It was fabulous news as the Thunder Bay International Baseball Association revealed that it had won the bid to host the 2017 under-18 World Championships.
This is the same event that used to be called the World Juniors, which we successfully staged here in July of 2010.
Our community's... Read More
Major League Baseball is expanding the use of instant replay on some plays for this season.
Each manager will have the ability to challenge one call per game, but if they win the challenge they will get another.
In addition, the umpire crew chief will be able to call a review past... Read More
The speculation continues as to who will make up Canada's Olympic hockey team.
I think we will once again see Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario well-represented when the first game hits the ice in Sochi.
Patrick Sharp should get the nod to wear the Maple Leaf based on the... Read More
Before the snow takes hold with its winter grip, let's have one last chat baseball.
Even though I was personally disappointed with the failure of the Detroit Tigers in the American League championship series, the month of October itself once again didn’t disappoint.
David... Read More
Relax, it's only pre-season.
That's my response to the Thunderwolves three losses before the regular OUA season gets underway. A 4-1 loss to Prince Edward Island, followed by a 7-1 embarrassment.
After that, a 7-1 loss to to a much stronger NCAA University of Minnesota-Duluth... Read More
A new hockey season is upon us.
The six-team Superior International Junior Hockey League is first to hit the ice. Thunder Bay North Stars have put their fortunes in the hands of former Thunderwolves assistant coach Jeremy Adduono.
There's a change in the league lineup this year as... Read More
As Alex Rodriguez approaches Willie Mays on the all-time homerun list, it appears he is likely going to have the same kind of post-career fate as that of one Hall of Famer's god-son -- Barry Bonds.
Like Bonds, A-Rod is hearing a chorus of boos just about everywhere he plays. And he's... Read More
After the brilliant season they had, I kind of think the Thunder Bay Chill deserved a better fate.
They won their semi-final game against Victoria, but ended up on the short side of a 3-1 score to Austin Texas in the Premier Development League final.
But the fact the club lost isn’t... Read More
It's now just past the halfway point of the long Major League Baseball season, and also the much shorter Northwoods League season for the Border Cats.
The Cats have struggled, logging a 13-22 first half ledger. But the good thing about the Northwoods League is that everything starts fresh... Read More
Congratulations to Patrick Sharp and the Chicago Blackhawks, the 2013 Stanley Cup champions.
It was an exciting final series with Boston, culminating with the dramatic conclusion of Game 6. The short-season set-up, which didn't have teams playing outside of their conferences until... Read More