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Cats split double-header with Duluth, fist-half playoff berth now out of reach

Cats split double-header with Duluth, fist-half playoff berth now out of reach

The Border Cats (14-18) will need a stronger showing in this season’s second half, after a split double header with rival Duluth Huskies (15-13) Monday night mathematically ended the team’s chances of clinching a first-half playoff berth.
Cup coming to town, FW Gardens for second straight year

Cup coming to town, FW Gardens for second straight year

The Stanley Cup is coming to Fort William Gardens again. A month and a day after capturing the NHL’s top prize with the Chicago Blackhawks, Thunder Bay’s Patrick Sharp will get his day with the Cup, a tradition that began 15 years ago.

Cumming captures Keg Open title

Robert Cumming birdied the first playoff hole from off the green on Sunday to capture his second straight Keg District Open title.
Catcher in the RBI

Catcher in the RBI

It’s taken them all season, but the Border Cats catchers finally have an RBI. Make that three. Taylor Honeycutt on Friday snapped a futility streak that dated back to Aug. 8, 2009, when Brett Chamberlain drove one home against the Duluth Huskies.

Chill blank Brass, pull away in division

The Thunder Bay Chill just keep rolling along on the road. With just one game left on a five-game marathon out of town, the Chill earned win No.
Cats swept

Cats swept

Eric Brown suffered a bit of a hiccup on Canada Day.

Auld signs with Habs

Thunder Bay goaltender Alex Auld has a new home. The 29-year-old signed a one-year deal Thursday to back up starter Carey Price. Auld split last season between the Dallas Stars and the New York Rangers.

Paterson, Swartzendruber lead Chill again

There’s something about long road trips in mid-season that appeals to the Thunder Bay Chill.
Cats bats go silent

Cats bats go silent

The Border Cats wanted to get Corey Pappel an inning or so of work before his scheduled Friday start.

Cumming out to defend District Open title

Defending champion Robert Cumming this weekend will be looking to add to the six career majors he’s captured over the years as the tournament golf season kicks into high gear with the season’s first major tournament.