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Paterson, Francis get MLS invites

Stephen Paterson and Shaun Francis look like they might be moving on. Paterson, rock solid in net for the Thunder Bay Chill, and Francis, a midfielder who scored three goals in 2009, have each drawn the interest of the Major League Soccer ranks.
Blackhawks mock sexy Sharp

Blackhawks mock sexy Sharp

In a room oozing with testosterone, being nominated as one of the sexiest athletes in Chicago is bound to bring out catcalls from teammates.

Staal’s early season slip doesn’t stain record

After his 10-goal performance in the playoffs last spring, leading his Carolina Hurricanes into the NHL’s Eastern Conference semifinal against his brother Jordan and the Pittsburgh Penguins, Eric Staal was considered by most a lock to make the Canadi
Slip and sliding away

Slip and sliding away

Ice and snow are perfect road conditions for Thunder Bay Auto Sport Club’s ice racing competition. The races were broken up into two divisions one for studded tires and one for rubber tires.

Warriors earn split against Lakehead

Twenty-four hours after the Lakehead women’s basketball won in blowout fashion, the Laurier Golden Hawks returned the favour in the second half of their two game series, winning 75-51, Friday night at Waterloo.

Wolves upend Warriors

The Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s basketball team cleaned up the glass and took care of business, beating the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks 79-65, Saturday night at Waterloo to earn a split of their two-game series.
Wolves roll over Lancers

Wolves roll over Lancers

Dan Speer hasn’t scored often this season. In fact, prior to his goal in Saturday night’s 8-2 win over the Windsor Lancers, the Lakehead Thunderwolves forward hadn’t lit the lamp since Oct. 30, a second-period marker in a 3-2 loss to Waterloo.

Mustangs sweep volleyball Wolves

The Lakehead Thunderwolves met a defensive brick wall, Friday night, and were stymied by the Western Mustangs in a 3-0 loss at the C. J. Sanders Fieldhouse. Scores in the sets were 25-21, 25-21 and 25-14.

Druery shines for Lakehead

On a night when their leading scorer netted just two points, head coach Jon Kreiner’s Thunderwolves women’s basketball team rallied for a balanced team win, 84-61 over the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, Friday night at Waterloo.

Hawks soar past Wolves

The No. 6 Thunderwolves men’s basketball team found out what it’s like to be the hunted, Friday night, as the Laurier Golden Hawks sunk their talons into Lakehead, winning 69-59 at Waterloo, Ontario.