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by Contributor on Monday Jun 20 2022

Submitted by Bill McDonnell, Teammate, Colleague, Friend

Following a recent visit with Leroy Mowery, I am reminded of the contributions that the Mowery family has shared since the 1960s.

While attending Notre Dame University on a student-athlete scholarship from 1964 to 1968, Leroy Mowery represented Nelson both at the university and senior hockey levels...

by Contributor on Friday Jun 17 2022

Creston resident Allan Mather has won a $15,000 Marlon Boat package from Jones Boys Boats of Woodbury, B.C., the Grand Prize awarded annually by the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program.

The latest winner of the $1,000 monthly prize draw, Scott Girdwood of Kaslo, was also announced.

Mather is a retired farmer and passionate angler who fishes almost weekly with friends in a...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jun 14 2022

Nelson Soccer Association is sending a large number of teams to the BC Soccer Youth Provincial B Championships in Kamloops and Burnaby.

All Nelson Soccer Select teams either qualified through Kootenay Zone tournament or received a bye to the Provincial Championships.

The Nelson U16 Boys swept Kootenay South in the two-game series by scores of 3-0 and 7-3.

The U15 Selects...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 13 2022

The L.V. Rogers Bombers outlasted Aldergrove 19-15 to capture the bronze medal at the BC High School Girls Rugby Championships held earlier this month in the Fraser Valley.

The win was amazing considering the Bombers had only five players returning to the program after two seasons of no action due to COVID-19.

The Bomber coaching staff was extremely proud of this year’s rugby...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 06 2022

Junuary is here. 

Yes, it’s been more like fall/winter weather, but the lake is rising and the fish are biting.

Here’s the latest report:

Kootenay Lake

Once the water warmed up in May, the fishing picked right up.  Water temps broke 50 degrees recently and the fish are loving it.  Lots of days with up to 15 – 20 fish on throughout the day.


by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 05 2022

A banged and bruised L.V. Rogers Bombers squad dropped a heartbreaking shootout decision to North Delta to finish 14th overall at the BC High School AA Girls Soccer Championships Saturday in Langley.

Playing the final days of the tournament without their starting keeper Gabby Bobby — lost earlier in the tournament to a concussion following a collision in a game against...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 30 2022

On June 2nd at 7:30 p.m., the 16th edition of the Reel Rock climbing film tour will be screening at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.

The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers (TAWKROC) and the Kootenay Climbing Association, the non-profit that operates the Cube Climbing Centre, have teamed up to bring the film tour to Nelson as a fundraiser to build a new Olympic...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday May 27 2022

The L.V. Rogers Bombers have qualified to compete in the BC High School Girls’ Soccer Championship in June in the Fraser Valley.

The Bombers cruised to the title, blasting David Thompson of Invermere 5-0 in the final in the Kootenay Zones held recently in Creston.

LVR advanced to the final in the four-team tournament by stopping Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 9-0 in the semi-...