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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

A sweep of Sudbury sends North Bay to Eastern Conference Finals

A sweep of Sudbury sends North Bay to Eastern Conference Finals

The Battalion will play in the Eastern Conference Finals for the third consecutive season.
Wakely's OT goal wraps up a wild comeback win for Battalion

Wakely's OT goal wraps up a wild comeback win for Battalion

Down by three going into the third, the Battalion battle back win the game in overtime for a 3-0 series lead. Game four is on Thursday in Sudbury.
A sensational sophomore season for volleyball ace Paige Owen

A sensational sophomore season for volleyball ace Paige Owen

'After I had a good rookie year last year, I knew my second year had to be that much better'
North Bay Astronomy Club explores the wonders of the universe

North Bay Astronomy Club explores the wonders of the universe

'You’re seeing it with your own eyes and it’s really there, it’s no longer just a picture in a book. It’s a real planet, with rings and moons'
Troops go heavy on 'hard to play against players' in 2024 draft

Troops go heavy on 'hard to play against players' in 2024 draft

'They have a good batch this year'
McIvor shuts down Sudbury as North Bay goes up 2-0 in series

McIvor shuts down Sudbury as North Bay goes up 2-0 in series

Behind a second straight five goal game, goaltender Mike McIvor backstops the Battalion with 35 saves in 5-1 win over Sudbury
North Bay vs Sudbury — a rivalry renewed

North Bay vs Sudbury — a rivalry renewed

'People in North Bay feel like Sudbury gets too much government attention. People in Sudbury say they are the bigger centre, look at us we have a Costco ... but when your hockey team is better than the other community's hockey team, there’s something a little extra you get to boast about'
After big years at UNB, local hockey stars have path to the pros

After big years at UNB, local hockey stars have path to the pros

'It means a lot to me to be named a First Team All-Canadian. It is incredible to get to represent UNB and the AUS'
Battalion take 3-1 series lead after three goal night by Wakely

Battalion take 3-1 series lead after three goal night by Wakely

Battalion hold off Frontenacs in game four and will have a chance to win the series on home ice on Friday
Local BioPed and Soles4Souls helping lift people out of poverty

Local BioPed and Soles4Souls helping lift people out of poverty

'North Bay collected over 12,000 pairs of shoes. We almost doubled the amount that was collected by the second highest store'
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