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Pursuit articles share stories related to the world of local sports and the people involved in them.

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Longtime track and field organizer says love of the sport has never gone away

Longtime track and field organizer says love of the sport has never gone away

Pat Nardini says it will be tough on young athletes if this year's elementary meets are cancelled, as they are likely to be due to COVID-19
No matter what he’s doing, the man known as ‘Happy’ always has a smile on his face

No matter what he’s doing, the man known as ‘Happy’ always has a smile on his face

Even at 78 years of age, Hapanovich is still giving his time to help others
High school hockey's ironman finally stepping aside after 35 years (8 photos)

High school hockey's ironman finally stepping aside after 35 years (8 photos)

Remi Gentes says it's time to give more time to his grandkids
Despite all his battles, Tom Coulterman takes on new challenges

Despite all his battles, Tom Coulterman takes on new challenges

Nigerian curlers, many more have benefitted from wisdom of longtime coach
Drew Viotto is a big kid with big dreams

Drew Viotto is a big kid with big dreams

Sault teen's move to Michigan paying off as signal caller sets sights on Division I scholarship
Local hockey rinks tend to be Carr’s home away from home

Local hockey rinks tend to be Carr’s home away from home

Local volunteer does what it takes to contribute
Sleep will have to wait. Ivey has kids to coach, titles to chase

Sleep will have to wait. Ivey has kids to coach, titles to chase

Local basketball coach says sports teaches kids life lessons and he's just happy to be able to contribute
From competitor to teacher, Brent Fryia keeps family tradition alive and kicking

From competitor to teacher, Brent Fryia keeps family tradition alive and kicking

Local wrestling/MMA coach excited about hosting upcoming event on March 14 at the Machine Shop
Some things never change: Veteran coach Mike Hall just keeps on winning

Some things never change: Veteran coach Mike Hall just keeps on winning

Now coach of the Sault College Cougars, Hall sometimes wonders what could have been if given the chance at the next level
Former athlete now blowing the whistle on basketball games

Former athlete now blowing the whistle on basketball games

Katrina McMeeken says support from spouse, friends has made transition to ref role easier