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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 09 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tipped off the High School Basketball season with a fourth-place finish at the South Okanagan Hornets Senior Boy’s Tournament Saturday in Oliver.

The Bombers dropped a 67-56 decision to NorKam of Kamloops Saturday afternoon in the consolation final. Isaac Vissers led the Bombers with 12 points while Carter Anderson added 10.

LVR opened the tournament...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 09 2019

The Whitecaps University Prep Academy program sent two teams to participate in the Star Fire Showcase tournament held recently in Seattle, WA.

Despite finishing the tournament with losing record, the players gained valuable experience, plus were able to showcase their talents in front of college and university scouts from both Canada and USA.

“The players performed fantastically...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 08 2019

On the plus side, the Nelson Leafs managed to pull three out of a possible four points during the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League road trip to the Eddie Mountain Division.

However, on the downside, Columbia Valley Rockies stole one of those possible points after knocking off the Leafs 4-3 in overtime Saturday night at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena in Invermere.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 06 2019

The Trafalgar Thunder recently completed a very successful season at the net as both girls’ and boys’ teams captured their respective West Kootenay Championships.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Thunder squads with Team of the week honours.

The teams include, Coach Staci Proctor and parent assistant Riordan Bellman and players Alex Gotzy, Ollie Gyr, Carter...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 06 2019

The Nelson Leafs will have a chip on their shoulder when the Green and White once again venture east to take on Eddie Mountain Division teams in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action, beginning Friday in Cranbrook.

The Leafs, 2-6 against Eddie Mountain Division teams this season, meet Golden Rockets and Columbia Valley Rockies Friday and Saturday in KIJHL action.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 03 2019

Team Medford of Kimberley/Cranbrook defeated fellow East Kootenay rink Ken McHargue in the A Final to capture the annual Doug Bothamley Cashspiel Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

Team Medford, consisting of skip Chris Medford, third Steve Tersmette, second Mitch Young and lead Jeff Langin, took home the top prize of $2050 in the weekend cashspiel.

B-event went to Kevin Maffioli...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 02 2019

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats came ever so close to winning a medal at the BC. High School A Girls Volleyball Championships Saturday at Castlegar’s Selkirk College Gymnasium.

The Cats dropped a heartbreaking three-set match 17-25, 25-18, 15-8, to Unity Christian of Chilliwack to finish fourth overall at the 16-team tournament.

Kelowna Christian defeated Fernie Falcons in straight...

by Bob Hall on Monday Dec 02 2019

The Selkirk College Saints return home this weekend where the team hopes the holiday spirit will be on their side as they wrap up the first semester of play against the Simon Fraser University Clan.

Winless in their last four British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) games, the Saints head into the two-game set against Simon Fraser tied for third place with the Burnaby-...