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Into the Final 8

Into the Final 8

Thirty-three years ago Bill Walton and the Portland Trail Blazers downed Julius Erving – fresh from a stint in the ABA – and the Philadelphia 76ers to win the NBA championship.

Danton's pair secures Cavendish Cup bid for Saint Mary's

Mike Danton is coming to Thunder Bay. Danton, the former NHLer who spent five years in jail for conspiracy to commit murder, scored twice on Monday to lead the Saint Mary’s Huskies to a 5-3 win over the St. Francis Xavier X-Men.
McGill captures Queen's Cup

McGill captures Queen's Cup

History didn’t repeat itself on Saturday night.

Wolves beat Gee-Gees, off to nationals

The Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s basketball team is headed to the national championships for the first time in 33 years.

Twins tie opener

The Thunder Bay Twins opened Hockey Northwestern Ontario's senior branch championship on Friday with a 5-5 tie against the Fort Frances Thunder Hawks. No scoring summary is available.

Elementary schools celebrate new Olympic sport

Rugby will soon become an official Olympic sport, and to celebrate elementary school students from across the city swapped their books Wednesday for an oval-shaped ball.
Twins return

Twins return

They’re not playing for the money, and their dreams of a career in the game have all but disappeared.
Shot named greatest moment

Shot named greatest moment

A quarter of a century later, amateur curlers are still trying to recreate "The Shot." In the 10th end of the 1985 Brier in Moncton, facing a pair of Pat Ryan stones, one all-but-buried behind cover, Northern Ontario skip Al Hackner needed a miracle.
Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize

Four years ago Dan Speer and Shandor Alphonso were wide-eyed rookies, along for the ride as the Lakehead Thunderwolves came within a goal of a national championship.
Fighting to survive

Fighting to survive

For 40 minutes on Saturday night, the Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s basketball team was cheering for Carleton.