Date archive for February, 2013
High school basketball
By Laurel Myers On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Filling a coaching void

School sports haven’t been quite the same this year. Familiar faces have been missing from the sidelines, entire seasons have been cut and annual tournaments and provincial championships have been cancelled. The More...

Shoot for the Cure
By Bryan Carruthers On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Lady Vees shoot for the cure

What started as an initiative by a few women’s basketball programs across the country has developed into an annual campaign in which every Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) women’s basketball program raises More...

Joe, Doug and Colin
By Laurel Myers On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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In memory – More than the average Joe

Joe Bacon expected a lot from his students and athletes. He expected them to be nothing short of excellent. He expected them to try their hardest and give it their all. He expected them to believe that nothing was More...

Cassandra Senchuk
By Impact Martial Arts On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Black belt perseverance

Growing up, Cassandra Senchuk watched her friends being active in various sports. Senchuk couldn’t participate alongside them because she has cerebral palsy, a disorder that causes the muscles to be very tight More...

City of Greater Sudbury
By Mark Vainio On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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New panel encourages growth of sport tourism

Sport tourism is rapidly growing, and we’re not just talking professional sports either. An estimated $600 billion industry worldwide, sport tourism can range from major tournaments and competitions to coaching More...

Mathew Campagna
By Sudbury Sports Staff On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Campagna breaks franchise record

Sudbury Wolves forward Mathew Campagna set a new team record in January, marking at least one assist in 15 consecutive games. In a season-high point streak of 16 games, Campagna amassed seven goals and 21 assists. More...

Kahun and Cummins
By Sudbury Sports Staff On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Wolves take on the world

It’s every hockey player’s dream to suit up for his country in an international tournament, and win or lose, the experience gleaned from the competition is irrefutable. For Conor Cummins, the Sudbury Wolves’ More...

Team Ontario
By Sudbury Sports Staff On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Team Ontario top dogs in Texas

Some of Sudbury’s football talent was on display recently as three local players and a coach ventured south of the border to compete in the International Bowl 2013 festivities, held Feb. 5 in Austin, Texas. Sudbury More...

Justin Pothier
By Sudbury Sports Staff On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Rider of the year

Justin Pothier of Hanmer took home the title of Kawasaki Canada’s Team Green Rider of the Year — something no one outside of British Columbia has ever accomplished. The 15-year-old dirt biker was presented with More...

Darcy Haines
By Sudbury Sports Staff On Thursday, February 28th, 2013
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Unstoppable Barons

Once the Sudbury Nickel Barons get rolling, it’s hard to stop them. The Sudbury Junior A team has twice blazed its way through multiple-game-winning streaks this season. The local NOJHL squad kicked off the season More...