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About a Boy

By Diane Gilhula A 16-year-old Lasalle Secondary student is spending the summer making his baseball dreams come true.

Football league is about fun

By Darcy McRae Youth football players in Sudbury are set for another season of gridiron fun. The Joe MacDonald Youth Football League will begin practices Aug.

Ringette players make grade

Defence player Sarah Merla and goaltender Stephanie Sonier, both members of the Northeastern Ontario AAA Ringette Team, have been selected to play for Team Ontario at the Canada Winter Games this winter.

Runner doing well

SudburyÂ?s Andrew Ellerton is showing the world heÂ?s one of the best young runners on the planet. At the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Jamaica, Ellerton last week qualified for the semifinals in his specialty, the 800 metres.

Local boxer to compete in Puerto Rico

Local super heavyweight boxer Kyle Gauthier, who trains out of the Ontario National Training Centre?s Top Glove Boxing Academy, has been selected to compete on a national select boxing team headed to Puerto Rico this week.

Tournament to benefit health care

By Darcy MacRae Northern Life is once again a media sponsor for the Chip in for Charity Golf Tournament next month. This year proceeds from the event will go to the Heart and Soul campaign.

Slo-pitch team off to national championship

By Rick Pusiak A Sudbury co-ed slo-pitch team will soon be on its way to the national championship in Halifax. Don CherryÂ?s-Lavallee Esso will be pitted against the best teams in Canada during the Aug. 1-5 event.

Civic Holiday soccer tourney favourite with fans

By Darcy MacRae Sudbury soccer fans are in for a treat this weekend. The 11th Annual Caruso Club International Soccer Tournament will run all weekend, from Saturday to Monday with 16 teams vying for $6,000 in prize money.

Annual Beaton Classic runs in August

By Diane Gilhula The annual Beaton Classic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Laurentian University stadium. It is the final event of the 2002 Sudbury Fitness Challenge series.

Local boxers clean up

Boxers from the Ontario National Training Centre (ONTC) had a very successful night at the Sudbury Racetrack Slots last week, winning four out of six bouts versus top boxers from Quebec.