Haliburton curling: A family tradition

By Vivian Collings The history of the Colliver family is written in the walls and on the ice surface of the Haliburton Curling Club. Brothers Steve and Brent and their sons Jesse and Chris recently…

Huskies Welcome new faces and push for playoffs

By Alex Gallacher The Haliburton County Huskies are currently sitting second in the South/East conference and third overall in the OJHL. Starting the new year with a record of 2-2-0-0, the Huskies have been making…

Students take first strides of the season

By Karen Gervais The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Nordic ski team was finally able to make it to their first meet on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Kawartha Nordic Ski Club - and with great results!…

Owen Nicholls leads team to Canada Winter Games

By Vivian Collings Dreams do come true for those who put in work with passion and dedication. Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 12 student Owen Nicholls knows this well after receiving the honour of representing…

Local curler sweeps towards Switzerland

By James Matthews Haliburton’s Jacob Dobson and his teammates swept their way to Switzerland. The Dobson rink went undefeated in seven outings for 120 tournament points to earn the Under-21 Canadian Junior Cup in Oshawa…

Scorekeeper counts 40 years

By Vivian Collings For the past 40 years, Eric Nicholls attended nearly every Highland Storm hockey game held at the AJ LaRue Arena in Haliburton, quietly and humbly working behind the commotion of the game…

Girls basketball team hopes for a rebound at…

By Vivian Collings Suffering a loss at their Kawartha final game, the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School girls basketball team is still celebrating. The school hasn’t had a girls basketball team for ten years until now,…

Austin Boylan excels at Canadian Futures Showcase

By Amanda Duncombe-LeeAt just sixteen years old and one of the younger players selected, Austin Boylan, who grew up in Minden, was recently invited to be part of the 2022 Canadian Futures Showcase among 140…

100 mile attempt is step forward

17-year-old’s early exit opens chapter to running ambitionsBy Darren Lum Nick Phippen is one teenager with an undeniable desire to run down a dream.At 17, he was the youngest runner taking on the 100 mile…

Red Hawks make strides in Quinte

Submitted by Karen GervaisOn Wednesday, Oct. 12 the Red Hawks cross-country team travelled to Brighton to run in the Quinte Invitational Meet at Dunnett Apple Orchards. At their first meet of the season, the Red…

Red Hawks ballers return to the court

The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School girls’ basketball team returned to the court this fall for the first time in a decade. After years without enough interest to field a team, 16 girls came to tryouts…

First field hockey games spark season

By Vivian CollingsThe Haliburton Highlands Secondary School varsity girls’ field hockey team finished their first two games of the season showing the pride of the red.The team played St. Peter Catholic Secondary School and Holy…

Huskies Profile: Ty Collins

By Alex GallacherOne of the most high profile additions to the Haliburton County Huskies 2022/23 roster is former Mississauga Steelhead Ty Collins. The player from Huntsville, Ontario played four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League…

Huskies excited for second season

Huskies owner Paul Wilson is welcoming the public to come out and watch the Haliburton County Huskies.“Come out and see really good hockey. Anybody that comes is thrilled and they usually come back. So, if…

Power Boat Races coming full speed ahead to…

By Vivian CollingsThose with a need for speed can find a thrill in watching this weekend’s power boat races.The 6th annual RPM Outboard Power Boat Races are coming to Head Lake in Haliburton from Friday,…

Huskies unveil new roster

By Alex Gallacher After the inaugural 2021-22 Haliburton County Huskies season ended in playoff heartbreak, this off season the team set out to find new talent to replace the departing players. Four core members of…

Charity in third place in the OWRA championships

By Vivian CollingsTyler Charity took third place in the finals at the Ontario Watercross Racing Association race at the Pinestone Resort and Golf Club on Sunday, June 26. Held over two days, the race featured…

Co-ed soccer kicksoff in Haliburton County

By Grace Oborne For Chris Carere, the game of soccer is about fun and inclusivity.Two years ago, Carere was a member of the Haliburton Soccer Club. However, due to peak COVID-19 times, it became increasingly…

Last Monarch returns home for induction honour

By Darren LumBob Beeney can’t imagine the life he has led without the Highlands.The 90-year-old is the lone survivor of the Minden Monarchs hockey team from the late-1950s. He is proud about his life here,…

Hawks hold their own with best at COSSA

By Darren LumA two year layoff amped up the enthusiasm and put the Red Hawks track and field team in a position for success at the COSSA (Central Ontario Secondary School Association) Track and Field…