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Detroit Lions Announce 2022 Season Schedule

DETROIT – The Detroit Lions officially announced their schedule for the 2022 season on Thursday night. The team is set to play nine home games and eight road contests this year. The Lions will kick off the season at Ford Field against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Sept. 11 at […]

James Stewart Clapperton III

James Stewart Clapperton III, age 71, of St. Ignace, Michigan, died unexpectedly at home on May 5, 2022. He was born on April 20, 1951, in Clare, Michigan to Dr. James Clapperton Sr D.O. and Marjorie Jewell (Nee Fisher) Clapperton. James graduated from Coleman High School in 1969 and attended […]

Soo Thunderbirds crowned NOJHL champions

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Captain Brock Santa Maria’s goal, 3:26 into overtime, lifted the Soo Thunderbirds to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Hearst Lumberjacks Thursday evening in the seventh and deciding game of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Copeland Cup – McNamara Trophy championship series at John Rhodes […]

Thunderbirds facing elimination force game 5 on the road

HEARST, Ont. – The Soo Thunderbirds got goals from four different skaters to help them defeat the Hearst Lumberjacks 4-2 Friday night in Game 4 of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s championship series in front of a capacity crowd at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. With the outcome, the Lumberjacks still […]

Red Wings fire Blashill and two other coaches

DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today that the team will not renew the contracts of head coach Jeff Blashill, assistant coach Doug Houda and goaltending coach Jeff Salajko. Blashill recently completed his seventh season as head coach of the Red Wings and […]

Lions take Hutchinson at No. 2, trade up to take Williams

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Aidan Hutchinson surprised his mother with a gift on draft day and then the Detroit Lions made his wish come true. The Lions grabbed the talented Michigan defensive end with the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, barely using its allotted five minutes to address a desperate need with […]

Olympian Abby Roque To Make Soo Return

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – A historic homecoming is in store as Sault Ste. Marie born Abby Roque returns to the area this May for her first time since the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The United States Olympian will be in the Soo during the second weekend of May hosting a […]

Thunderbirds off to NOJHL final following sweep of Eagles

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The surging Soo Thunderbirds are off to the Northern Ontario Junior League championship series after they completed a four-game sweep of the rival Soo Eagles Saturday night, following a 5-2 victory at Pullar Stadium. With the triumph, the Thunderbirds won their eighth straight playoff game and […]