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These stories related to the world of local sports and the people involved in them are made possible through the continued support of NewRoads Automotive Group as part of our Community Leaders Program.

PURSUIT: Newmarket club wants you to take a stab at fencing

PURSUIT: Newmarket club wants you to take a stab at fencing

'We call it physical chess because your mind is as active as your body is,' says the club coach of the affordable sport offered at the Magna Centre
PURSUIT: Newmarket Redbirds play sport with roots back to 1888

PURSUIT: Newmarket Redbirds play sport with roots back to 1888

The Redbirds Lacrosse Club has deep roots in Newmarket, but is focused on the future with lacrosse sixes debuting at the Olympics in 2028
PURSUIT: Things are buzzing with Newmarket Stingers after 50 years

PURSUIT: Things are buzzing with Newmarket Stingers after 50 years

The girls minor softball organization will step up to the plate for its 50th season in 2024, amid one of the largest popularity booms the sport has ever witnessed in the town
PURSUIT: 'Average Joes,' former NHLers take to ice for Hockey Helps the Homeless

PURSUIT: 'Average Joes,' former NHLers take to ice for Hockey Helps the Homeless

This year, a record 18 teams will participate in the Dec. 15 York Region tournament at the Magna Centre in Newmarket, with the hope of exceeding the $200,000 raised at last year’s event for 360kids and Blue Door
PURSUIT: Newmarket dancer competing on global stage

PURSUIT: Newmarket dancer competing on global stage

12-year-old Ashline Copeland beat out more than 200 hundred competitors in Ontario alone to be selected to compete for Canada at the Dance World Cup in Prague next year
PURSUIT: For Newmarket Nighthawks, hockey is about having fun

PURSUIT: For Newmarket Nighthawks, hockey is about having fun

Special Hockey International (SHI) league provides developmentally challenged players the opportunity to play hockey in an environment that prioritizes having fun over winning games
PURSUIT: Newmarket Stingrays making waves in pool, community

PURSUIT: Newmarket Stingrays making waves in pool, community

Competitive club has produced high-calibre swimmers since the mid-1970s, thanks to elite coaching, a dedication to giving back to the community, and an uncommon approach to developing athletes
PURSUIT: Newmarket Huskies in it for the long run

PURSUIT: Newmarket Huskies in it for the long run

Newmarket club sets the pace for long-distance running standards and continually attracts the region’s top runners
PURSUIT: Newmarket cycling club gears up for new riding season

PURSUIT: Newmarket cycling club gears up for new riding season

Newmarket Eagles, one of the oldest cycling clubs in Ontario, offers riding lessons and activities for riders of all levels
New passion of Newmarket-born Olympian Elvis Stojko is car racing

New passion of Newmarket-born Olympian Elvis Stojko is car racing

Over 20 years after he retired from competitive figure skating, Elvis Stojko remains one of Canada’s most successful male figure skaters