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Neither Justin Watson nor Alex Landry minded seeing history repeat itself.The local swimmers, both representing the Valley East Waves, were thrilled to make a return trip to the 2015 Ontario Winter Festival last month in Etobicoke.The meet is, more or less, the provincial short-course championships for athletes aged 13 years old and younger, with swimmers needing to q...

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Mar 29, 2015

Northern Chill settles for fifth in Bugarski Cup tourney

The Northern Chill 15U Girls placed fifth in the Bugarski Cup Championship Central tournament in King City late last month. Supplied photo.

The Northern Chill 15U Girls could not have been much more "middle of the pack" as they competed at ...

Mar 29, 2015

Valley swimmers thrilled with return trip to competition

Justin Watson and Alex Landry did themselves proud at the 2015 Ontario Winter Festival last month in Etobicoke. Supplied photo.

Neither Justin Watson nor Alex Landry minded seeing history repeat itself.The local swimmers, both r...

Mar 28, 2015

Wolves find their AAA howl

Cut: Sudbury Bantam AAA Wolves (from left) Patrick Musico, Nick Graham and Ben Rain. Photo by Randy Pascal.

The benefits of continuity are being put to the test at the All-Ontario Bantam AAA Hockey Championsh...

Mar 27, 2015

Sudbury U15 Jam dominates Guelph tournament

The 2014-2015 edition of the Sudbury U15 Jam breezed through the competition a couple of weeks back, securing gold at the 7th Annual Guelph Phoenix Tournament. File photo.

It has been a while since Sudbury basketball has assembled a team of young female talent capable of ...

Mar 27, 2015

LU names Jago, Llorca top atheletes

Laurentian University rower Emily Jago and hockey player Vincent Llorca were named the female and male Athletes of the Year at the annual awards banquet on Thursday. LU president Dominic Giroux presented the awards. Supplied photo.

Laurentian University rower Emily Jago and hockey player Vincent Llorca were named the female and ma...

Mar 26, 2015

Silver medals for Quesnel at Ski Nationals (3 photos)

Tanya Quesnel, left, celebrates one of her silver-medal finishes at the Haywood 2015 Ski Nationals. Photo by Lois Nuttall.

Hot on the heels of an outstanding performance at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C...

Mar 26, 2015

Registration March 28 for Gladiators football

The Sudbury Gladiators Football Club will host registrations for both their varsity and junior varsity teams Saturday, March 28 from noon until 3 p.m., at the Sudbury Curling Club on Howey Drive.

The Sudbury Gladiators Football Club will host registrations for both their varsity and junior varsi...

Mar 26, 2015

Duhamel, Radford win world gold

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, seen in this file photo, took the gold medal at the world event held in Shanghai after finishing first in both the short and free skates with near flawless performances. File photo.

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford's performance at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships was the ...

Mar 26, 2015

Agnihotri, Johnson named Cambrian's top athletes (3 photos)

Hans Agnihotri was named the male Athlete of the Year at Cambrian College. He was presented with his award by Cambrian president Bill Best and CAA president Courtney Stasiuk. Supplied photo.

Hans Agnihotri and Tiffany Johnson walked away as the big winners, recognized as male and female Ath...

Mar 25, 2015

Young boxer learning the ropes the hard way

Matt Cooper has been learning the hard knocks of boxing with Top Glove Boxing Academy. File photo.

Matt Cooper thought he was a tough kid. Then he tried boxing."When I was younger, like high school a...

Mar 25, 2015

Sarra Gratton makes history at Budo Challenge

Sarra Gratton stands with the organizers of the annual Nickel Capital Budo Challenge, (from left) Chris Fortin, Craig Mason and Charles Coutu. Photo by Randy Pascal.

A slight delay due to an unexpected late winter storm was not about to put a damper on the 18th Annu...

Mar 24, 2015

Gymnasts ready for provincials in April

Zach Cleaver continues to show encouraging signs of progress in this, his first year of provincial level men’s artistic gymnastics, earning a fourth-place ribbon on the vault, finishing sixth on both the parallel bars and pommel horse.

