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by Trevor Miller on Saturday Dec 08 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters played a hard, physical game and got rewarded for their strong efforts with a 4-1 victory over the Coquitlam Express on Friday night at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre. 

Chase Dafoe collected his first career BCHL goal as the Smoke Eaters earned their 12th victory of the season with Owen Ozar, Kent Johnson and Michael Hodge chipping in on the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 07 2018

Heather Potkins of Nelson joins 37 other canoe and kayak paddlers as members of the Canoe Kayak BC’s provincial team.

Potkins, a member of the Nelson Canoe and Kayak Club, was selected based on their results from the past season including national team selection, BC performance standard or nomination by the Coach’s Technical Committee.

"The selection of the 2018-19 Provincial...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 07 2018

It’s not the best-case scenario facing the Nelson Leafs, but the Green and White are embracing another shot at the defending Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Champions.

Nelson, 18-6-1-1, first in the Murdoch Division, takes a depleted lineup into the Bavarian City to face the Eddie Mountain leading Kimberley Dynamiters as the Junior B Hockey League gears up for another...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

When Whitecaps FC began opening Regional Academy Centres, the club made a commitment to give local players opportunities to have high level coaching, develop their game, and see a pathway towards levels of success that they may not have previously considered.

Part of that commitment has come in the form of a recent ‘Caps to Collegeprogram at select centres. The selection-based system is...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 04 2018

The combined rink from Nelson and Castlegar captured the C-Event title at the recent Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cashspiel held at the Nelson Curling Club.

The Jamie Ingram rink, consisting of skip Ingram, third Brent Pihowich, second Roger May and lead Barry Marsh took home the C crown at the 20-team bonspiel.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the rink with Team...

by Trevor Miller on Monday Dec 03 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters made a valiant comeback effort in the 3rd period but fell just short as they dropped a 3-2 decision to the Penticton Vees on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre. 

The Smoke Eaters started the game with plenty of pressure on the Vees net, opening the game with a 7-2 shot advantage in the first 12 minutes of the game and finished the period...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 03 2018

Myron Nichol edged out Sunflower City teammate Bill Van Yzerloo to capture the top prized at the 2018 Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cashspiel Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

Nichol, who defeated the Devin Anderson rink of Grand Forks to reach the final, pocketed the lion’s share of the cash at the 20-team weekend spiel.

Nichol’s rink included Don Bedard, Garry...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 02 2018

Even with a lineup held together with cable zip ties, the Nelson Leafs continue to pump out wins.

Captain Jack Karran scored twice, newly acquired Reid Wilson added a single and Kootenay Ice affilate goalie Tenzin Mint posted the shutout sparking the Leafs to a 5-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League win over rival Castlegar Rebels Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

Mint, the...