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444 International Walleye Tournament winners

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444 International Walleye Tournament winners

And the results are in. The 444 International Walleye Tournament winner was team 78 captained by James Hall having landed walleye with a total weight of 64lbs. The boat was the grand prize winner of $10,000. The tournament attracted fisherman from Canada and the US to H.H. Knoll Park on the weekend. The 23rd annual […]

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Dragon Boats take over flatwater course

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Dragon Boats take over flatwater course

Welland’s International Flatware Centre was a busy place on the weekend as Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre and Rotary Club of Welland hosted the Welland Dragon Boat Festival. Practice took place Friday night, with the competition taking place Saturday. The event was also an opportunity for participants to qualify for the Dragon Boat Canada […]

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New home for Wasps rugby

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New home for Wasps rugby

It was a day filled with rugby action, as the Niagara Wasps took to their new field in Thorold, and reunited with their rugby brothers and sisters, the St. Catharines Tigers, Saturday. Five teams of Wasps and Tigers, men’s and women’s, took on the Highland Rugby Club of Fergus, Stratford Blackswans of Stratford, and the […]

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Rain no obstacle for Niagara Obstacle Series run

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Rain no obstacle for Niagara Obstacle Series run

Sunday’s rain didn’t keep the competitors away from the second of seven Niagara Obstacle Series races at the Youngs Sportsplex in Welland. Fifty-one competitors of all ages took the rain in stride as they competed for their own personal best performance at the 5 kilometre obstacle and mud course laid out on the fields and […]

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Gator girls win SOSSA rugby

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Gator girls win SOSSA rugby

The Lakeshore Catholic High School Gators Girls Rugby team won the Girls’AAA/AAAA Rugby SOSSA Championship with a 17-5 win over Saltfleet Monday at Lakeshore.

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Getting muddy for a good cause

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Getting muddy for a good cause

“They’re going to get muddy,” said Frank Adamson of Pelham Mudfest participants before the start of the event Saturday. Adamson, mudfest organizer, said there were more than 200 people registered for the event held at Bissell’s Hideaway in Pelham. “It’s a six-kilometre run with 28 obstacles. There are a lot of natural obstacles here, from […]

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