Espanola’s Caroline Ehrhardt sets new record

By Rosalind Russell – Espanola’s own Caroline Ehrhardt has set a record in the triple jump. According to Athletics Canada she soared into the Canadian record books setting a new national record of 14.03 metres at the Bob Vigars Classic … Continue reading

Let’s play ball – two major tournaments in the works for the Island 

By Rosalind Russell – Organizers are in the process of gathering teams for two major baseball tournaments on Manitoulin Island.  Greg Lockeyer says Mindemoya will host the 41st Annual Pearson Cup Adult Blooperball Tournament on June 16th to 18th and the Fourth Annual Mindemoya Co-ed Youth Softball Tournament … Continue reading

Newest NOJHL franchise has a logo

The Ontario Junior Hockey League’s newest franchise has a logo. Designed by Jesse Cybolsky, the Iroquois Falls Storm team logo consists of black, gold, and white, which will be depicted on their jerseys for their home games at Jus Jordan … Continue reading

Students benefit from fun competition at dodgeball tournament 

By Rosalind Russell – Students gave 100% at École catholique Georges Vanier’s Dodgeball Tournament held in Elliot Lake.   The grade 7 and 8 class from Georges Vanier organized the dodgeball tournament to raise funds for their end-of-year trip.  Several schools took part … Continue reading

Paper Kings clinch playoff spot following home win vs. Voodoos

ESPANOLA, Ont. – A Liam Bridgeman marker, four and a half minutes into the third period, proved to be the game-winner as the Espanola Paper Kings went on to defeat the Powassan Voodoos 4-1 in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey … Continue reading

ÉSC La Renaissance Lynx wins North Shore volleyball banner

By Rosalind Russell – The girls’ senior volleyball team from École secondaire catholique La Renaissance in Espanola won the North Shore Secondary Schools Athletic Association Championship after defeating the École secondaire Villa française des Jeunes of Elliot Lake in three … Continue reading

Sale of Elliot Lake Red Wings

By Rosalind Russell – The Elliot Lake Junior Hockey organization has announced the sale the Elliot Lake Red Wings of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League.  The team has been sold to the management company owned by Paul Noad, (NODE) … Continue reading


Media Update Release date: Friday, August 5, 2022 Contact: Jason Rapcewicz, President/Head Coach705-988-4483 (C) – (E) Espanola Paper Kings name Marc Gagnon GM ESPANOLA, Ont. – The Espanola Paper Kings of the Northern Ontario Junior A Hockey League announced … Continue reading

Elliot Lake woman acknowledge for her swimming coaching finesse

Sarah Hebert who is involved with swimming in Elliot Lake has an extra reason to rejoice in the sport. Hebert says her mother Chris Margetts has recently been featured in an article by Swim Ontario celebrating 100 years of the … Continue reading

Rainbow District School Board Challenge Meet

By Rosalind Russell- Some 330 special needs students from 22 Rainbow Schools will gather at the Laurentian University track for the Challenge Meet on Thursday, June 23rd. Board communication director Nicole Charette says students will participate in a variety of … Continue reading