In the words of coach Michelle Seanor, her crew is now “set up nicely for Provincials in April.” The...

Mar 23, 2015

Major Bantam Wolves off to All-Ontario championships

After finishing in first place with a record of 22-9-9, 10 points ahead of the North Bay Trappers, the Sudbury Major Bantam AAA Wolves have been on a post-season tear. They recorded their sixth straight win Saturday night in Walden, capturing the league championship with a 6-3 win over the Nickel City Sons.

Through the 2014-2015 regular season of the Northern Ontario AAA Hockey League (NOHL), the Sudbury M...

Mar 23, 2015

Nickel Barons bounced from playoffs

A 4-0 loss at the hands of the Elliot Lake Wildcats has eliminated the Sudbury Nickel Barons from the NOJHL playoffs. File photo.

Through Games 1 and 2 of their NOJHL quarter-final series with the Sudbury Nickel Barons, the player...

Mar 23, 2015

Wolves end worst season in franchise history

Brody Silk played his last game for the Wolves in a 6-0 loss to the Ottawa 67's. Despite the defeat, Silk said it has been a great honour to help lead his team. File photo.

While there was disappointment, it was almost a relief when the horn went at TD Place in Ottawa Sund...

Mar 23, 2015

Get the Sudbury Lady Hurricanes to the NHL (VIDEO)

Sudbury can show their community support by voting on the Hometown Hockey website, hometownhockey.com. Votes can be cast up until midnight April 4. Supplied Photo.

The Sudbury Lady Hurricanes are hoping to win the Rogers Cheer Like Never Before Contest. As part of... Video:

Mar 19, 2015

Wolves wrapping up season on the road

The Sudbury Wolves will wrap up the 2014-15 season on the road this weekend with stops in Peterborough, Belleville and Ottawa.

The Sudbury Wolves will wrap up the 2014-15 season on the road this weekend with stops in Peterborou...

Mar 19, 2015

Fitness challenge now includes mountain bike tour

For the first time in three years, the Mountain Bike Tour will be included as a component of the Sudbury Fitness Challenge.

For the first time in three years, the Mountain Bike Tour will be included as a component of the Sud...

Mar 19, 2015

Trails closed for Bioski Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Club

Due to ice and deeply rutted trails and no foreseeable improvement, Bioski Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Club has closed its trails for the season.

Due to ice and deeply rutted trails and no foreseeable improvement, Bioski Cross Country Ski and Sno...

Mar 18, 2015

Drago receives Ontario Hockey Federation Life Membership

Joe Drago will be bestowed the honour of an Ontario Hockey Federation Life Membership when the group gathers for its annual awards banquet on May 23 in Niagara Falls.

Though he has moved on to the upper echelons of minor hockey administration in Canada, Sudbury nativ...

Mar 18, 2015

Local crew competing for 2015 OHL Cup

Sudbury players who are part of Team NOHA, from left: Ryan O'Bonsawin, Bradley Chenier, Felix Cote, Nick Chokan, Karter Renouf, Brendon Clavelle, Keegan Gillis-McAnulty and Justin Richer. Photo by Laurel Myers.

After competing against each other for the duration of the hockey season, a group of players in the ...

Mar 17, 2015

Young and full of heart

Jim Young has won awards on the gridiron and in the dragon boat — for him, it was all about the competition. Photo by Arron Pickard

With his 60th birthday behind him, Jim Young is not about to change. Why should he?His trademark dog...

Mar 15, 2015

Nickel Barons lead Wildcats 2-0 in quarter-finals

After being thoroughly dominated in their season series with the Elliot Lake Wildcats, the Nickel Barons have jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the NOJHL West Division second-place team in their best of seven quarter-final matchup.

 The Sudbury Nickel Barons could not have picked a better team to even the score - so to speak.After...

Mar 15, 2015

Wolves deserve better in loss to Niagara

Wolves defenceman Kyle Capobianco says the Wolves are playing hard despite the fact the season is nearly over. File photo.

 If there was anytime this season the Sudbury Wolves deserved at least a point, it was Saturday nigh...

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