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The GSLA (Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association) can thank the Peewee Roughnecks and Peewee Bandits for bringing their 2015 houseleague campaign to a perfect conclusion.The teams battled their way through one of the best games of the playoff tournament weekend at the Garson Arena Sunday afternoon, before Owen Parsons netted the game-winning goal just over two minutes i...

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Jun 30, 2015

Sudbury kicks butt

Sudbury karate athletes brought home a load of silverware from the Karate Ontario Grand Prix on June 14. (Back row L to R) Ethan Bubba, Bradley Chaput, Marissa Meandro, John Howard. (Middle row L to R) Melissa Wan, Juliana Meandro, Ryan DiSalle, Connor DiSalle. (Front row L to R)  Duncan Smith, Isla Smith. Supplied photo.

Sudbury's karate kids did the city proud, bringing home an impressive medal haul from the Karate Ont...

Jun 30, 2015

Wolves select top Russian talent

The Sudbury Wolves selected 17-year-old Dmitry Sokolov third overall in the CHL Import Draft. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves used their third overall selection in the 2015 CHL Import Draft to take a player ...

Jun 30, 2015

Dmitri Sokolov the Wolves' import draft pick

Dmitri Sokolov of Omsk, Siberia is the Sudbury Wolves selection in the CHL Import Draft. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves made the most of their third overall selection in the CHL Import Draft and select...

Jun 30, 2015

Thrilling final in Peewee lacrosse

The GSLA playoffs came to a close this weekend at Garson Arena. File photo.

The GSLA (Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association) can thank the Peewee Roughnecks and Peewee Bandits f...

Jun 30, 2015

Jr. Glads move to 3-3 with win over Rebels

The Jr. Varsity Gladiators got back to the .500 mark, thanks to a 43-21 victory over the Vaughan Rebels on the weekend. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Jr. Varsity Gladiators completed a two-game season sweep of the Vaughan Rebels on the we...

Jun 29, 2015

Weekend Fit For a King: LA takes Schmalz in the 5th

Sudbury Wolves forwawrd Matt Schmalz was drafted in the fifth round of the NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. Supplied photo.

Matt Schmalz felt like a king after the NHL draft this weekend — that’s because he now is one.The Lo...

Jun 29, 2015

Video: Jordan Kilganon, Sudbury’s ‘jaw-dropping’ dunker

Greater Sudbury’s Jordan Kilganon continues to make waves as one of the most creative and innovative dunkers on the planet. File photo.

Greater Sudbury’s Jordan Kilganon continues to make waves in the elite world of professional dunking... Video:

Jun 29, 2015

Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds victorious at southern tourney

Despite a rough start, the Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds won the Boyd Balkwill Memorial Tournament in Orillia earlier this month. Supplied photo.

There is just no slowing down the Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds these days.Despite suffering a lopsided ...

Jun 28, 2015

Wolf Pack To Desert Dog, Capobianco goes in third round to Arizona

Sudbury Wolves' defenseman Kyle Capobianco was drafted in the third round of the NHL Entry Draft by the Arizona Coyotes. Supplied photo.

Kyle Capobianco has been drafted by a team and a State he is very familiar with.The Sudbury Wolves d...

Jun 27, 2015

Ontario nurses show their support

The Ontario Nurses' Association will show their support of LGBT Ontarians by marching in Toronto's Pride Parade today. Supplied photo.

Members of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), the union representing more than 60,000 front-line...

Jun 27, 2015

Wolves selected in NHL Entry Draft

Sudbury Wolves players Kyle Capobianco and Matt Schmalz were both selected on day two of the NHL Entry Draft. Supplied photo.

Both Kyle Capobianco and Matt Schmalz can say they have been drafted by an NHL franchise.The two Sud...

Jun 26, 2015

Decisions, decisions: Wolves pick 3rd in CHL Import Draft

The CHL Import Draft goes June 30. With the Wolves picking third overall, and with teams only allowed two imports on their protected list, the fates of Pavel Jenys (left) and Ivan Kashtanov will be decided Monday. Kashtanov image by Terry wilson/OHL Images; Jenys photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

The Sudbury Wolves will use their first pick in the 2015 CHL Import draft, that is certain, but who ...

