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 The Sudbury Wolves found out the hard way what a lack of discipline does against a team like the Barrie Colts. The Wolves were defeated 8-3 on home ice Friday night by the Colts, who rung up the score using the power play and making Sudbury pay big for mental breakdowns and lapses of judgement. Barrie scored four power play goals and one short-handed goal to wrap up ...

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Dec 21, 2014

Northern Chill earn another volleyball bronze

 The Northern Chill 16U Girls came through with a second straight bronze medal performance in OVA (Ontario Volleyball Association) tournament play earlier this month, finishing third at the Trillium D - Challenge Cup event in North Bay. File photo.

 The Northern Chill 16U Girls came through with a second straight bronze medal performance in OVA (O...

Dec 21, 2014

Wolves gain a point, but lose in a shootout Sunday

Kyle Capobianco was one of four goal scorers for the Wolves on Sunday. After giving up the lead four times, the Sudbury Wolves had to settle for a single point Sunday in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Mississauga Steelheads. File photo.

 The Sudbury Wolves were hoping for an early Christmas present as they finished the unofficial first...

Dec 20, 2014

Lack of discipline allows Barrie to trample the Wolves

Sudbury Wolves goalie Troy Timpano makes a pad save off a backhand shot by Barrie’s Joseph Blandisi in the first period Friday at Sudbury Arena. Scott Haddow photo.

 The Sudbury Wolves found out the hard way what a lack of discipline does against a team like the Ba...

Dec 19, 2014

Sudbury Laurentian Swim Club among top 10 teams in Ontario

Chris Eastick, 16, shows off the trophies he received for first-place finishes in 200-metre and 400-metre freestyle at the Ontario Division 1 Team Championships, held at the Etobicoke Olympium Dec. 12-14. Supplied photo.

At a time when many teenagers were at the mall picking out presents, the swimmers of Sudbury Laurent...

Dec 19, 2014

Bantam Wolves crack final four at Reebok Classic

Just a month after capturing the Big Nickel Hockey Tournament on their home turf, the Sudbury Major Bantam AAA Wolves worked their way into the semifinals of the Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs Reebok Classic, dropping a 3-2 double overtime decision to the Toronto Jr. Canadians.

The Sudbury Major Bantam AAA Wolves are serving notice that they may be a crew to watch come their O...

Dec 18, 2014

Wolves hope winning momentum carries on

Sudbury goalie Troy Timpano was nothing short of outstanding his last two starts, going 2-0 with a 0.50 goals-against-average and a .986 save percentage and earning his first career OHL shut-out.

If the Sudbury Wolves are going to close the gap against their rivals, it has to start this weekend ...

Dec 17, 2014

Robitaille fights his way to gold at Bronze Gloves

André Robitaille captured a gold medal at the 2014 Ontario Bronze Gloves championships in Toronto.

Capturing a gold medal at the 2014 Ontario Bronze Gloves championships in Toronto was not part of th...

Dec 17, 2014

Bantam A Lady Wolves go 2-2 at classic tourney

Bouncing back from a pair of early losses, the Sudbury Bantam A Lady Wolves would post a very respectable record of 2-2 at the Markham-Stouffville 25th Annual Bantam Classic Tournament earlier this month.

Bouncing back from a pair of early losses, the Sudbury Bantam A Lady Wolves would post a very respec...

Dec 17, 2014

Timpano earns CHL goaltender of the week honours

Sudbury Wolves netminder Troy Timpano has been named the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week.

Sudbury Wolves netminder Troy Timpano has been named the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week.Timpano p...

Dec 16, 2014

Two medals in two months for Bantam B Lady Wolves

The Sudbury Bantam B Lady Wolves have returned home with medals for the second time in as many months, capturing silver at the Whitby Tournament of Heroes two weekends ago.

The Sudbury Bantam B Lady Wolves have returned home with medals for the second time in as many month...

Dec 16, 2014

Sons make it three for three over Sault Ste. Marie

The Nickel City Major Peewee AAA Sons needed three unanswered third-period goals, but in the end, completed their weekend sweep of the Soo Greyhounds, doubling the visitors 6-3 Sunday afternoon at the Centennial Arena.

