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.

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...

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Nelson Selects claim most of hardware at Terry Walgren Tournament

Nelson U16s (blue) double teamed the opposition during action Saturday at the Terry Walgren Youth Soccer Tournament. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Teams from throughout the Kootenays challenges Nelson Youth Soccer squads for bragging rights at the annual Terry Walgren Tournament this past weekend at the Lakeside Fields.

And the host club did not disappoint the home crowds as Nelson teams captured no less than five titles during the three-day tourney.

In the U14 Girls Division, Nelson Selects ran the table en route to capturing the Gold Medal. Nelson, after topping Pool A, bounced Kootenay South to win the top prize.

The Selects defeated Nelson U13s in the semi final.

Fight Night Fundraiser in Nelson shows Boxing is Back

Nelson Boxer Riel Martinez (red corner) held his own in the 35kgs Initiation match against the taller Dylan Muhlig of Cranbrook. — Bruce Fuhr photos, The Nelson Daily

It’s been a long, long . . . long time since local fighters have been able to perform in front of home supporters.

Saturday, in front of a sold out crowd at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club the Nelson Boxing Club was able to stage its first fight card in more than 30 years with the Get to the Golden Gloves Fight Night Fundraiser Event.

“This is big for us,” said the main driver behind the Nelson Boxing Club Jesse Pineiro.

Nelson Minor Hockey cashes in on Esso Medals Score Big Contest

The Nelson Peewee Reps are going to looks pretty sharp on the ice after Nelson Minor Hockey scored big with the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement. —Submitted photo

Nelson Minor Hockey scored big Thursday winning one of the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement 2015/2016 in the Esso Medals Score Big Contest.

Nelson was one of six associations chosen from over 15,000 entries and will be presented with $5,000 as well an additional $1,000 donation will be presented to the Peewee Leafs.

“Our association will purchase some new jerseys with the prize money,” said league representative Lisa Upper.

“We have been working on getting new jerseys for all our teams and this well help finish our goal.”

Mallard's Team of the Week — Emergency Services Camp Team

Students and instructors stopped for a team photo in front of a CH-149 Cormorant during the 2016 Nelson Emergency Services Camp. — Submitted photo

Almost 30 students between Grades 10-12 from throughout the West Kootenay successfully completed the 2016 Nelson Emergency Services Camp.

The camp is coordinated by the Nelson Police Department in conjunction with the Nelson RCMP, Nelson Fire Rescue, Nelson Search and Rescue, and BC Ambulance and is based on previous successful years of Police Camp in Nelson.

Staff at Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the students and instructors at the three day camp with Team of the Week.

Nelson Minor Hockey opens up registration for 2016-17 campaign

Nelson Minor Hockey, which saluted its award winner during the end-of-season banquet, has opened up registration for Rep and House league players for the 2016-17 season.

Now that the hockey season is winding down, it's time for parents and players to prepare for next season as Nelson Minor Hockey has opened up the registration lines for applications for the 2016-17 campaign.

Players wanting to play Rep Hockey should note the deadline for registration is May 31, 2016. This allows executive members and coaches to plan for tournaments and games for the upcoming season.

House players have until uly 31, 2016 to sign up for the upcoming season.

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."

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