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How much does it cost to look like an Olympian?

Roots is the official uniform supplier to the Canadian and American teams at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. name="valign" bottom > Cecile Bobby, who works at the New Sudbury Roots store, models some "Canada" merchandise.

Wolves 'seize the moment'

By Keith Lacey By the time the Sudbury Wolves finish their current homestand next weekend, they could be a hockey team with a winning record.

Coniston curling pioneer leaves legacy

By Paul Sauve Thomas "Tom" Hoare, 84, passed away recently. If you are a native Conistonian you will know Hoare as he was postmaster for many years.

NOJHA player of the month

Mike Vaillancourt of the Rayside-Balfour Sabrecats is the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey Association's player of the month.

Athletes of the week

Chris Tilly of the Laurentian University's men's basketball team and Alison Jeffkins of the Lady Vees Nordic Ski Team are this week's Pat & Mario's Athletes of the Week.

Volunteers deserve round of applause

Editor's note: Ingrid Mackin, 19, is Coach of the Year for 2001,( Wednesday. Feb. 6 issue.) We thought you would enjoy reading about some of the nominees: *** Hello, my name is Sarah McMahon and my father is Alan McMahon .


City Councillor Mike Petryna , and communications officer for Fed Nor Peter Williams get ready for the Big Fun In The Sun Winter Carnival , a fundraiser for Friends of Camp Sudaca and Big Brothers of Sudbury. The carnival is set for Saturday, Feb.

Every coach deserves gold medal

Editor's Note: Northern Life?'s Coach of the Year for 2001 is Ingrid Mackin, 19. She is an accomplished horseman and inspires other young riders .This year's contest received a huge response.

Baseball very good to Sudbury teens

By Keith Lacey Seven young lads from Sudbury can testify hockey isn't the only game in town. name="valign" bottom > Johnathan Rush, Chris Gagnon, Louis Charbonneau (front row) and Ryan Mussen, Dan O'Connor are heading for Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Sampo gymnasts prepare for National Gymnastics Week

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002 Sudbury's Sampo Rhythmic Gymnastics Club is preparing for National Gymnastics Week, Feb. 10-17. Christina Roque is the coach and senior elite gymnast. The club's classes will be open to the public next week.