Skyhawks holding mini camp
The North Bay Skyhawks will be holding a mini camp June 26-27 at Pete Palangio Arena for players born between 1984 and 1989.
There will be three two-hour sessions and players can register at www.skyhawks.ca.
Call head coach Randy Edmonds at 495-6243 for more information.
The Skyhawks will be going for their third straight Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League championship next season.
As well, ice time is available from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Pete Palangio Arena as pre-camp warm-up.
Players are asked to contact Edmonds or assistant coach Lui Ricci at 435-2845 for rates.
Canoe race July 4
The seventh annual Great Northern Canoe Race will be held Sunday July 4 on Trout Lake.
The exciting and challenging race begins and ends at Olmsted Beach, site of the North Bay Canoe Club.
C1 and C2 racing canoes will cover a 22km route with three portages.
The recreational canoes will race 14 km and two portages.
Race souvenirs will be given to the top three finishers in each division and other prizes will also be awarded.
The start of the race is a Le Mann’s style where the canoes are placed at the water’s edge and the racers line up 75 metres back. At the sound of the starting gun, everyone runs to this or her canoe and the race is on.
The Blue Sky paddlers encourage anyone and everyone to come out and take part.
Registration takes place at the North Bay Canoe Club from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. Registration is $15 per paddler. Awards will be presented after the race. GNCR T-shirts will also be available for $10.
The Ontario Marathon Canoe Racing Association sanctions the race.
Divisions include C1 open, C2 men, C2, women, C2 mixed and kayak open in the racing division and men’s A and B, women and mixed in the recreational division.
Contact Don Priebe, race director, 476-5717 or Bob Clout, publicity, 474-7170 for more information.
Trappers hosting golf tourney
The North Bay Trappers of the Great North Midget League are holding their annual golf tournament at Highview Golf Club Saturday July 3 with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.
It’s a three-person best ball and registration is $50 per golfer and includes dinner, a prize and golf.
Contact Larry Keenan, 472-1259 or Randy Sandvik, 476-8114, for more information.