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Saluting the Games

Saluting the Games

Harv Potts says the Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games are about taking the “dis” out of disability. The 27-year-old speed skater said the Games are as much about camaraderie and making new friends as they are about winning medals.

Gryphons seniors stay perfect

The Superior Collegiate Gryphons continued their march to perfection on Tuesday. Alex Robichaud scored 22 points to lead the second-year school to a 53-37 win over St. Ignatius, improving to 9-0 in high school senior boys basketball play.

Stars make easy work of Screaming Eagles

The Jr. B Stars notched a seven-spot in the first period en route to a 10-3 drubbing of the Screaming Eagles Tuesday evening in Thunder Bay Jr. B/Juvenile/AAA Hockey League play at the Tournament Centre.

The waiting Games

Let the Games begin. Curler Peter Malcolm could barely contain his excitement on Monday, four days shy of the competition beginning at the 2011 Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games.
Streaky success

Streaky success

Lacey McNulty wasn’t about to let this one get away.

Smith plays OT hero for Lakers

Dan Smith scored 62 seconds into overtime on Saturday, his second goal of the night, lifting the Fort France Lakers to a 3-2 win over the Thunder Bay North Stars.

Wolves swept in London

A two-minute stretch cost the Lakehead Thunderwolves a chance at victory on Saturday night. Josh McQuade and Kevin Baker scored 1:53 apart in the second period, vaulting the Western Mustangs to a 4-1 home-ice victory.
Comeback kids

Comeback kids

Scott Morrison said he considered leaving at halftime.

Hawks hold off Wolves in fourth

Four times the Lakehead Thunderwolves had the opportunity to take a fourth-quarter lead. Four times they rushed the shot, only to see it fall into the hands of the Laurier Golden Hawks.
Timely loss

Timely loss

For 20 minutes on Friday night, defence ruled the roost at the Thunderdome.