NL HOCKEY HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

  Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador will induct four more people into its hall of fame in June at its annual meeting. Those going into the hall will be Broadcaster Brian Rogers who has called hockey games for the St. John’s Maple Leafs and Ice Caps during his long broadcast career. Players are former St. John’s

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NS DON JOHNSON CUP CHAMPS

Nova Scotia Valley Maple Leafs claimed the 2016 Don Johnson Cup the Atlantic Provinces Junior B Hockey championship Sunday as they edged Roebothan McKay and Marfshall Avalon Capitals 5-4 in the championship game. Nova Scotia had a 3-2 lead after the first period and led 4-3 heading to the third. The Capitals tied the game

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ST. JOHN’S SOFTBALL AGM

    Bill Barron is back once again as president of the St. John’s Amateur Fast Pitch softball league. On the executive with Barron will be one representative from each of the five teams competing this summer. The League will start its 60th season at Lions Park on Sunday May 29th with a doubleheader.

SPORT NL AWARDS

        SportNL honoured its best for 2015 at the Shearton on Saturday night Senior Male Athlete of Year Sean Cleary of Softball Senior Female Athlete of Year Sarah Davis of Hockey Team of Year Galway Hitmen softball Official of Year Joan Butler Swimming Volunteer of year Brian Hunt Baseball Coach of year

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BUSY SEASON FOR SOCCER

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association (NLSA) is getting ready for a busy summer season with action to start in May in provincial league play, and Challenge Cup and Jubilee Trophy action.  The group held its annual Spring Planning Meeting (SPM) April 8-9 in St. John’s with approximately 40 delegates in attendance from

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AVALON EAST AWARD WINNERS

  The Avalon East Senior Hockey League handed out its awards for the past season. League top scorer Chris Sparkes of the Northeast Eagles was named the league’s most valuable player for the season. Brad Yetman of the Eagles was named coach of the year. Dylan Sheldon of Southern Shore was named top defenseman, Chris

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BISHOP SIGNS WITH HURRICANES

  The Carolina Hurricanes have signed their  2014 fifth-round pick St. John’s native Clark Bishop to a three-year entry-level contract. Bishop, the captain of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s  Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, went 127th overall in 2014.   He has spent the last four years in the QMJHL, playing in 202 games for

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