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…

Hawks return to winning ways over Tigers

By Darren Lum Coming off the team’s first Kawartha conference loss to rival Falcons of Fenelon Falls Secondary School the senior boys’ Red Hawks basketball team bounced back into the win column with a dominant…

Jr Hawks hang on for win against Norwood…

By Darren Lum Composure and maturity are being added to the characterization of the junior Red Hawks boys’ basketball team after a win over the Norwood Knights in the Kawartha A Interlock game against the…

Red Hawks win streak ends at eight

By Gord Cochrane On Monday Jan. 18 the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) senior basketball team saw its eight game win streak come to an end. The Red Hawks travelled to Fenelon Falls and lost…

Lady Hawks relish rematch with Falcons

By Darren Lum An extra end loss to the Fenelon Falls Secondary School Falcons is still fresh in the minds of the Red Hawks girls’ curling team close to two weeks after their first test…

Young Wilberforce curlers lead new trend

By Darren Lum Before two highly publicized curling injuries in the past several months the Wilberforce Elementary School students had already become part of a new wave of curlers who have started wearing head protection.…

Wolves lose a pair to Lumberjacks

By Darren Lum Late Friday night the Haliburton Wolves returned home with a 10-3 loss after squaring off against the Sturgeon Falls Lumberjacks in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League action at Sturgeon Falls Arena.…

Cody Hodgson placed on waivers by Predators

By Darren Lum Cody Hodgson is waiting for another NHL team and another NHL chance after being placed on waivers by the Nashville Predators this past Wednesday as reported by The Tennessean. The Predators’ general…

Red Hawks extend winning streak

By Gord Cochrane On Jan. 7 the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School senior basketball team remained undefeated in conference play by defeating Brock High School at Brock 37-24.  That win extended the team’s winning streak to…

Wolves open 2016 with win and loss

By Darren Lum On the heels of a 7-6 win over Bobcaygeon the Haliburton Wolves put up a formidable fight against the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League’s North Division best Muskoka Shield this past…

Midget A lose overtime road game this past…

On Saturday Jan. 9 and 10 the Tom Prentice and Sons/RM Carpentry Highland Storm Tyke team competed in the Millbrook Tyke tournament. Their first game on Saturday was against Ottonabee where the Storm were tested…

 Hitting slopes made easy

By Darren Lum Part of embracing winter is to make it fun by participating in winter activities such as skiing and snowboarding which for most can be a costly endeavour. However the Sir Sam’s Ski…

Nordic ski trails open Jackrabbit to start

Despite a lack of snow Haliburton Highlands Nordic Trails Association hasopened all three of their Nordic ski trail networks. With trails at GlebePark Moosewoods and Twin Lakes there are now 34 kilometres ofgroomed ski trails…

Pond hockey tournament delayed until 2017

By Darren Lum A few months wasn’t enough time to organize the Pond Tourney with Bernie said its organizer John Teljeur. Teljeur the general manager of the Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre with two years…