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Stars lose fourth straight

The Thunder Bay North Stars slide has reached four games.

Makela stops 24 in women's world U-18 opener

Thunder Bay’s Amanda Makela made 24 saves as Canada opened the women’s world under-18 hockey championship with a 9-1 romp over Switzerland on Saturday.
Sports 2010

Sports 2010

It was a wonderful year in sports for Thunder Bay in 2010, starting with one of the most successful events the city’s ever hosted.

Wisconsin runs wild on Stars

It wasn’t the end to 2010 the Thunder Bay North Stars were looking for.

Lakehead falls in consolation final

Losing isn’t something the Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s basketball team is used to enduring. Falling twice in a row is almost unheard of the past two seasons.

Wolves edge Indian River by 4

Florida wasn’t that bad for the Lakehead Thunderwolves after all. Sarah Gordon led the women’s basketball team for a second straight outing, powering home 20 points as the Wolves edged Indian River College 69-65 on Thursday night.
Christie unstoppable

Christie unstoppable

The Lakehead Thunderwolves only managed one goal against the Manitoba Bisons seldom-used back-ups on Wednesday night. Their sputtering offense stood no chance against the reigning CIS goaltender of the year.
Giving back

Giving back

Amber Peterson is living proof that freestyle skiers can make it out of Thunder Bay. On Thursday she gave up a portion of her Christmas holiday to help the next generation learn what it takes to become an Olympic level skier.

LU women nipped by Palm Beach State

Jon Kreiner wanted some tough competition over the holidays.

Wolves fall short in Winnipeg

The Lakehead Thunderwolves put up a late push, but couldn’t pull the trigger against a tough Saskatchewan Huskies team at the Western Classic Wednesday night.