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Lacrosse league gains momentum

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] Four years ago, John Grant Sr. and the late Russ Farnell pioneered the minor lacrosse movement in Sudbury. They worked feverishly to introduce and expand the game within the city limits.

Vees looking for win against Gee Gees

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] The Laurentian University women's basketball team is staring down a trip to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Championships game.

Chaumont chasing record

Cheers OHL fans, here's another round of morsels to digest. (As always, stats quoted are as of Northern Life's Thursday morning press deadline.) Wolves' rookie Ryan McDonough is the leading scorer for 2004 first-round draft picks.

Overtime isn't a friendly place for the Sudbury Wolves

The Wolves dropped a 3-2 overtime loss to the Guelph Storm Friday night, keeping the team winless in overtime games this season. The Wolves are now 0-6-4 in extra time games.

Dickson goes for gold at paralympics

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] When Jeff Dickson, who skis for the Canadian Disabled Alpine Ski Team, crashed in four of his first six races this season, he did what he has always done - persevered and kept going for the gold.

Golden Shield strike gold at provincials

The Cambrian College womens volleyball team is the best in Ontario again after winning the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) title over the weekend at Nipissing College.

Lady Vees face quarterfinal match tonight

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] For the last couple of years, the Laurentian University women's basketball team has been one the best squads in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) scene.

No hill, no problem for Greater Sudbury Ski Club

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW [email protected] Here's a salute to terrific recent accomplishments by local athletes.

Get a double dose of Wolves' action this weekend

There's a double dose of OHL action this weekend as the Wolves square off against the Brampton Battalion on Friday at the Sudbury Arena, 7:30 game time, and the Saginaw Spirit on Sunday, 2 pm game time.

Frustrated fans say fire Bettman and Goodenow

BY KEITH LACEY [email protected] Gary Bettman and and Bob Goodenow should be fired.