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Misipawistik Cree Nation member Conner Roulette helps capture gold at world tournament in Texas

Misipawistik Cree Nation member Conner Roulette helps capture gold at world tournament in Texas

Like many young hockey players, Conner Roulette’s 2020-21 hockey season was drastically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
RDPC student athlete one of 12 Basketball Manitoba scholarship recipients

RDPC student athlete one of 12 Basketball Manitoba scholarship recipients

Emma Tomchuk, a Grade 12 student at R.D. Parker Collegiate in Thompson, is one of 12 high school students in the province recognized by Basketball Manitoba with a scholarship.
Incoming northern travel restrictions prompt organizers to cancel Paint Lake fishing tournament

Incoming northern travel restrictions prompt organizers to cancel Paint Lake fishing tournament

The second ban on non-essential travel to Northern Manitoba scheduled to take effect Sept. 3 has already forced the cancellation of one event scheduled for Labour Day weekend.
Fourteen of this year’s Northstars players are new to the team

Fourteen of this year’s Northstars players are new to the team

The Norman Northstars will have a mostly new roster for the upcoming Manitoba AAA Under-18 Hockey League season, with only 10 players who appeared in games for the team last season returning.
Racquetball superstar from Thompson inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Racquetball superstar from Thompson inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

Thompson-born Canadian racquetball superstar Jennifer Saunders has added a Hall of Fame to her Wall of Fame.
Slo pitch league throwing first pitches June 22

Slo pitch league throwing first pitches June 22

Thompson’s Merchant Media Slo Pitch League is ready to play ball beginning June 22, with a few changes due to physical distancing guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
RDPC senior girls basketball players named to Basketball Manitoba all-star teams

RDPC senior girls basketball players named to Basketball Manitoba all-star teams

A pair of R.D. Parker Collegiate senior girls’ basketball team members were recognized by Basketball Manitoba April 18 to cap off a season cut short by the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic that shut down schools in late March.
Team Brown wins two-day 60th-annual men’s open bonspiel

Team Brown wins two-day 60th-annual men’s open bonspiel

The 60th-annual Burntwood Curling Club men’s bonspiel March 6-7 was one of the last scheduled events for the club this curling season and one of the last sporting events held in Thompson before the COVID-19 pandemic led to large-scale events being sh
Atom C girls from Northern Manitoba dominate their first tournament together to win provincial title

Atom C girls from Northern Manitoba dominate their first tournament together to win provincial title

A group of Northern Manitoba girls who have never played hockey together before won the atom C female provincials Feb. 28-March 1 in Treherne.
Skate Thompson figure skaters compete at Manitoba Open

Skate Thompson figure skaters compete at Manitoba Open

Skate Thompson had an excellent showing at the 2020 Skate Canada Manitoba Open figure skating competition in Virden March 6-8.