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Twenty-five years ago, Lynne Beaudry tried golf for the first time. She went with friends and family and played nine holes.Beaudry’s introduction to the sport was rough. She finished the round by shooting 100 — it would have been easy to quit on the spot.But the humbling experience didn’t dim her competitive spirit. In fact, it ignited a fire that has been burning bri...

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Jul 31, 2014

JB Sox victorious at memorial tourney

The JB Sox cruised to victory over the Sudbury Aquatech North Stars with a final score of 11-5 to capture the fifth annual Brad Rienguette Memorial Tournament. Supplied photo.

The JB Sox and Sudbury Aquatech North Stars proved to be the class of the field at the fifth annual ...

Jul 31, 2014

Lessons the game has taught her

Lynn Beaudry does what she loves — swinging a golf club for all she's worth. Photo by Scott Haddow

Twenty-five years ago, Lynne Beaudry tried golf for the first time. She went with friends and family...

Jul 29, 2014

Flyers capture Milan Vrab Cup

The 2014 edition of the Italia Flyers men's soccer team knocked off Sudbury United 3-1 in the final of the Milan Vrab Cup.

The 2014 edition of the Italia Flyers men's soccer team provides an interesting mix: the old guard, ...

Jul 29, 2014

Kuzenko bound for University of Toronto

Matt Kuzenko is heading to the University of Toronto Blues next month, after capturing Team MVP honours in his one and only year with the Sudbury Varsity Gladiators in 2013.

It is with eyes very wide open that Matt Kuzenko looks to take the next step in his football career....

Jul 28, 2014

Brian Savage Classic raises $94K

Former NHL player Brian Savage, centre, in black, helped raise $94,000 for the  North Eastern Ontario Health Centre for Kids through the Brian Savage Mulligans for NEO Kids Golf Classic at the Idylwylde Golf and Country Club Friday. Supplied photo.

The Brian Savage Mulligans for NEO Kids Golf Classic on July 25 raised more than $94,000 to support ...

Jul 28, 2014

Gladiators ousted from post-season play

The Huronia Stallions advanced to the conference final by virtue of a 37-13 victory over the Gladiators, after knocking off the Sudburians 45-1 in league play earlier this summer.

According to Sudbury Varsity Gladiators head coach Reg Bonin, the team's semifinal encounter Saturda...

Jul 28, 2014

Cambrian women's volleyball team enlists new recruits

Cambrian College has recruited five new players — including four from the Sudbury District Secondary School Athletic Association – to its Golden Shield women's volleyball program.

Cambrian College has recruited five new players — including four from the Sudbury District Secondary...

Jul 25, 2014

Team North ready to swing for the fences at Summer Games

Sudbury players dominate the Team North baseball team bound for the Ontario Summer Games in August. Supplied photo

The coaching staff may have changed, but the goal for the Team North baseball crew heading into the ...

Jul 25, 2014

Locals competing among continent's best

Swimmer Isaac Callaghan is among several Sudbury athletes competing at the North American Indigenous Games in Regina this week. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen

The vast majority of the more than a dozen Sudbury athletes who leave for Regina this week, site of ...

Jul 24, 2014

Batter up! Fifth annual Brad Rienguette Fastball tourney Saturday

The Brad Rienguette Memorial Fastball Tournament hits the diamonds in Azilda this weekend. File photo

Sudburians can come out to support and enjoy some riveting games of baseball this weekend at the 5th...

Jul 24, 2014

Arnie's Tourney hits Timberwolf on July 25

Proceeds from the second annual Arnie's Tourney support the Justin Arnold Memorial Scholarship. Supplied

The second annual Arnie's Tourney Golf event to raise funds for the Justin Arnold Memorial Scholarsh...

Jul 23, 2014

Rockhounds dominate Nepan tourney to claim crown

The Sudbury Novice Rockhounds were outstanding at a recent tournament in Nepean. Next, the team is bound for the provincial finals in Whitby. Supplied

From start to finish, the Sudbury Novice Rockhounds were clearly the team to beat in the Novice "C/D...

Jul 23, 2014

Glads trounce North Bay as playoffs set to begin

The Sudbury Gladiators head into the playoffs in third place in the Mike Ramsay Conference. Photo by Roy Muncaster

The Sudbury Gladiators can ride the coattails of perhaps their most solid victory of the Ontario Foo...

Jul 23, 2014

Canada Cup races get rave reviews from riders

The Walden Mountain Bike Club was pleased to showcase northern hospitality — not to mention the North's rugged terrain — during the recent Canada Cup race. Supplied

Closing the books on an initial five-year plan that would see the Walden Mountain Bike Club (WMBC) c...

Jul 22, 2014

Sudbury Royals join new CIH League

The Sudbury Royals are one of eight teams in the new Canadian International Hockey League that begins play in September. Supplied image.

Sudbury junior hockey fans now have another way to get their fix.The Sudbury Royals are one of eight...

Jul 22, 2014

Collinson casts long shadow

Mary Collinson is departing Nickel City after 32 years as a respected teacher and coach. Photo by Scott Haddow.

Mary Collinson knew there were going to be tears of joy and sadness. She never expected the kind of ...

Jul 22, 2014

Locals bring home karate hardware

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On July 19, Marissa (left) and Juliana Meandro participated at the Power Nationals Martial Arts Chal...

Jul 21, 2014

Sudbury Cycling Club: Forty in the saddle

Battista Muredda was among a group of Italians who brought their love of cycling to the Nickel City and founded the Sudbury Cycling Club. Photo by Randy Pascal

There was no 40-year plan in place when the Sudbury Cycling Club (SCC) was launched back in 1974.The...

Jul 21, 2014

Rank finally tastes invitational victory at Idylwylde

Kyle Rank plans out a putt during the final round of the 2013 Idylwylde Men's Invitational, during which he lost to Elmira's Braeden Cryderman. Rank went on to win the event this year. File photo

By the time the Sunday morning semi-finals arrived, it was clear a first-time champion was going to ...

Jul 21, 2014

Waterloo's LeMay shoots 286 to claim junior title

Front runners in the 2014 Investors Group Ontario Junior Boys Championship at Timberwolf Golf Club chased each other across the course last week, until Matt LeMay finally claimed victory. Supplied

With a group of players bunched in relatively tight at the top of the leaderboard heading into the f...

Jul 19, 2014

Sudbury MMA Kids Bring Home Hardware

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On Saturday, June 21, students from Sudbury MMA competed in the Ottawa Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tour...

Jul 18, 2014

Ontario Juniors wrap up today

It will all come down to the final 18 holes for co-leaders Charles Corner and Carter Simon as the 2014 Investors Group Ontario Junior Boys Championship wraps up today at Timberwolf.

It will all come down to the final 18 holes for co-leaders Charles Corner and Carter Simon as the 20...

Jul 18, 2014

Tyke Rockhounds soak up experience at Clarington

The Sudbury Tyke Rockhounds faced teams in higher classifications at  the Dan Greer Memorial Tournament in Clarington. File photo.

With Ontario Lacrosse Association E-level tournaments few and far between, the Sudbury Tyke Rockhoun...

Jul 18, 2014

Andrew Desjardins tees off to raise money for Walden Minor Hockey

Andrew Desjardins played host to his golf classic at Lively Golf and Country Club to raise funds and awareness for Walden Minor Hockey. Photo by Matthew Herst.

After gaining fame as the centre man for the San Jose Sharks, Andrew Desjardins returned to his root...

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