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Another step in the right direction for the Sudbury Synchro crew.Competing at the 2015 Ontario Open Age Group Championships in Etobicoke, a competition that attracted 33 clubs from Ontario, Newfoundland, Alberta and the United States, the local synchronized swim team (13 to 15-year-olds) finished in the top third of the field in both of their events.The Sudbury team, ...

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May 29, 2015

Golden: Sudbury athletes shine at northern track finals

Sudbury athletes performed exceedingly well at the Northern Ontario track and field championships in Sturgeon Falls this week, earning dozens of gold medals. File photo

Twenty-five athletes earned gold medals at the 2015 NOSSA Track and Field Championships in Sturgeon ...

May 29, 2015

Gridiron time: 62nd NFC season kicks off May 30

The Sudbury Spartans kick off their NFC season tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the James Jerome Sports Complex. Photo by Jim Gray.

 The Sudbury Spartans would like to take another step forward in 2015. Their first test of the seaso...

May 29, 2015

Toronto Argos have their eye on Sudbury's Austin Roy

Sudbury's Austin Roy is off to the Toronto Argonauts training camp after signing a contract with the CFL squad on May 27. Photo courtesty Michigan Tech

Sudbury native Austin Roy would love nothing more than to follow in the footsteps of the likes Frank...

May 29, 2015

Regals fall to Cards in city girls soccer final

The St. Charles College Cardinals girls soccer team are the 2014-2015 city champions. Photo supplied

With a dozen or so graduating players this year, the St. Charles College Cardinals girls soccer team...

May 29, 2015

Cards smash Atoms to win northern baseball final

The St. Charles College Cardinals are Northern Ontario's high school baseball champions. Photo supplied.

The Northern Ontario Secondary School Athletics (NOSSA) baseball crew might not have a ton of experi...

May 28, 2015

Got a teen girl interested in high-level volleyball? Read this.

Girls born in 2002 or later, eligible to compete in the 13U and 14U divisions of OVA (Ontario Volleyball Association) competition in the fall, are invited to Lockerby Composite School from 6-8 p.m. June 4. Supplied photo.

The Northern Chill Volleyball Club will be hosting a "talent identification" evening for the two you...

May 28, 2015

Sudbury Synchro crew kicks to strong finish

 The Sudbury Synchro 13 to 15-year-old team finished in the the top third of the field in both of their events at the 2015 Ontario Open Age Group Championships in Etobicoke. File photo.

Another step in the right direction for the Sudbury Synchro crew.Competing at the 2015 Ontario Open ...

May 27, 2015

GIRLSrun? Yes they do. And they're coming to Sudbury

Sudbury is now part of the Canadian Women's Running Series, thanks mainly to the work of the person pictured here, teacher Chantal Dagostino. The first GIRLSrun event is set for June 7. File photo

It's official. A stop in Sudbury is now part of the Canadian Women's Running Series, with the GIRLSr...

May 27, 2015

Rebuilding Voyageur men look ahead to next season

The LU Voyageurs men's team finished up the 2014-2015 season with a respectable record considering a tough schedule and the fact the team is rebuilding after losing some key starters. File photo

A dramatic change in the structure of Ontario University Basketball (OUA) still somehow found the La...

May 27, 2015

Fiery play pays off for Alouettes boys' soccer squad

The Collège Notre-Dame Alouettes boys soccer team won 2-1 against St. Charles Monday night. Supplied photo.

Throughout much of their semi-final Monday night against the St. Charles College Cardinals, the Coll...

May 26, 2015

Nothing like an undefeated weekend of soccer

The Impact U17 girls took the Pickering Power and the Barrie Spirit to school over the weekend, earning a pair of wins. File photo

The GSSC Impact U17 Girls are sporting a perfect 2-0 record after the weekend, blanking the Pickerin...

May 26, 2015

Grab your helmet: It's the annual Share the Road ride

Do your part to promote cycling and cycling safety during the annual Share the Road event May 28 at Science North. File photo

Olympian and three-time World Cup medalist Devon Kershaw will join residents of Greater Sudbury and ...

