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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 22 2019

Jaclyn Dexter is finding there’s Gold in the South Okanagan.

The Nelson triathlete took home the Gold Medal in the women’s 40-44 year category at the Peach Classic Triathlon Sunday in Penticton.

Dexter finished third overall in the women’s division, ten minutes behind winner Vanessa Tilson of Kelowna.

Tilson won the three-stage event that includes a 1.5 kilometer swim in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jul 22 2019

Savoy Inn scored early and often en route to the capturing its 15th Nelson Mixed Slopitch Championship Sunday afternoon at the Lakeside Ball Diamonds.

Savoy Inn ousted DeVitos 16-4 in the A-Final as Nelson Mixed Slopitch celebrated its 25th season.

Savoy Inn did it the hard way, opening the playoff tournament with a Friday loss to regular-season champion...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 17 2019

Laura Waterer scored twice and Meredith Vezina added a single to spark the Nelson Women's Soccer Club to a 4-2 victory over Tri-Cities in the final of the Spokane Summer Classic Tournament this past weekend in the Lilac City.

Nelson won its opening game 4-1 before dropping Game two 4-3. The Heritage City squad advanced to the final with a lopsided 7-2 shellacking in Game three.

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by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

 A pair of Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) grads are headed to the mountains as they transition into post-secondary with the Selkirk College Saints.

Blake Sidoni and Tristen Cross spent their final season of junior hockey with the Virden Oil Capitals. With impressive resumes of success at the junior level, the pair will help fuel the Saints at both ends of the ice during the 2019-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

It’s a phone call Ian Walgren won't soon forget.

Recently, the Chef du Mission for Special Olympics Team BC Speed Skating rang up the Nelson Speed Skater to request his presence as a member of the Provincial Team for the upcoming season. And we all know how the local speed skater responded.

“Ian has gladly accepted the placement and is now Dry Land training for the up and coming...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

The numbers are in and by all accounts, the 2019 West Kootenay MS Challenge was another success.

Eleven teams and 58 cyclists raised almost $82,000 to provide local programs and services to persons affected by MS in the West Kootenay area including information, advocacy, support and referral services, the Equipment Provision Program, the Special Assistance Program, the MS Knowledge...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 09 2019

Nelson Youth Soccer added another medal to its trophy case after the U15 Selects finished second overall at the BC Soccer Les Sinnott Memorial Boys B Cup Sunday in Prince George.

Nelson dropped a 2-0 decision to Vernon United in the U15 Boy’s Final, but still came away with the silver medal at the provincial tournament in Central BC.

“This is a group that committed themselves to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 07 2019

The Hume Innkeepers recently won the Mallard’s Men’s Open League.

In the process the Innkeepers announced that Callum Cutler is the winner of the Kerry Dyck Memorial Scholarship.

The award, in honour of the late head coach and manager who lost a battle with cancer in 2018, is given to a youth player within the men’s league based on playing ability, attitude and contribution to...

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