High school milestone event returns

Students seeking community’s support to bring everyone together By Darren LumThe students of Hal High are looking for help from the community with making this year’s prom the best it can be.After more than two…

Joy in fulfilling a dream in Pain Court

By Darren LumMission accomplished for Red Hawks doubles’ team with a strong work ethic to earn OFSAA berthAva Smith was beaming with pride about fulfilling a vow to earn an all-provincials berth recently, which was…

Waking up the rush for watercross racing

OWRA kicks off race series at Pinestone in HaliburtonBy Darren Lum Tyler Charity, a Red Hawks alumnus isn’t giving anything away this long weekend when the first race of the Ontario Watercross Racing Association (OWRA)…

Flying the red and white well at OFSAA

Tidey and Smith’s love for game rewardedBy Darren Lum The Red Hawks senior girls’ doubles badminton team of Ava Smith and Emma Tidey played among the best, savouring the dream at the all-provincials last week…

A return to the Red Hawks way after…

By Vivian CollingsThe cold, drizzling rain couldn’t dampen the warmth, exuded by the beaming smiles of the Red Hawks girls’ soccer teams at the home opener on Monday, May 2. The evident joy expressed by…

Bringing baseball back to Wilberforce

By Darren LumIt’s been close to five years since Wilbeforce had a baseball league, but Wilberforce Elementary School alumnus Ally French is ready to take a swing at changing that with the Wilberforce Minor League…

Women’s soccer league kicks off season

By Vivian CollingsAn ambitious new resident is eager to share her devoted passion for soccer with the community.Fitness trainer, Kathy Judson, moved to the area with her husband and twin daughters last summer, but quickly…

Haliburton Real Easy Ryders welcomes new members

By Darren LumGet rolling with the Haliburton Real Easy Ryders (HRER) this cycling season to meet new people who share a love and interest for riding.The recreational group of cyclists are encouraging new members to…

Huskies season ends in heartbreak

By Alex GallacherThe inaugural season for the Haliburton County Huskies ended in heartbreak Wednesday night, April 20 at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena in Minden. The 4-3 overtime loss to the visiting Cobourg Cougars in…

Cougars pounce on Huskies and take game one

By Alex Gallacher The Haliburton County Huskies found themselves in a similar position to their first round series against the Golden Hawks, as they dropped game one 5-3 to the Cobourg Cougars, Sunday, April 17…

Huskies season on the brink

Opening series 5-2 loss to Golden Hawks, forces a must win at home By Alex Gallacher The Haliburton County Huskies fell 5-2 to the Trenton Golden Hawks in game one of the East Division semi-final…

Glen Dart would be proud

By Darren LumA legacy of Haliburton hockey history carries forward with next generationThere’s a certain kind of symmetry to it all for the Dart family, who saw three generations of representation in the hockey tournament…

Huskies split final two, look to playoffs

By Alex GallacherThe Haliburton County Huskies completed their inaugural regular season with a win Saturday night against the Mississauga Chargers and a loss against the Wellington Dukes on Sunday, April 3. Finishing the season with…

Fulfilling a dream and making a community proud

By Darren Lum Melanie Walter’s dream came true last week when she competed at the 2022 Skate Ontario Provincial Championships in Mississauga on March 24.Walter has been skating with the Minden Skating Club since she…

Huskies downed by Dukes, blank Golden Hawks in…

By Alex GallacherWith a shot at first place, the Haliburton County Huskies’ playoff seeding became more complicated after a loss to the Wellington Dukes on Saturday and a win against the Trenton Golden Hawks on…

OJHL playoffs explained

By Alex Gallacher The playoff format for the 2022 Nutrafarms OJHL Championship Series has been announced. A four round playoff format will see the winner of the Buckland Cup head directly to Estevan, Saskatchewan to…

Huskies taking its best shot to claim East…

By Alex Gallacher In a rare treat, the Haliburton County Huskies played three games back to back to back. Taking on the Mississauga Chargers, Trenton Golden Hawks and Caledon Admirals, the Huskies won all three…

COVID isn’t over, but hope springs eternal at…

By Darren LumCompetitive inter-school athletics is making a full return to Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) now that the province announced it will lift many of its mandates to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.Effective March…

Red Hawks alumni curlers rock the OCAAs

Submitted by Cynthia MitchellJessica Byers, Liam Little, and Jacob Dobson, three alumni from Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, rocked the podium at the Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA) Curling Championships, coming home with two golds and…