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Athlete shines at ?Big Fat Greek? swimming meet

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca When Matthew Coutsos stepped onto the starting platform to compete in the first bi-annual Elliniada (Greek Games) for swimming he felt he was more than just an athlete.

The Sudbury Kart Club hosting races

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Burning rubber, hairpin turns, motorized machines whipping by at 90 kilometres per hour Â? now thatÂ?s racing and it's heating up in Sudbury this summer.

Hockey tournament benefits Easter Seals

Greater Sudbury residents who want to help kids with physical disabilities while enjoying a rousing game of hockey should register for the fourth annual Power Play for Easter Seal Kids.

Reporter in hockey heaven after meeting heroes

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW A light sweat covered my skin, my heart raced with anticipation and butterflies filled my stomach as I approached one of my all-time heroes Don Cherry to shake his hand.

Museum celebrates career of NHL great Bobby Orr

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Twenty-five years ago Bobby Orr retired from hockey and left a lasting legacy, which was celebrated with the grand opening of the Bobby Orr Museum in Parry Sound.

Idylwylde tourney turns 56

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca (Northern Life is publishing a series on the young guns of golf from the Sudbury area.) Brian Ceaser and Max Kallio come from different backgrounds, but share the same passion. The love of golf.

Showing off their talents and class

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW When Candie Sabel first started playing basketball she described her play as absolutely horrible. Now, many years later, Sabel is one of the top junior women basketball players in the North.

LU official lobbies for better scholarships

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca There?s a battle being waged in Ontario and Canada on the issue of athletic scholarships.

Sudbury area has fine golf courses

The great thing about golf is that it is a sport for life. name="valign" top > Scott Whalen, who plays at the Cedar Green Golf Course, is one of Sudbury?s best young players.

NHL player loves visiting family in Northern Ontario

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Jonathan Cheechoo has come a long way from the boy growing up in Moose Factory with big goals of making it to the National Hockey League (NHL).