Laurel Myers

Laurel Myers is the managing editor of Sudbury Sports Magazine.

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Pan Am Torch Relay ignites spirit

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games torch relay is on a 41-day, 20,000-kilometre journey across Canada en route to Toronto to mark the official start of the games, July 10. On June 2, members of the Greater Sudbury community More...

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By Laurel Myers On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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Canadian hockey hero visits Sudbury

In 1972, Paul Henderson pulled off “the sports moment of the century,” according to the Canadian Press. With only 34 seconds remaining in game eight of the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union, the game More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Equestrian pioneer joins Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame

Every day of her childhood, Cathy Inch begged her parents to let her ride horses. “I was horse-crazy,” she said. “I never walked anywhere, I galloped. Finally my mom went crazy and said ‘Find this kid More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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The different roles of parents in sport

Although Christian Fortin possesses a sixth-degree black belt and operates a martial arts academy, he wasn’t always convinced of his destiny in the sport. However, genetics trumped any hesitations he had about More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Canada Winter Games: ‘She has a heart of gold’

Those who are closest to Nadia Bouillon couldn’t think of a victory more fitting for the young athlete. “She has a heart of gold and she won gold,” said a longtime family friend, who was among a crowd gathered More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Masters of running, active living

The Sudbury Masters Running Club members have been running their way to a legacy of healthy influence. Recipient of the 2015 Community Builders Award for Sports and Recreation, the club was started in 1969 by businessmen More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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An ode to (my) sports parents

As Mother’s Day and Father’s Day approach, take a moment to reflect on where you would be in sports if it weren’t for your parents. They’re the ones who took you to the skating rink, tied on your skates More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Canada Winter Games: The life of a medal collector

Tanya Quesnel’s cross-country skiing season was a bit of a highlight reel. Things started rolling at the high school level, with a clean sweep of the sit-ski para female races at the city, NOSSA and OFSAA levels. More...

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By Laurel Myers On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Olympian inspires students to find their passion

Brad Jacobs, the skip of Canada’s Olympic gold medallist curling team, knew exactly what his passion has was early in life. “From the time I was 12 years old, I would wake up every morning thinking about More...

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By Laurel Myers On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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City needs sports hall of fame: Drago

Nearly 250 individuals have been inducted into the Greater Sudbury Sports Hall of Fame since 1962. Each year, a new class is inducted and each year, following their induction ceremony, those names are quickly forgotten. More...