Horne Granite Report

The Regional Bantam playdowns were held in Cochrane December 13-15.There were three teams in the girls division that played a total of four games in a double round robin.Skip Emma Landry, vice Dale Lacarte, second Emma Precious-Peddie and lead McKenzie Hepworth (with coach Steve Amyot) captured first place after winning

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City Endorses Hall of Fame Nod

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – The city has supported a bid to have the late Don Shepherdson inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.On December 17, Temiskaming Shores council approved a motion endorsing his nomination.It would recognize Shepherdson’s “commitment and contribution to minor hockey, the New Liskeard Cubs and the entire

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Sports Digest

NEW LISKEARD CUBSThe New Liskeard Cubs of the Great North Midget League are back in league action Friday, December 20, when they host the Kapuskasing Flyers at the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena, then again Saturday, Dec. 21, both games at 8 p.m.EBERTBANTAMSThe Ebert Welding Bantams have two games rescheduled from

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Sport Shorts

Goodbye 2013Another exciting year has passed in the world of sports.As I look back over the previous year’s most memorable moments concerning local sports, I get a good feeling.What stood out for me last year in the Temiskaming sporting world?There was an outside chance this region could attract a Northern

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Koch Midgets strike silver at Tournament of Heroes

WHITBY (Special) - The Koch Midget BB Puckhounds headed south to Whitby to test their mettle against teams from Ottawa, Windsor and the GTA in the Whitby Tournament of Heroes December 6-8. First up after a long drive was the Ottawa Ice.KOCH 3 ICE1After a scoreless first period, thanks in

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Nordic News

By Lynn Gibson, TNSC Public Relations Director Merry Christmas and happy holidays, everyone! Be sure to take time this week and next when you have a few days off to ski at the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club (TNSC). The trails are simply amazing, thanks to our volunteer groomers and the weather.

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Snowmo”Bill”ing with Bill

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. The weather outside is way better than the people inside (is that the way the song goes? I’m sure my version doesn’t breach copyright.) Trails are being packed as we speak. Check the trail status reports at the ofsc website –

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City Shooting for Hunt Inclusion

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter  TEMISKAMING SHORES – The city wants in on a proposal to reinstate a spring bear hunt on a limited basis.Temiskaming Shores council wants the proposed hunt extended to Wildlife Management Unit 28.It stretches from the Lorrain Valley south of Cobalt north to the Abitibi River, and from the

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Sports Digest

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALLThe Boys High School basketball season continues Wednesday, December 18, with the Seniors from Fort Albany in the area. They’re at Kirkland Lake District Composite School (KLDCS) at noon hour, then head over to play the Spartans at Englehart High School at 3:30. Schools then take their Christmas

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Sport Shorts – Trades

Almost every Canadian hockey fan I know was devastated when the teary-eyed Wayne Gretzky announced he was being traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings hockey franchise circa 1988.I believe there was a collective gasp that went around the country. Our “great one” being traded to an

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