May 26, 2015

Impact men start the season on the right foot

The Greater Sudbury Soccer Club U21 Impact men started off their season with a 2-1 win over the Bradfor & District Wolves. File photo

The GSSC Impact U21 men kicked off their season on a winning note, edging the Bradford & District Wo...

May 25, 2015

Tough matches open Impact girls soccer season

Much as they did last year, the GSSC Impact U14 girls kicked off their soccer season with some hard fought games. File photo

As was the case in May of 2014, the first regular season action of the year provided the GSSC Impact...

May 25, 2015

Varsity Glads show great D in loss to Stallions

The Sudbury Varsity Gladiators may have lost a Saturday match in Barrie to a tough Huronia Stallions squad, but they made their opponents work for the win. File photo

The defences were on top of their games.In a matchup that produced less scoring than a good number o...

May 24, 2015

Sudbury Junior Varsity Gladiators lose season opener

The Sudbury Junior Varsity Gladiators dropped a 27-16 decision to the Huronia Stallions Saturday night in Barrie. File photo.

It wasn't a win, but the first game under the stewardship of new head coach Shane Hutchinson produce...

May 24, 2015

12 team roster for NOJHL 2015-2016 season largest ever

The NOJHL (Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League) will feature a total of 12 teams for the 2015-2016 following announcements involving three new or returning franchises this week. That total marks the largest grouping of squads the league has ever iced in a single season. File photo.

The NOJHL (Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League) will feature a total of 12 teams for the 2015-2016...

May 24, 2015

Take me out to the ball game!

The Sudbury Bantam Shamrocks open their 2015 tournament schedule in Simcoe this weekend, battling in an event that also includes the North York Blues, Ancaster Diamondbacks and host team. File photo.

Team chemistry, speed and good defense is nice. Adding a couple of massive sluggers to the lineup wo...

May 24, 2015

Local weightlifter inducted to Canadian Hall of Fame

Weightlifter David Desroches poses with his youngest daughter, Jenessa, 8, who is wearing a lot of the hardware her dad has won over the years. Photo by Randy Pascal.

In weightlifting, David Desroches has found the near-perfect fit, even if it only became more obviou...

May 24, 2015

Nine returning players for the Lady Wolves

 The two-time defending provincial champion Midget "AA" Lady Wolves will return no less than nine players from the group that captured gold at the 2015 Esso Cup in Red Deer (Alberta), as incoming coach Mike McGaughey inherits a very talented crew. File photo.

With a national title safely secured, a follow-up act will not be easy for the Sudbury Lady Wolves o...

May 22, 2015

Sudbury Wolves to make decision on Matsos as June rolls in

The Sudbury Wolves hope to have their head coach in place by the first week of June. Whether or not they go with interim head coach Dave Matsos, pictured, remains to be seen. File photo.

The Sudbury Wolves hope to have their head coach in place by the first week of June.Whether or not t...

May 22, 2015

Sudbury roller derby marks sixth season with weekend event

Nickel City Roller Derby kicks off its sixth season this weekend with a double header at the Carmichael Arena. Photo by Janet Young.

Nickel City Roller Derby (NCRD) will kick off its sixth year tearing up the flat track with a double...

May 22, 2015

Five more city records broken Thursday at SDSSA track meet

Collège Notre-Dame student Danika Falvo broke city records in both the javelin and discus at the 2015 SDSSAA Track & Field Championships May 21. File photo.

Though the numbers were down, the quality was every bit as good as usual as the 2015 SDSSAA Track & ...

May 22, 2015

Canadian hockey hero visits Sudbury

Paul Henderson was in Sudbury May 21 to give the keynote address at the Christian Athletes Banquet. Photo by Laurel Myers.

In 1972, Paul Henderson pulled off “the sports moment of the century,” according to the Canadian Pre... Video: Canadian hockey hero Paul Henderson visits Sudbury

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