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Nicholls brings home the cup

By Mark Arike On Aug. 1, the Stanley Cup came to Haliburton along with hometown hockey great Bernie Nicholls. For Nicholls, spending a better part of the day posing for pictures with fans and signing autographs was a rewarding experience. “It’s awesome when you see the turnout of people,” he said. “It’s been lots of […]

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By Matthew Desrosiers It’s time for Minden to start preparing for a lot of visitors. The Toronto 2015 Pan American Games are coming to town, and expectations are that Minden will receive thousands of visitors, according to the games CEO Ian Troop. “We expect to draw thousands of spectators over the [two-day event],” he told […]

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Seven teams square off at The Fast Lane By Douglas Pugh The Ontario Senior Games Association (OSGA) got their season underway on Sunday, April 29 with a packed house of bowlers at The Fast Lane in Minden. With every lane filled in a first session, competition was intense with three teams travelling over from Bracebridge […]

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By Erin Lynch The Highland Roller Girls travelled to Orillia on Wednesday, April 18 to scrimmage with the South Simcoe Rebel Rollers. The unofficial bout gave the local team an opportunity to hone skills and learn new plays. With extra players and more experience, the South Simcoe Roller Girls defeated the Highland Roller Girls 137 […]

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Hal High student off to Calgary for snowboarding nationals By Terrance Gavan Greg Foster will be getting on a plane for Calgary next Tuesday (April 3). Once there, he travels to Nakiska Ski Area to compete in the Parallel Giant Slalom junior snowboarding nationals. Foster, an 18-year old Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student, won the […]

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PARDON THE ERUPTION By Terrance Gavan We wonder if Matt Duchene’s skyward glance in his rookie season – just before scoring the shootout goal that propelled the Colorado Avalanche into the 2010 playoffs – was noticed by anyone in that packed arena. Probably not. It was, after all, almost imperceptible; a short peek to the […]

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Hank & the team are on their last run on the way to Nome right on time and it looks like all 10 dogs will be crossing the finish line with him. Maverick, Charlie, Scully, Aster, Hosta, Jed, Howler, Viper, Zeus & Jester. Too bad Lily, Jay, Andy & Strider who have been a vital […]

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By Terrance Gavan – Denver Post files He’s back. Way before he was supposed to be. Good news for Matt Duchene and very welcome news for the Colorado Avalanche who are in the vortex spin battling for a western conference playoff berth. The Haliburton Hurricane has already missed a good deal of the season with […]

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PARDON THE ERUPTION OFSAA snowboard champ competing at Nakiska nationals By Terrance Gavan Greg Foster is on his way toCanmore, Alberta next month and you can bet your bippy that Banff in spring – while popping classes – is pretty much a dream come true for an 18-year-old snowboarder. Foster, a Haliburton High multi-sport senior, […]

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