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Jordan Staal still on road to recovery after spring injury

Jordan Staal still on road to recovery after spring injury

Jordan Staal’s desire to win a second straight Stanley Cup put pain in a secondary position last spring. He may be paying a little for that decision now.

Cats stay alive with win over Willmar

Tanner Nivins drove in four runs on a 3-for-4 night, helping the Thunder Bay Border Cats back into the win column with their fourth victory in five games.
Early red card hurts Chill, Portland takes PDL crown

Early red card hurts Chill, Portland takes PDL crown

Playing a man short for most of the match, the Thunder Bay Chill failed to do what no other team could do this season – beat the host Portland Timbers U23.
Comeback victory

Comeback victory

The Thunder Bay Chill will play for their second Premier Development League title in two seasons.
Season of greens

Season of greens

Spring’s early arrival and continued warm weather as summer progresses has the city’s director of golf optimistic the three courses he oversees will not be nearly the financial drain on city coffers as they have been in recent years.

Johnson, Hackner headline NWO Hall of Fame inductions

Former NHLer Greg Johnson and former world-champion curler Al Hackner headline this year’s inductees into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. Also being honoured at the annual inductee dinner on Sept.
Early risers

Early risers

The offense came alive for a second straight night at Port Arthur Stadium as the Thunder Bay Border Cats continued what they hope is a late-season push to the playoffs.

Brown earns win in Japan

Thunder Bay’s Eric Brown tossed six innings, allowing two earned runs and helped Canada down China 17-3 in the consolation side of the World University Games in Japan.

Swartzendruber named finalist for league's MVP award

Brandon Swartzendruber is a finalist for the Premier Development League’s most valuable player award.
Home sweet home

Home sweet home

There’s nothing like a little home cooking to cure a four-game losing streak coming off a gruelling 12-game road trip, the likes of which the Thunder Bay Border Cats have never before seen.