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by Contributor on Thursday Mar 07 2019

The Teck Kootenay Zone Race at Nelson's Whitewater Resort, has come and gone, but the excitement is yet to wind down for all those involved.

More than 115 skiers and their families traveled from Lake Louise, Kimberly, Fernie, Rossland and Golden to test their skills in four races spread across two days.

Saturday and Sunday both dawned clear and cold, with perfect bluebird skies...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 07 2019

It may have taken seven games, but the Nelson Leafs overcame adversity — and two elimination games — to prove the Green and White were the better team.

Three second-period goals made the difference as Nelson skated to a 6-2 victory over Spokane Braves in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff action Wednesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win gives Nelson...

by City of Trail on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters and the City of Trail are working collectively to submit a bid to Hockey Canada in hopes of hosting the 2021 National Junior A Championship at the Trail Memorial Centre in May 2021. Bid submissions from all eligible host teams and committees are due by April 30, 2019. Hockey Canada will then review the submitted bids and make their decision in June 2019....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

It will be a rematch of last season in the West Kootenay Men’s Basketball League.

Nelson Toyota and Northport, Wash., won their respective divisions to advance to the League Final Monday at Mount Sentinel High School Gymnasium. Nelson Toyota edged Northport in 2018 in a high-scoring affair at Selkirk College in Castlegar.

Nelson Toyota edged Empire 75-69 Monday at the LVR Hangar...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

The Murdoch Division Champs proved their 70-point regular season was no fluke.

Cole Wyatt scored three times to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 4-1 victory over the Spokane Braves in a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League elimination game Tuesday in the Lilac City. The win forces a Game seven Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.

The key to this win Nelson, first getting the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 05 2019

The Nelson Youth Basketball League has been flourishing as more than 30 players, girls and boys, take it to the hoops Mondays at the L.V. Rogers High School Gymnasium.

The league offers a fun, safe environment for kids ages 6 - 13 to develop basketball and teamwork skills.

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

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 05 2019

The 2019 Canada Winter Games recently wrapped up in Red Deer, but not before a second Nelson athlete stepped onto the podium to receive a medal.

Reece Hunt of Nelson won a bronze medal for Team BC in women’s hockey Saturday at the Servus Downtown Arena in Red Deer as Team BC shook off a heartbreaking overtime semi-final loss to edge Team Ontario 5-4 in Medal Round play.

It...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 04 2019

The Spokane Braves are one win away from posting the upset over the Murdoch Division Regular Season Champs after the Lilac City squad skated to a 4-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff victory over the Leafs Monday night at the NDCC Arena.

The Braves now leads the best-of-seven Murdoch Semi Final Series 3-2 with Game six Tuesday in Spokane.

A controversial goal...

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