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The effort was there for the Sudbury Wolves last weekend, they just didn’t get the desired result from two out of the three games to open the season.The Wolves went 1-2 to start the 2014-15 season, beating Niagara on home ice before dropping two hard-fought games against Belleville and Oshawa on the road.Immediately, Sudbury head coach Paul Fixter saw one glowing thin...

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Oct 02, 2014

Openers lack offensive punch

Sudbury goalie Troy Timpano was the busiest puckstopper in the league on opening weekend, facing 89 shots in two games. He thwarted 84 of them. Photo by Scott Haddow.

The effort was there for the Sudbury Wolves last weekend, they just didn’t get the desired result fr...

Sep 30, 2014

Wolves trade Ray Huether to North Bay for draft pick

The Sudbury Wolves completed a trade today with North Bay as the Wolves moved overage forward Ray Huether to the Battalion in exchange for a fourth-round draft selection. Photo by Terry Wilson / OHL Images.

The Sudbury Wolves completed a trade today with North Bay as the Wolves moved overage forward Ray Hu...

Sep 30, 2014

The challenge is on

The annual Laurentian University Cross-Country Challenge draws thousands of young runners from across the city every year to kick off the sport's fall season. Photos by Randy Pascal.

In September of 2009, some 200 or so runners, of both elementary and secondary school age, gathered ...

Sep 29, 2014

Students tee off in friendly game of golf

Members of the winning CSCNO team from École St-Denis captured bragging rights for the sixth year in a row. Supplied photo.

Some 56 grade 7 and 8 students from nine Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) schoo...

Sep 29, 2014

Pre-NOSSA high school race produces some surprises

With slightly less than three weeks remaining until the SDSSAA Cross-Country Championships, contenders are staking their claim, with some shuffling in the ranks from the 2013 races.Laurentia...

Sep 29, 2014

Lady Wolves battle in Stoney Creek tourney

Three Sudbury Lady Wolves teams received more than their fair share of hockey as the trio travelled to the 2014 Stoney Creek AA Showcase Tournament last weekend.

Three Sudbury Lady Wolves teams received more than their fair share of hockey as the trio travelled ...

Sep 29, 2014

LU Challenge opens doors for newcomers

Some 1,400 athletes competed in the 2014 Laurentian Cross-Country Challenge. Photo by Randy Pascal.

With some of the usual suspects having moved along due to graduation, or out of town with other comm...

Sep 29, 2014

Wolves shut out in Oshawa

Sudbury Wolves goalie Troy Timpano was tagged with a 4-0 loss at the hands of the Oshawa Generals on Sunday. File photo.

The Sudbury Wolves ran out of gas after three games in three nights, suffering a 4-0 loss at the han...

Sep 28, 2014

Wolves lose close road game in Belleville

Matt Schmalz’s first goal of the season got the Wolves off to a 1-0 lead Saturday in Belleville, but that was all the offence they could generate. OHL Images file photo.

 For the second straight night, the Sudbury Wolves put in a strong effort, but unlike Friday night t...

Sep 27, 2014

Timpano comes up huge in win over IceDogs

Sudbury’s Troy Timpano stops Niagara’s Graham Knott during second period action. Scott Haddow photo.

 It was everything Troy Timpano could ask for. The Sudbury Wolves sophomore goalie started the first...

Sep 25, 2014

Lancers whitewash Flyers 33-0 in flag football

The Lasalle siblings have added another weapon to their mix.After handling all of their team's scoring in a 20-14 loss to Bishop Carter last week, the Lasalle Lancers dynamic duo of sisters ...

Sep 25, 2014

Another win for the Nickel Barons

Veteran Jimmy Roy and affiliated call-up Ryan Theriault scored two goals apiece in a four-goal second period outburst as the Sudbury Nickel Barons picked up another win at home, stopping the Abitibi Eskimos 5-3.

Veteran Jimmy Roy and affiliated call-up Ryan Theriault scored two goals apiece in a four-goal secon...

Sep 25, 2014

Silk, Baptiste named co-captains

Brody Silk, right, and Nick Baptiste have been named co-captains for the Sudbury Wolves.

Brody Silk and Nick Baptiste have been named co-captains for the Sudbury Wolves.Silk and Baptiste wi...

Sep 25, 2014

Wolves' Desrochers serves notice: It is on

Sudbury Wolves forward Danny Desrochers (pictured) says the team’s approach to games this season will be all about battling for victories. Photo by Scott Haddow.

Sudbury Wolves veteran forward Danny Desrochers and his teammates are taking a hard stance on what t...

Sep 24, 2014

Minor Bantam Sons take two wins on weekend

The Nickel City Minor Bantam Sons picked up two wins and a tie in three games over the weekend. File photo.

The early signs from the Northern Ontario AAA Hockey League are encouraging.The loop, which has seen...

Sep 24, 2014

Tiffany Johnson named OCAA athlete of the week

Cambrian Golden Shield women’s soccer scoring sensation Tiffany Johnson has been named the OCAA Female Athlete of the Week after netting a total of six goals in just two games over the weeke...

Sep 23, 2014

Women's cross-country team finishes fourth in London

Attending the traditional Western Invitational last Saturday in London, the Laurentian University ladies cross-country team finished fourth in a field of a dozen teams, their best cumulative finish ever at this event.

The Laurentian Voyageurs women's cross-country team have moved into record-breaking territory early ...

Sep 23, 2014

Week 2 scores from SDSSAA football

The pre-season favourites looked every bit the part as Week 2 of the SDSSAA football schedule saw four games on the slate.

The pre-season favourites looked every bit the part as Week 2 of the SDSSAA football schedule saw fo...

Sep 23, 2014

Two-win weekend for Cambrian ladies soccer team

Still dead even with the front-running Algonquin Thunder and Seneca Sting, the Cambrian Golden Shield women's soccer team put some distance between the top trio and the rest of the pack with another two-win weekend.

Still dead even with the front-running Algonquin Thunder and Seneca Sting, the Cambrian Golden Shiel...

Sep 23, 2014

Benton McLean a perfect fit for Joe Mac Football

Growing up in England, Benton McLean wasn’t introduced to the North American version of football until he came to Canada. Photo by Randy Pascal.

The Joe MacDonald Youth Football League has long been associated with a trio of gentlemen who have s...

Sep 18, 2014

Veterans, rookies off to strong start in cross country

The second race of the high-school cross-country season locally featured plenty of familiar names, along with a really strong group of fresh faces, with both sectors grabbing the spotlight a...

Sep 18, 2014

Girls flag football season up and running

In a rematch of the 2013 final to open the 2014 season, the Lively Hawks issued a little payback, stopping the three-time defending Marymount Regals 22-6 Tuesday afternoon at the James Jerome Sports Complex.

The path to a fourth straight SDSSAA girls flag football championship will not be an easy one for th...

Sep 18, 2014

Nickel City Sons open season with 1 win, 2 losses

The Nickel City Sons posted a record of 1-2 in a season-opening three-game northern road swing last weekend.

Posting a record of 1-2 in a season-opening three-game northern road swing last weekend, Nickel City...

Sep 18, 2014

Rookie netminder earns shutout in Kitchener

Sudbury Wolves goaltender Sam Tanguay made a statement in Kitchener on Wednesday night as the Quebec native stopped all 48 shots he faced and led the Wolves to a 3-0 shutout victory over the Rangers. Supplied.

Sudbury Wolves goaltender Sam Tanguay made a statement in Kitchener on Wednesday night as the Quebec...

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