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There will be a large contingent of Sudbury competitors heading to the National Kickboxing Championships in Burlington this week.Team Shredder has 12 fighters competing — ranging in age from 16 years old to 43 years old.Head coach Yves Charette said this is a large group of competitors for any city in Ontario.“Sudbury is very quickly developing a relationship as a cit...

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Apr 23, 2014

PHOTO: Shaping up for provincials

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On April 10, the Sudbury Miners Special Olympics Floor Hockey Team battled the Cops to Conquer Cance...

Apr 23, 2014

Sudbury fighters competing at Nationals

Fighters from Team Shredder are headed to the National Kickboxing Championships in Burlington this week. Supplied photo.

There will be a large contingent of Sudbury competitors heading to the National Kickboxing Champions...

Apr 23, 2014

Lady Wolves tagged with second 2-1 loss at Esso Cup

If the God of hockey tends to even out the bounces over time, then the Sudbury Lady Wolves will be looking for a little payback come the playoff round of the 2014 Esso Cup (Canadian Midget G...

Apr 23, 2014

Back in the ring: Konikow once again donning the gloves

Amber Konikow stepped back in the ring last month. After a two-year hiatus, the former world bronze medallist says, at 39, she still has lots of fight in her. Photo by Scott Haddow

In her first competitive boxing bout in two years and five months in March, Amber Konikow took shots...

Apr 22, 2014

Lady Wolves even their record at 1-1 at Esso Cup

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The Sudbury Midget AA Lady Wolves still have their work cut out for them, but they took a step in th...

Apr 21, 2014

Labrosse takes over reins of Sudbury Spartans

The Sudbury Spartans made official, this past week, a move that had seemed likely since last summer.Taking on an increasingly significant role in the coaching of the team in 2013, Kim "Junio...

Apr 21, 2014

CSCNO elementary schools dominant in hockey tournament

École Ste-Thérèse won gold in the A Division at the 2014 Intermediate (grades 7 and 8) Franco-Ontarian Hockey Tournament in Ottawa April 3-4. Supplied photo.

Several elementary schools from the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) saw succes...

Apr 21, 2014

Franco-Basket Camp accepting registrations

Young basketball enthusiasts from Greater Sudbury looking to fine tune their sports skills can do so at the Franco-Basket Camp organized by the Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario ...

Apr 21, 2014

Young martial artists a step closer to world championships

The Benoit's Martial Arts Xtreme Team trio of Bradley Chaput, Marissa Meandro and Juliana Meandro have taken the next step in their bid to attend the World Karate Commission World Championsh...

Apr 21, 2014

Hawks, Cougars prevail at elementary basketball championship

In a pair of strikingly similar matchups at the Rainbow Elementary Board basketball championship games, the Lively District Hawks (girls) and Northeastern Cougars (boys) prevailed by identical scores of 34-32 before a jammed-packed gymnasium at Northeastern Public School in Garson. File photo.

Once again, the Rainbow Elementary Board basketball championship games would come right down to the ...

Apr 21, 2014

Therrien strikes a speed-skating balance

Facing 10 other top-end skaters from across the province in Newmarket, speed skater Alexie Therrien lowered her persona best to 3:13.60. File photo.

Sudbury speed skater Alexie Therrien faces a dilemma.Sure, the recently-turned-13-year-old has now e...

Apr 18, 2014

These Hawks got game

The Intermediate girls team from Lively District Secondary claimed the Rainbow School Board Championship this season. Photo by Randy Pascal.

It has been quite the year at Lively District Secondary School. Back in the fall, the Hawks boys foo...

Apr 16, 2014

Women's basketball league begins April 30

Laurentian Voyageur Athletics is joining forces with Campus Recreation and the Sudbury Women's Basketball League for the 2014 season.

Laurentian Voyageur Athletics is joining forces with Campus Recreation and the Sudbury Women's Baske...

