Thursday, November 6, 2014
SPORTS -- They may not be Tier 2 Kawartha champions, however their coach still considers them winners for their effort and performance this season. "I told them with everything that our football team has been through this year...
Thursday, November 6, 2014
SPORTS -- He said it would be a one-touchdown game, but in the end it was even closer than that. After dominating Holy Cross last week to earn a berth in the finals, coach...
Thursday, November 6, 2014
SPORTS -- Despite giving it their all, the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Varsity A field hockey team fell short of a championship win at COSSA on Oct. 30 in Peterborough. "The team played exceptionally well and I am very proud of their...
Thursday, November 6, 2014
SPORTS -- When the Junior Red Hawks football team took the field against the Holy Cross Hurricanes, it was clear early on they were the bigger, stronger team. “We’re beast,” said coach Bruce Griffith. “We’re strong and big. A lot of those guys...
Friday, October 31, 2014
SPORTS -- Students are taking to the ice to learn the fundamentals of curling and develop their team skills through an annual program hosted by the Haliburton Curling Club. Through the youth curling program, 38 elementary students between the ages...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
SPORTS -- The Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School Hurricanes managed to put an end to the Red Hawks varsity A field hockey team's shutout streak in the final home game of the season, but it just wasn't enough to disrupt their winning ways. With a...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
SPORTS -- Children in Highlands East had the opportunity to learn all about the game of curling through the Capital One Rocks & Rings program on Oct. 8. About 60 kids in Grades 4-8 participated in the one-day event held at the Lloyd Watson Centre in...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
SPORTS -- The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Red Hawks Varsity A girls field hockey team dominated the St. Peter’s Secondary School Saints in the team’s regular season home opener. Although the girls only won by a score of 2-0, they managed to..
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
SPORTS -- Competitive mountain biker Nick Emsley didn't make it to the podium at this year's Crank the Shield event, but he's still satisfied with his performance. "On the third day I went out and led the race for about 5K or so," said Emsley...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
SPORTS -- Nick Emsley is a champion. The young Haliburton cyclist has won the Ontario XC Marathon Championship in the open men’s under 40 category. “All the hard work has paid off,” he said. “I am really proud to be the Ontario XC Marathon...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
SPORTS -- In October, Debbie Val will be travelling more than 7,000 kilometres to compete against endurance athletes from around the world in the XTERRA World Championship in Maui, Hawaii. As it turns out, the former Carnarvon resident discovered...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
SPORTS -- Athletes from across Canada spent their weekend at Minden's Wild Water Preserve to not only compete for spots on national teams, but also test the course in advance of next summer's 2015 Pan Am Games. Kayakers took on the course between
Thursday, July 31, 2014
NEWS -- Just like the medal around his neck, it seems as if everything Matt Duchene touches turns to gold. A total of 184 golfers attended the Matt Duchene Gold Medal Golf Classic (known as the Rotary Charity Golf Classic in previous years) at the Pine
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
SPORTS - Wakeboarders from across Ontario caught some big air on Head Lake in the Sharpley’s Source for Sports Ontario Provincial Championships on July 12.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014
SPORTS -- After a successful first season, the sport of dragon boating will be returning to the Highlands this summer. "We had some introductory sessions last year, which were really popular," said Jane Macnab, a founding ...
Friday, July 4, 2014
SPORTS -- Local Special Olympians teamed up with the Haliburton Highlands OPP on June 28 for a torch run to raise funds and awareness of the Haliburton Red Wolves. Fifteen athletes joined officers and supporters for the walk...

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Friday, July 4, 2014
NEWS -- With a gold medal win at the Sochi 2014 Olympics with Team Canada and a flourishing career in the NHL, this year's Canada Day Citizen of the Year is Matt Duchene. The announcement was made by Gary Brohman...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
SPORTS -- Mountain bikers charged down the ski hill at Sir Sam’s Ski and Bike to earn valuable points in the Ontario Cup (O-Cup) Mountain Bike Race Series. On June 7 and 8, roughly 400 racers arrived at Sir Sam’s to compete in the race.

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
NEWS -- They may not have won gold, but Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) athletes Shane O’Reilly and Charlene Hicks gave it their all at OFSAA against tough competition. The two track stars competed in...

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
SPORTS -- The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School track and field team has been training hard for this week’s East Regional track meet. Bruce Griffith, the school’s track and field coach, said his team is ready.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
NEWS -- It's not easy for Cody Hodgson to talk about his team's recent loss to Finland in the quarter-finals at the International Ice Hockey Federation's (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championship

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
SPORTS -- Pond Hockey championship organizers are working to keep the event in Haliburton County, despite not getting what they asked for from the county. The county agreed on May 28 to support the event with $10,000 ...

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
NEWS -- Haliburton bike racer Nick Emsley is giving back to the community through his new Share a Bike initiative. Emsley is asking people to donate their old bikes so that he can...

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
NEWS -- Haliburton County wants to show support for the Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships, but won’t be agreeing to a $25,000 ask from event organizers. At tourism and finance committee meetings on May 14...

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