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…

Casting off curling COVID cobwebs

By Nick BernardFormer Red Hawks curling champ Connor Duhaime got the chance to cap off an otherwise rocky curling season with one final slice of normalcy at the 2022 Ontario Men’s Tankard. Duhaime’s team, led…

Individual OJHL recognition tied to team

By Alex GallacherChristian Cicigoi and Oliver Tarr Named Warrior OJHL Players of the MonthIt’s all about the team, said Haliburton County Huskies players, Christian Cicigoi and Oliver Tarr, who were recognized for their performances to…

Huskies drop two in row, fall to Patriots…

Joe Boice scores first OJHL goal as crowd goes wild By Alex GallacherThe Haliburton County Huskies concluded their February with two straight losses coming at the hands of the Toronto Patriots and Trenton Golden Hawks…

Red Hawks Nordic ski team back on track

By Darren Lum There won’t be any chance of regional or provincial glory this season, but there’s something more important for the Red Hawks Nordic ski team than medals and podiums … It’s a future…

Admirals stun Huskies in overtime thriller

By Alex Gallacher Despite a late game charge from Haliburton County, the visiting Caledon Admirals stunned the hometown Huskies 4-3 after a thrilling overtime period. In a Tuesday night (Feb. 15) bout at the S.G…

Stevens scores a pair as Huskies down Patriots…

By Alex GallacherFollowing a crushing loss to the Toronto Jr A Canadiens last Monday, the Huskies returned home to take on the Toronto Patriots for the first time ever at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena…

Huskies shutout in first home game since shutdown

By Alex GallacherFollowing a red hot performance by Wellington Dukes goalie Ethan Morrow, the Huskies were left seeing red after suffering a 3-0 shutout loss Saturday, on Feb. 5 at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena.…

Duhaime takes on curling giants at Tankard

By Nick BernardFollowing a shot at the Olympics and months away from the ice, Haliburton Highlands Secondary School alumnus, and competitive curler Connor Duhaime is looking forward to returning to the sheet for a bid…

The Huskies pack is back on Feb. 5

By Alex GallacherThe OJHL (Ontario Junior Hockey League) has announced that the season will resume Feb. 1, as the province transitions out of their modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen plan.The league, which…

Pandemic pushes people to Nordic trails

By Stephen PetrickFor so many, the last two years of the pandemic has included our winters of discontent.The COVID crisis, which we now know is worsened in winter, leads to shuttered schools, boarded up businesses,…

Huskies pack shore up blueline with OHL veteran

By Alex GallacherFollowing the OJHL (Ontario Junior Hockey League) trade deadline, the Haliburton County Huskies have announced a significant move to improve the team’s defence by acquiring Simon Rose. The 20-year-old last played for the…

No shot at Canadian National Pond Hockey this…

The Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships is cancelled for 2022.The multi-day outdoor hockey tournament was hoping to return to action after a two-year pause caused by the pandemic. This year it was scheduled to be…

Huskies find the positives with three week postponement

By Alex GallacherThe Haliburton County Huskies, along with the rest of the OJHL (Ontario Junior Hockey League), have enacted a three week pause to the season. The announcement comes fresh off of Ontario Premier Doug…

Former Red Hawk joins Bobcats’ lacrosse program

The Gill family prepares as son Jaxon takes next step in lacrosse journey By Alex GallacherLacrosse: Canada’s national summer sport and played for thousands of years by the Indigenous peoples of North America. While the…