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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.

Skiathon to honour Manarin

There should be plenty of tears mixed in with laughter when friends gather to remember Sofie Manarin this weekend. The talented junior national cross-country ski team member was killed in a bicycle accident last June.

Easter bowl

The Walden Bowling Centre in Lively is hosting a provincial 5-Pin championship tournament throughout the Easter Holiday weekend.

Buttle to skate in Sudbury

Canadian bronze medallist and Sudbury native Jeffrey Buttle will perform in the Skate the Nation show here April 16 along with Canadian ice-dance champions Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon.

Alberta repeats Brier win - Paul Sauve

name="valign" bottom > Paul Sauve HOT ROCKS What a Brier! For the second consecutive year Randy Ferbey and his Alberta rink of David Nedohin (skip rocks), Scott Pfeifer and Marcel Rocque emerged Nokia Brier champions with a final win over John

Coach makes no apologies for wanting to win

Last week, the Warriors captured the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) championship, winning the title 6-5 in overtime against the host Timmins Bantams.

Rivalry continues as Wolves meet Colts in playoffs

By Keith Lacey They say death and taxes are two things guaranteed in life, but for the past few years having the Sudbury Wolves face the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs has become part of that short list.

Northern Wolves start playoffs tonight

The Northern Ontario Junior "A" Hockey Association (NOJHA) playoff series between the Sudbury Northern Wolves and the Sturgeon Falls Lynx gets underway tonight (Wednesday). Game one starts at 7:30 pm at the McClelland Arena in Copper Cliff.