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Charitable brooms

Charitable brooms

Curling is part of the make-up of Northwestern Ontario. Not surprisingly officials at the Children’s Centre Foundation have turned to the sport to help heal some of the region’s most vulnerable people, its youth.

Basketball: Halifax has always been Thunderwolves’ focus

Knowing is half the battle. If the Lakehead Thunderwolves take the saying to heart, then they’re halfway to a CIS men’s basketball championship.

Basketball: Hamilton squad downs Gryphons at provincials

The Superior Collegiate Gryphons closed a hefty fourth-quarter gap, but couldn’t quite squeak past Hamilton’s Sir Allan MacNab Monday in their opener at the provincial boys basketball championship.

Lakehead draws No. 4 Trinity Western at nationals

It doesn’t get any easier for the Lakehead Thunderwolves. The OUA men’s basketball champion Wolves drew the No. 4 seed at next weekend’s CIS national championship and will take on Trinity Western on Friday in one of four quarterfinal matches.

Stars score late to take 2-0 series lead

It wasn’t as easy as the night before, but the Thunder Bay Stars have opened a 2-0 lead in their opening-round SIJHL playoff series against the Sioux Lookout Flyers.
Title time

Title time

Jamie Searle caught about an hour’s sleep on Friday night. He might not get much more on Saturday. But that’s OK, he can sleep on the plane on Sunday afternoon, his arms wrapped around the Wilson Cup.
Loppet tie

Loppet tie

It was a family and friends sweep of the marquee race at Saturday’s Sleeping Giant Loppett.

Stars draw first blood

The Thunder Bay North Stars may be the fourth seed entering the SIJHL playoffs, but the team that’s made it to the league final for seven straight years isn’t ready to concede anything just yet.
Off to nationals

Off to nationals

Venzal Russell has delivered a second consecutive trip to the CIS nationals for the Lakehead Thunderwolves.

Volleyball: LU adds local setter to women’s squad

Lakehead Women’s Volleyball is pleased to announce the addition of six-foot setter Vanessa Masters of St. Ignatius High School.