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Matt Sookram

Matt Sookram

Matthew Sookram is a Canadore College graduate. He has lived and worked in North Bay since 2009 covering different beats; everything from City Council to North Bay Battalion.

Recent Work by Matt

Winslow's competitive edge stands out early on in his tenure with Troops

Winslow's competitive edge stands out early on in his tenure with Troops

“I was really excited when I heard it was North Bay. I knew I was going to come here and play a big part in their rebuild and just be an important, key guy here.”
Bulitka and Primeau score a pair each as Battalion bounce back in 4-2 road win over Sudbury

Bulitka and Primeau score a pair each as Battalion bounce back in 4-2 road win over Sudbury

'I thought out defense was really good today and it was our most mature guys out there that helped calm everybody down'
Moncada's hat trick leads helps North Bay snap six game slide

Moncada's hat trick leads helps North Bay snap six game slide

They got the better of us the last time with just a few seconds remaining in overtime so it’s nice to come out with the win this time
Rangers run to early lead and never look back in 9-2 defeat of Battalion

Rangers run to early lead and never look back in 9-2 defeat of Battalion

It was like going to school, and watching how they play and they played hard. Like I said, that’s what we strive to be and where we want to be.
Battalion lose in Sudbury but win in the office on busy deadline day

Battalion lose in Sudbury but win in the office on busy deadline day

We’re a younger team and when you make those mistakes they just compound so you have to figure out a way to lessen your mistakes
Lamour's saves, Russell's penalty shot, help Battalion earn a point against Windsor

Lamour's saves, Russell's penalty shot, help Battalion earn a point against Windsor

Always tough to swallow, but really it could’ve been a lot worse
Battalion fail to get any rhythm going in 6-1 loss to Colts

Battalion fail to get any rhythm going in 6-1 loss to Colts

It was one of those games where we just didn’t play our type of hockey
10 biggest sports moments at Memorial Gardens this decade

10 biggest sports moments at Memorial Gardens this decade

I honestly have to tell you this is one of the biggest thrills of our entire curling career
Complete effort pays off for Troops in 6-5 OT win against Oshawa

Complete effort pays off for Troops in 6-5 OT win against Oshawa

'We want to give them those opportunities because they earned it, they deserve it. They had a heck of a hockey game and it was fitting that they ended it for us.'
Roy leads the way again as Hamilton stifles North Bay

Roy leads the way again as Hamilton stifles North Bay

'We had a lot of breakaways today, some point blank chances, but Roy played really well. This is his third game against us where he’s really stood on his head and gave his team a chance to win'