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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 14 2019

A group of lifters from Power By You in Nelson captured a pair of medals at the Ogopogo Olympic Weightlifting Competition in Winfield.

Lily Taylor and Levi Taylor were two Power By You competitors to taste victory during the weekend event.

Lily Taylor won gold while Levi Taylor claimed a silver medal in the Olympic Weightlifting event.

Other competitors included Emily...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

Morven Douglas and Jeff Langin came away with the top prizes at the Civic Auto Repair Club Champion Tournament Sunday at the Granite Pointe at Nelson Golf Course.

Douglas shot an 83 Saturday before closing out Sunday with an 86 to capture the women’s crown with a 36-hole total 169.

Langin opened with a five-under-par 67 Saturday before finishing up with a one-under-par 71...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The Rear Guard squad has owned the West Kootenay MS Ride fundraising award, capturing the esteemed honour the past for four years. 

However, this year, Let's Crush MS gave them a real run for the money -- in fact on a per capita basis, collected more dollars, with three riders versus four on The Rear Guard.

Which is why Let's Crush MS was named winner of The Nelson Daily...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 07 2019

The combined Fiesta squad outlasted LIT from Calgary to capture the top prize at the eighth annual 2019 Disc Break Ultimate Tournament Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.

Fiesta won the tournament in 2014.

Both teams entered the final undefeated following the round robin draw of the weekend tourney.

Fiesta team is from Spokane.

Silver-medal winning LIT is now off to the ...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 01 2019

Teams from as far away as Saskatoon, Sask. And Missoula, Mont. will be in Nelson this weekend for the 2019 Disc Break Ultimate Tournament at the Lakeside Pitch.

Thirteen teams join host Homegrown from Nelson in the two day event.

Hosted by the Nelson Ultimate Frisbee Association, the eighth annual tournament attracts some of the elite players from across Western Canada and United...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

The Ernie Gare Athletic Scholarship, based in Nelson, is Canada’s first and longest running athletic scholarship.

The son of the scholarship founder Ernie Gare Sr, Danny Gare, returned to his stomping grounds to present the current board with a cheque for $7,500 from a Roast held in Buffalo in February.

“I said I’d do the Roast, but on one condition . . . that...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

Savoy Inn saved the best for the playoff tournament, defeating DeVitos 16-4 in the A-Final as Nelson Mixed Slopitch celebrated its 25thseason.

The Championship was the 15th for Savoy Inn over the past 25 years.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Mixed Slopitch winners with Team of the Week honours.

The Savoy Inn squad includes Brett...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League lost one of its main supporters after Kelowna Chiefs president and GM, Grant Sheridan recently passed away at Kelowna General Hospital.

Sheridan was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in late March while the Chiefs were in a playoff series against Revelstoke Grizzlies. He was transferred to the trauma unit at Royal Inland Hospital before...