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LU wrestling signs Emma Harja

Wrestling coach Francis Clayton has added another name to the list of recruits in 2016, the latest being Emma Harja, of Thunder Bay and Superior CVI. "Francis was a huge help in making my decision to come to Lakehead," explains Harja....

Cava, Makela taken in Canadian Women's Hockey League draft HOCKEY

Thunder Bay’s Michela Cava was taken in the third round Sunday by the Toronto Furies in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League draft. The 5-foot-4 forward spent the past two seasons with the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, racking...

Wolves name new video coordinator THUNDERWOLVES

Lakehead University and the Thunderwolves hockey program are pleased to announce that Head Coach Bill McDonald has chosen Torin Bergagnini to be the team’s new video coordinator. Bergagnini has a degree in Business Administration from Lakehead...

Fighter completes combat sport comeback in Kenora SPORTS

Local MMA fighter makes his combat sports comeback at Kenora kickboxing event Curtis Richard, 20, owner and coach of Undisputed Fight Academy in Thunder Bay competed this...

Weldon looking for more gold at Rio CYCLING

THUNDER BAY - Local Paralympian, Robbi Weldon, is aiming for a podium finish next month in Rio, and hopes it will match the gold she brought home from the 2012 London Games....

Cats closer Santarsiero signs with Dodgers BORDER CATS

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Border Cats closer Vinny Santarsiero has signed a rookie deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The lanky reliever pitched a bullpen session for the Dodgers in St. Louis, and was immediately offered a contract. “Thank...

Lakers president wins CCM Gary Cook Memorial Award SIJHL

Fort Frances Lakers president Milt Strachan named recipient of SIJHL’s CCM Gary Cook Memorial Award THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League has announced that Fort Frances Lakers team president Milt Strachan...

North Stars captain Turner commits to Waterloo of the OUA SIJHL

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League has announced that Thunder Bay North Stars captain Kenny Turner has committed to attend the University...

Kenora's Condorelli narrowly misses Olympic bronze in men's 100-m freestyle OLYMPICS

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Kenora’s Santo Condorelli missed Olympic bronze by 3/100ths of a second on Wednesday night. Condorelli instead settled for fourth in the men’s 100-metre freestyle race, 0.3 seconds behind American Nathan Adrian, who...

Port Arthur Nationals keep playoff hopes alive at Little League championship

VANCOUVER – The Port Arthur Nationals are still alive at the Canadian Little League Championship. The Nats pounded Moose Jaw 10-1 on Tuesday to improve to 2-3, with one game left in round-robin play. Kohl Johnson singled, scored twice...

NWO Sports Hall of Fame announces 2016 induction class SPORTS

THUNDER BAY -- Former Olympic rower Liam Parsons heads this year’s class of inductees into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame. Joining Parsons at the Sept. 24 ceremony will be boxer Kathy Williams, hockey’s Ron Busniuk and...

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