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Costa Papista is Back!

It may be three years now since the North Bay Centennials left town, but still many North Bay hockey fans remember Costa Papista as the sinister figure responsible for brokering a deal that saw the club leave the Gateway city for Saginaw, Michigan.

Skyhawks buried in OT by Eskimos

Adam Chircoski scored at 10:25 of the first overtime period to give the Abitibi Eskimos a 2-1 victory in game two of the best of 7 NOJHL Eastern Division final.

West Ferris Ringette Rep teams to participate in Sudbury Tourney

Three teams from the West Ferris Ringette Association will travel to Sudbury this weekend for the Northeastern Regional Championships. This season's final tournament is a wrap-up for all B and C level teams within the region.

Algonquin Barons begin OFSAA Hockey Championships

The 2005 NDA and NOSSA hockey champs from Algonquin hope to continue their winning ways this week for the start of the OFSAA "AA" Hockey playdowns taking place in Belle River, Ontario just outside of Windsor with 20 teams taking part.

Skyhawks soar away with NOJHL awards

The North Bay Skyhawks had seven team members honoured as the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced its 2004-2005 regular season award winners. Heading the list of the honored was the late Tom Stagg.

Skyhawks dump Eskimos

Frank Desbiens is foiled on a partial breakaway by Eskimos goalie Steve Hamel in the third period. Photo by Chris Dawson.

Eskimo's vs. Skyhawks series preview

The North Bay Skyhawks and the Abitibi Eskimos are ready to kick things off in Eastern Conference final Sunday night at Memorial Gardens in the Gateway City.

North Bay Girls Peewee HL Hockey Championship

North Bay Guardian Angels Peewee House league team defeated the Sturgeon Falls Ice Hawks to win the season championship. They won 1-0 last night in Sturgeon Falls to take the 3 game series 2 to 1.

Lakers cross country coaches invited to Athletic's Canada Camp

Lakers cross country head coach Tim Uuksulainen and assistant coach Donna Mae Robins were recently invited by Athletics Canada to participate at the Guelph National Endurance Centre Camp to be held at the University of Guelph April 8-10th.

Former Centennials weigh in on steroids and hockey

MONTREAL - Among his many hockey fights, Dennis Bonvie says he took on opponents who had bulked up on steroids. ''I know I have,'' Bonvie said Tuesday in a Canadian Press interview. ''I can't name anybody, but I handled myself fine.