Reflecting on what was and what will be

Cody Hodgson humbled by Hall of Fame induction By Grace OborneFormer NHL centreman, Cody Hodgson, still has a profound passion for the sport of hockey. Though he retired from the game early in his career,…

Huskies coming together during pre-season

By Fred Groves It’s been 19 long months since Haliburton County Huskies’ captain Nathan Porter has played in an Ontario Junior Hockey League game.This past weekend, the 6’2”, 220-pounds veteran defenceman led the Huskies into…

1971 Haliburton Huskies, champions now and forever

By Darren Lum It’s been fifty years since the 1971 Haliburton Huskies captured the Highlands’ one and only Ontario Hockey Association D title, but few who played or saw the championship final game will ever…

Hall of Fame inductee Linda Brandon humbled by…

By Darren Lum The Haliburton Highlands Hall of Fame named Linda J. Brandon among the 17 individuals to be included in the inaugural class of the Haliburton Highlands Hall of Fame.Linda has been a very…

Former Storm players join Huskies

By Darren Lum It’s been a few years, but local boys Ryan Hall and Joe Boice are looking forward to playing a full season together for the first time since winning the OMHA championship while…

Huskies welcome billet families to its pack

By Darren Lum Take a unique opportunity to give back to the community by showing the best of the Highlands as a billet family for a Haliburton County Huskies player, said volunteer billet coordinator Jess…

West Wind blazing a trail to winter adventures

By Darren Lum It’s easy to hear the passion in the voice of the president of West Wind Highlands Ski Touring Association (WWHSTA) when he speaks about what he loves about backcountry ski touring.“I love…

Lockdown pauses Storm hockey season

By Darren Lum This story was filed prior to the provincial announcement related to further measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. A follow-up article about the latest development will appear in a future edition. …

Lockdown pauses storm season

By Darren Lum This story was filed prior to the provincial announcement related to further measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. A follow-up article about the latest development will appear in a future edition. The…

OHL prospect working towards joining Battalion

By Darren Lum Like the rest of the world living during a pandemic, Alex Little is in a holding pattern when it comes to fulfilling his dream of hockey ascension.The former Haliburton Highlands Secondary School…

Highland Storm hockey to return

By Darren Lum  Highland Storm president Jason Morissette is asking the public to remember the importance of sport for what it can do for young people, as the hockey association works on a plan to…

Sky's the limit for new Astros player 

By Darren Lum Minden’s Austin Boylan is a teenager taking a swing at a lifelong dream ofbecoming a professional baseball player by joining the elite baseballprogram Team Ontario Baseball Club despite coming from a community…

Isaac Little named Male Athlete of the Year

Submitted The Halls Island Artist Residency Committee is thrilled that the new and innovative program in Haliburton County is up and running.  The first artist to stay at Halls Island Artist Residency, Ryan Kasperowitsch, completed…

Emma Casey named Female Athlete of the Year

  By Darren Lum   Emma Casey couldn’t hold back the tears when she learned she was named the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s Female Athlete of the Year. Casey learned the good news online from…

Hawks rink crowned provincial champions 

The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School’s boys curling team are provincial champions capturing the Ontario School Curling Provincial Championship with a dramatic finish in an extra end final shot by skip Jacob Dobson. The Red Hawks…

Hawks lose but will play again

It was a victory for the Red Hawks hockey team to have played in light of the Trillium Lakelands District School Board’s decision to cancel extracurriculars during school hours. Coach Jason Morissette said the team…

Sr Hawks contain Bulldogs in home opener

Everyone got what they wanted from the Red Hawks senior boys’ basketball home opener against the Brock High School Bulldogs on Thursday, Dec. 5 in Haliburton.   The hometown fans went home happy and proud…