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Newmarket Huskies take the podium at Ontario cross-country championships

Newmarket Huskies take the podium at Ontario cross-country championships

The club's pandemic training regime paid off, with 13 runners and teams winning, and another 13 ranking in the top 10
Hockey Canada launches $1M fund for registration subsidies

Hockey Canada launches $1M fund for registration subsidies

Foundation offers up to $500 back on registration with Hockey Canada-sanctioned associations for those who meet criteria
Newmarket team among 9 in newly launched Ontario Jr. A Super League

Newmarket team among 9 in newly launched Ontario Jr. A Super League

'... you get this flurry of 16 and 17-year-olds who throw their gear in the garage and walk away from it. There is a model here where they are underserviced, so we are trying to bridge the gap for those kids,' says league president
Hockey player's trick shots score him massive online audience

Hockey player's trick shots score him massive online audience

After Zac Bell's online video went viral, 'every 12-year-old was in their driveway practising the tricks I was doing;' NHL stars are now following his platforms
Cancellation of winter varsity sports comes as no surprise

Cancellation of winter varsity sports comes as no surprise

Affected sports include badminton, basketball, curling, indoor soccer, and volleyball
Newmarket teen scouted to play with Chicago Cubs in California

Newmarket teen scouted to play with Chicago Cubs in California

Joining the Cubs means Paul Xenophontos will be seen by college and professional scouts
Newmarket native Quinton Byfield makes NHL history in being drafted 2nd overall by LA Kings

Newmarket native Quinton Byfield makes NHL history in being drafted 2nd overall by LA Kings

He becomes the highest-selected Black player, as well as highest-selected Sudbury Wolves player in franchise history
Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid tests positive for COVID-19

The Newmarket native is self-quarantining at home and experiencing mild symptoms
11 Newmarket athletes receive province's Quest for Gold funding

11 Newmarket athletes receive province's Quest for Gold funding

'The program provides much needed funding and support to our athletes, so that they can continue pursuing their dreams on an international stage,' says Newmarket-Aurora MPP Christine Elliott
Advance lift tickets, season pass only way to ski at Blue Mountain

Advance lift tickets, season pass only way to ski at Blue Mountain

The resort will be discontinuing 'walk-up window' ticket sales and undated lift tickets due to COVID-19 safety protocols