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Ab Moreau has witnessed a lot of hockey, after all, his son is former Sudbury Wolves winger Ethan Moreau, who played 17 seasons in the NHL.He believes the Sudbury Arena will be jam packed again soon.Ab, who lived in Sudbury for seven years, now lives in Orillia but was back to take in the Wolves Orientation Camp over the weekend.His son, Ethan, played 23 games for Sud...

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Apr 28, 2015

Lessons learned in the Top Fish fray

The newest members of the Nickel City Aquatics swim team each took something different away from their first competition meet earlier this month. File photo

Top Fish swim meets provide the first introduction to competitive racing for countless swimmers acro...

Apr 28, 2015

Hockey Canada CEO talks keeping Canada's game healthy

Tom Renney, CEO of Hockey Canada, speaks at a fundraising dinner for the Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame earlier this month. Photo by Jim Gray.

With more than 500 games of NHL head coaching experience on his resumé, Tom Renney might not have se...

Apr 27, 2015

Playing soccer in Iceland and hiking volcanoes

Having wrapped up her NCAA career, Sudbury native Cloe Lacasse opted to play pro soccer in Iceland for a season. File photo

Soccer has opened many doors for Sudbury native Cloe Lacasse. These days, opportunity is calling at ...

Apr 27, 2015

City gymnasts ready for provincial finals

The city and Northern Ontario high school gymnastics championships were held in Sudbury this month. Sudbury also hosts the OFSAA championships next week. Photo supplied

The excitement level is rising for local high school gymnasts with the 2015 OFSAA Gymnastics Festiva...

Apr 27, 2015

Even artificial turf needs springtime attention

It might be artificial turf, but even that requires some extra care and attention after a winter buried under the snow. File photo

It is clear that artificial turf fields require substantially less maintenance than their natural gr...

Apr 27, 2015

Aussie captures Northern Ontario Open

Aussie Ryan Cuskelly heads back down under with bragging rights and $25,000 in cash for winning the Northern Ontario Open Squash Championship on Saturday. File photo.

Frustrated with his lack of improvement, Ryan Cuskelly did something about it.Back to the drawing bo...

Apr 26, 2015

Wolves faithful ready to move on after worst season

Ab Moreau (left) and John Rauh (right) look out at Sudbury Wolves rookies during orientation camp over the weekend. Photo by Nick Liard.

Ab Moreau has witnessed a lot of hockey, after all, his son is former Sudbury Wolves winger Ethan Mo...

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...

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