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Irwin wins Olympic gold

Irwin wins Olympic gold

Haley Irwin is bringing home the gold.

Whitley to make AHL debut

Chris Whitley’s star keeps on rising. Whitley, who spent five seasons between the pipes with the Lakehead Thunderwolves, has made the jump to the American Hockey League.
Fourth-quarter flurry

Fourth-quarter flurry

The OUA championship has been staring Tasia McKenna in the face all season long – literally. Lakehead’s star guard wrote the words on a board in the Thunderwolves dressing room before the season began.

Hyvarinen OT hero for Wolves

Andy Hyvarinen scored 2:01 into overtime on Wednesday night as the Lakehead Thunderwolves drew first blood in their OUA Western Conference semfinal with a 4-3 win against the host Guelph Gryphons.

Auld waived by Stars

Thunder Bay’s Alex Auld has been placed on waivers by the Dallas Stars. Other NHL teams have until noon on Thursday to claim the 29-year-old goaltender from the Stars, who have a logjam in nets with the Feb.
Race ready

Race ready

This year’s Sleeping Giant Loppet will have two number one bibs in honour of a couple of skiers who have participated in all 33 races.

Irwin scores twice, Canada to take on U.S. in final

Haley Irwin is going for the gold. The Thunder Bay forward scored a pair of goals, her fourth and fifth of the Olympics, leading Canada to a 5-0 win over Finland in one of two women’s hockey semifinals played on Monday.

One shot for Wolves men’s basketball team

Andrew Hackner likes the idea of a one-and-done threat facing the Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s basketball team on Saturday.

‘Wolves prepare for Golden Hawks

Tasia McKenna has set plenty of goals during her OUA basketball career. One will be realized Wednesday night.

Crawford and Helwig take Athlete of the Week

After contributing to OUA championship efforts in their respective sports, Lakehead Athletics is pleased to recognize women’s Nordic skier Anna Crawford and men’s wrestler Dustin Helwig as the Thunderwolves Athletes of the Week for the week ending Fe