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Wolves drop two games on home ice over the weekend

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca The Sudbury Wolves are licking their wounds after a pair of weekend losses to Mississauga and Belleville.

Hockey Heritage North breaks ground

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Another huge step, another promise fulfilled. In November 2004, officials with Hockey Heritage North (HHN) broke the ground for the new $10.4 million tourist attraction in Kirkland Lake.

Central Division smokin'

Hello OHL fans, here's another serving of notes and news to dig into to. (All stats quoted are as of Northern Life's press deadline of noon, Thursday, Jan. 13.

Coach deadline Jan. 21

Nominations are pouring in for Savage Play It Again Sports/Northern Life's Coach of the Year. The deadline for nominations is Jan. 21. There is no complicated form to fill out. Just drop us a note about 250 words or less about why your coach is tops.

Wolves gain three valuable points on road after home ice loss

The Sudbury Wolves had a shot at first place in the Central Division, but dropped two of three games over the weekend, and remain in third place in the division with 49 points, two behind second place Mississauga.

LU sports wrap

The Laurentian University women's basketball squad continues to lay claim to the top spot in the OUA East Division after another impressive weekend on the road.

Five hundred pounds of brotherly love

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca In the summer of 2003, Ryan and Kyle Kirkwood were gearing up towards their long-time dream of playing competitive football together at the university level.

Tampa Bay Lightning assistant benched for now

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Last June, Ryan Belec was on top of the world. name="valign" top > Belec received his championship ring in November.

Injured athlete back in the game

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Michael Medakovic's broken neck didn't crush his dreams or his desire to compete in sports.

Wolves beat second best ranked team in CHL

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca The Sudbury Wolves took full advantage of the Owen Sound Attack's Achilles Heel yesterday, scoring two power play goals en route to an important 3-2 win at the Sudbury Arena Sunday afternoon.