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Brown adds local blood to Border Cats bullpen

Eric Brown spent a good chunk of his childhood selling 50-50 tickets at Port Arthur Stadium, raising money to keep the Thunder Bay Border Cats alive and kicking. This summer his retail days are over.
Mayaleh nets four as Chill tame Lions

Mayaleh nets four as Chill tame Lions

Jimmie Mayaleh was going to be the Thunder Bay Chill’s go-to guy this season, a striker who could provide the offense the team was missing in 2009.
Chilly reception for Sons of Italy

Chilly reception for Sons of Italy

The final score was all but irrelevant. For the Thunder Bay Chill, Saturday’s friendly against the Winnipeg Sons of Italy Lions was more about working out the kinks.

Hunter, Leupen advance to Ont. Amateur

Jeff Hunter and Aaron Leupen will be joining Robert Cumming at the Ontario Amateur Golf Championship in Sudbury in July. Hunter on Friday shot a one-over par 73 to take top spot at the Ontario Amateur qualifying event at Whitewater.
Young dragons make a splash

Young dragons make a splash

After spending three years as a volunteer, a St. Patrick High School student experienced first-hand what it was like being in a Dragon Boat race. Angelina Feletto, 15, never competed in a Dragon Boat race before.
Minor leagues provide training base

Minor leagues provide training base

Hockey isn’t like it used to be, says Thunder Bay’s Mike Busniuk.
Roster change for curling team

Roster change for curling team

The Krista McCarville foursome is getting a facelift. Long-time third Tara George has decided to take the winter off from full-time curling to spend more time with her family, McCarville confirmed on Thursday.

Successful local athletes teach elementary school students

Some of the city’s finest athletes took a brief timeout on Thursday and spent the morning teaching the next generation of sports stars the tricks of the trade.
Returning to the Chill a no-brainer for Paterson

Returning to the Chill a no-brainer for Paterson

Tony Colistro spent the winter wondering how he might replace his all-star goalie Stephen Paterson. It turns out he lost sleep over nothing.
Hutton knows way to San Jose

Hutton knows way to San Jose

Carter Hutton may have started the NHL playoffs cheering for the upstart Philadelphia Flyers, but he’ll finish it rooting for the San Jose Sharks.