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Wolves thumped by Bisons

Santa and a couple of weeks off weren’t kind to the Lakehead Thunderwolves.

Express Alumni game aims at feeding the hungry

The holiday season is a time for giving, and past and present members of the Lakehead Express Soccer Club have taken that to heart.

Makela makes Under-18 squad

Amanda Makela is following in the footsteps of Katie Weatherston and Hayley Irwin.

Local rinks hope to cash in on home-ice advantage

Scott Henderson’s footsteps are near fossilized today. The last Thunder Bay skip to represent Northern Ontario at the Tim Hortons Brier, it’s been nearly eight years since Henderson’s 5-6 performance.

Dryden's early start throttles Stars

Special teams were the difference for the Dryden Ice Dogs on Saturday night. The Ice Dogs scored three power play goals – on 17 chances – and once shorthanded, downing the host Thunder Bay North Stars 5-3 at Fort William Gardens.

Ice Dogs smother North Stars on road

Something had to give.

NDC's Shields wins ski race in B.C.

Rookie Andy Shields isn’t showing any freshman rust on the Nordic trails this fall. The first-year National Development Centre skier won the 1.6-kilometre free-technique sprints in Rossland, B.C.

Johnson inks deal with Hawks, plays tonight

Ryan Johnson is back in the NHL. The Chicago Blackhawks on Friday confirmed the Thunder Bay native has inked a one-year deal with the defending Stanley Cup champions, where he’ll join hometown teammate Patrick Sharp in the Windy City.

Caria, Smith named to Team Canada

Matt Caria and Jordan Smith are headed for Turkey, and not the kind they'll find on the Christmas dining table.

Vikings romp over Saints

Nick Potter scored 24 points on Thursday, leading the Hammarskjold Vikings to an easy 63-46 win over St. Patrick in senior boys high school basketball. Geordie Savela and 16 for the Vikings, while Jamie DelPaggio led the Saints with 15.