Looking for indoor pandemic-friendly exercise?

The Highlands Squash Club is the perfect place to get some exercise, with others in your immediate family or bubble. In an effort to support members of the community who wish to get Covid-safe, indoor…

Wilberforce Curling club shutters doors for season

The following are brief reports of items discussed at the Oct. 13 meeting of Highlands East council. By Darren Lum The Wilberforce Curling Club won’t operate this season. “After an extensive and exhaustive debate about…

No ultramarathon at Forest this year

By Darren Lum Published Sept. 1, 2020 While some running events such as Minden’s Highland Yard or the world-renowned Boston Marathon have gone virtual due to the risks associated to COVID-19, others have been cancelled…

Storm planning to return to play with COVID-19…

By Darren Lum Highland Storm president Jason Morissette is asking the public to remember the importance of sport for what it can do for young people, as the hockey association works on a plan to…

Beating your age on the fairway driven by…

Salvatori, who has learned a trick or two in his time, wears a wet towel around his neck to keep cool during the heat of the day.Lenny Salvatori drives the ball from the tee. By…

Treasure hunter of the deep dives for lost…

Dustyn McCready-DeBruin retrieved this gold coin from a lake in Muskoka. /Submitted By Darren Lum   Teenager Dustyn McCready-DeBruin said having a mentor has been key to the success of his fledgling diving retrieval business, Dusty…

Haliburton Curling Club wants curlers to stay in…

By Darren Lum Part of new safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 being implemented by the Haliburton Curling Club this season is leaving competitive curlers disappointed, looking for another facility. The club’s protocols…

From Sir Sam’s to Indianapolis

By Darren Lum Published June 30 2020 Dalton Kellett is gearing up for his NTT IndyCar Series racing debut this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) from July 3 to 4 at the GMR…

Isaac Little named Male Athlete of the Year

By Darren Lum Staff reporter Isaac Little this year’s Male Athlete of the Year for Haliburton Highlands Secondary School is an inspiring force for teammates and coaches appreciated for his athletic prowess and the way…

Former Hawks player joins Battalion

By Darren Lum The North Bay Battalion fans will soon learn what Haliburton Highlands character and work ethic is all about when Alex Little makes his OHL debut this coming season. The former Red Hawks…

Boston Marathon waits for COVID-19

By Darren Lum When it comes to public events and gatherings the coronavirus has halted everything from going to the bar to buy a drink to watching hockey player Auston Matthews score on a one-timer.…

No quit in Hawks against Thunder

By Darren Lum You can’t get much closer to the Kawartha Championship title final than an overtime semi-final 4-3 loss to the best team in the high school hockey league. It was an amazing feat…

Hawks season ends against Panthers in COSSA

By Darren Lum There is plenty to feel good about for the Red Hawks senior boys’ basketball team whose 2019-2020 season ended with a COSSA semi-final 50-27 loss to the Prince Edward Collegiate Panthers close…

Contest win to give player rare NHL experience

By Darren Lum Highland Storm player Hunter Hamilton is excited to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play and share the ice with his hockey hero Mitch Marner thanks to an opportunity offered through the Scotiabank…

Haliburton hockey players contribute to strong finish

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Rookies reflect on provincial biathlon success

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