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It was another close, but no win kind of game for the Sudbury Wolves Friday night against the visiting Saginaw Spirit. The Wolves fell 3-2 in a tight contest that featured plenty of fireworks for two teams that only face one another twice in the regular season.In the end, it was a former Wolves player, Devon Paliani, who sunk the final dagger, scoring the game-winning...

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Jan 25, 2015

Winless season continues for Cambrian men

At the midway point of a winless season, the Cambrian Golden Shield men's basketball team will take whatever small victories they can. Supplied photo.

At the midway point of a winless season, the Cambrian Golden Shield men's basketball team will take ...

Jan 25, 2015

Laurentian adds men’s track and cross-country

The Laurentian Voyageurs is adding a men’s cross-country running and track team to their roster of sports for the fall of 2015. Supplied photo.

The Laurentian Voyageurs is adding a men’s cross-country running and track team to their roster of s...

Jan 24, 2015

Wolves fall 3-2 in tight contest against Sagninaw

The Sudbury Wolves lost 3-2 to the visiting Sagninaw Spirit Jan. 23. Photo by Scott Haddow.

It was another close, but no win kind of game for the Sudbury Wolves Friday night against the visiti...

Jan 23, 2015

PHOTO: Lady Wolves take gold in Cambridge

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The Lady Wolves Peewee B team captured gold medals at the Cambridge roadrunners New Year's Challenge...

Jan 23, 2015

Cambrian ladies extend losing streak to 8

The Cambrian Golden Shield women's basketball team return home this coming weekend, facing the Sheridan Bruins. Game times are set for Saturday night at 6 p.m., and then Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m., with the men taking to the floor immediately afterwards.

This was not the start the Cambrian Golden Shield women's basketball team hoped for, kicking off the...

Jan 23, 2015

Cambrian men's volleyball team saddled with weekend losses

Despite playing some very good volleyball through six of their seven sets on the weekend, the Cambrian Golden Shield men's volleyball team was still saddled with a pair of road losses, dropping their record to 3-9 on the year, eight points back of both the Fanshawe Falcons (7-3) and Niagara Knights (7-5), tied for the final playoff spot.

The Cambrian Golden Shield men's volleyball team is fast running out of time in their search for a p...

Jan 23, 2015

Wolves looking to chew up Saginaw

The Sudbury Wolves are back in action at Sudbury Arena this tonight, hosting the Saginaw Spirit for the one and only time this season.

The Sudbury Wolves are back in action at Sudbury Arena this tonight, hosting the Saginaw Spirit for ...

Jan 23, 2015

Nickel City swimmers continue to improve

A pair of recent meets, at opposite ends of the province, kept the Nickel City Aquatics crew busy earlier this month, as swimmers of all ages and levels looked to continue their in-season improvements. File photo.

A pair of recent meets, at opposite ends of the province, kept the Nickel City Aquatics crew busy ea...

Jan 22, 2015

Peewee A Lady Wolves earn silver in Cambridge

The Sudbury Peewee A Lady Wolves advanced to the tournament final of the Cambridge roadrunners New Year's Challenge Cup last weekend, settling for silver following a 2-0 loss at the hands of their well-known northern rivals, the Sault Ste. Marie Wildcats.

The Sudbury Peewee A Lady Wolves are more aware than most of exactly where the challenge of the No. ...

Jan 22, 2015

Tracy Horgan rink sweeps through provincial playdowns

The local Idylwylde rink consists of Tracy Horgan, Jennifer Horgan, Jenna Enge, Amanda Gates and Courtney Chenier (not in the photo). File photo.

The Tracy Horgan rink will head to their second Scotties Tournament of Hearts Championships well ver...

Jan 21, 2015

Strong play helps Voyageurs split weekend games

The Laurentian Voyageurs are safely through to the post-season thanks, in large part, to the poor showing of the Nipissing Lakers. Supplied

The Laurentian Voyageurs men's basketball team strung together their best back-to-back performances ...