Jun 26, 2015

Medals galore for Sudbury MMA in Ottawa tourney

Sudbury MMA members who fought it out in Ottawa are (from left) Peyton Goudreau (silver medal), Adrian Cecchetto (bronze medal), Kyle Fletcher (gold medal and coach), coach John Cole, David Cole (future gold medal winner) and Kiersten Goudreau (silver medal). Photo supplied

Members of Sudbury MMA travelled to the nation’s capital on June 20 for the Ottawa International Bra...

Jun 26, 2015

The Pack sends four prospects to U17 development camp

David Levin is among four Wolves prospects heading to Hockey Canada’s Under 17 development camp. Supplied photo.

Four Sudbury Wolves prospects have been invited to attend Hockey Canada’s Under 17 development camp....

Jun 25, 2015

Lacrosse develops hockey skills, young player finds

The Stealth Bantams launched their pursuit of GSLA (Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association) house league playoff glory Tuesday evening in Coniston, jumping out to a 5-0 lead, eventually tripling the Rush Bantams 6-2. Supplied photo.

The Stealth Bantams launched their pursuit of GSLA (Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association) house leag...

Jun 24, 2015

Soccer stars visiting Sudbury Thursday

U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame keeper Mary Harvey is visiting Greater Sudbury on Thursday. Photo from sportsfeatures.com.

Things are heating up with the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup of Soccer, as Canada prepares to face Eng...

Jun 24, 2015

NOJHL's Rayside-Balfour Canadians gearing up for next season

The 2015-2016 Rayside-Balfour Canadians are beginning to take form. Supplied photo.

The 2015-2016 Rayside-Balfour Canadians are beginning to take form. Earlier this month, the local NO...

Jun 24, 2015

Caroline Ehrhardt has leaping hopes for Pan Am Games

Triple jumper Caroline Ehrdardt is heading to the Pan Am Games. She's seen here in 2010. Photo from carolineehrhardt.com.

The 2015 Pan American Games could not have come at a better time for Espanola native and Track North...

Jun 23, 2015

Seeing double: Wolves acquire CIHL-leading Pilon twins

Sault Ste. Marie's Pilon twins, Drake (left) and Darian, led the CIHL in scoring last season with the Batchewana Attack. The Wolves announced this week the franchise has acquired the rights to the forward duo. Photo supplied

The Sudbury Wolves have nabbed two of the North’s top young players — and doubled down on the invest...

Jun 23, 2015

Jumping at the equestrian competition at Foothills Farms

Foothill Farms welcomed homegrown and out-of-town riders alike to the Chelmsford facility earlier this month during the first local stop on the Trillium Circuit. Supplied photo.

The first local stop on the Trillium Circuit would bring the Sudbury equestrian community out, full ...

Jun 23, 2015

Glads' Saturday loss to Jr. Argos tough one to swallow

The Sudbury Gladiators lost 17-13 at home to the Toronto Jr. Argonauts on Saturday. Supplied photo.

Emotions ran high as the final whistle sounded to end the Saturday OFC (Ontario Football Conference)...

Jun 23, 2015

Wolves No. 1 pick commits to team for next season

David Levin, the first overall pick in the OHL draft this year, has committed to the Sudbury Wolves for the 2015-2016 season, the club has announced. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Wolves have announced that 16-year-old forwards David Levin, Shane Bulitka, Macauley Car...

Jun 21, 2015

Success means Horgan rink adds fifth member to the team

The Horgan curling rink is adding Albertan Crystal Webster to the team, creating a somewhat unique five-player rotation. File photo.

 Success breeds … lineup changes, at least in the case of Team Horgan, soon to be Team Fleury.The ch...

Jun 19, 2015

Great season so far for Peewee Rockhounds

The Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds are currently sitting among the top 16 in the province, the teams that would be classified as "A" Division teams if provincials were to start today. Supplied photo.

The Sudbury Peewee Rockhounds made it back to back tournament titles recently, capturing top spot at...

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