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by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Mar 25 2021

For second time in as many years, the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers to cancel the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.

Tournament organizers said recent decisions by the Province and Health Authorities have indicated that it will not be possible to hold large gatherings and events throughout summer 2021 in BC.

Like most events held throughout the...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Mar 23 2021

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced its schedule Tuesday for the 2020-21 season, which includes 20 games per team for a total of 160 league games.

The five-week season will commence on Friday, Apr. 2, and will run until Sunday, May 9.

The 16 teams participating in the season have each been assigned one of five pod locations — Vernon, Penticton, Chilliwack, Coquitlam and Port...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 18 2021

Mallard’s Source for sports agrees with also giving participants of the BC FreezinforaReason Cold in the Koots Campaign a Thumbs Up and Team of the Week accolades for a spirited fundraiser that netted the BC Special Olympics more than $10,000.

Recently, chiefs from Nelson Police Department, Nelson Fire and Rescue Services, Regional District of Central Kootenay and BC Paramedics took a...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 15 2021

While some minor sports groups may see a glimmer of light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel, basketball players in Nelson are feeling a little left out.

The sport generally uses school gymnasiums to play games, and with most School Districts holding their COVID-19 cards close to their respective chests, and closing facilities to outside users, it may be another year at best...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 15 2021

The BC Hockey League has been granted permission by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) to play a shortened 2020-21 season beginning the first week of April.

The PHO said it has approved the BCHL’s proposal for a safe return to play under its COVID-19 Safety Plan.

The league will operate in a “pod” model where three to four teams will play each...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 08 2021

Cricket anyone?

Seems like an unrealistic request, but if Landon Veregin gets his way the game of cricket may join the likes of soccer, tennis and slopitch as summer activities enjoyed in Nelson.

“Nelson is an active city . . .. The people here love the outdoors and finding unique ways to enjoy our amazing nature,” said Veregin, who is spearheading the drive to...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

At this time of year, high school basketball teams in the Kootenay/Boundaery are gearing up after qualifying during zone tournaments for a trip to showcase their skills at respective provincial tournaments throughout the province.

As Mallard’s Source for sports continues to take a look back into the archives due to COVID-19 putting a halt to most activities, including sports, the 2000 L...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 26 2021

With the support of more than 300 donors, including local businesses, an anonymous benefactor and significant grants, Nelson Nordic Ski Club has purchased a new snowcat to groom its cross-country ski trail systems at Apex, Busk and Clearwater, just south of Nelson.

The Club recently concluded its cheeky Love Your Club fundraising campaign, which brought in more than $30,000 in donations...