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The coaching staff may have changed, but the goal for the Team North baseball crew heading into the 2014 Ontario Summer Games remains the same: look to secure one of the top two spots in pool play, giving themselves a chance at a medal game come Sunday.With Sudburian Jean-Gilles Larocque tied up with commitments to other Baseball Ontario programs this summer, the torc...

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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...

Jul 18, 2014

PHOTO - Bronze at US Open

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Bradley Chaput captured bronze in the 12- and 13-year-old boys traditional kata division at the US O...

Jul 17, 2014

Kyle, Picco make the cut at Ontario Juniors

Nick Quesnel, seen teeing off on Wednesday on the second hole of Timberwolf Golf Course, fell short of making the cut, shooting 80-81 and missing out by three shots. Photo by Arron Pickard.

Ward Kyle and Jason Picco are not likely to mount an unprecedented charge up the leaderboard, challe...

Jul 15, 2014

Ontario Junior Golf Championships underway

The Canadian Junior Golf Championships are underway at Timberwolf Golf Course.

For the second straight year, the Timberwolf Golf Course will welcome some of the very best young go...

Jul 15, 2014

Honouring a brother's memory

Lyndon Ferguson in Kagawong during the Taylor Ferguson Memorial Ride. Supplied photo.

Taylor Ferguson influenced his younger brother, Lyndon, to do the right thing in life and do good fo...

Jul 15, 2014

Gladiators bounce back into win column

Sudbury Gladiators QB Hunter Holub bulldozed his way into the end zone from the two-yard line in the Gladiators' 16-13 win over the North Halton Crimson Tide. Photo by Randy Pascal.

Sudbury Gladiators head coach Reg Bonin could not have asked for much more.Coming off a frustrating ...

Jul 15, 2014

Spartans improve to 3-3

The Sudbury Spartans chalked up a 26-16 win over an under-manned Sarnia Imperials team Saturday. File photo.

Facing an under-manned Sarnia Imperials team Saturday night at the James Jerome Sports Complex, the ...

Jul 10, 2014

Local teen heading to North American Indigenous Games

Kalah Rayne Pottier-Guignard, 14, is heading to the North American Indigenous Games later this month, where she'll compete as part of Team Ontario's U16 soccer team. Supplied photo.

Kalah Rayne Pottier-Guignard will get a chance to play what she calls her “favourite sport” on a big...

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