With two comfortable victories already in the books, the Nickel City Major Peewee AAA Sons nearly le...

Dec 15, 2014

Another overtime win for the Nickel Barons

For the third time in five meetings, the Sudbury Nickel Barons emerged with a one-goal victory, squeaking past the T-Birds at the John Rhodes Arena this past Saturday.

The Sudbury Nickel Barons do not give themselves much breathing room when facing the Soo Thunderbird...

Dec 15, 2014

Cards settle for second at Gator Invitational

Clawing their way through the bottom half of the bracket eventually took its toll on the St. Charles College Cardinals boys basketball team, falling in the championship final of the Gator Invitational this weekend by a score of 64-48 to the Horizon Aigles.

Clawing their way through the bottom half of the bracket eventually took its toll on the St. Charles...

Dec 15, 2014

Chargers fall short in Montreal

The Confederation Chargers travelled to Montreal on the weekend, claiming second in a four-team tournament.

Confederation Chargers boys hockey coach Jamie Bouchard was admittedly nervous about heading all the...

Dec 14, 2014

Wolves beat Frontenacs 3-1

7313: Sudbury Wolves forward Matt Schmalz drives towards the Kingston net while fighting off a defender. Photo by Scott Haddow.

Sudbury Wolves forward Matt Schmalz couldn’t help himself and, also, couldn’t stop himself.After the...

Dec 13, 2014

McCourt makes the call

Over the course of his 25-year career as an NHL lilnesman, Dan MCCourt has logged more than 3,000 nights on the road. Photo by Randy Pascal.

Blessed with a 25-year career as an NHL linesman, and a decade of involvement with the NHL officials...

Dec 13, 2014

Wolves take down Spitfires

Sudbury Wolves forward Matt Schmalz charges to the net with the puck against the Windsor Spitfires. Photo by Scott Haddow.

The Sudbury Wolves got physical Friday night and it resulted in a 3-0 win over the visiting Windsor ...

Dec 11, 2014

Wolves looking for more first-period impact

The Sudbury Wolves head into the Christmas season still struggling. The team posted a 2-7-1 record for its last 10 games. Terry Wilson / OHL Images.

The Sudbury Wolves look to get back in the win column this weekend as they host an Eastern Conferenc...

Dec 10, 2014

Timmins storms to victory in Sudbury ringette tourney

The Timmins Tornadoes swept into Sudbury last weekend, and by the time the annual Sudbury Ringette Tournament wrapped up Sunday afternoon at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex, the visitors had left a path of beaten opponents in their wake.

The Timmins Tornadoes swept into Sudbury last weekend, and by the time the annual Sudbury Ringette T...

Dec 10, 2014

Sons, Trappers go down to the wire in weekend play

The Nickel City Sons faced off against the North Bay Trappers over the weekend.

Three AAA Major Bantam weekend games in Levack, three encounters decided in the final period of play...

Dec 10, 2014

Wrestlers tackle The Boot

Wrestlers representing 10 different schools gathered last Thursday at Sudbury Secondary for the annual battle known simply as The Boot.

Expectations were all over the map as wrestlers representing 10 different schools gathered last Thur...

Dec 10, 2014

Local product jumps into volleyball coaching ranks

Lockerby Composite graduate and volleyball player is now anassistant coach with the Fanshawe Falcons of the OCAA.

Lockerby Composite graduate Sean McKay could not have asked for a much better finish to his volleyba...

Dec 09, 2014

Pat Pickard is going strong

Laurentian University professor Pat Pickard launched women’s athletics at the school nearly 50 years ago. Photo by Randy Pascal.

Earlier this month, Laurentian University unveiled the latest additions to the Voyageurs Hall of Fam...

Dec 08, 2014

Horgan rink sweeps through Dekalb Superspiel

The Tracy Horgan rink includes Tracy Horgan (skip), Jennifer Horgan (vice), Jenna Enge (second) and lead Amanda Gates.

Capturing the Dekalb Superspiel last month in Morris (Manitoba) was one of the biggest wins of Tracy...

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