Sports

Paper Kings’ Signoretti named finalist for CJHL MVP

CJHL MVP finalists announced TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Tuesday its Most Valuable Player finalists for the 2023-24 campaign. Each of the five MVP hopefuls were determined through a voting process completed by the CJHL’s nine-member … Continue reading

Espanola’s Caroline Erhardt retires from competition

By Rosalind Russell – She broke records and won many Canadian championships, but a former Espanola athlete has decided to retire and turn to coaching instead. Caroline Ehrhardt broke the Canadian record in the Triple Jump last year and has … Continue reading

Women’s volleyball league moving ahead in Espanola

By Rosalind Russell – The Espanola Volleyball Club had their inaugural meeting earlier this week to see if there is enough community interest and involvement in forming a volleyball league for girls and women. Torrie Trottier says the meeting was … Continue reading

Sports – École La Renaissance Lynx’s stand out in basketball

By Rosalind Russell – The girls’ basketball team from École catholique La Renaissance in Espanola achieved a remarkable feat earlier this week by winning a tournament involving no fewer than six teams representing elementary schools in Espanola and the North … Continue reading

Paper Kings take series lead on Beavers

ESPANOLA, Ont. – The high-flying Espanola Paper Kings continued to click offensively Sunday as they went on to trounce the Blind River Beavers 8-1 in Game 3 of their Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division semifinal at the Regional … Continue reading

Tournoi des Étoiles Hockey Tournament– a huge success

More than 600 field hockey players, coaches, and chaperones from across the province travelled to By Rosalind Russell – Sudbury on March 20 and 21 to take part in the 15th edition of the Conseil scolaire du Grand Nord hockey … Continue reading

NOJHL announces 2023-24 award recipientsEspanola’s Signoretti named MVP

  SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday its award recipients for the 2023-24 season. Earning the NOJHL’s top individual honour, as the recipient of the Carlo Cattarello Trophy, emblematic as the league’s Most Valuable Player, … Continue reading

Men’s bonspiel held in Espanola

By Rosalind Russell – It was a full house for the annual Espanola Men’s Bonspiel this weekend. Games began on Friday and continued until the finals on Sunday with Team Mike Assad winning the title and bragging rights. Sixteen teams took … Continue reading

Beavers blank Paper Kings in Espanola

ESPANOLA, Ont. – A couple of late second period goals and the first Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League shutout for Ian Wintle sent the Blind River Beavers on their way to a 3-0 triumph over the Espanola Paper Kings Saturday … Continue reading

Students enjoy golf tournament

By Rosalind Russell – Last week, Grade seven and eight students from 11 Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon schools took part in the annual CSC Nouvelon elementary schools golf tournament held at the Twin Stacks Golf Club in Coniston. The four-player … Continue reading