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Timberwolf Golf Course have taken the early lead after one day of competition in the 2015 Ryder Cup, racking up the two most one-sided victories of the day in alternate shot pairs competition.The tandems of Brian McGarry/Jesse Graham and Nick Quesnel/Ryan Willoughby both registered 5 & 4 triumphs, over Tom Cunningham/Brian Ceasar (Lively) and Dave Petryna/Chad Brousse...

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Jul 05, 2015

Sudbury boxing coach prepares for Pan Am games

 Gord Apolloni, a member of the Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame was named as a member of the Team Canada Pan Am Games boxing staff for the third time in his career earlier this summer, having previously attended in 1995 (Argentina) and 2003 (Dominican Republic). File photo.

The 2015 Pan American Games hit much closer to home for Copper Cliff native Gord Apolloni, a man who...

Jul 04, 2015

Spartans prepare for showdown in Hamilton

After years of seldom hearing the phrase "big game" mentioned in connection with a Sudbury Spartans football encounter, the 2015 NFC (Northern Football Conference) schedule seems to have provided a steady diet of such contests for head coach Junior Labrosse and company. File photo.

After years of seldom hearing the phrase "big game" mentioned in connection with a Sudbury Spartans ...

Jul 04, 2015

Timberwolf take early lead at Ryder Cup

 Timberwolf Golf Course have taken the early lead after one day of competition in the 2015 Ryder Cup, racking up the two most one-sided victories of the day in alternate shot pairs competition. File photo.

Timberwolf Golf Course have taken the early lead after one day of competition in the 2015 Ryder Cup,...

Jul 04, 2015

Varsity Gladiators to face Peterborough Wolverines

The Sudbury Varsity Gladiators and Peterborough Wolverines will go head to head Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at the James Jerome Sports Complex, in the second half of a gridiron double-header. File photo.

The Sudbury Varsity Gladiators defence has been impressive this year, surrendering just 70 points in...

Jul 04, 2015

Sudbury curling camp attracts international group

The Amethyst Curling Camp, typically hosted at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex, is already well established within the youth curling community of Ontario, drawing more than one hundred teenagers annually from every corner of the province. File photo.

The Amethyst Curling Camp is expanding its reach.The early July Sudbury tradition, typically hosted ...

Jul 03, 2015

Happy where he is – Desjardins re-ups with Blackhawks

Andrew Desjardins has reportedly signed on for two more years with the Chicago Blackhawks. Supplied photo.

Lively's Andrew Desjardins will be wearing the red and black for the next two years as he signed a t...

Jul 03, 2015

Danièle Gervais is bound for Pan Am 2015

Danièle Gervais, owner and operator of Optimum Health Centre, is working at the 2015 Pan Am Games, which hit Toronto from July 10 to 26. Photo supplied

Behind the scenes of every major athletic event, there is a crew of people who many would argue are ...

Jul 03, 2015

Good as gold: girls take volleyball crown in North Bay

 Sudbury volleyball duo Taylor Wilkinson and Nora Soenens took home the gold in the girls U16 division in North Bay. Supplied photo.

It didn't take long for the on-court beach volleyball connection between Taylor Wilkinson and Nora S...

Jul 03, 2015

Tornado warning: Pro wrestling hits Caruso Club July 9

Hometown boy Mark "El Tornado" Bartolucci and Rock Solid Wrestling bring Vedetta VI to the Caruso Club on July 9. File photo.

There's a tornado warning in the air — and that, in the words of Martha Stewart, is a good thing."El...

Jul 02, 2015

A cracker of a Canada Day race in Walden

The 2015 Firecracker Road Race in Walden drew a diverse crowd on July 1. Supplied photo.

The Firecracker 5km Road Race in Walden has traditionally attracted a diverse cross-section of athle...

Jul 02, 2015

Wolves announce 2015-16 coaching staff

Former NHL defenseman Drake Berehowsky has joined the Sudbury Wolves coaching staff as an associate coach to head coach David Matsos. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves have announced that Drake Berehowsky will be joining the team as the new associat...

