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The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Thunder Bay North Stars forward Hunter Foreshew has been named its Scholastic Player of the Year for 2019-20.

It takes a village to raise a child, as the adage goes. But when it comes to the world of skateboarding, it might take more than a community to produce a champion.

Ready or not, Thunder Bay Kings: The Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection is just one day away.

This past weekend the Thunder Bay Minor Hockey Association announced their full complement of league-wide awards for the 2019-2020 season.

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With each passing day there are more and more difficult decisions being made by sport organizers concerning the future of their events due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 virus.

For the second time in three years, Rob DeGagne sits atop of the coaching ranks in the Superior International Junior Hockey League.

The Canadian Olympic Committee has announced that they will not be sending their athletes to this year’s games, even if there is a lift on the sanctions and the event goes ahead.

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Marco Palermo tied a Lakehead University varsity sports record on Friday. Quietly, yet still etched in history.

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Over the last four seasons, the Lakehead Running Club has grown to become a bonafide feeder system for the Thunderwolves varsity team and other colleges and universities.

Thunder Bay North Stars forward and Superior International Junior Hockey League scoring champion Cody Bruchkowski added another post-season accolade on Thursday.

Thunder Bay’s Alexys Perales won a bronze medal in karate at the Ontario Winter Games earlier this month.

Brian McLean and Rod Boyd won the 25th annual Grand Portage 50-Plus ‘International’ No-Tap Doubles Championships at Mario’s Bowl on Friday for Team Scotland with a 1,739 total. This was seven pins better than their 2019 title win. This was their fourth International No-Tap championship win f…

THE Ontario Soccer Association announced its suspension of all sanctioned activities in the province until further notice. Following conversations with the governing body and health experts, concern for the players’ health and safety has meant that districts, clubs and academies will cease o…

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The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Fort Frances Lakers captain Noah Loveday has been named its most improved player for the 2019-20 season.

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DESPITE the premature end to the Junior A season, a local player was recognized by his league for his on-ice contributions.

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Cole MacKenzie is taking the next step to junior hockey in Winkler, Man. The Thunder Bay Kings major midget defenceman was named one of the Winkler Flyers’ newest recruits last month.

As I was carefully making my way through the muddy puddles of the parking lot to get to work this morning I was contemplating what topic I would write about for this week’s column.

Northwestern Ontario-based hockey teams and leagues are also feeling the major impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Kam River Fighting Walleye made major moves Tuesday in their attempt to spice up the junior A hockey scene in Thunder Bay next season.

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The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Dryden GM Ice Dogs forward Xavier Halterman has been named its Play It Again Sports Player of the Week for the period ending March 8.

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Alannah MacLean’s “vacation” from the rigours of medical school included winning a race she didn’t think she wanted so bad until recently.

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The St. Ignatius Falcons high school boys basketball program has enjoyed the type of championship success in Thunder Bay not seen in over 35 years.

The Superior Collegiate Gryphons won their third consecutive Thunder Bay high school nordic skiing championship on Wednesday at Lappe Nordic Centre.

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Putting up points in every game, including 16 goals, helped Cody Bruchkowski earn the SIJHL’s performer of the month for February.

The St. Ignatius Falcons made it six-straight double titles on Saturday.

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Performing to reach a personal best, passionate in their fight for a medal, embracing sportsmanship — these special moments are etched in our minds as we remember the athletes of the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

Decorated Olympic swimmer Mark Tewksbury left Thunder Bay this week inspired by the spirit of the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

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The St. Ignatius Falcons secured home court advantage by the slimmest of margins. Such was not the case in the championship final.

Newly minted hockey celebrity David Ayres’ helmet was designed in Thunder Bay. Ayres made headlines around the sports world for earning a win for the Carolina Hurricanes as a Zamboni driver/emergency backup goaltender over the weekend. Ayres hired Thunder Bay’s Brian Shott to paint the decor…

Will the Scotties Tournament of Hears in Thunder Bay next year be the last for Krista McCarville?

With two remaining games in the men’s Thunder Bay Men’s Indoor Soccer League first division regular season, Rainbow Realty squeezed out a narrow 2-1 victory over Confederation College to open up a six-point advantage on third-placed Lakehead University.

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All that can be heard throughout a packed C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse at the buzzer on Saturday was the hoots and hollers of a jubilant underdog team.

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Adnan Begovic hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:51 remaining as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks stunned the No. 8-ranked Lakehead Thunderwolves 68-64 in a do-or-die OUA men’s basketball quarterfinal on Saturday in front of a packed house at C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse.

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Ontario's Rachel Homan advanced to the semifinal of the Canadian women's curling championship with a 9-5 win over Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville on Saturday.

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I am continuing my series celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the City of Thunder Bay as our community’s name is front and centre at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Lakehead Thunderwolves’ Tiffany Reynolds, left, dribbles the ball against Kayah Clarke of the Windsor Lancers during the first round of the OUA women’s basketball playoffs at St. Denis Athletic Centre on Wednesday night. The Thunderwolves’ season came to a screeching halt at the hands of the…

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Nikki Ylagan had her sights set on a fifth and final season with the Lakehead Thunderwolves women’s basketball team next year.

A productive weekend for both the Thunder Bay Chill and Lakehead Express as the two clubs combined for eight medals at the Golden Boy Soccer Tournament in Winnipeg with four teams making the finals on Monday.

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Playing catch-up since a poor stretch in the first period of Game 1, the Lakehead University Thunderwolves never could catch the favoured Ryerson University Rams until it was too late.

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Fans of junior A hockey in Thunder Bay will have their plates full next year.