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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 09 2021

Mallard’s Source for sports took another trip down memory lane to feature the 1990-91 L.V. Rogers Bombers Basketball squad as Team of the Week.

This was the first year LVR dropped from AAA to play in the AA division, advancing to the BC High School AA Boy’s Basketball Championships for the first time.

The Bomber posted a 20-17 season record, playing several larger “AAA” schools...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 09 2021

Nelson Nordic Ski Club is in the final stages of fundraising for a new snowcat grooming machine for its cross-country ski trail systems at Apex, Busk and Clearwater, just south of Nelson.

With the support of a generous benefactor, the Club is currently holding a “Love Your Club” fundraiser, to raise $25,000 in matching donations by February 14, 2021. If the campaign is successful, the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 07 2021

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League worked its very best to try to get a hockey season in during a pandemic.

However, following the recent decision by BC Provincial Health to extend the province-wide ban on social gatherings and events, indefinitely, due to the citing concerns of the growing number of COVID-19 variant cases, the league announced Saturday the cancellation of its...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 01 2021

The Thompson Rivers University (TRU) WolfPack has recruited strong midfielder Ryan Lewis for their men's soccer program.

The Nelson Youth Soccer star said only after being in Kamloops at short time, he’s been impressed with the level of commitment from the guys and coaching staff here considering the circumstances due to COVID.

“ I think it shows the character of the team and I'm...

by Contributor on Saturday Jan 30 2021

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s (KIJHL) Revelstoke Grizzlies have ceased operations for the remainder of the 2020/21 season after members of the organization tested positive for COVID-19.

On Tuesday, January 26th, the Grizzlies became aware of a potential COVID-19 contact that occurred through a team player’s place of employment. In accordance with KIJHL...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 28 2021

As all junior hockey players in BC, including the Nelson Leafs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, patiently wait to get the green light from provincial health officials to re-open play in the current stalled season due to the coronavirus COVID-19, Mallard’s Source for sports takes another look back a few decades at the 1974-75 Nelson Junior...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

A trio of Nelson players in the Whitecaps 'Caps 2 College” soccer program recently landed spots on college and university varsity teams.

Twin sisters Semegn and Addis Atkinson have been selected to play for the Langara Falcons of Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) while Kieran Dehnel committed to play for the University of Lethbridge of the Canada West USPORT...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 19 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

Going from player to coach was a big step for Nelson Leafs bench boss Mario DiBella.

After playing senior men’s hockey in the Western International Hockey League with the Nelson Maple Leafs, DiBella swapped his spot in the crease for one on the bench in his mid 20s.

He learned how to become a...

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