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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 14 2015

Columbia Valley scored three second half goals en route to a 4-1 victory over Nelson Selects in BC Soccer Provincial B U18 Boy's Playdowns Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch in Nelson.

Tied 1-1 at the half, Columbia Valley took the lead in the 52 minute and never looked back.

"Columbia Valley came out strong in the second and restored their lead in the 52nd minute," said Nelson coach...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 14 2015

Balfour Golf Course club professional Craig Wilkinson is hitting the links to help ALS Society of BC.

Wilkinson is golfing all day long on (Monday) June 22 in a fundraising effort for the ALS Society through PGA of BC’s Golf-A-Thon for ALS. 

“This year I will be playing solo in an effort to beat my personal record of 283 holes played in one day,” Wilkinson said.

“I’ll be...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 11 2015

The Trail AA Orioles AA kicks off the season this weekend by hosting the Trail Invitational Baseball Tournament at Butler Park.

The Orioles play in a new division of the American Legion Baseball League against teams from Colville, Asotin, Mt. Spokane, Lewis and Clarke, Gonzaga Prep, Mead, Rogers and West Valley

“Last year we played to an 8-8 record in league play just out of the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 11 2015

Silver was the colour of the day for the Nelson Selects U15 Boy's Soccer team.

The club returned from a successful weekend at the Columbia Valley Clash of the Titans Soccer Tournament in Invermere this past weekend, finishing second overall in the U16 Division.

The Select lost in shootout in the final to the Calgary U16 team.

“I was extremely proud of the boys this weekend...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jun 09 2015

It didn’t take former Leaf Larry Martel long to find a job in hockey.

The ex-Leaf president moved across the hallway to office of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League after being elected as vice-president of the Neil Murdoch Division.

The selection of Martel was just one of the news items coming out of the KIJHL AGM this past weekend in Osoyoos.

“It was a very...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 07 2015

Was it a penalty, or was it a "play-on"?

Who cares as Canada won its opening match at the FIFA Women's World Cup Saturday in Edmonton.

The Nelson Daily was there with a brief video of the Canadian anthem to start the game between Canada and China.

Have a look.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jun 05 2015

The L.V. Rogers Bombers baseball team recently completed a very successful campaign on the diamond.

LVR compiled an impressive 21-5 record against American and Canadian opposition that included a victory in the Bombers home tournament.

The Bombers seven trips south of the boarder and played a combination of Varsity teams and JV. Teams.

The highlight for this year for the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 04 2015

Membership has its privileges with the BGC Advantage Program at the Balfour Golf Club.

And those privileges are more than just playing on one of the most picturesque Les Furber designed courses in the province packed with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains or Kootenay Lake.

“The BGC Advantage Program is a brand new concept to Balfour this year.  It is our amped up...