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Inspiring young riders comes naturally

By Rick Pusiak name="valign" bottom > Ingrid Mackin , 19, was recently certified by the Canadian Equestrian Federation.

Sudbury mourns respected senior athlete

Friday, Feb. 1, 2002 A local athlete who inspired many a Sudburian died Tuesday doing one of the things he loved best - running. Kurt Gelbhaar collapsed at the Sudbury Arena. He was 78. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm today (Friday) in the R.

Bring on more sports events

Over the years I have heard over and over again, from countless people, about Greater Sudbury's perceived image in the province and across the country in general.

High school sports scene

David Wilkin Lively District Secondary School Age: 17 Grade: 12 Sports: Nordic skiing, volleyball, swimming and tennis Wilkin began his final year at Lively District by participating on the senior boysÂ' volleyball team.

Little NHL ends with big news for next year

The 35th Little NHL Hockey Tournament has come and gone in Greater Sudbury with a great deal of success, but not before the seed was planted for the prestigious event to return to the Nickel City in the future.

Wolves' focus on playoffs

BY SCOTT HADDOW scott@northernlife.

Table tennis

The Sudbury Smashers table tennis club is hosting the Northern Ontario Table Tennis Open on March 25. The event is still open for participants. The event occurs at Minnow Lake Place, located at 1127 Bancroft Drive.

Long road home

BY SCOTT HADDOW In his first 18 years of life, Sudbury Wolves winger Jesse Messier never once questioned his desire to play hockey, not even after a neck injury threatened his career 18 months ago.

Carpenter courts more awards

Laurentian University women's basketball star Cassandra Carpenter has again been named one of Canada's best athletes.

Speed demon races to championship

BY SCOTT HADDOW There is only one way Jillian Keast knows how to ski: no fear at all.