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Marcella enjoys thrill of competition

Megan Marcella, the 2003 co-winner of the Britt Jessup female athlete of the year, was totally surprised at her selection.

Hall of Fame dinner April 17

The North Bay Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner and awards night will take place Saturday April 17 at the Best Western Conference Centre.

North Bay weightlifters win three gold

OTTAWA — Ontario’s top weightlifters met in Ottawa Saturday for the provincial senior championships and the final team selections for the senior nationals coming up in June.

Shooter tapped by NBSHF

Lionel Leroy Murphy is the third shooter to be honoured by the North Bay Sports Hall of Fame. The announcement of Murphy’s election to the NBSHF was made by chairman Bill Jacko.

Lachance wins Brennan Trophy

Richard Lachance, a teacher at Northern Secondary School in Sturgeon Falls, is this year’s winner of the Al Brennan Memorial Trophy. The award is given annually to the coach/executive in the North Bay area.

Apollo tumblers show skills

BURLINGTON — What started out as a training camp for provincial level power tumblers soon became much more for six of the nine North Bay Apollo Club athletes attending Tumble and Twist, an annual training camp held here.

Online hockey registration

Where are you going to play when the ice is gone? The tenth season of the Nipissing Inline Hockey league is about to begin and registration is quickly coming to an end.

Faucon wins Martyn Trophy

Story by John Wilson Jan Faucon has been coaching basketball in this area for over 15 years. Considered an ‘in the trenches’ type of coach, her hard work has paid off as she has been named the George Martyn Memorial Trophy winner for basketball.

Ringette team wins Kelly Award

The West Ferris ringette junior ‘A’ team has been named the 2004 winner of the James Kelly Memorial Award for the sports team of the year. They captured three gold medals in the past three years at the Ontario provincial championships in London.

Leslie Friend of Sport winner

North Bay Sports Hall of Fame chairman Bill Jacko made a pair of announcements connected with the annual induction and awards dinner April 17 at the Best Western.