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NHL player loves visiting family in Northern Ontario

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Jonathan Cheechoo has come a long way from the boy growing up in Moose Factory with big goals of making it to the National Hockey League (NHL).

Sports shrink knows the score

BY MICHAEL JAMES mjames@northernlife.ca Sports psychologist Dr. Robert Schinke knows his stuff.

Former Lady Vee killed

Former Lady Vee basketball star Dr. Susan Foy was killed earlier this month in an automobile accident in Florida. Foy was a member of the Lady Vees ?back to back? national and provincial championship basketball team from 1988 to 1992.

Idylwylde tourney turns 56

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca There will be an all-star line-up at this weekend?s Idylwylde Invitational Golf Tournament.

Garson, Coniston skate clubs join as Nickel Blades

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW History has shown when two positive forces combine they can become a powerful entity.

Sudbury teen heading to Pan Am Games

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca At age 18, Kathleen Johnston has already achieved considerable success in soccer. name="valign" top > Kathleen Johnston leaves for the Domincan Republic today.

M├ętis canoe expedition travels up French River

The Metis Canoe Expedition is paddling into many northern communities this summer.

Five Sudbury teens head for Nike basketball camp

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca Five girls from the Sudbury area earned the right to represent the north at this week?s Nike Juvenile Development Program (JDP) at York University after securing roster spots on the North Regional team.

Hockey tour coming to Garson Arena

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW scott@northernlife.ca When the temperature stays hot, the safest way to cool off is to think about hockey. The Esso Legends of Hockey tour is coming to Garson this Wednesday, July 2.

Corpus Christi School wins gold medal

The Corpus Christi soccer team won gold in the Sudbury Catholic District School Board's Annual Soccer Tournament at Lily Creek recently. Corpus claimed the championship by edging out St.