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Last season’s top goalie from the Superior International Junior Hockey League is staying in his hometown for school and sport.

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About 30 young athletes rubbed shoulders with Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton at the Lakehead University Hangar in support of PRO Kids on Wednesday.

The Thunder Bay Chill welcomed Winnipeg South End United youth soccer to the city this past weekend with the club from Winnipeg travelling in with five teams of various ages.

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The hitting wasn’t great (.231 batting average), the pitching spotty (5.46 ERA) and team fielding was in the bottom third of the Northwoods League. The run differential was minus-147. The Cats final record was 24-47.

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It isn’t every day that young Thunder Bay athletes get to be tutored by an NBA assistant coach.

The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced its 2019-20 regular season schedule on Thursday with 168 regular-season games to be played between September and March.

The Lakehead University Thunderwolves hockey team announced Wednesday that defenceman Troy Williams of Dryden will be joining the program.

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It took moving a bench on the 18th hole, but in the end, experience prevailed.

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For five innings not much happened at Port Arthur Stadium.

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Ryan Windham pitched seven shutout innings and Jakob Newton homered, singled, and stole a pair of bases as the Thunder Bay Border Cats defeated the Waterloo Bucks 4-1.

Soccer Northwest, in conjunction with Ontario Soccer, hosted Talent on Location Day for players in the 2005 and 2006 age groups at Fort William Stadium this past weekend.

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Kamen Damov and Sid Donarski have travelled across the world this summer and played through all forms of uncomfortable heat. On Sunday, one succumbed to the conditions before the other.

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Toughness seems to have been the unintentional theme to this year’s Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame athlete inductees

The competitive men’s single field at the Mascarin Collision Mid Canada Open has its share of returning and familiar names.

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Richard Walsh is back representing Canada at the Pan American Games for the first time in 12 years. The surrounding crew and competition may have changed, but the goals for the veteran sailor remain lofty.

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On a scoreboard filled with ones, two and threes it was the home team who added up to three more as the Thunder Bay Border Cats defeated the first-place Eau Claire Express 11-8.

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Three and 14 never felt quite so good.

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Grand Slam Sports and Entertainment faced their share of challenges in their rookie year at the helm of the Thunder Bay Border Cats. However, the local ownership assures they’re in this venture for the long run.

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It was a great day in Thunder Bay last Tuesday when Robert Bortuzzo spent his day with the Stanley Cup celebrating with his hometown fans, family and friends.

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Albert (Ab) Cava, who helped build and foster hockey in Thunder Bay for nearly six decades, passed away on Thursday.

The names of the players and surrounding landscape of Thunder Bay Little League baseball may change, but the Port Arthur Nationals have been a picture of consistency through it all.

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The dates Jan. 6-7 of this year should be marked, highlighted and remembered if you’re a fan of the St. Louis Blues and Robert Bortuzzo.

Tyler Rolfe of the Red Lake Golf and Country Club fired an opening day 73 on Monday to sit in a tie for third place at the Nott Autocorp Men’s Amateur Golf Championship at the Quarry Oaks Golf Course in Steinbach, Man.

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When push came to shove, the Thunder Bay Chill just couldn’t land a convincing blow on the top dogs in the USL Two's Heartland Division.

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Can you win medals at international powerlifting competitions at 50 years of age?

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Pedro Adan, left, of the Thunder Bay Chill and Germano Neves, right, chase a Des Moines Menace player  during USL Two soccer action in Des Moines on Thursday. Des Moines struck in the seventh minute off a penalty kick from Nicolas Perea and the Menace never looked back en route to a 3-0 win.…

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The Thunder Bay Border Cats clawed back from a three-run deficit to tie, but couldn’t rebound from another three-run deficit in the 10th inning in a 9-7 loss to the Eau Claire Express on Wednesday at Port Arthur Stadium.

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Greg Johnson, who made a name for himself in the hockey world as a champion and leader during a long career in the National Hockey League, passed away on Monday in his home in Detroit.

This past weekend, 24 young women from various youth clubs took to the field at Chapple’s Park to demonstrate their skills in the inaugural Queen’s University player identification camp in Thunder Bay.

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A trio of Thunder Bay sailors is getting ready for the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru being held from July 28-Aug. 11.

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Mission 1A accomplished: The Thunder Bay Chill control their own playoff destiny.

Plenty has happened since I last put pen to paper for my Where Legends Live On column.

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From left, Thunder Bay’s Leading Edge Gym coaches Kyle Palmer Charrette and Josh Deluco, fighter Devon Lozej and coach Matt Richer stand together at Warrior Games 6 in Bayfield, Wis., over the weekend. Lozej won his amateur mixed martial arts match at the event held at Legendary Waters Casin…

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A four-run seventh and Blake Wagenseller’s three-run bomb in the eighth salted the game away as the Waterloo Bucks defeated the Thunder Bay Border Cats 9-7 before a Canada Day crowd of 1,024.

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Special Olympics Thunder Bay surprised 15 local athletes on Thursday.

Landon Stephens drilled a two-run homerun to go with an RBI double and St. Cloud Rox pitchers held the Thunder Bay Border Cats to just four hits in a 9-3 win on Wednesday at Joe Faber Field.

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It was the kind of game that was going to be a punch in the gut for somebody. The Border Cats delivered the blow.

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With the stands empty and workers clearing debris at Fort William Stadium, members of the Des Moines broke into song that can be heard outside their dressing room.

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Mark Anderson threw six innings of no-hit ball, and three relievers came in to shut the game down as the Thunder Bay Border Cats defeated the Mankato MoonDogs 3-1 on Thursday night.

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Good thing Thunder Bay Border Cats catcher Alex Hernandez arrived fresh from Nova Southeastern University with little playing time under his belt and youth on his side.

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Nor’westerview’s Ella DaSilva, second from right, wins her heat in the Grade 8 girls 100-metre dash on Tuesday during the Thunder Bay public school elementary track and field meet at Fort William Stadium. Over 1,200 students from over 25 schools across the Thunder Bay district are taking  pa…

Kyla Rutherford had her shooting boots on, netting four times as Velocity defeated the Vipers 7-1 in Thunder Bay Women’s Soccer Club Gold Division action.

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Evan DeGrazia sealed the deal with a birdie putt on No. 18 at the Mallon’s Play It Again Sports Better Ball championship on Sunday at Strathcona Golf Course. It was only fitting his father — and playing partner — on this weekend was the first to react.

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The term ‘Girl Power’ has new meaning when you get to meet Thunder Bay’s latest female professional body building star.