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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...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 21 2021

Nelson Bantam Reps, many who consider is the best minor hockey team to come from the Heritage City, captured the BC Bantam Championship in 1969 with a best-of-three series win over the North Shore Winter Club.

Mallard’s Source for sports, taking another step back in time to spotlight teams from Nelson, is honoured to select the Doug Grimston Provincial Bantam Champs as Team of the Week...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) continues until June 2021, when the $50,000 Kingfisher boat package grand prize winner will be drawn.

The four depots receiving the rainbow and bull trout heads have seen a total of 8,910 entries, which will give the juvenile kokanee a chance to grow.

The program is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population to recover...

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...