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by Contributor on Friday Jan 20 2023

The next time Carl Johnson’s grandchildren come to town, there will be plenty of new gear to take fishing after the Argenta retiree reeled in $1,000 in prizes from the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

With a little help from his grandchildren, Carl has caught “50 or 60 trout” this season. 

“Whenever they come up from Vancouver, they always say let’s go fishing and it’s...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 17 2023

The Nelson U15 squad captured the gold medal at the recent Kelowna/Winfield House Minor Hockey Tournament in the Central Okanagan.

The Nelson U15 squad finished the tournament in top spot to claim the gold medal.

The team includes coaches Pat Dolan, Aaron Shrieves and Tyler Rice and players Connor Hill, Preston Hobbs, Liam Foord, Quinn Wikison, Charles Shrieves, Kieran Mucha,...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 17 2023

Mallard's Source for sports decided to dip into the sports achieves for the Team of the Week.

Mallard’s took a trip down memory lane to find the Nelson Maple Leafs Oldtimers hockey club.

The Oldtimers were formed from numerous players from the former Western International Hockey League.

The Senior Hockey League included teams from Nelson, Trail, Cranbrook, Rossland,...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 17 2023

The L.V. Rogers Bombers will host a six-team Kootenay Classic High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament beginning Friday at the Hangar in Nelson.

The Bombers host Mount Baker of Cranbrook, Kootenay River from Creston, Fernie, Trail’s J. Lloyd Crowe and Stanley Humphries from Castlegar.

LVR opens the tournament Friday at 11:30 a.m. against Kootenay River.

The Bombers second...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 13 2023

The local hockey scene is mourning the loss of former Nelson Maple Leafs winger Buck Crawford, who died suddenly last week in the Heritage City.

Crawford arrived in Nelson in the mid-60s to play for the Senior Maple Leafs in the Western International Hockey League after playing minor hockey in Powell River and Junior Hockey in Kamloops.

Crawford, 80, joined the Maple Leafs in...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 12 2023

The Nelson Leafs continue to make changes as the defending Kootenay Conference Champs prepare for another run at the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League title.

Following the bombshell resignation last week of Adam DiBella after the head coach was hit with a season-ending suspension by the KIJHL, Leafs General Manager Lance Morey continued to shake of the franchise sending Nelson...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 10 2023

The Nelson Leafs wasted little time in finding a new interim head coach for the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise.

Nelson Leafs president Corey Viala said in a media release that the team has hired Briar McEnaney.

McEnaney, replacing former skipper Adam DiBella who...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 09 2023

The L.V. Rogers Bombers dumped Nakusp 90-28 to finish third overall at the Junior Bombers Invitational Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Hangar in Nelson.

The tournament was won by Fernie Falcons, which defeated Mount Baker Wild 41-29 in the final.

LVR has no trouble with a Cougars squad, missing a key player due to injury from its roster for the Consolation Final.