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Granite Pointe hosts Zone one Ladies golf championships this weekend

Granite Pointe hosts Zone one Ladies golf championships this weekend

More than 50 golfers from throughout the Kootenays will be at the Granite Pointe at Nelson course this weekend for the Zone One District Ladies Golf Championships.

The 36-hole tournament begins Saturday at 8 a.m. with registration.

The tourney begins at noon with a shotgun start.

Bombers take it on the chin at Rugby Championships; LVR girls fall to Seycove at AA Soccer Finals

Bombers take it on the chin at Rugby Championships; LVR girls fall to Seycove at AA Soccer Finals

The L.V. Rogers Rugby Bombers took it on the chin during round three of the B.C. High School AA Boy's Rugby Championships in Abbotsford.

The Bombers were blasted 38-0 by the Windsor Dukes of North Vancouver Thursday.

It was the second consecutive goosegg put up by the Dukes.

Windsor shutout Alpha 27-0 Wednesday.

Despite the loss, LVR can better their finish of a year ago when the school meets Kelowna Christian Saturday in the 11th/12th contest.

The Bombers finished in 13th spot in 2011.

Mallard's Source for Sports Team of the Week — U14 Selects

The team includes, back row, L-R, coach Paul Burkart, Allie Zondervan, Lakpa Dietz, Natanya Hanley, Isabelle Morley, Naomi Perkins, Kyra Burkart, Camille Gebhart and coach Pat Perkins. Front, Emma Gregorich, Maya Mierau, Darian Voisard, Merissa Dawson, Bronwyn Sutherland, Maddy Sternloff, Amelia Martzke, Emily Graeme and goalkeeper Haley Cooke. Missing, Kali Horner, Emma DeCosta and Morgan Livingston. — submitted photo

Nelson Youth Soccer U14 Selects have been on a bit of a run of late, capturing a pair of medals on the Girl's Rep Soccer Tour.

The Reps recently defeated city rivals U13 Selects to capture the gold medal at the Terry Walgren Girl's Soccer Tournament Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.

Previously, the Selects earned a silver medal in Coeur d' Alene.

Staff and management at Mallard's Source for Sports would like to honour the Selects with Team of the Week accolades.

Spencer, Lock each score to lead LV Rugby Bombers to a 12-5 win at the B.C. High School AA Championships

Spencer, Lock each score to lead LV Rugby Bombers to a 12-5 win at the B.C. High School AA Championships

The L.V. Rogers Bombers lived up to their seventh seeding as the Kootenay reps bounced Equimault 12-5 in consolation round action Wednesday at the B.C. High School AA Boy's Rugby Championships in Abbotsford.

Cail Spencer and Jake Lock each scored a try to power the Bomber machine.

Jordan Hunter converted both scores.

The victory was sweet for the injury-riddled Bombers which dropped a 28-7 decision in the opening game of the 16-team tournament to Southridge of Surrey.

Saints hockey continues to build for next season, add two players from PIJHL Champion Delta Ice Hawks

John Proctor (left) and Cody Fidgett are the latest to commit to Selkirk College. — photo courtesy Selkirk College

The Selkirk College Saints hope two champions can bring championship experience to the West Kootenay college.

Arcuri, Fullerton, Browell and Ellard earn spots on Zone One West Kootenay B.C. Summer Games golf team

Arcuri, Fullerton, Browell and Ellard earn spots on Zone One West Kootenay B.C. Summer Games golf team

Granite Pointe's Carson Arcuri, Ryan Fullerton of Rossland/Trail, Trevor Browell of Champion Lakes and Kaslo's Shawn Ellard all earned spots on the Zone One West Kootenay B.C. Summer Games Golf team as the junior circuit made a stop at Redstone Resort in Rossland.

The quartet qualified during the latest stop on the Zone One West Kootenay Golf tour with Ellard sneaking in the back door, defeating Champion Lakes golfer Aiden Browell in a play off to earn the fourth spot.

Bomber varisty teams off to respective provincial tournaments

Bomber senior defender, Taylor Stewart, traps a high ball during the Kootenay Final at Lakeside. — Sarah Fuhr photo

The L.V. Rogers girl's soccer and boy's rugby squad take to the road to compete in their respective provincial tournaments.

The LVR Rugby Bomber trek to Abbotsford for round two of the B.C. High School AA Boy's Championships against Equimault.

The seventh-ranked Bombers dropped the opener Saturday to Southridge 28-7 to drop to the consolation round of the tournament.

The tournament continues Thursday before the finals Saturday.

Last year LVR finished 13th overall.

U14 Selects outlast younger rivals en route to gold medal at Terry Walgren Rep Tournamenet

Spectators watch the U14 (white jersey) and U13 Selects battle it out Sunday at the Terry Walgren Girl's Soccer Tournament. — Bruce Fuhr photo

It was an all-Nelson affair with the older girls taking the top prize in the U14 Division at the Terry Walgren Girl’s Rep Soccer Tournament Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.

Darian Voisard scored twice and Kyra Burkart added a single to spark the U14 Selects to a hard-fought 3-0 decision over the U13 squad.

All the goals came in the first half.

“We were very pleased with the team's performance feeling the players worked well as a unit, with solid play from all positions,” said U14 coach Paul Burkart.

Coletti, Hoodikoff, Courson top Zone Men's Qualifying tournament

Don Courson . . . tops Senior's tourney

Josh Coletti of Granite Pointe, Jordan Hoodikoff of Christina Lake and Don Courson, golfing out of the Castlegar course, grabbed the top prizes at the Zone One West Kootenay Men’s Qualifying Tournament Sunday in Christina Lake.

Coletti and Hoodikoff each fired 8-over-par 152 to claim the top two spots on the Zone One West Kootenay Men’s Amateur team.

Meanwhile, Courson edged out Ian Turner in the Senior Men’s qualifying tournament.

Courson shot 163 in the 36-hole tournament that started Saturday at the Granite Pointe at Nelson course.

Southridge shoots down Bombers in opening round of B.C. High School AA Rugby Championships

Southridge shoots down Bombers in opening round of B.C. High School AA Rugby Championships

It's obvious that a rusty, healthy team has a better chance of winning than a battle tested, injured squad.

Which is just what happened during round one of the B.C. High School AA Boy's Rugby Championships.

Southridge of Surrey scored early and often en route to a 28-7 victory over Kootenay Rep, L.V. Rogers Rugby Bombers Saturday at City Field in Kelowna.

Southridge now advances to the second round of the 16-team tournament to face two-ranked Brentwood College of Mill Bay.

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