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Past articles by Laura:

Personal Best: Future of Laurentian University's pool still uncertain

If LU wants to assure the community that it’s looking to a brighter future, re-opening Jeno Tihanyi Olympic Gold Pool would be morale boost → Read More

Personal Best: Kickboxing coach takes own advice, takes on role with Team Canada

Dawn Rae Culgin was head coach at Panam event in Brazil → Read More

Laurentian b-ballers battle hard in losses to Ottawa, Carleton

Voyageurs open home side of OUA schedule Ben Avery gym → Read More

Personal Best: Houle’s unique approach to sporting life wins award

Special Olympics community co-ordinator Lynne Houle is volunteer of year on roster of 2022 provincial award winners → Read More

Personal Best: New ARC owners want to rebuild community

ARC Flash bouldering event is back this Friday, Sept. 30. Ladies Night is back in October. → Read More

Personal Best: Have poles, will travel — local urban polers rebounding from pandemic

When urban polers take up their activity for the first time, they fall hard. → Read More

Personal Best: Commitment leads to more medals for Sudbury paddler

True North athlete claims three golds in world dragonboat finals → Read More

And he’s off: Matthieu Bonin begins swimming journey for MS research

Circumnavigating Manitoulin Island to raise $100,000 → Read More

Sudbury’s Williams heading to historic U18 female tackle football nationals

She started playing six months ago and fell in love with the game → Read More

Personal Best: A way of life - Sudbury kickboxers take ring lessons to their lives

As remarkable as it may sound, the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us all resilience. → Read More

Personal Best: Skiers ready for city high school alpine finals

Knowing sport is back — even as the bitter Canadian winter holds fast — is a great feeling for all high school athletes. → Read More

Dunk champ Kilganon to make video game appearance

Sudbury’s professional dunker will be featured as a character in Blacktop Hoops, the first competitive VR Streetball game from Oculus Quest. → Read More

Olympic soccer gold should inspire grassroots, says Sudburnia director

Victory will be 'huge' for the game in Sudbury and across Canada, Brian Ashton says → Read More

The future is now: GSSC soccer sees growth, gratitude on the pitch

Article content The U21 women of the Ontario Women’s Soccer League are in action this weekend, as are the U16 girls of the Central Soccer League – all at James Jerome fields. And for the U14 boys of the Greater Sudbury Soccer Club (GSSC), it’s off to Toronto, another weekend on the road. Braxton Ragogna, 14, doesn’t recall learning to play soccer. He has been playing his whole life, he says. “I… → Read More

Of blueberries and snowshoes: Trail riders build momentum despite COVID-19 challenges

As anyone in sport during the COVID-19 global pandemic knows, everyone has been forced to adapt to keep their favourite activity going. → Read More

Personal Best: Swim groups worry about future for young swimmers

Those leading Canadian swimming, from beginner lessons to the Olympics, are concerned for the post-pandemic future of young people — specifically those from… → Read More

Pool closure ‘a tragedy’ Swimming Canada director says

The high-performance director of Swimming Canada calls pool closures a hit to the community and the young people who use them. → Read More

Personal Best: Challenges and silver linings — how can you forget about a global pandemic?

As the pandemic marches on, the Brazilian, British and South African variants join the parade. → Read More

Personal Best: Swim league, gratitude help varsity team cope

As music thundered throughout the pool area at Valley East’s Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre, masked swimmers marched out bundled in parkas before they… → Read More

Personal Best: Gougeon-Irving continues ride towards Tokyo

For equestrienne Jill Gougeon-Irving, the show must go on. Even it means she’s feeling a bit lonely. The Sudbury native and New Brunswick resident continues her work towards qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, currently set for next July. She’s nestled safely in her equestrian bubble in Wellington, Fla. “Riders are very aware of the fact […] → Read More