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Nearly 250 individuals have been inducted into the Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame since 1962. Each year, a new class is inducted and each year, following their induction ceremony, those names are quickly forgotten.Joe Drago, Sudbury native and chair of the Hockey Canada board of directors, said for all the pride he feels for his hometown, the lack of a physical s...

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Apr 26, 2015

Podium finishes prove Sudbury Synchro has moves

Sudbury Synchro returns from Hilton Worldwide Invitational after some strong performances. File photo

Members of the Sudbury Synchro Club — athletes, parents, coaches — are excited. Understandably so.Th...

Apr 26, 2015

Nickel City lacrosse season gets underway

The Sudbury lacrosse season got off to a rousing start this month. File photo

Week two of the local lacrosse season, and the Carmichael Arena was hopping, with a couple of very t...

Apr 26, 2015

Lady Wolves claim Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves claimed the Esso Cup Championships in Red Deer, Alta., on Sunday, edging the Red Deer Chiefs 2-1. Photo supplied by Hockey Canada.

The Sudbury Lady Wolves are the 2015 Esso Cup champions.A pair of first-period goals from captain Ka...

Apr 25, 2015

The first look at Levin and the rooks (3 photos)

Head coach David Matsos talks with players during the Sudbury Wolves orientation camp on Saturday. Photo by Nick Liard.

Four rookies cracked the Sudbury Wolves lineup during the course of this past season, and the feel a...

Apr 25, 2015

Lady Wolves go for gold at Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves celebrate one of three uanswered goals in their seminfinal matchup against the Central Plains Capitals on April 24. Andy Devlin/Hockey Canada Images.

For the second straight year, the Sudbury Lady Wolves will return from the Esso Cup with medals in h...

Apr 24, 2015

Lady Wolves now alone in top spot at Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves grab top spot at Esso Cup 2015 with a 2-1 over the Edmonton Thunder on April 23. File photo

Second-period goals by Karli Shell and Mélisa Kingsley just 1:23 apart, and a 30-save performance fr...

Apr 24, 2015

U17 squad looks to make a real Impact this season

With the soccer season just around the corner, the U17 Impact know where they need to improve on the pitch in 2015. File photo.

The novelty has passed for the Greater Sudbury Soccer Club (GSSC) U17 Impact Boys. When at one time ...

Apr 24, 2015

St. James hosts elementary bird-batters

The St. James Invitational Badminton Championships drew the city's elementary schools to Collège Boréal on April 17. Photo supplied

While the high school badminton elite were across town battling their way to the Ontario championshi...

Apr 23, 2015

Deep frost delays start of soccer season

The city has delayed the start of the soccer season by a week, as the turf at James Jerome Sports Complex needs more time to dry before players can hit the field. File photo

Unfortunately, the high school outdoor season has been delayed by one week, as city officials deal w...

Apr 23, 2015

McCue eliminated as New Yorker plays giant-killer

Play continues at the Northern Ontario Open squash tournament, which has drawn some of the world's top-seeded players to Nickel City this week. File photo

The big story was all about "the upset" as the round of 16 began on Wednesday at the Northern Ontari...

Apr 23, 2015

Lady Wolves get nipped by Caps at Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves undefeated streak at the 2015 Esso Cup came to an end yesterday. File photo

The high-flying Sudbury Lady Wolves were grounded at the 2015 Esso Cup on Wednesday, handed their fi...

Apr 23, 2015

U13 Chill girls play a hot hand at provincials

The youngest members of the Northern Chill Volleyball Club would grab the team's first provincials medal of the year at the Ontario Volleyball Association Division II playdowns in Waterloo from April 17-19. File photo.

The first medal of the provincials for the Northern Chill Volleyball Club would come courtesy of the...

Apr 23, 2015

Drago: How can Sudbury not have a sports hall of fame yet?

Sudbury's Joe Drago, chair of the board of directors for Hockey Canada, said commemorating local athletes is important, but the lack of a place to display their achievements is a real shame. Photo by Jim Gray.

Nearly 250 individuals have been inducted into the Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame since 1962. E...

Apr 22, 2015

Select Boys steal silver in Hamilton

The Sudbury U13 Select Boys returned from the April 10-12 Blessed Sacrament Tournament in Hamilton with some new silver medals. File photo

While it was nip and tuck to get into the medal round, the Sudbury (SYBA) U13 Select Boys made the m...

Apr 22, 2015

Wow! Lady Wolves on a tear at 2015 Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves are now 3-0 at the 2015 Esso Cup after a 7-2 win over the Red Deer Chiefs on April 21. File photo.

The Sudbury Lady Wolves are in full-out "juggernaut express" mode in Red Deer, Alta.For the second c...

Apr 22, 2015

Levin skates with Wolves at orientation this weekend

Twenty-two young hockey players hit the ice Gerry McCrory Countryside Arena for the Sudbury Wolves annual orientation camp. File photo

The Sudbury Wolves welcome 22 players this weekend for the team's annual Wolves’ Orientation Camp at...

Apr 22, 2015

Laurels jumping for joy after strong provincials showing

Sudbury Laurels trampolinists saw marked improvements in their final results at provincial competitions in Windsor this month.

If the goal of provincials is to peak in time for the all-Ontario competition, at least a few of the...

Apr 21, 2015

Seven swimmers podium at Nickel City meet

Nickel City Aquatics swimmers turned in solid performances at the NEOR Developmental Meet in Sudbury earlier this month. File photo

The switch from the short-course season to long-course racing has just begun, with swimmers across t...

Apr 21, 2015

Plenty of challenge at three-on-three hockey tourney

The "Skater's Edge 3 on 3 Challenge" took place in Sudbury this past weekend. Supplied photo.

With boatloads of extra room, even moreso given the "larger-than-normal" ice surfaces of the Gerry M...

Apr 21, 2015

Lady Wolves chew up Moncton, now 2-0 at Esso Cup

The Sudbury Lady Wolves now sit at 2-0 at the 2015 Esso Cup and are sitting in the top spot, tied with the host Red Deer Chiefs. File photo

The Sudbury Lady Wolves unleashed a 68-shot barrage on April 20 in Red Deer, Alta., grounding the Mo...

Apr 20, 2015

City skaters host Let's Skate and earn a few medals

Sudbury figure skaters put on strong performances during the Let's Skate 2015 competition at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex on April 10-12. Photo supplied

A solid contingent of Richmond Hill skaters provided a stiff test for the local crew as the Gerry Mc...

Apr 20, 2015

St. Ben's knows its way around a futsal game

The St. Benedict Bears really threw their weight around at an April 10 high school futsal tournament, winning four straight games. Photo supplied

Futsal Sudbury hosted a tournament on April 10 for high school teams in the Sudbury area. The St. Be...

Apr 20, 2015

Lady Wolves drop Sask champ in Esso Cup opener

The Sudbury Midget AA Lady Wolves opened the 2015 Esso Cup with a 3-2 win over the Saskatoon Stars on Sunday. File photo

Just a touch more scoring depth can go a long, long way in the world of girls hockey.That additional...

Apr 19, 2015

Barons make the move to Chelmsford

Pending official approval, the NOJHL Sudbury Nickel Barons will be relocating to Chelmsford for the upcoming 2015-2016 season.

It looks like that the NOJHL Sudbury Nickel Barons will be relocating to Chelmsford for the upcoming...

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