Birds knock on Wood

Caleb Wood is crossing back over the International Bridge from the Soo Eagles to the Soo Thunderbirds in a Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League exchange. Hockey News North has confirmed that the 2000 birth year forward has been dealt from the Michigan-based Eagles to the Ontario-based Thunderbirds for future considerations. […]

MHSAA: High School Football Returning This Fall

The MHSAA announced Thursday that high school football is returning this fall, following Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s approval. The 2020 football season is currently in a dead period. Practice without pads begins Tuesday, Sept. 8, with pads permitted on Thursday, Sept. 10. Teams may begin regular-season games on Sept. 18, and […]

Incoming on the Express

Two seasoned scouts — both based in Sault Ste. Marie — and a coach with major junior experience represent a trio of newcomers who have hopped aboard the Espanola Express during the summer. Brad Boyer and Chad Vresk have brought their scouting skills and command to the Express while Brent […]

The MHSAA Lied!

By Dan HardenbrookThe Newberry News This isn’t just about sports. Not anymore. Whether or not you were in favor of fall football, the MHSAA screwed up. The way they came to the decision to move football to the spring was an absolute disaster. The MHSAA organization should be embarrassed. Not […]

Big Ten suspends 2020-21 Fall Season

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten Championships and Tournaments, due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In making its decision, which was based on multiple factors, the Big Ten Conference relied […]


St. Paul, Minn. – July 29, 2020 – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association Board of Directors has voted unanimously to welcome the University of St. Thomas as the league’s eighth program beginning with the 2021-22 season. “On behalf of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, I am pleased to welcome the […]