Célina Ip / Daily Observer: Midget C Valley Storm's Jack Howard (#8) handles the puck and plans his next move as a gang of his adversaries from the Mariposa Lightning guard their net and stand ready to attack.

Midget teams wrap up 32nd Silver Stick

Local midget hockey teams failed to collect any hardware at the 32nd annual Terry O’Neill Pembroke Regional Silver Stick’s Arthur Bogart Memorial (Midget) Tournament this past weekend.

Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas reacts during first half NBA action against the Hawks at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (Stan Behal/Toronto Sun)

Raps ground and pound Hawks

Pound the rock has morphed into pound opponents. Dwane Casey's catch-phrase used to be all about working hard, chipping away, and one day breaking through.

Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman will play at the World Baseball Classic for Team USA next March. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun/Files)

Stroman to pitch for Team USA

He plays for Canada’s team, but Marcus Stroman will apparently be all about the stars and stripes at the upcoming World Baseball Classic.

The body of CFL player Joe McKnight lies between the shooter's vehicle, at left, and his Audi SUV at right as the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigates the scene in Terrytown, La., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (Michael DeMocker / The Times-Picayune via AP)

McKnight shooting suspect released

The shooting death of a CFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a “road rage” incident that started on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case.

Dylan Strome was returned to the OHL by the Coyotes last week, making him elegible for the world junior hockey championship being hosted by Toronto and Montreal this year. (The Canadian Press/Hockey Canada Images/James Emery/Files)

Strome embracing leadership role

As the face of the Canada’s world junior team, Dylan Strome still flashes the odd grimace when he thinks about the twist his career has taken. And understandably so.

Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving

Treliving: We're not shopping Dougie

As his team wrapped up their first skate at the Scotiabank Saddledome since the completion of their six-game road trip, Brad Treliving addressed a handful of matters.

The athletes who participated in the Grey Cup celebration are all graduates of Algonquin College's Forestry Technician program and the Loggersports team. They had to pinch-hit for the Grey Cup celebration because the current Loggersports team members could not attend because of their academic schedules. Back Row (L to R) Konor Poulin, Chris Ryan (Coach) Front Row (L to R) Jesse Shaw, Rory Whalen

Loggersports Team celebrates Grey Cup title

The Algonquin College Loggersports team may have been prevented from attending this past weekend's Grey Cup game in Toronto, but it was front and centre when Ottawa celebrated its first CFL championship in 40 years. Four members of the Algonquin College varsity team joined thousands of Redblacks fans who cheered on the players who pulled off a thri

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