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Marc Staal keeping quiet about contract talks

Marc Staal isn’t saying much about his contract dispute with the New York Rangers. The 23-year-old defenceman is a restricted free agent and looking for a raise, something the salary-cap strapped Rangers might not be able to afford.
U.S. makes short work of powerful Chinese Taipei

U.S. makes short work of powerful Chinese Taipei

If anyone doubted the American’s chances at the World Junior Baseball Championship, they can put those fears aside. The undefeated U.S. (3-0) took a Chinese Taipei team that was averaging .
Korea holds off surprising Czechs, rebound from loss to Canada

Korea holds off surprising Czechs, rebound from loss to Canada

It took them eight innings, but the real South Korean team finally showed up Monday afternoon.

Huskies nip Cats in ninth

All-star Cody Asche didn’t get the ball out of the infield, but a ninth-inning grounder was ample enough wood on the ball to score the game-winning run for the Huskies on Sunday, who edged the Thunder Bay Border Cats 4-3.
IBAF wants explanation into Venezuela's travel issues

IBAF wants explanation into Venezuela's travel issues

International Baseball Federation president Riccardo Fraccari says he’s not happy with how things transpired getting Venezuela to Thunder Bay and promised the sport’s governing body will get to the bottom of it once the World Junior Baseball Champion
U.S. keeps pressing

U.S. keeps pressing

Stealing bases with large leads is frowned upon in polite baseball society. But this is the World Junior Baseball Championhip, and U.S. manager Garye Lafevers and his first base coach Brian McRae aren’t fooling around.
Canadians stun Korean, 5-4 win powered by Diedrick grand slam

Canadians stun Korean, 5-4 win powered by Diedrick grand slam

The Canadian national junior baseball team has come of age.
A unique spin

A unique spin

While their friends might not understand, playing Frisbee is a serious sport say Thunder Bay Ultimate members. Derek Tessier, 31, Matt Adams, 24, and Tom Bragnalo, 24, all started with the ultimate Frisbee league when it first formed a year ago.
Venezuelans earn first win at World Juniors

Venezuelans earn first win at World Juniors

Darwin Ramirez is a reliever by trade. And though no one will ever mistake the 17-year-old for Pedro Martinez, he does a pretty good job filling in in a pinch.

Border Cats thrash Dogs in 20-run game

Eleven walks and 11 hits will usually deliver a win, and the Thunder Bay Border Cats were no excpetion Saturday night.