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Canadian success at the 2015 Pan American Games ran the gamut of pretty much every sport, and certainly boxing was no different. Sudburians Gord Apolloni and Rob Schinke are among all those who deserve credit for a job well done.While the decision to man the Team Canada roster with pretty well the top athletes in every discipline certainly went a long way towards secu...

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Aug 02, 2015

Bright future for local hockey player's son

Cutter Gauthier, son of Sudbury hockey player Sean Gauthier, has shown a lot of promise with the Detroit Honeybaked Minor Peewee AAA team. File photo.

Within local minor hockey circles, it's always fun to store aside the name of that young phenom for ...

Aug 01, 2015

Sudbury trainers return from successful Pan Am Games

Canadian success at the 2015 Pan American Games ran the gamut of pretty much every sport, and certainly boxing was no different. Sudburians Gord Apolloni (pictured) and Rob Schinke are among all those who deserve credit for a job well done. File photo.

Canadian success at the 2015 Pan American Games ran the gamut of pretty much every sport, and certai...

Jul 31, 2015

Local baseballers heading for American college leagues

Pitchers Ryan Faubert and Joey Moher were on hand at Skaters Edge Source for Sports Thursday, signing their letters of intent to Ohlone College (California) and North Lake College (Texas) respectively. Photo by Matt Durnan.

Two more local baseball prospects are hoping that a couple of years in junior college will open some...

Jul 31, 2015

Young shotputter making a name for himself

Manitoulin Island's Joseph Maxwell recently returned from a strong showing at the 2015 World Youth Championships where he placed sixth in the under-18 shotput. Photo from Facebook.

Ross Proudfoot and Caroline Ehrhardt now have some additional Northern Ontario company in the world ...

Jul 30, 2015

Sudbury swimmers take to nationals in Quebec

Five Sudbury swimmers traveled to Quebec this week to take part in their age group nationals. Supplied photo.

Roughly six weeks before the start of another season of competitive swimming, five local athletes ar...

Jul 30, 2015

Former Cambrian volleyballer joins coaching ranks

Former Cambrian College volleyball player Kevin Wiseman has joined the Northern Chill Volleyball Club as a coach. File photo.

The trademark to Kevin Wiseman's game throughout his volleyball career has always been the intensity...

Jul 30, 2015

Rockhounds hope for Peewee 'B' glory

The Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds will take part in the “B” division in a three-day provincial tournament that starts Friday. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds were knocked down a peg or two below their final summer rankings, but ...

Jul 29, 2015

Gymnastics for all athletes at GymZone

GymZone will be offering a unique training program for athletes from all sports starting Aug. 17. Supplied photo.

The core benefits of gymnastics training as a foundation to the development of athletic abilities in...

Jul 28, 2015

Sudbury native elected to Silver Stick tournament board

Sudbury's Chantal Levesque has joined the Silver Stick Hockey Tournament board of directors. Supplied photo.

One of the key attractions to the Silver Stick Hockey Tournaments over the years has been the role o...

Jul 28, 2015

Tearing up the Naughton trails as part of fitness challenge

The Sudbury Fitness Challenge Mountain Bike Tour took place over the weekend at Naughton Trails. File photo.

Hot on the heels of the Ian McCloy Island Swim, the latest event in the Sudbury Fitness Challenge (S...

Jul 27, 2015

Building better ball players at The Baseball Academy

Baseball Academy organizer Jean-Gilles Larocque believes that his camp has done a better job of adapting to their clientele than in years past. Supplied photo.

Jean-Gilles Larocque fully expects the young talent under his watch to leave The Baseball Academy Su...

Jul 27, 2015

Spartans gaining reputation for late-game heroics

The Sudbury Spartans rallied to post a 33-28 win over the Toronto Raiders on the weekend. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Spartans are starting to believe. With yet another indicator of the transformation that ...

Jul 24, 2015

Varsity Glads optimistic about tall task this weekend

The Sudbury Varsity Gladiators travel south this weekend to take on the undefeated Toronto Jr Argonauts in the first round of the OFC playoffs. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

In most years, the first place versus fourth place first round divisional playoff matchup in the Ont...

Jul 24, 2015

U16 boys solidify hold on Huronia soccer league

The Sudbury District Soccer Association U16 boys capturing three of four games over the weekend, and solidified their hold on first place in the Huronia District Soccer League. Supplied photo.

One minor setback was not about to spoil an impressive weekend at home for the Sudbury District Socc...

Jul 23, 2015

Play safe: investment in two programs to curb soccer injuries

soccer-Soccer is the larged parcipatory team sport in Canada, and a new $2 million investment has been made to reduce the chance of injury in youth. File photo.

An investment of $2 million has been made towards youth soccer in an effort to make the sport safer ...

Jul 23, 2015

Sudbury triathletes finding sweaty success this summer

The Sudbury Triple Threat Triathlon Club is finding some success on the triathlete circuit this season. File photo

The name of the club may have changed and the coaches might be different, but the enthusiasm for tri...

Jul 23, 2015

Shamrocks have a strong showing in Dundas tourney

The Sudbury Bantam Shamrocks travelled to Dundas for a tournament where they bowed out in the semis to a very strong Oakville team. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Bantam Shamrocks baseball team had a very respectable showing in a tournament in Dundas....

Jul 23, 2015

Pink ladies take to the greens

Golf pro Katie Ferguson helped to kick off the Think Pink Ladies golf tourney last year. This year's event takes place at the Idylwylde Golf and Country Club July 28. File photo.

July's been a busy month for the Idylwylde Golf and Country Club.Between hosting the Idylwylde Men's...

Jul 23, 2015

Lively runner sets personal best time in Belgium

Ross Proudfoot didn't let an exclusion from the Pan Am games get to him as he travelled overseas to take part in some high level races. Photo from

The disappointment over not competing at the 2015 Pan American Games has not slowed down local dista...

Jul 22, 2015

North's biggest jiu jitsu event hits Cambrian (3 photos)

The second annual Budo Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu hits Sudbury this weekend at Cambrian College. Here are photos from the 2014 event. Photos:

Northern Ontario's largest Brazilian jiu jitsu tournament is returning to Sudbury for the second yea...

Jul 22, 2015

It's all about horsing around at this summer camp

Coldwater native Madison Rynard, seen here aboard Simply Dashing, was part of the varied field that made their way to Chelmsford last weekend for the Rick Smith Memorial Trillium Meet. Photo by Robert Fera.

"The Rick Smith Memorial Show is kind of what Foothills has always been about," noted long-time Nort...

Jul 21, 2015

Dagostino Cup in full swing

Sudbury's Dagostino Cup continued on July 21 at Queen's Athletic Field. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

Dagostino Cup soccer action was underway this evening at Queen's Athletic Field.The single-eliminati...

Jul 21, 2015

Austria move expands Savage family's horizons

Former NHLer Brian Savage and family move to Salzberg, Austria this week to pursue new opportunities. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

It may or may not be completely fair to refer to Sudbury as home for Brian Savage and his family the...

Jul 21, 2015

Impact soccer update: U21 sweep weekend home games

The GSSC Impact teams have been having a successful summer, especially the U21 men's team, which has lost just once. Supplied photo.

Avenging their one and only loss of the season, the GSSC (Greater Sudbury Soccer Club) Impact U21 me...

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