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by Contributor on Sunday May 09 2021

The weather has been awesome, and the fishing has been awesomer!  Haha, a little humour never hurt anyone.

With this great, spring weather, we have been spending plenty of time on the water.

So, here’s your latest fishing report:

Kootenay Lake

The creeks are flowing and the water levels are rising.  This is the beginning of our spring fishery.  With...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 04 2021

Mallard’s Source for sports is happy to showcase the amazing donation to assist with Nelson’s Friends of the Family Foundation.

Nelson Home Building Center recently made a $3,000 to the local charity that assists local families during a time of crisis.

Started in 2000, The Nelson and Area Friends of the Family Foundation as a result of some local families wanting to give back to...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 04 2021

While most golfers in the West Kootenay are still rubbing the rust off the game from the long offseason, Larry Marinas of Nelson is already in mid-season form.

Marinas recorded the first hole-in-one of the season at Granite Pointe Golf Course in Nelson on Thursday, April 29th after scoring the feat on the 15th hole with a group of golfing buddies.

Marinas...

by Contributor on Monday May 03 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

A desire to be near the sports hub of Boston factored into Nelson Leaf Matt Byrne signing to play with the Anna Maria College Athletic Team Sports (AMCATS) in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III.

“Ever since I first talked to the coaches, they were awesome to me,” says Byrne, a...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 26 2021

One of the pillars of successful athletes in any sport is perseverance and the British Columbia Summer Swim Association’s Nelson Neptune Swim Club has epitomized that from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 “We had over 60 swimmers in our spring 2020 session when the facility closed and youth sports were shut down, but we were one of the few swim clubs in the entire province that...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 19 2021

Glacier Gymnasts have had to deal with competing during the COVID-19 pandemic virtually.

However, even a pandemic can’t stop this group of athletes as the Glacier Junior Olympic Level 6 finished near the top during the recent 2021 BC Provincial Virtual Championships.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the gymnasts with Team of the Week.

The team includes...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 19 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

A winning hockey program combined with small classes sizes made Adrian College the right fit for Nelson Leaf Ethan McLaughlin.

McLaughlin did a virtual tour to get a sense of what Adrian College, based in Adrian, Michigan, and their hockey program is about.

The Bulldogs won a American...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 15 2021

Thirteen gymnasts from Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics Club are celebrating their performances from the 2021 BC Provincial Virtual Championships over the Easter weekend.

The team won 22 medals, including three All Around titles and 24 top-ten placements.

The nine gymnasts on Glacier’s Junior Olympic Level 6 team, also captured the 4th place team award...

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