Sports Other Sports

Tina Peplinskie/Daily Observer: The Pembroke Boxing Club recently celebrated its official opening in Downtown Pembroke. Trying on some gloves and putting their dukes up for the occasion (from left) were Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MPP John Yakabuski, Pembroke Deputy Mayor Ron Gervais, PBIA board member John Butler, PBIA vice-chairwoman Janna Fortin, PBIA chairman Michael St. Jean, assistant coach Benjamin Mathieu and Jay Burgoyne, head coach and club owner. Missing is assistant coach Greg Robert.

Sharing his passion

A retired soldier has assembled a team to create an environment that introduces the community to the rich history of boxing while making it accessible to everyone.

The late great Roger “Elliot” Lepine enjoying some early-season trout fishing in Montebello, Quebec.

Spring, a magical time of rebirth outdoors

With ice huts soon flying south for the summer and wild turkey season around the corner, the smell of spring is definitely in the air.I don’t know about you, but the arrival of spring cannot come soon enough for me! Winter has its merit, I suppose, but after four months of snow and freezing rain, enough is enough. To hear the thumping drum of the f

Avid ice-fisherman Grant Bailey with a nice winter walleye.

Family ice-fishing weekend

Ice-fishing enthusiasts are busy gathering their tip-ups and ice-augers for perhaps the most exciting weekend of the season.This weekend, Feb. 17-19, residents of Ontario will be out (on the ice) in full force, enjoying the merits of Family Fishing Weekend - a province-wide initiative celebrating the sport of winter angling, and without the otherwi

Featured Businesses

Go to the Marketplace »