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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

As junior hockey teams around the province await permission from the BC Public Health Office to resume play during COVID-19 pandemic, Mallard’s Source for sports thought it would be fitting to take a look back at Nelson’s only B.C. Junior B Hockey Championship for the Team of the Week.

In 1968, the Leafs, coached by Fritz Koehle, defeated Vancouver’s Grandview Steelers 2-0 in the best-...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Rick Taylor has lived on Kootenay Lake for 40 years and has seen some ups and downs in fish numbers and size but commented that the last few years have been catastrophic for the Kokanee numbers.

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population recover after their collapse in 2013.

Anglers are encouraged to harvest rainbow...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 21 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

(As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League awaits word on when competitive sports can continue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Communiciations Emamuel Sequeira has been updating hockey fans with stories from around the league.)

Hunter Floris wanted to have fun playing...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 14 2020

In a media release Monday, the BC Seniors Games Society (BCSGS) in consultation with the 2021 Greater Victoria Host Society have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 55+ BC Games.

The Games were to run September 14-18, 2021 in Victoria.

Because of the ongoing public health concerns due to the pandemic, the Games will be postponed until...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 13 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, Mallard’s Source for sports continues to dip into the past to showcase teams from yesteryear in this edition of Team of the Week.

The Nelson Oldtimers Hockey Club is featured as Team of the Week, standing on the ice for a team photo after capturing the Penticton Tournament.

The team includes, Don Ball, Shorty...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 10 2020

Nelson’s Maddy Bonikowsky loves to run.

She loves the rawness and simplicity of running.

And she has loved running from a young age, racing recreationally against peers in elementary school.

“No equipment, no technical components; in running you must grind it out by yourself, for yourself,” the Grade 12 student at L.V. Rogers High School recently said to The Nelson...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 08 2020

Sit back and have a read of the Reel Adventures Sportfishing December Fishing Report as we close out this 2020 roller coaster ride.

There have been some fun days with small groups and family groups.  And the fish have been cooperating for us.

Here are the latest reports:

Kootenay Lake

November was a windy and chilly month, but we still spent most of...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 04 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has decided to postpone its 2020-21 season until the New Year.

In a statement sent out by the league Friday, the KIJHL said the decision comes after the recent Provincial Health Orders, first posted on November 19th as well as additional restrictions put in place on December 3rd.

“In light of ongoing...