Jul 02, 2015

Gladiators destroyed 24-0 by Brantford Bisons

The Brantford Bisons beat the Sudbury Gladiators 24-0 this past Saturday. Supplied photo.

Something of a mirror-image of their gridiron opponents on Saturday, the hometown Brantford Bisons w...

Jul 02, 2015

Twenty-six-year-old tapped to head Cambrian hoops program

Nambogga Sewali is Cambrian College's new women's basketball coach. Supplied photo.

Nambogga Sewali has lived basketball virtually her entire life. Now, she is tasked with the challeng...

Jul 02, 2015

Manitoulin shot-putter heading to world youth meet

Manitoulin Island Joseph Maxwell is heading to the IAAF World Youth Championships. Photo from Facebook.

Manitoulin Island native Joseph Maxwell, a frequent competitor at track & field events in Sudbury, h...

Jun 30, 2015

Sudbury kicks butt

Sudbury karate athletes brought home a load of silverware from the Karate Ontario Grand Prix on June 14. (Back row L to R) Ethan Bubba, Bradley Chaput, Marissa Meandro, John Howard. (Middle row L to R) Melissa Wan, Juliana Meandro, Ryan DiSalle, Connor DiSalle. (Front row L to R)  Duncan Smith, Isla Smith. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's karate kids did the city proud, bringing home an impressive medal haul from the Karate Ont...

Jun 30, 2015

Wolves select top Russian talent

The Sudbury Wolves selected 17-year-old Dmitry Sokolov third overall in the CHL Import Draft. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves used their third overall selection in the 2015 CHL Import Draft to take a player ...

Jun 30, 2015

Dmitri Sokolov the Wolves' import draft pick

Dmitri Sokolov of Omsk, Siberia is the Sudbury Wolves selection in the CHL Import Draft. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves made the most of their third overall selection in the CHL Import Draft and select...

Jun 30, 2015

Thrilling final in Peewee lacrosse

The GSLA playoffs came to a close this weekend at Garson Arena. File photo.

The GSLA (Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association) can thank the Peewee Roughnecks and Peewee Bandits f...

Jun 30, 2015

Jr. Glads move to 3-3 with win over Rebels

The Jr. Varsity Gladiators got back to the .500 mark, thanks to a 43-21 victory over the Vaughan Rebels on the weekend. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Jr. Varsity Gladiators completed a two-game season sweep of the Vaughan Rebels on the we...

Jun 29, 2015

Weekend Fit For a King: LA takes Schmalz in the 5th

Sudbury Wolves forwawrd Matt Schmalz was drafted in the fifth round of the NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. Supplied photo.

Matt Schmalz felt like a king after the NHL draft this weekend — that’s because he now is one.The Lo...

Jun 29, 2015

Video: Jordan Kilganon, Sudbury’s ‘jaw-dropping’ dunker

Greater Sudbury’s Jordan Kilganon continues to make waves as one of the most creative and innovative dunkers on the planet. File photo.

Greater Sudbury’s Jordan Kilganon continues to make waves in the elite world of professional dunking... Video:

Jun 29, 2015

Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds victorious at southern tourney

Despite a rough start, the Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds won the Boyd Balkwill Memorial Tournament in Orillia earlier this month. Supplied photo.

There is just no slowing down the Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds these days.Despite suffering a lopsided ...

Jun 28, 2015

Wolf Pack To Desert Dog, Capobianco goes in third round to Arizona

Sudbury Wolves' defenseman Kyle Capobianco was drafted in the third round of the NHL Entry Draft by the Arizona Coyotes. Supplied photo.

Kyle Capobianco has been drafted by a team and a State he is very familiar with.The Sudbury Wolves d...

Jun 27, 2015

Ontario nurses show their support

The Ontario Nurses' Association will show their support of LGBT Ontarians by marching in Toronto's Pride Parade today. Supplied photo.

Members of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing more than 60,000 front-line...

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