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Hot on the heels of the Ian McCloy Island Swim, the latest event in the Sudbury Fitness Challenge (SFC) series welcomed Sudburians of all ages to the Naughton Trails on Sunday, the site of the Mountain Bike Tour.Riders enjoyed the same venue that had served as host in both 2013 and 2014 to the Canada Cup circuit, competitions which featured some of the same athletes w...

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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...

Jul 20, 2015

Varsity Gladiators clinch playoff berth with a win

The Varsity Gladiators hung on to the fourth and final playoff spot in the OFC with a convincing 41-9 home win over the Nipissing Wild on July 18. Photo by: Matt Durnan

The Sudbury Gladiators were not about to let their northern rivals spoil their fun.Having beaten the...

Jul 20, 2015

Upsets and surprises at Idylwylde Invitational

The Idylwylde Invitational took place this past weekend. File photo.

When it comes to the Idylwylde Invitational, there is something to be said for knowing how to get it...

Jul 18, 2015

Wolves Factory Produces Most NHL Talent In the CHL

The Sudbury Wolves produce more NHL players than any other team in the CHL. Supplied images.

For the last 25 years the Sudbury Wolves have built a factory, one that produces NHL talent at a hig...

Jul 18, 2015

Day two at Idylwylde Men's Invitational (4 photos)

Jeff Baker tees off at the Men's Invitational tournament at Idylwylde Golf Course on July 18. Photo by: Matt Durnan.

Day two of the Idylwylde Men's Invitational Tournament got underway on July 18. The course was fille...

Jul 17, 2015

Wolves' fifth-round pick commits to team

Sudbury Wolves fifth-round pick Ben Garagan has made a commitment to the team, the organization said Thursday. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves' fifth-round pick, Ben Garagan, has made a commitment to the team, the organizati...

Jul 16, 2015

Sudbury tennis player bounces back a year later

Valley East tennis player Jason Boudreau will attend William Woods University in Missouri this fall. File photo.

Valley East native Jason Boudreau cites mental toughness as a key attribute to his tennis game. He u...

Jul 16, 2015

Life's a beach for these sporting teens

Many Sudbury volleyball players head to the beach in the summer to work on their game in preparation for the high school season. Photo supplied

There may not be a better way to spend a beautiful summer day along the waterfront than enjoying a g...

Jul 15, 2015

Duck, Duck, Wolf

Sudbury Wolves forward Chad Heffernan attended the Anaheim Ducks' development camp during the first week of July. Supplied photo.

Sudbury Wolves forward Chad Heffernan recently returned from the Anaheim Ducks development camp, hel...

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