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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

Goalie Grady Groenhuysen’s shootout save sparked the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 victory over Revelstoke in the final of the Nelson Minor Hockey Peewee Rep Tournament Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

Groenhuysen’s save came after Dax Dewar put the Leafs, which have now won three consecutive tournaments, up in sudden-death shootout.

After both teams advanced to the final, Nelson blasting...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 10 2020

Ian Walgren is winding down five-to-six days a week training as the Nelson speed skater prepares to head east to compete at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 later this month in Northern Ontario.

Walgren joins coach, and father Bruce Walgren, as well as more than 140 other athletes from Team BC at the games set for February 25-29.

“I'm excited to be a part...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 10 2020

Rival J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail held off the L.V. Rogers Bombers in overtime to capture the Consolation Title at the Prince Charles Comets High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Creston.

The Hawks outscored the Bombers during the extra five minutes of play to claim the 82-76 victory.

Matti Erickson paced the Bombers attack with 21 points while Johnny Michalchuk...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 06 2020

It’s a long way from the NDCC Arena to the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.

But that’s just where Nelson Minor Hockey grad Merissa Dawson was found last month when the University of Calgary Dinos met city rival Mount Royal Cougars at the 2020 Crowchild Classic.

Dawson, who plays on the blueline for the U of C Dinos, was front and center playing in before more than 10,000...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 04 2020

The Make A Change Canada Nelson charity hockey game on January 23rd matching the hometown Kootenay Patricks against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni did not disappoint the sellout crowd in attendance as both teams put on an amazing display of hockey.

And now, organizers of Make A...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 02 2020

The Nelson Leafs used an explosive attack to pull off a weekend sweep of the Castlegar Rebels in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

The Leafs opened the weekend series with a 7-2 victory over the Rebels Friday in Castlegar before completing the sweep Saturday at home with a 4-2 win at the NDCC Arena.

The sweep ran Nelson’s unbeaten streak to five games....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

More than 150 athletes from throughout the Kootenay Zone came to Nelson to compete in the annual Judges Cup Gymnastics Competition at the Glacier Gym Club.

Nelson was very well represented in all divisions of the competition.

The Judges Cup was the first major competition of the season for the Glacier athletes.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Glacier...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

More than 150 gymnasts from throughout the Kootenay region took to the Heritage City Saturday to compete in the annual Glacier Gymnastics Club Glacier Judges Cup competition.

The event attracted 154 gymnasts from Castlegar, Trail, Invermere and Nelson competed in 15 Skill level categories.

“This was the first competition of the season for many of our gymnasts," said...