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Churchill boys split on volleyball court

The high school sports season is under way. On Monday the Churchill boys scored a 3-0 sweep of Dennis Franklin Cromarty in senior boys volleyball. They weren’t quite as lucky on the junior side, falling 2-1 to La Verendrye.

Ice Dogs edge Wilderness

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Kipchumba wins

Kipchumba wins

A hilly course, four degree weather and thoughts of upcoming races kept Kenyan Philip Kipchumba from giving his all in the inaugural Thunder Bay Miles With the Giant Marathon.
No worries

No worries

The organizer of the local Terry Fox Run isn’t worried that he’ll be competing with Thunder Bay Miles With the Giant marathon.

Staal signs with Rangers

Marc Staal will remain with the New York Rangers for the next through the 2014-15 season.

Runners getting set for Miles With the Giant marathon

It won’t be an easy course to complete, says long-distance runner Jon Balabuk, gearing up for Sunday’s Miles With the Giant marathon.

Wolves add Busniuk to coaching staff

The Lakehead Thunderwolves have added some professional experience to their coaching staff.
Long drives

Long drives

The city’s biggest basher knows he can do better than a fourth-round loss at the World Long Drive Championship.

North Stars join Thunderwolves lineup

Former Fort William North Stars Ryan Magill and Trevor Gamache didn’t make the grade a year ago, but have survived Joel Scherban’s scrutiny and will begin the 2010-11 OUA hockey season with the Lakehead Thunderwolves.

Queens lose in tourney final

The Thunder Bay Sportop Queens had to settle for silver at the Stoney Creek Sabres Showcase, dropping a 3-1 decision on Sunday to the Michigan-based Honeybaked Hockey Club in the tournament final.