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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...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 26 2020

Three Fernie players combined for more than half of the team scoring to lead the Falcons to a 78-62 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in the final of the Kootenay Classic 2020 High School Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday evening at the Hangar.

Asher Hannemann scored 23 while Nesta Malcolm had 19 and Simon Dioemink 14 as the Falcons won all three games en route to the Kootenay...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 26 2020

The Nelson Leafs have climbed back into a share of top spot in the Murdoch Division of the Kootenay International Junior League.

The Green and White scored three times in the first period to rout the Osoyoos Coyotes 7-1 in Interlocking Conference action Saturday night in the South Okanagan.

The win comes on the heels of a 5-3 win Friday in Spokane over the Braves. In the contest...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers were in mid-season form for the home opener as the squad blasted Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 53-31 in West Kootenay High School Girls Basketball action Thursday night at the Hangar.

Maddy Bonikowsky scored 14 points and Emma Zacharias-Streib added 12 as the Bombers cruised to the victory.

Playing for the first time this season, LVR had to shake off some...