Thursday, August 11, 2016
SPORTS -- Inspired by a recent trip to the Canadian Open, local golfer Randall Barry is ready to compete at this summer’s Highland Golf Series at Blairhampton.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
SPORTS -- Owen Smith’s first trip to Michigan was a memorable one.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
SPORTS -- She calls soccer her happy place, and every summer while staying at a cottage on Drag Lake with her parents, Hayley Halliday travels from Houston Texas to Haliburton to experience it.
Sunday, July 31, 2016
SPORTS -- A number of young athletes are joining the Highland Storm hockey league for the first time, says Rich Smith, executive member of the hockey organization, and he is excited about the road that lies ahead for the young athletes.
Monday, July 25, 2016
SPORTS -- Fifteen-year-old McCaley Campbell travels from Brooklyn, ON, to Haliburton every week. A two-hour basketball workout at the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School gymnasium is their primary destination.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
VIDEO -- With more than a dozen cycling routes to explore and spectacular views of the countryside, the Haliburton Highlands is the perfect destination to visit during Bike Month.
Friday, June 24, 2016
SPORTS -- It might be unfamiliar territory for some athletes and coaches, but today’s Highland Storm Golf tournament might become an integral part of the hockey organization’s future.
Friday, June 17, 2016
SPORTS: Kenndal Marsden and Caleb Schmidt were named female and male athletes of the year at Tuesday’s Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s (HHSS) 38th annual athletic banquet.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
SPORTS -- Matt Duchene is coming home next week with another gold gong for his trophy wall.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
SPORTS -- Owen Smith is realizing his dreams. The soft-spoken, well-mannered 15-year-old Minden resident was the youngest player to be chosen by the Ontario Hockey League's (OHL) Flint Firebirds during Saturday's Priority Selection.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
SPORTS -- Mild weather last week didn’t faze Minden teen snowcross racer Izac Reid, who capped his final weekend of racing the same way he entered it; atop the standings.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
SPORTS -- Red Hawks head coach David Waito was drawing up a play during his final timeout of the season. His players studied the Xs and Os, while tuning out the 18-point deficit that loomed over them late in the fourth quarter of the COSSA finals.
Friday, February 19, 2016
NEWS -- Thanks to some strong defence and last-minute heroics, the Kawartha West conference basketball title belongs to Haliburton Highlands Secondary School.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
SPORTS -- After seven successful years, the Scotty Morrison Charity Hockey Tournament has been cancelled.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
SPORTS -- The noise they make behind the boards can be intense, but so are the countless hours hockey parents dedicate to hockey associations around the country. In Haliburton County, it’s no different.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
SPORTS -- Fifteen-year-old horseback rider Alexis Vahey will represent Canada at the Under-17 World Team championships when she travels to Florida this month for the mounted games. The Kinmount resident is one of five teenagers - all from Ontario ...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
SPORTS -- For Ken Riley, arena attendant at the Keith Tallman Memorial Arena in Wilberforce, keeping the ice conditions just right has been his job for the past 15 years ...
Friday, November 6, 2015
STORM HOCKEY--Players on the Tom Prentice and Sons Highland Storm Tyke team skate hard during a shooting drill on Oct. 31 during practice while their head coach looks on, occasionally pushing players to skate a little faster or shoot quicker.
Friday, November 6, 2015
SPORTS--The Haliburton Wolves (4-12-0) have relinquished head coaching duties from Walt McKechnie just over a month into the team’s inaugural season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
SPORTS--Members of the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Varsity A field hockey team expect to have shiny hardware around their necks by the end of the weekend, and a last second alteration to their roster isn’t changing that one bit.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
SPORTS --- If you’ve played hockey at the A.J. LaRue arena in Haliburton, there’s a good chance you know Eric Nicholls. Nicholls has been the timekeeper for hockey games at the arena for 33 seasons.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
SPORTS -- Local mountain biker Nick Emsley experienced his "toughest race of the year" on Sept. 13, but still managed to place fourth after crossing the finish line...
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
SPORTS -- Tanner Crang is one of a group of young bantam players hoping to make this year’s Highland Storm rep team. The left-winger has played for the Storm in the past, and hopes to make the team again this year...
Friday, August 21, 2015
SPORTS -- After seven hours of racing over two days, and over 125 kilometres travelled, Nick Emsley was a little tired. But he couldn’t help smiling after finishing third overall in his age group at this year’s Crank the Shield race...
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