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Wildcats offering season holder refunds

The Elliot Lake Wildcats have cancelled their 2020 – 2021 season due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Interim President, Len Kutchaw says as a result, anyone who purchased a Wildcats Season Ticket or Flex-pass can obtain a refund upon request. He … Continue reading

Blind River’s Serre one of NOJHL’s all-time greats

By NOJHL Communications SUDBURY, Ont. – Just how good was Caleb Serre of the Blind River Beavers this season in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League? Well, looking at the numbers alone his offensive contributions in league play were the … Continue reading

Wildcats announce leave of absence for 2020-21 NOJHL season

Club President Len Kutchaw says the Elliot Lake Wildcats organization has decided to take a leave of absence from the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League for the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19. He says it was not an easy decision … Continue reading

Tamra Jones inducted into the Australian Hockey Hall of Fame

Espanola born Tamra Jones has been inducted into the Australian Hockey Hall of Fame. Jones started out her hockey career playing in Espanola and over the years played around the world including Brown University, the USA Hockey Women’s National Team … Continue reading

Cambrian College honours varsity athletes

Cambrian College has paid tribute to its outstanding varsity athletes this past season with various athletic awards. Cambrian’s Female Athlete of the Year is Dana Isaia captain of the women’s soccer team who is graduating from the Medical Radiation Technology … Continue reading

ESPANOLA PLAYER NAMED FINALIST

The Canadian Junior Hockey League says there are five players who have been named finalists for the CJHL’s Top Defenceman Award for 2019-20. Each of the nominees was determined through a voting process completed by each of the CJHL’s 10-member … Continue reading

Finalist for CJHL’s Top Forward Award 2019-20 hails from Blind River

The Canadian Junior Hockey League released Thursday the names of the five young men who have been selected finalists for the CJHL’s Top Forward Award in 2019-20, including a player from Blind River. Each nominee was determined through a voting … Continue reading

New women’s hockey team in T.O.?

Reports are that the United States-based National Women’s Hockey League is in the process of establishing an expansion franchise in the Toronto area. The team will be headed by Margaret “Digit” Murphy, and the former Brown University coach already has … Continue reading

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Draft going ahead for NFL         

In the NFL, Commissioner Roger Goodell told NFL teams that the draft will go on as originally scheduled for next month. The draft will still take place from April 23rd to 25th. It was originally scheduled for big outdoor production in … Continue reading

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Blind River students stand tall at Ontario Winter Games

Four young athletes from Blind River performed well in a provincial biathlon competition. Sophie Azzi, a grade 10 student at École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord won the bronze medal in the “Senior Girls – Super Sprint” category and a silver medal … Continue reading