The Western Star
Bay of Islands teens help represent province at national baseball tournament
Tender on new clubhouse for Jubilee Field closes on Aug. 20
Barrett and Nevin claim top spots in Humber Valley Triathlon
Olympian Natalie Spooner happy to inspire kids at Corner Brook hockey camp who share her childhood dreams
Corner Brook Baseball Association hoping feds step up to the plate with new clubhouse funding soon
Corner Brook Barons hoping home field advantage will propel them back to provincial senior A baseball final
Blue Jays implode in the ninth as brilliant Waguespack effort wasted in loss to Dodgers
LOS ANGELES — Out of the Dodgers dugout here at Chavez Ravine on Thursday night, manager Dave Roberts fielded one of the deepest lineups in baseball. Out of the visitors dugout, Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo handed in a lineup card in ...
Winnipeg fans short-changed by NFL pre-season game
After the bottom fell out of ticket sales, after the failure of promoters to actually promote the game and after neither team bothered to show up for a practice, the belief was everything had gone wrong for Winnipeg’s NFL pre-season game that ...
Canadians Henderson, Tanguay tied for second at CP Women's Open
AURORA, Ont. — Brooke Henderson was hungry. She wanted to eat. And rightly so. She had just built up an appetite putting in a full day’s work at Magna Golf Club. And it was a great day of work. The 21-year-old darling of Canadian ...
Big Ben Harpur clocks in to help Maple Leafs blue line
Ben Harpur’s grandfather was a policeman, his father a surgeon. Come this October, Ben hopes to apply his definition of front-line public assistance to the Maple Leafs’ defence. You certainly can’t miss him on the ice, ...
Alouettes' Tommie Campbell dodges suspension for role in Stamps brawl
Tall and slender, Alouettes cornerback Tommie Campbell could have passed for a young Cassius Clay in the movies, instead of Will Smith, had he ever been bitten by the thespian bug. And now we know Campbell can float like a butterfly and sting like ...
STEVE SIMMONS: What's happened to baseball, the sport I used to love?
The game I grew up loving has disappeared behind so much physics and geometry — two subjects I never did well in — somehow replacing the romance and suspense I adored about Major League Baseball. It’s hard to completely ...
Stamps' McManis fined for role in pre-game fight
Calgary Stampeders linebacker Wynton McManis and two Montreal Alouettes players have been fined by the CFL over a pre-game brawl at McMahon Stadium last Saturday. During warmups well before kickoff, McManis, who didn’t dress due to injury, ...
Blair Penney reflects on senior A baseball finals
It had been half a dozen years since Blair Penney had worn a Gander Pilots jersey. The last time was in his teens and playing with the hometown team during a midget provincial tournament in Gander. After that, there was nothing. Sure, ...
Dodgers walk it off in the 10th for back-to-back wins over Blue Jays
LOS ANGELES — He said it with a self-deprecating chuckle, but when Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo asked for some insight on the starting rotation over the next week, the response was revealing. “I don’t know,” Montoyo ...
CP WOMEN'S OPEN: Alena Sharp's phone is buzzing
AURORA, Ont. — Alena Sharp is comfortable at the CP Women’s Open. Finally. Early in her LPGA career, this was a nervous week for the Hamilton, Ont. native. She wanted so badly to play well that she would try to force herself into ...