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by Contributor on Thursday May 09 2019

May is here, and so are the fish says Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing. The weather has been awesome for the past couple weeks and the waters are coming to life. So Kerry & Company have been on the water on a regular basis and things are looking up.

April was a fun month for fishing on the lake.  We had a lot of young families join us throughout the Easter weekend...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 07 2019

The Nelson Boxing Club Fight Night VI is set for Saturday (May 11) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Headlining the event is Nelson’s own, Elias Martinez, who is coming off a silver medal performance at the recent Canadian National Championships on Vancouver Island.

Martinez is up against Portland’s Santiago Franco in the main event.

There are 14 other fights matching boxers from...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 06 2019

A Nelson rink cleaned up at the recent Northwest Curling Club bonspiel in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

The Gord Wiess rink captured the top prize at the Seventh Annual Panhandle event in the Idaho City.

The team includes skip Gord Wiess, third Janice Murphy, second Stan Reese and lead Alison Hutchison.

The Nelson Curling club remains in limbo following an...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 01 2019

Before the outdoor season kicks into high gear, Mallard’s Source for sports wanted to spotlight the improvements of the Trafalgar Thunder Girl’s Basketball Team.

The squad showed steady improvement throughout the season to almost knock off favoured Castlegar in the final game of the season for the Thunder.

Coach Fred Brown said after starting the season with 14 of the 16 players...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 01 2019

Nothing, not even the pressure of competing on the national stage, can stop Nelson Boxing Club fighters.

The local club garnered no less than four medals at the 2019 Super Channel Championships held this past week in Langford on Vancouver Island at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort Community.

Leading the contingent was Elias Martinez, Makalu Babott and Leah Eberle, all three...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 28 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers kicked off the 2019 B.C. High School Girl’s Soccer season with a fourth-place finish at the opening tournament Saturday in Kelowna.

After breezing through the round robin draw, the Bombers lost twice in the medal round to AAA-power Kelowna Owls 3-0 and Okanagan Mission of Kelowna 2-1 in the bronze medal game.

Rylee Zondervan scored the lone goal for LVR...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 26 2019

Sharpen up that putting stroke because the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation Legacy Golf Tournament is back.

The 18-hole event that raises money for the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is set for High Noon, Friday, June 14 at the Granite Pointe at Nelson Course. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

Sponsored by Selkirk Paving Ltd. and Nelson Ready Mix, the event offers 18-holes of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 25 2019

The Nelson Leafs may have failed to capture the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship in 2019 but that doesn’t mean the trophy won’t make a special trip to the Heritage City this summer.

Thanks to Brenden Vulcano, the KIJHL trophy most likely will grace the city after the Nelson Minor Hockey grad helped the Revelstoke Grizzlies shock the league expert to...