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Taking it to the Streets

Taking it to the Streets

Before the passion from the Stanley Cup playoffs could fade, the New Grand Hotel organized a street hockey tournament last Saturday in its back parking lot that saw six teams battle it out for the coveted Lord Nelson Cup
Retallack grows wheels

Retallack grows wheels

Retallack and renowned mountain bike trail builder and Riley McIntosh have teamed up to offer a unique backcountry mountain biking experience.
Busy summer for sports camps

Busy summer for sports camps

Summer break is fast approaching and with it comes the challenge of keeping the kids occupied. No worries! There are plenty of activities to prevent that dreaded child chant of boredom ever leaving their lips!

Families come out for fishing

The Nelson District Rod and Gun Club had 80 people including volunteers at Cottonwood Lake Saturday to participate in Fishing Forever, a BC Wildlife Federation program designed to enable those who have various disabilities and challenges including mobility issues enjoy a day at the lake and time in a boat with or without a fishing rod.
Ladies’ turn to take aim

Ladies’ turn to take aim

By the end of a Thursday evening the air in the basement of the Nelson and District Rod and Gun Club smells like brimstone and the half dozen women in it are riding high on adrenaline and accomplishment.
Golf Marathon

Golf Marathon

Granite Pointe Golf Course pro Jamie Stevens takes a practice swing on hole No. 76 during his 24 hour golf marathon last Saturday.
DiBella Cracks U18 Sqauad

DiBella Cracks U18 Sqauad

Nelson’s Aimee DiBella has been named to the female U18 Team BC roster for the upcoming hockey season.
Hunt clears one more U17 hurdle

Hunt clears one more U17 hurdle

Dryden Hunt has moved one step closer to becoming a member of the prestigious male U17 Team BC.
Teen’s taekwondo prowess earns provincial recognition

Teen’s taekwondo prowess earns provincial recognition

A Nelson teen who last year became possibly the first autistic child in Canada to receive a black belt in taekwondo is the recipient of a provincial Yes I Can! award.
U14 boys make no mistakes

U14 boys make no mistakes

It was a perfect weekend for the Nelson Selects U14 boys, who went 3-0 against their Kootenay rivals at the regional playdowns at Lakeside Park.