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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Mar 03 2019

For the second consecutive year the Murdoch Division Regular Season Champs are having a difficult time getting out of the first round of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoffs.

Last year the Grand Forks Border Bruins pushed the Nelson Leafs to a seventh game before the Green and White prevailed. This season it's the Spokane Braves making life a disaster.

The...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 28 2019

Nelson Leafs are receiving outstanding leadership from team captain Jack Karran two games into the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoffs.

The Grande Prairie native leads the with four points in two games, including a game-winning goal in Nelson’s 3-2 win on opening night of the post season.

Karran’s teammate Cole Wyatt is tied for the Nelson scoring lead with one...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 28 2019

Nelson Leafs took a 2-0 lead in their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff Series with the Spokane after the Green and White defeated the Braves 2-1 Wednesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The best-of-seven Murdoch Division Semi-Final Series now shifts to Spokane for Games three and four, Friday and Saturday. If necessary, Game five is back in Nelson at 7 p.m. in the NDCC...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

Ian Walgren of Nelson captured a pair of Speed Skating medals — Silver and Bronze — at the Special Olympic Winter Games February 21-23 in Vernon.

Walgren, competing for Region 1 — Kootenays, is the first ever SOBC speed skater to represent Region one and the first to medal in the Speed skating event. 

Walgren also carried the banner for Region 1 during the opening ceremonies....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

During playoffs, nothing comes easy.

Case in point — the first game of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division Semi Final between Nelson and Spokane.

Nelson enters the post season 30 points better than the Braves after the regular season. However, it was the Green and White needing a late game rally to edge the Braves 3-2 in overtime during Game one...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

Nelson Boxers made it a clean sweep at the Tacoma Golden Gloves competition in Tacoma, Washington.

Boxers Stryder Sutton, Riel Martinez, Leah Eberle and Makalu Babott all won their respective divisions against fighters from Washington State, Oregon, BC and Alaska.

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

The boxers are under the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 24 2019

Mount Sentinel Wildcats scored early and often en route to a convincing 68-37 victory over Golden Eagles in Consolation action at the Kootenay High School A Boy’s Basketball Championships Saturday afternoon at the Nakusp Secondary School.

Kyle Kabatoff scored 21 points to lead the Wildcats, which lost in the semi-finals to host Nakusp Cougars. Aaron Spurge had 19 points while Mike...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 24 2019

Hockey fans received a taste of the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Murdoch Division Semi Final Series between Nelson and Spokane Saturday at the NDCC Arena.

In what promises to be a closer series than a usual one-versus-four matchup, Shawn Campbell’s third-period goal snapped a 1-1 tie sparking the Leafs to a 2-1 victory over the Braves. The loss keeps the...

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