WAKE-UP Call in Port Colborne

WAKE-UP Call in Port Colborne

Wakeboarders and wakeskaters were tearing up the water at Sugarloaf Harbour Marina as they pulled off trick after trick in the first-ever competition at Niagara Boarder Pass. More than 30 competitors from Ottawa, Quebec, Sarnia, Barrie, Erieau, and Niagara took part in the WAKE-UP Call, the first of a dual-event series. “For our first event […]

Roller girls hit the track

Roller girls hit the track

A Vineyard Vixens player jumps over a downed Maids of the Fist player.[/caption] Brenda DeKoe and Erika Tremp couldn’t keep smiles off their faces after Niagara Roller Girls first-ever roller derby. “That was awesome,” said DeKoe, a member of the Vineyard Vixens, as she headed to the locker room after her game. DeKoe, known as […]

Making waves

Making waves

Though it has yet to run a customer through its system, Niagara Boarder Pass is already making waves in Port Colborne. Niagara Boarder Pass’ owner Chris Smith and general manager Amanda Newhouse were testing the system recently at its home inside Sugarloaf Harbour Marina, drawing crowds of onlookers from a nearby parking lot. People were […]

Surfers learn rescue techniques

Surfers learn rescue techniques

As waves built at Pleasant Beach, surfboards sat unused atop vehicles sitting outside a lodge at the end of Pleasant Beach Rd. One could sense the 18 surfers sitting inside were itching to get out and take on the waves, but they waited patiently inside. The surfers, from across Niagara, Toronto and Western New York, […]

Ball hockey tournament

Ball hockey tournament

It’s a tournament teams from across Niagara look forward to all year, a tournament that’s tough to get into, but one that’s a lot of fun for participants. Friday marked the fifth anniversary for the Welland High and Vocational School Memorial Ball Hockey Tournament and teams battled it out on Ball Hockey International’s two pads […]

Food trucks a foodies delight

Food trucks a foodies delight

Cupcakes, crab cakes, lobster rolls, fish tacos, grilled cheese sandwiches, oysters, wings, beef on weck, smoked meat sandwiches, and a burger topped with peanut butter and bacon jam. Figuring out which one of those tasty meals to eat first, from one of 16 food trucks, was a tough choice for foodies that flocked to Food […]

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