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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.
2020 Yonex Norman Open badminton tournament draws competitors from across the north

2020 Yonex Norman Open badminton tournament draws competitors from across the north

The 2020 Yonex Norman Open all-ages badminton tournament took place at Westwood School March 6-8, attracting participants from multiple communities in Northern Manitoba.
Blues and Devils take titles at the 20th-annual Keewatin Tribal Days hockey tournament

Blues and Devils take titles at the 20th-annual Keewatin Tribal Days hockey tournament

The 20th-annual Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) Tribal Days hockey tournament at the Thompson Regional Community Centre March 6-8 saw the Tataskweyak Blues take the senior division championship with a 7-6 victory over the York Landing Smurfs, while the