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Rayside-Balfour earns win in Espanola

Friday, November 22, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Rayside-Balfour Canadians got two goals apiece from Mathieu Dokis-Dupuis and Nicholas DeGrazia as part of an eventual 8-3 victory over the Espanola Express in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter … Continue reading

Rocha stops 52, including last-second penalty shot, to lead Express over Canadians

Thursday, November 21, 2019 – CHELMSFORD, Ont. – The Espanola Express received a 52-save performance from goaltender Andrew Rocha that featured thwarting a last-second penalty shot in backstopping his side to a narrow 3-2 triumph over the Rayside-Balfour Canadians in … Continue reading

Skrelja strikes in OT as Eagles edge Express

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – A Dominic Skrelja power play goal 2:50 into overtime lifted the Soo Eagles to their fifth Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory in a row Saturday as they edged the Espanola Express … Continue reading

Senior Girls Basketball Tournament Champions

The Espanola Senior Girls Basketball Team captured its fourth consecutive Bishop Carter “Gator” tournament Championship last weekend. The Lady Spartans had wins over St Charles College, Elliott Lake S.S., Kirkland Lake H. S. and host Bishop Carter to claim the … Continue reading

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Express earn home win over Thunderbirds

Saturday, October 26, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – Tyler Nelson’s first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League goal, coming late in the first period, held up as the game-winner as the Espanola Express went on to defeat the Soo Thunderbirds 4-2 … Continue reading

Wildcats win again while edging Express

Friday, October 25, 2019 – ELLIOT LAKE, Ont. – Finding their groove, the Elliot Lake Wildcats skated to their second consecutive Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory Friday night as they defeated the Espanola Express 5-4 at Centennial Arena. Plenty … Continue reading

Elliot Lake Aquatics Club off to a great start

The Elliot Lake Aquatics Club began its swim season with PB&J –that is personal bests and joy at the Sault Surge Pentathlon held last weekend. Club publicist, Tania Beaulieu (BELL-YEW) says the club was well represented by 19 local swimmers. … Continue reading

Elliot Lake rallies for 1st win with road victory in Espanola

Friday, October 18, 2019 – ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Elliot Lake Wildcats stormed back from a four-goal deficit and supplied five unanswered tallies to pull out their first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League victory of the season, a 5-4 come … Continue reading

Bowman big as Powassan beats Espanola for 11th straight win

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The powerful Powassan Voodoos broke open a tie game with a three-goal second period outburst to win their 11th game in a row as they derailed the Espanola Express 5-2 … Continue reading

Hearst’s Bola blanks Espanola

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Hearst Lumberjacks goaltender Rahul Bola made 16 stops, including some impressive saves at close range, to backstop his side to a 4-0 victory over the Espanola Express Tuesday afternoon in … Continue reading