No Canadian football this fall

The Canadian Football League won’t take to the field this season. The league says in a statement that it’s “shifting its focus to 2021 and beyond” after deciding not to play a shortened season this fall. The decision came after … Continue reading

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Harrison offers historical look at NOJHL

SUDBURY, Ont. – Throughout the lengthy and storied past of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, no one has seen or played a more prevalent role in it than its long-time statistician and historian David Harrison. From being around in … Continue reading

Getting back on the ice

Junior hockey leagues throughout Ontario have been working on various proposals relative to a return to play at some point in the 2020-2021 season. Hockey News North columnist Randy Russon says under the Canadian Junior Hockey League umbrella there are … Continue reading

Boarding the Espanola Express

Hockey News North’s Randy Russon says the number of players who have committed to the Espanola Express for the upcoming season is now in double digits. He says most of them are returning for the 2020-2021 team as part of … Continue reading

No Silver Stick and other tourneys this year

For the first time in 50 years, there will be no Silver Stick hockey tournament being held in Sudbury this year. International Silver Stick commissioner John Graves confirmed a recent meeting of the board was held to review the COVID-19 … Continue reading

Espanola Express do a trade

A pair of 2001 birth year forwards has changed teams in a classic one for one Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League trade. Espanola Express has dealt Jaydyn Parnell to the French River Rapids in exchange for James Eng. Parnell totaled … Continue reading

EHS Athletic Awards

Hope Brohart – Jr Female Athlete of the Year   Ethan Lamothe – Jr Male Athlete of the Year   Brooke Brohart – Sr Female Athlete of the Year,  OFSAA Colin Hood Award Recipient   Austin Hawkins – Sr Male … Continue reading

Vale presents: NHL vs Sudbury for NEO Kids

Calling all hockey fans! On June 23rd from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, hockey fans can join their favourite NHL Players, NEO Kids and some local celebrities virtually in a head-to-head hockey skills challenge in support of the NEO Kids Foundation in … Continue reading

NBA testing and setting up to begin season

The NBA says teams will be tested every second day as of June 23rd, as the basketball league seeks to resume competition. The tests will be conducted until teams gather for training camp in Orlando, Florida, on July 9th. So … Continue reading

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City of Elliot Lake gives extension to Wildcats

The Elliot Lake Wildcats have been given a three-year extension to give them time to pay off their loan from the City of Elliot Lake. There is no season planned this year due to COVID-19, but the team’s debt is … Continue reading