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A growing event

A growing event

With more snow on the ground than they know what to do with, organizers of the Sleeping Giant Loppet have turned their attentions elsewhere in 2011.
Team to beat

Team to beat

There’s a bullseye on the backs of the Lakehead Thunderwolves jersey this season. Not surprisingly every team is gunning for last year’s OUA darlings, who reversed a decade-long losing trend to not only make the playoffs but succeed.
City champions

City champions

Alex Robichaud delivers when it counts.

Adduono wins SIJHL rookie-of-year award

Thunder Bay’s Austin Adduono has been named the Superior International Junior Hockey League’s rookie of the year.
Somppi's silver

Somppi's silver

Thunder Bay’s Michael Somppi didn’t win gold on Monday, but silver is a pretty good consolation prize.

Elks trio collect 13 points in beating Screaming Eagles

The Nipigon Elks trio of Mitch Kerr, George Ossachuk and Davis Smith combined for 13 points to help lead their side to an 8-3 victory over the Screaming Eagles Sunday in Thunder Bay Jr. B/Juvenile/AAA Hockey League action at Delaney Arena.

Queens settle for silver

The Thunder Bay Sportop Queens lost a 4-2 heart-breaker on Sunday against the Toronto Aeros at the Ontario Women's Hockey Association provincial championship in Brampton. Scoring for the Queens were Courtney Tougas and Karly Vis.
Zuback scores

Zuback scores

Thunder Bay’s Brittany Zuback scored the opening goal on Sunday, paving the way for Ontario’s 4-1 win over British Columbia to kick off the women’s hockey tournament at the Canada Winter Games in Halifax.

LU wins fourth straight on hard court

The Western Mustangs proved they could hang with the Lakehead Thunderwolves for 20 minutes. But an OUA men’s basketball game is twice that long. That was a different story on Friday night. The Wolves, the No.

Trojans hand Gryphons first loss, two teams will meet in Tuesday's HS final

The Superior Collegiate Gryphons were all but anointed this year’s high school senior boys basketball champions. Entering Friday’s final against Churchill, the Gryphons had rolled through the competition this season, sporting a perfect 16-0 record.