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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...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The bikers are back.

The MS West Kootenay Challenge bikers, that is.

Rotary Lakeside Park is the home base this weekend for the annual ride to raise funds for the fight against Multiple sclerosis (MS) — an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain.

The event was rescheduled after smoke...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jul 03 2019

Nelson Youth Soccer player Callum Cutler is doing his best to raise funds to help with travel costs to Madrid, Spain as part of the Generation Adidas program to have players train with elite clubs in Europe.

Cutler, who plays the center-midfield position, has played on numerous teams this past season, including the Nelson Selects U17 Rep team, Whitecaps Academy Regional Team, LVR...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 02 2019

The Selkirk College Saints continue to sculpt a squad for the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season that puts emphasis on success at both ends of the ice.

Former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standouts Garrett Hilton and Derian Bamber have committed to the Saints for the 2019-2020 season with on-ice qualities that will provide both...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Ryan Lewis scored twice and goalkeeper Mitch Melanson pitched a shutout sparking Hume Innkeepers to a 4-0 win over Oso Negro in the final of the Mallard's Men's Open Division Tuesday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The win completed a sweep of the hardware for the Innkeepers, which also captured the regular season title with an impressive 6-1 record.

Oso Negro finished third in league...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Hard work and dedication to the game is paying off for Nelson Youth Soccer star Callum Cutler.

Not only did the 16-year-old player pick up the Kerry Dyck Memorial Scholarship from the Hume Innkeepers, but Cutler also earned one of the two Generation Adidas nominations to train in Madrid, Spain at the Real Madrid Foundation.

While Cutler is on his way this summer to Spain, another...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

The L.V. Rogers Athletic Department saluted its top athletes for the past high school season recently at a ceremony in the Hangar.

Rylee Zondervan and Matti Erickson were selected the top All Around Athletes for the past high school season at the Fairview-based school.

Zondervan also was selected the Top Scholar Athlete along with Mike Zarikoff.

Outstanding Athlete honours...