NYS hosts Terry Walgren Rep Soccer Tournament

first_imgThe Lakeside Pitches will be filled with excitement as the Nelson Youth Soccer hosts the annual Terry Walgren Tournament beginning Friday.Teams from Creston, Fernie, Invermere, Cranbrook and Camore join the host Nelson Selects for three days of action.The tournament kicks off Friday with a few games. Saturday is a full slate of games before the tourney concludes Sunday with divisional finals.All action is set for the Lakeside playing fields.There is also a U12 Jamboree set for Lakeside at the same time as the Terry Walgren Tournament.The tournament is in honour of Terry Walgren, a longtime coach in Nelson — who skippered teams in Nelson Youth Soccer as well as men’s and women’s teams.Walgren, a graduate of Nelson Youth Soccer, played high school and men’s league soccer before going off to university where played for Simon Fraser and University of Alberta in Edmonton.Walgren, who returned to coach in the NYS rep program along with playing men’s league, died of cancer.last_img