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Grand Slam of Curling: Kevin Martin?s team wins Masters

Kevin MartinÂ?s team from Edmonton is the 2003 Masters of Curling champion and is $25,000 richer. The team won 8-7 over Vic Peters team from Winnipeg in the finals Sunday night at the T. M. Davies Arena in Lively.

Curlers want more respect

The Ward 1 councillor, who represents the Kelly Lake Road to Whitefish area, presented his colleagues with a petition Thursday night from about 200 older Sudburians who want the city to focus on keeping them healthy and fit.

Garson to host Atom A provincial championships

The Nickel Centre Minor Hockey Association will host the provincial Atom A championship April 11-13 at Garson Arena. name="valign" top > Final game will take place Sunday, April 13 at 5 pm.

Powerboat races cancelled

An event in Azilda that attracted thousands of people to Whitewater Lake over the past decade has been scrubbed. The Molson Canadian Powerboat Championship Race has been cancelled.

Little NHL

More than 100 First Nations hockey teams are participating in the 32nd annual Little NHL tournament that started on Sunday and takes place at 10 local arenas. Tickets for the tournament are available at all area arenas.

Women?s weight training

The Sudbury YMCA is offering a Women and Weights program for women ages 17 and over starting Jan. 16.

Sudbury skaters do well at nationals

BY KEITH LACEY Sudbury skaters are stealing the show at the BMO Financial Group National Figure Skating Championships in Saskatoon. Lively?s Megan Duhamel, 15, is a national champion after winning the junior ladies championship.

Season saved for 500 Valley players

BY KEITH LACEY The hockey season that appeared doomed to be cut short for more than 500 houseleague hockey players in Valley East will finish as scheduled.

Sabrecats-Northern Wolves series should be a dandy

BY KEITH LACEY There should be some fantastic hockey over the next 10 days as the upstart Sudbury Northern Wolves take on their cross-town rivals, the perennial powerhouse Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats in the opening round of the Northern Ontario Junior

The Hockey Game ? Christmas 1948

By Alfred Bisson, also known as Paul Sauve Honourable Mention Finally! I turned eight years old on June 25th and it was still a full six months to Christmas. Turning eight was an important milestone in our family.