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Sudbury second home for former Voyageur

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca When Shawn Swords was younger he dreamed of playing for Canada?s National Basketball team.

Golf huge part of talented young junior?s life

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW When you live and grow up right beside a golf course, chances are one might develop a keen interest for the game of golf. name="valign" top > Zack Mayer lives only a stones-throw away from Pine Grove Golf Course.

LU announces new assistant coaches

The Laurentian women?s basketball team has tapped the local well to fill two assistant coaching positions. Jim Hann and Jen Bourget join the Lady Vees program and bring extensive experience with them.

Lady of the Rings

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Amanda Martin has come a long way from cuddling stuffed toy horses as a kid to mastering the graceful steeds in the world of equestrian sports as a teenager.

LU coach off to world university games

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Laurentian University menÂ?s basketball head coach Virgil Hill has an eye for talent.

Kowaluk wins Idylwylde tourney, again

He came, he saw and he let his game do the talking. For the second year in a row, Kurt Kowaluk captured the Idylwylde Men's Invitational at the Idylwylde Golf and Country Club on Sunday. Kowaluk defeated Cam Hreljac 2 and 1 in the match-play final.

Ambitious minor hockey squad trying hard to raise funds

In an effort to create something new in the Sudbury golfing community, The Copper Cliff Redmen AA minor bantam hockey team and the Human League have joined forces to create a Charity Golf Skills Fundraising Competition.

Quiet but competitive nature pays off for equestrian

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Leaving Ottawa and coming to Sudbury has changed Christine Treverton's life.

Face of Sudbury minor hockey: Ken Creasey

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northerlife.ca Putting a face on minor hockey in Copper Cliff brings many to think of Ken Creasey. He has been the face of minor hockey in Copper Cliff since 1964.

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.