Hanmer to host Squash championships
The Northern Ontario Squash Championships will be held at the Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre in Hanmer, April 25-27. Participants can enter in one of the following divisions: Men?s A, B, C, D and 40+, Women?s A, B, C, D and the junior division, depending on the number of entries. The entry fee is $50, which includes a tournament T-shirt, Friday pizza night, Saturday potluck lunch and Saturday supper. The closing date for entries is Monday, April 21. Tournament start times will be available April 23. This is a Squash Ontario sanctioned event. To register, phone (705) 969-4666 or visit the centre at 4040 Elmview Dr. Additional information can be obtained by contacting David Starling, tournament chair at [email protected].
Peewee girls win hockey title
The Crosstown Chevrolet Oldsmobile Peewee girls hockey team captured the championship at the Kanata Girls Hockey Tournament in Kanata held during the March Spring Break. The girls prevailed over 16 other teams from Ontario and Quebec. They beat Cornwall 1-0 in overtime to claim the championship. The players would like to thank their coaches and the manager for all their hard work and a special thank you to Vince Pollesel of Crosstown Motors.
The sixth annual Nickel Capital Budo Challenge Open Karate Championships will be held in the Cambrian College gymnasium this Saturday from 10:30 am to 4 pm. Organizers are expecting 400 competitors from across Ontario. The event will also feature the first Junior Special Needs division in Northern Ontario. The division is comprised of children who are competing from wheelchairs or competing with significant physical challenges. For more information, contact Rod Bazinet at 670-8359.
The Extreme North Gymnastics Club in Dowling will host the SDSSA.A / NOSSA gymnastics meet Monday, April 14. There will be 102 participants representing 10 area high schools. The meet will run from 8 am to 4 pm. Gymnasts in levels one and three will be competing in the morning and levels two and four to six will compete in the afternoon.
Walk for good cause
The Brain Tumour Foundation will host a Spring Sprint 2003, in Sudbury, May 4.
Registration will take place at 11 am at the Valley Inn Hotel, 500 Notre Dame St. E. in Azilda. The walk will start at noon.
The Brain Tumour Foundation is dedicated to helping Canadians affected by brain tumours.
For more information about the Spring Sprint and the foundation, visit www.braintumour.ca or phone 1-800-265-5106.
Spring Sprints will also take place in Brampton, London, Kitchener, Belleville, Toronto, Sarnia, Halifax, Ottawa, Edmonton, Montreal and Victoria.