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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 26 2023

Bomber teams swept to a couple of victories Wednesday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar.

The Senior Bombers gained some revenge on the short-handed Grand Forks Wolves, outlasting the Boundary City squad 77-61 in Senior Boys High School Basketball action at the Hangar.

LVR opened the contest on fire, building a 12-2 lead against a Wolves squad missing key players due to school exams and...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 25 2023

Five Nelson gymnasts, earned highly sought after placements on the Kootenay Zone Gymnastics Team to compete at the 2023 BC Winter Games in Vernon March 23-26.

Molly Anderson, 15 and Jersey Skolka, 13, won two of three spots in the Level 7 category.

Anouk Prud’homme, 15, Macy Loutit, 15, and Anni van Hellemond, 13, earned all three spots in the Level 8 category.

The BC...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 23 2023

The Fernie Falcons started fast and never looked back en route to a convincing 102-51 decision over Kootenay River of Creston in the final of the Kootenay Classic High School Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar in Nelson.

The Falcons led 10-2 early, extending the margin to 22-13 after one quarter to easily claim the championship.

Bryson Barr scored 24...

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...