Tarr and Cicigoi shine as Huskies blank Cougars…

By Alex Gallacher A 39-save shut out by Christian Cicigoi and an Oliver Tarr hat trick was the fuel to help the Haliburton County Huskies blank the Cobourg Cougars 5-0, Saturday at the S.G Nesbitt…

How the Red Hawks came to be

HHSS name change resulted from concern about Indigenous representation By Darren Lum Decades before other colleges, universities and professional sports teams such as the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, the Cleveland Indians of…

Cody Hodgson inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

By Grace OborneFormer NHL centreman, Cody Hodgson, still has a profound passion for the sport of hockey. Though he retired from the game early in his career, he continues to project his love for the…

Huskies off to a good start, top Tigers…

By Fred GrovesIt’s been 19 long months since Haliburton County Huskies’ captain Nathan Porter has played in an Ontario Junior Hockey League game.This past weekend, the 6’2”, 220-pounds veteran defenceman led the Huskies into a…

Grip it and rip it at the Corduroy

By Grace Oborne It’s been two years since the Corduroy Enduro last tested the mettle of riders in the rugged terrain of Gooderham. Now that the COVID-19 restrictions have eased, hundreds of riders will return…

Boshkung Lake water skiers make history for the…

By Grace Oborne Former member of the Boshkung Lake Ski Club, Garth Mole, recently took time to reminisce about the days he and his fellow members would soar above Boshkung Lake to the applause of…

Football trailblazer engineers inspiring success

By Darren LumHaliburton Highlands Hall of Fame inductee Taly Williams may be the first pro football player to come from here, but it’s his achievements in applied science and environmental engineering that has truly changed…

Glen Dart, hockey hero and gentleman on and…

By Grace Oborne Decades have passed since hockey phenom Glen "Bimmy" Dart graced the ice with his smooth skating and powerful shot for the legendary Haliburton Huskies teams, and how he inspired everyone he met…

Bugsy Watson, gone, but never forgotten

By Darren Lum The NHL and everyone that knew the rugged defencemen with a heart of gold are mourning the passing of Bryan “Bugsy” Watson.One of five children, Bugsy was born in Bancroft on Nov.…

1971 Haliburton Huskies, champions now and forever

By Darren Lum It’s been fifty years since the 1971 Haliburton Huskies captured the Highlands’ one and only Ontario Hockey Association D title, but few who played or saw the championship final game will never…

Volunteers needed to help run youth sailing club

By Darren Lum Help make this summer a nautical highlight for youth by volunteering for the Haliburton County Youth Sailing Association.Entering its third year of operation, the sailing association is a community initiative and offers…

Legendary 1934 Haliburton Huskies remembered

By Darren Lum Few people are still around who know a lot about the 1934 Haliburton Huskies, which boasted a roster that included Babe Austin, Earl Austin, Lyle Lucas, Harold Dean, Glen Dart, Gordon Watt,…

Disc golf takes root at Abbey Gardens

By Darren Lum The well-known quote by American novelist Harry Leon Wilson, who said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled” never anticipated disc golf would make him so wrong.Disc golf has been around for more…