Curlers hurry hard to raise money for health…

By Jenn Watt The Haliburton Curling Club was bustling with activity on Saturday as 64 curlers took to the ice to have fun and raise money for Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation. In the end…

O'Reilly dominates COSSA OFSAA bound

By Paul Klose The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Wrestling Team continued to perform well during the championship run. On Wednesday Feb. 17 13 Red Hawks competed at the COSSA (Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics) Wrestling…

Hawks capture gold at Gore provincials

By Darren Lum There were wide smiles beaming eyes and outstretched arms raised high above their heads in jubilation by  the Red Hawks girls’ curling team of Alyssa Denyer Tori Hawley Alanna Casper and Emily…

Hawks record best in Kawartha League

By Gord Cochrane On Thursday Feb. 11 the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School senior basketball team travelled to I.E. Weldon Secondary School in Lindsay for its last Kawartha West Conference basketball game of the season. Both…

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Red Hawks riders carve up the COSSA competition By Darren Lum It was a podium sweep for the Red Hawks snowboarding team on Friday at the Sir Sam’s Ski and Ride location during the Central…

Hank DeBruin ends his run on Yukon Quest

By Angelica Ingram For the first time since he became a musher Hank DeBruin has decided to withdraw from a race before completing it. On Friday Feb. 12 DeBruin’s wife Tanya McCready-DeBruin announced on their…

Wolves play with heart in last game

By Darren Lum 2016 was an up and down inaugural year for the Haliburton Wolves. Although the team lost more than it won its last game on Thursday Feb. 11 against the visiting Almaguin Spartans…

Haliburton Frost Fest and Polar Bear Dip cancelled

Due to extreme cold weather warnings Haliburton Village's Frost Festival has been cancelled for this Saturday. Thursday afternoon recreation program co-ordinator Andrea Mueller confirmed the municipality of Dysart et al had made the decision out…

Haliburton Forest readies for 2017 championships 

By Darren Lum Everything appears to be a go for the upcoming IFSS World Championship 2017 Snow event. That’s the overall sentiment after the Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve held its Sleddog Fun Race…

New OMHA video gives voice to players

By Darren Lum A new Ontario Minor Hockey Association in partnership with Respect Group Inc. video is making the rounds and is leaving an impression with viewers like Haliburton’s Jason Glecoff a father of two…

Silver lining to Wolves overtime loss

By Darren Lum If there was ever a time that a loss could prove to be the impetus to galvanize a team it would be the Haliburton Wolves’ overtime 6-5 loss to the Bracebridge Blues…

Dreaming of coming dragon boat season

By Darren Lum Before Joannie Ransberry 70 came here from Stouffville to retire she used to watch the dragon boats paddle by her home on Musselman Lake and wonder. The mother of six grown children…

Wolves dominant in home stand

By Darren Lum Heading into the final stretch of games of the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League’s regular season the Wolves gave their home fans something to cheer for beating the Coldwater Falcons 6-2…

Hawks preparing to storm the Stronghold 

By Darren Lum After three years the Red Hawks Robotics team is hoping for greater success with its most dynamic challenge to date facilitated by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics…

Hawks dominate Hurricanes 10-3

By Darren Lum Finding the back of the net was easy for the Red Hawks boys’ hockey team once it overcame a 2-1 deficit at the end of the first period against the visiting Holy…

Losing streak stretches to six for Wolves

By Darren Lum Finding wins in the new year is proving elusive for the Haliburton Wolves. Like any team sport the competition doesn’t care whether you’re the new kid on the block or suffering from…

Bantams shut out Eagles

The Pepper Mill Highland Storm Bantam A team started the playoffs against theEnnismore Eagles Saturday afternoon in Ennismore. The Storm team had abit of a slow start allowing the Eagles the first goal early in the first…