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Racing is more than cars rounding a track. It is a family of sports people uniting in a common interest. It is skill and grace under pressure combined with entertainment.

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Tyler Robertson, centre, of the St. Ignatius Falcons is tackled as he reaches for extra yards against Westgate Tigers Lucas Romeo, left, and Jack Williamson during Thunder Bay high school senior football action at Fort William Stadium on Friday. Robertson ran for four touchdowns as the Falco…

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The Thunder Bay North Stars hit the Fort William Gardens ice tonight and Saturday on a hot streak. After a season-opening 4-2 loss against the Kam River Fighting Walleye, the Stars have reeled off five-straight road wins, outscoring their opponents 22-13 in the process.

Kara Van Elburg of Westgate Collegiate follows through on her shot on the second hole at Chapples Golf Course on Tuesday during the Thunder Bay high school golf championships. Van Elburg went on to shoot a 48 in the nine-hole competition to earn the city title. She edged out Britton Hole of …


Until just recently, the last time I was in the Fort William Gardens


The St. Ignatius Falcons opened the Thunder Bay high school junior football season with a convincing 22-6 victory over the St. Patrick Saints on Thursday at St. Patrick High School.


The Fort William Gardens is TSN approved for the Scotties.


As one of the many premier players to come out of the Lakehead, Danny Lewicki holds an impressive achievement, that in all likelihood, will never be matched.

Molly Carlson has experienced so many highs and lows in competitive diving as she celebrated her 23rd birthday this past Wednesday.

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Now, where were we before being rudely interrupted? Oh, yes, the Scotties Tournament of Hearts is coming to Thunder Bay.

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The local curling season is just around the corner with the first games slated for early October.

So many fans attended the eighth annual Thunder Bay Truck Centre Dirt Track National held for the first time at the new Dairy Queen International Speedway there was a chance of turning people away.

This weekend is an exciting time for auto racing fans as the newly opened Dairy Queen International Speedway will be abuzz with activity with the Thunder Bay Dirt Track Nationals.

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At last, race day has arrived. Drivers, start your engines. The eighth annual Thunder Bay Truck Centre Dirt Track Invitational is taking place today and Sunday at our new track Dairy Queen International Speedway.

Leeann Ryder fires a forehand across the net during the mixed doubles final at the Port Arthur Family Dental Fall Classic at the Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre on Sunday. Ryder and Gianni Mascarin defeated Izzy Malik and Emily Kelsey 6-7(3), 6-2, 1-0(6). Mascarin also captured the men’s…

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After starring on the ice the past four seasons in Sweden, Michela Cava has started a new challenge in the Far East.

A pair of pro hockey players from Thunder Bay will return to their respective ECHL teams when the 2020-21 season begins later this fall.

As we move into September and the feel of fall in the air, Totti FC kept their hot run going by clinching the Thunder Bay men’s Division I outdoor playoff title.

Jeremy Kirk has added another major prize to his growing golf trophy case on Monday.

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Happy Labour Day weekend! I still cannot believe that the summer of 2021 is coming to a close.

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As the Thunder Bay men’s outdoor soccer season reaches a climax, Jon Czaczkowski ensured a spot for his club, Rainbow, in the Division I playoff final.

For anyone who has spent time, from the 1970s on, taking in games at the Fort William Gardens, someone you’d instantly recognize back in the day was the one and only Darrell Clarke.

WINNIPEG — The storylines for the CFL clash between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders had been set: the long awaited return of veteran Canadian running back Andrew Harris for the Bombers and the surprising, yet meteoric, rise to prominence of rookie quarterback Jake Maier for …

And the survey says: The game goes on for the Thunder Bay Queens.

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This sports columnist had her eyes opened by two hockey players from Nunavut.

There are over 70 prospects in tight competition to earn a spot on the Kam River Fighting Walleye for the Superior International Junior Hockey League season.

The Kam River Fighting Walleye will bring back the Teleco Cup exhibition championship. However, it will have a much different look at the Superior International Junior Hockey League is able to open operations.

Recently-hired Montreal Canadiens assistant coach Trevor Letowski will become the latest in the line of Northwestern Ontario products to have served behind a bench in the National Hockey League.

Add Thunder Bay North Stars head coach Rob DeGagne to the happy-to-be-back-playing-hockey ranks.

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WINNIPEG — As the CFL officially returned, Winnipeg fans could not take the smiles off their faces after a 21-month absence of three-down action on Canadian fields.

The 91st anniversary of the Strathcona Invitational presented by Teleco and Tbaytel launches this weekend.

In early summer of 1973, coach Jim Spavital put his Winnipeg Blue Bomber squad through their training camp paces.

It amazes me sometimes to contemplate the people I know. You never suspect when you are growing up that friends will accomplish great things, and be renowned in their chosen profession and in the community.

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This weekend is the VW City Memorial Tennis Tournament is in honour of Dr. Jerry Stitt at the Thunder Bay Community Tennis Centre.

Trevor Letowski’s journey back to the National Hockey League — and being on the payroll of one of the league’s most famous teams — happened within a matter of days.

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Arja Lesperance, left, drops down a swinging bunt with teammates looking on during tee ball action at the Westfort Complex on Tuesday evening. The games are part of the revamped Little League house league season hosted by the Westfort Internationals which started earlier this month. Over 50 …

A normal off-season for any Canadian university sports team can be a busy one amid roster turnovers due to graduation and transfers.

As director of player personnel for the Seattle Kraken, Norm Maciver has been extremely active since joining the National Hockey League’s newest franchise back in January.

Thunder Bay Thunderbolts swimmer Isabel Harri has committed to study at Eastern Michigan University on a full swimming scholarship for the 2022-2023 season.

When you can’t remember the last time you’ve done something, chances are it’s been a while.

Anthony Ianni, centre, controls the ball for Team Blue during Under-8 co-ed action in the Thunder Bay Chill’s youth outdoor recreational soccer league on Wednesday evening at Chapples Park. Trailing the play is Ianni’s teammate, Kinsley Iachetta, while giving chase for Team Orange are Zachar…

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Unrestricted free agent Eric Staal isn’t a free agent at all.