gratz to attend and compete for the Saints beginning in the 2015-2016 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

Live Roller Derby in Trail on Saturday!

RTRG 'Saskwatch" = one to watch!  Photo:  Lee Orr Photography.

West Kootenay Roller Derby (WKRD) rolls into the Trail Arena this Saturday for a couple of match ups that will make your head spin.

The action starts at 5 p.m. when the home team, the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG), take on Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers. The Dams are coming in hot after defeating their competition last season. But the Nelson Killjoys reminded them last month that it’s anyone’s game when they outplayed Castlegar in the first double-header of Season 6.