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Volleyball Players Needed

The Team Easton Connexion Slo-Pitch team will be running a co-ed volleyball tournament on May 4 and 5. All teams are guaranteed three matches and the entry fee is $200 per team.

Basketball Players Needed

The Sudbury Association of Basketball Officials (SABO) is holding a mens and ladies master basketball tournament on May 3 and 4. The men?s division is for men who are 30 to 40-years-of-age and the over-40 category.

Nominate a local official

Do you know an umpire, judge or referee who has made a significant contribution to sport development? This is your opportunity to recognize that contribution by nominating the individual for a Fox 40 Sport Official Award.

Jays strike out with fans

The Toronto Blue Jays struck out with some fans at the home opener yesterday. Fans waiting in line to pick up complimentary tickets left by team owner Rogers Communications, as well as Jays staff and others, missed the first two innings of the game.

Nominate a local coach

Do you know a 3M National Coaching Certification Program-certified coach (Level 2 minimum) who has made a significant contribution to athletes and sport development? This is your opportunity to recognize that contribution by nominating the individual

World's best to skate in Sudbury

By Rick Pusiak Figure skating gained extra attention in February with the Olympic judging scandal during the pairs event.

Lacrosse is hot! Sudbury league looking for players from five to 16

By Keith Lacey After an absence of more than 25 years, minor lacrosse is making a comeback in Sudbury.

LU names athletes of the year

Sudbury's Clare Beatty was named Laurentian University's Female Athlete of the Year, while veteran soccer star Chris Miles was selected Male Athlete of the Year at the annual Laurentian Voyageurs Athletic Awards Dinner recently.

Lacrosse our national game

Among Native Americans there were many versions of what we now call lacrosse. Players in some tribes used two sticks, one in each hand. Women and men sometimes competed on the same teams, but women had their own form of the sport in some areas.

NHL's Art Ross was born in Sudbury

By James Fortin It is a little known fact that Arthur Howie Ross, the man that the NHL's Art Ross Trophy is named for, was born right here in the Sudbury area. The Art Ross Trophy is awarded annually to the player who leads the NHL in scoring.