Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Windsor’ Category

Hayley Wickenheiser says female hockey players losing dressing room to boys’ team is ‘crap’

Thursday, December 21st, 2017
Dressing room, Ridgetown Arena

Hayley Wickenheiser, regarded as one of the best female hockey players in the world, thinks it's "crap" girls at an arena in Ridgetown, Ont., got bumped out of their dressing room to make room for an all-boys team.

Windsor man faces lifetime ban for tossing first octopus at Little Caesars Arena

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Nick Horvath

Red Wings Superfan Nick Horvath smuggled an octopus into the Little Caesars Arena with the hope of claiming his place in history. Instead, he received a lifetime ban.

Town of LaSalle dedicates special day to Olympic swimmer Kylie Masse

Friday, August 18th, 2017

The Olympic medal-winning swimmer met with fans at the LaSalle outdoor pool following a parade along Front Road that started at 4 p.m.

Detroit Lions condemn ‘any use’ of logo at Charlottesville event

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Modern Detroit Lions logo unveiled in April 2009

The Detroit Lions say they "detest and disavow" any use of their logo associated with the event last Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Kylie Masse reflects on her world backstroke record

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
wip kylie win

The 21-year-old athlete returned home this week from her victory at the World Aquatic Championships in Budapest, where she navigated a tidal wave of attention.

‘This is our journey:’ Melissa Bishop sticks by ailing coach’s side

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
ATH Worlds Bishop 20170802

Dennis Fairall is losing his speech and mobility to a rare degenerative disease, but he has continued to coach Melissa Bishop and as she takes on the world in the 800 metres.

Hockeytown, Windsor say goodbye to the Joe

Sunday, April 9th, 2017
Fans say goodbye to the Joe

Fans filled the East entrance to the Joe Louis Arena to see their favourite hockey players walk into the arena one last time.

Public mourns Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch during memorial in Detroit

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Members of the public turn out to wish Little Caesars Pizza founder and Detroit sports legend Mike Ilitch a final farewell during a public memorial at the Fox Theatre.

OHL launches program to teach players respect for women

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

A pilot project of the program started with the Kitchener Rangers and the Peterborough Petes last year.

Indians no more: Southwestern Ontario minor baseball team dropping Indians name, logo

Monday, October 31st, 2016

A southwestern Ontario minor baseball club is changing its name from the Indians, in a move designed to show respect to Indigenous communities.