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A Christmas morning skate in Newmarket with NHL's Connor McDavid? You, bet!

A Christmas morning skate in Newmarket with NHL's Connor McDavid? You, bet!

Some local children who showed up at the Newmarket Lions Park Community Hockey Rink on Christmas morning were treated to more than a leisurely skate.
Province protecting amateur hockey, Newmarket-Aurora MPP says

Province protecting amateur hockey, Newmarket-Aurora MPP says

At Rogers Hometown Hockey today in Aurora, local MPP Christine Elliott is to “celebrate Canadian hockey” by talking about the province's move to maintain the amateur status of OHL players and prevent them from becoming employees regulated by the Employment Standards Act
Fans rally to send Huron Heights Warriors cheer team to Northern Bowl

Fans rally to send Huron Heights Warriors cheer team to Northern Bowl

The Huron Heights Secondary School Warriors cheer team raised funds at sponsor Fionn MacCool's on Saturday to support their trip to Ottawa, where the Warriors take on the Windsor Holy Names Knights in the OFSAA Northern Bowl Tuesday. A win will rank the Warriors — who play an independent schedule as the only traditional-format high school football team in York Region — in the national top 10 and provincial top three
New hockey players get taste of 'the first shift'

New hockey players get taste of 'the first shift'

Hundreds of excited hockey rookies got their gear — skates, a hockey bag, neck protector, jersey, shorts, protective pads and cup, socks, gloves, and, of course, a hockey stick — through the Canadian Tire First Shift at the Old Town Hall welcome event last night, hosted by the Newmarket Minor Hockey Association. The six-week program gives children aged six to 10 a fun introduction to hockey, including equipment, for $199.
Newmarket opens its first outdoor artificial turf sports field

Newmarket opens its first outdoor artificial turf sports field

The field at Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary School can be used for many sports, including soccer, football, lacrosse and rugby, and will extend playing seasons beyond summer into early spring and late fall.
Aurora Tigers claim victory in Battle of Yonge tourney

Aurora Tigers claim victory in Battle of Yonge tourney

The Newmarket Redmen's home office will have to display the Aurora Tigers jersey after a 64 to 52 games loss in the annual rep hockey tournament that makes the most of the friendly rivalry between the two neighbouring towns.
Weekend battle raging for Newmarket, Aurora rep teams

Weekend battle raging for Newmarket, Aurora rep teams

In its 13th year, the Battle of Yonge is on this weekend in arenas across Newmarket and Aurora, 58 games in all from Novice A to Midget AA. With the series tied at six, this year's competition for the trophy and bragging rights is epic. Newmarket hosted the official opening last night at the Magna Centre, with a ceremonial face-off at the Midget AA game attended by local dignitaries. After day 2, it’s Aurora Tigers 16 and Newmarket Redmen 12.
Town gives high-fives to these hometown sports heroes

Town gives high-fives to these hometown sports heroes

From softball and soccer to pro hockey, the 2018 inductees into the Newmarket Sports Hall of Fame represent the best and brightest in athletics and community building through sport.
Battle of Yonge set for this weekend

Battle of Yonge set for this weekend

With the series currently tied, it's an important year as Newmarket and Aurora take the ice
Wrestling's Vertigo grappling with a leap into the big-time

Wrestling's Vertigo grappling with a leap into the big-time

Does Vaughn Vertigo have the look, skill set and perseverance to become WWE’s next star?