Apr 16, 2014

Bigras breaks barriers

Ecole secondaire Hanmer student Renée Bigras isn't one of the boys, but she can play as well as any, and better than most. Photo by Scott Haddow

Renée Bigras never said a word — she was going to let her actions do the talking for her.Bigras had ...

Apr 15, 2014

Jr. Sons golden at the OHF championships

The 2013-2014 edition of the Nickel City Atom AA Jr. Sons included goaltenders Connor McCann and Zack Primeau, as well as Nolan Moxam, Bradey Smith, Jordan Faught, Bradley Brunet, Tyler Roussel, Jacob Gaudet, Alex Doiron, Ian Mackey, Joshua Kavanagh, Jordan Michaud, Skyler St-Pierre, Taylor Foucault, Davis Kainola, Zacharie Giroux, as well as affiliated callup Scott Rienguette. The team staff features head coach Daniel Giroux, assistants Mike Kavanagh, Wade Kainola and Jim Smith, trainer Jean-Yves Doiron and team manager Randy Moxam. Supplied photo.

It didn't take long for the Nickel City Atom AA Jr. Sons to realize that they might have to learn to...

Apr 15, 2014

Northern Chill U17 girls medal at provincials

The Northern Chill Volleyball Club have added another set of medals to their collection following the Ontario Volleyball Association Championships. File photo.

It would take until the third weekend of the Ontario Volleyball Association Championships, but the N...

Apr 14, 2014

Baseball man in a hockey town

Local youth coach and former NCAA ball player Jean-Gilles Larocque is also the founder of the Baseball Academy in Sudbury. File photo

Slowly, very, very slowly, the snow in the area has begun melting away. Not that this has stopped th...

Apr 14, 2014

Volleyball development sessions slated for May

The Spring Developmental (Volleyball) House League is back. The Northern Chill Volleyball Club is offering this month-long experience to boys and girls, enrolled in grades 5 to 8, from May 6...

Apr 14, 2014

Double gold day for Sudbury Lady Wolves

The Sudbury Midget AA Lady Wolves assured themselves a trip to Stoney Creek with a 1-0 overtime win in the semifinal over the Whitby Wolves. File photo.

The Sudbury Midget AA Lady Wolves are going to the 2014 Esso Cup (National Midget Girls Hockey Champ...

Apr 09, 2014

U14 bantam boys bounce Whitby in Hamilton

The Sudbury Selects U14 Bantam Boys lost only one game at the Blessed Sacrament Invitational Tournament two weeks ago in Hamilton. File photo.

The Sudbury Selects U14 Bantam Boys lost only one game at the Blessed Sacrament Invitational Tournam...

Apr 09, 2014

Coppinger claims Northern Ontario Open Squash Tournament

South African Stephen Coppinger defeated Egyptian Marwan El Shorbagy in the final to claim the Northern Ontario Open Squash Tournament. Photo by Randy Pascal.

They travelled vastly different routes at the 2014 Northern Ontario Open Squash Tournament, and in t...

Apr 09, 2014

Selection provided much-needed heart, size: Wolves

Michael Pezzetta, the Sudbury Wolves' top pick in last Saturday's OHL Priority Selection, has the size, strength and work ethic the team says it desperately needs. Supplied

Sudbury Wolves 2014 first-round draft choice Michael Pezzetta is coming into the league at 200 pound...

Apr 08, 2014

Pitton, Ratté named LU's athletes of the year

Soccer player Amy-Lynn Pitton and basketball player Alex Ratté were named the female and male Athletes of the Year on April 3 at Laurentian University's year-end awards banquet. Supplied photo.

Soccer player Amy-Lynn Pitton and basketball player Alex Ratté were named the female and male Athlet...

Apr 08, 2014

Three Nickel City teams qualify for OHF championships

Three nickel city teams are preparing for the Ontario Hockey Federation Championships in Windsor this weekend.

The Nickel City Major Bantam Jr. Sons may have caught a break or two on their road to capturing an N...

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