Jan 20, 2015

Yoo, Ransom lead locals at Dual City

Skiers from across Northern Ontario hit the slopes in Sudbury and North Bay this past weekend for the annual Dual City Slalom event. Photo by Laurel Myers

Some of the North's best young skiers hit the slopes in Sudbury and North Bay this past weekend for ...

Jan 19, 2015

Wismer leads LU women at Fred Foot Invitational

The Laurentian women’s indoor track team dominated the 3000m and were once again led by Katie Wismer (No. 5), who won the event by running an 18-second personal best time of 9:55.41. Supplied photo.

The Laurentian women’s indoor track team returned with two medals, six personal bests and five OUA q...

Jan 19, 2015

Police Cup encourages youth to give back

The LoEllen Lightning and Cedar Park Red Wings peewee teams kicked off the 62nd annual Police Cup Friday at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex. Photo by Laurel Myers.

The puck dropped on the 62nd annual Police Cup Hockey Tournament Friday at the Gerry McCrory Country...

Jan 18, 2015

Post-season drought could end this year for Voyageurs

With a record of 4-5 and ten regular season games remaining, coach Jason Hurley and company are well-positioned to end this abbreviated drought. File photo.

What was once an annual late winter sojourn for the Laurentian Voyageurs basketball team has become ...

Jan 17, 2015

Wolves lose 4-1 in Saginaw

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For the first time since Dave Matsos took over as interim head coach, the Sudbury Wolves looked like...

Jan 16, 2015

Wolves hang tough for 2 periods, but fall 4-1 to Windsor

Thursday night at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, the Wolves opened the scoring at 7:13 of the first period, but that was it for the offence as the Spitfires went on to a 4-1 win.

The Sudbury Wolves put in another solid effort, but once again it didn't result in a victory.Thursda...

Jan 15, 2015

Snowshoe, winter hiking trails now open

The snowshoe and winter hiking trails at the Bioski Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Club are now open.

The snowshoe and winter hiking trails at the Bioski Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Club are now open...

Jan 14, 2015

Morin hat tricks leads Spartans to victory

the Espanola Spartans quadrupled the Horizon Aigles 8-2 Monday night as Division II boys high school hockey action continued at the Carmichael Arena.

There was little pity for the goalies as Division II boys high school hockey action continued Monday...

Jan 14, 2015

Thunder strikes at Burlington tourney

Participating at a tournament in Burlington earlier this month, the Sudbury U14 Thunder A Team posted three wins in five games, struggling to overcome only the St. Catharines Comets.

The tradition of top-end local ringette is alive and well.Participating at a tournament in Burlingto...

Jan 13, 2015

LU women's hockey team shoots for positive end to season

Though the playoffs are all but out of reach for the Laurentian Voyageurs women's hockey team with eight games remaining on the schedule, closing off the 2014-2015 season on a positive note is still quite achievable.

Though the playoffs are all but out of reach for the Laurentian Voyageurs women's hockey team with e...

Jan 13, 2015

Minor Peewee AAA Sons take two of three in North Bay

Looking to secure their hold on first place and facing the last-place North Bay Trappers on the road, the Nickel City Minor Peewee AAA Sons found themselves in a battle, each and every game, winning two of three on the weekend.

There are no easy pickings in the Minor Peewee division on the Northern Ontario AAA Hockey League (N...

Jan 13, 2015

Wolves head out on southern road swing

The Sudbury Wolves depart the Nickel City this weekend for the south as they make stops in Windsor, Saginaw and Plymouth.

The Sudbury Wolves depart the Nickel City this weekend for the south as they make stops in Windsor, ...

Jan 13, 2015

Kayla doesn’t need luck

One of the city’s most talented gymnasts, Kayla Folz is part of the Team Ontario contingent journeying to Las Vegas this week. Supplied photo.

Those who know, know not to bet against gymnast Kayla Folz.The Grade 10 student at St. Charles Colle...

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