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Bears roar to victory: Dominant performance over Ottawa Junior Senators ends in 5-2 triumph

CHRIS UHLIG Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. All roads led to the Den Friday night for an exciting game of hockey of course. The Ottawa Junior Senators team […]

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‘Medal at EOSSAA’: Carleton Place Bears earn LCIAA hoops cup over Perth Blue Devils

BY LAURIE WEIR It was a showdown on the hard court that could have gone either way, but Carleton Place held a slim lead to win the Lanark County Interschool […]

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End of the streak: Bears fall to Rockland Nationals despite strong efforts

BY CHRIS UHLIG The Bears amazing seven-game winning streak finally came to an end at the Friday night home game on February 9th against the Rockland Nationals. Some people argued […]

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Bears deliver spectacular victory in intense showdown against Lumber Kings

BY CHRIS UHLIG Last time, we reported on the dramatic 4-3 overtime win during the January 28th Sunday home game against the Hawkesbury Hawks. The Bears then elevated the excitement […]

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The battle of the 33s: Bears triumph in nail-biting overtime victory against Hawkesbury Hawks

BY CHRIS UHLIG The den felt pretty quiet since the last home game on January 19th with a stunning 5:2 win over the Nepean Raiders. But that doesn’t mean that […]

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Bears roar back: Impressive turnaround secures victories over Nepean Raiders and Carleton Place Canadians

BY CHRIS UHLIG After the 4:7 loss a week ago Friday against the Renfrew Wolves and an equally disappointing 4:6 loss the next day at the rematch, the Bears ended […]

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Brooke Henderson kicks off LPGA Tour with 3rd place finish at Hilton Grand Vacations

Lydia Ko wins her 20th tournament of the Tour at 14-under BY LAURIE WEIR Sunday was a breezy final day for the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions on the LPGA […]

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Brooke Henderson kicks off LPGA Tour as Hilton Grand Vacations defending champion

Celebrating 10 years since turning pro, Smiths Falls golfer says the ‘best is yet to come’ BY LAURIE WEIR It’s been a short off-season for Brooke Henderson as she jumped […]

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Bears hometown struggle as Wolves triumph in disappointing game

BY CHRIS UHLIG Well hello my friends, how have you all been? It’s been a while since hockey grazed these pages last, but it finally returned to Hometown News and […]

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Portland’s Skate the Lake adapts to climate uncertainties

Volunteers of a popular skating event in the village of Portland, Ontario in the township of Rideau Lakes are working on reinventing the way they have organized races for 20 […]

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Smiths Falls’ Jake MacMillan wins national dart championships

During the council meeting in Smiths Falls on Tuesday night, Mayor Shawn Pankow extended congratulations to local dart player Jake MacMillan. “I want to recognize Jake MacMillan who participated in […]

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Smiths Falls Bears boast top graduating player, top GM

Mayor Shawn Pankow paused to recognize significant honours awarded to members of the Smiths Falls Bears during Monday evening’s council meeting in Smiths Falls.  “I’d like to congratulate Smiths Falls […]

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New Smiths Falls senior hockey team to play first home game

The Smiths Falls Rideaus, a new team that has joined the Eastern Ontario Super Hockey League, will play their first two games this weekend, including a home game at the […]

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Smiths Falls cheers as Andison achieves sixth place finish in 200m IM

During Monday night’s council meeting, Mayor Pankow took a moment on behalf of the Smiths Falls council and community to recognize Olympic swimmer Bailey Andison for her incredible effort in […]

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Two Smiths Falls women heading to Tokyo Olympics

Smiths Falls’ own Bailey Andison and Brooke Henderson are heading to the Tokyo Olympics. The two local women have been friends since their childhood days when they were both students […]

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Smiths Falls’ own Bailey Andison heading to the Tokyo Olympics

Smiths Falls’ very own Bailey Andison will be heading to the Tokyo Olympics. The renowned swimmer was successful at this week’s Olympic trials in Toronto and has been named to […]

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Send a cheer to Olympic hopeful Bailey Andison

During Monday night’s council meeting in Smiths Falls, Mayor Shawn Pankow encouraged citizens of Smiths Falls to cheer for hometown proud Olympic hopeful Bailey Andison. He suggested it would be […]

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Bears win last home game of the regular season

The Bears faced the Pembroke Lumber Kings Friday night for the last home game of the regular season, and they finished it on a high note with a solid 4:2 […]

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Rideau District High School wins silver at EOSSAA Junior A Girls’ Volleyball championship

The Rideau District High School Lions won silver Tuesday, March 3 at the EOSSAA Junior A Girls’ Volleyball Championship, held at St. Mary Catholic High School in Brockville. Despite a […]

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Bears put up a good fight against the leading team in the league

Friday night’s game against the Carleton Place Canadians didn’t really hold any surprises for anyone. The Bears had to yield to the leading team of the league with a 4:6 […]

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Sledge hockey makes Smiths Falls debut

Anyone who has witnessed Paralympians in action develops a healthy level of respect for these dedicated athletes and the challenges they overcome. A key Winter Paralympics sport, sledge hockey, came […]

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Perth wins EOSSAA Senior A Boys’ Basketball Championship while Almonte wins EOSSAA Junior A Boys’ title

The Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) Blue Devils won the 2020 EOSSAA Senior A Boys’ Basketball Championship Wednesday, February 26 defeating Rideau District High School (RDHS) 48-39. The hosting […]

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Bears fans treated to a thriller game

Only a mere 130 spectators came to see the Bears taking on the Brockville Braves Tuesday night, but those people got treated to a thriller of Michael Jackson quality. Best […]

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Bears hit rough patch losing another game, to Navan Grads

The Bears have seemingly hit a patch of rough ice lately with a string of losses at home and abroad. In all fairness, the game Friday night against the Navan […]

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Bears winning streak comes to an end against Lumber Kings

The Bears amazing winning streak came to a screeching halt last Friday at the home game against the Pembroke Lumber Kings. Some spectators attributed the 2:4 loss to a lack […]

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Another game in the bag for the Bears

Seemingly unstoppable, the Bears added yet another win to their portfolio. The team extended their winning streak once more, coming out atop with a 4:3 result against the Rockland Nationals […]

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Great North Wrestling returns to Smiths Falls for “Annihilation” event

Featuring WWE & WCW legends Haku and the Barbarian Great North Wrestling will kick off 2020 with its ‘Annihilation’ event at Smith Falls’ Gallipeau Centre Theatre on Saturday, February 29 […]

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Bears beat Kemptville 73’s bringing their streak to six in a row

A 5:3 win over the Kemptville 73’s extended the Bears winning streak to the sixth game in a row. The team won that game however only with a good portion […]

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Bears come out on top against the Kanata Lasers

The Tuesday Bears game against the Kanata Lasers can be regarded as one of the slightly more unusual ones. Remember the postponed game of November 29th of last year, the […]

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Killer Bears win shootout against the Braves

The Sunday game of the Bears against Brockville radiated the vibes of a good old fashioned whodunit movie of the Miss Marple Kind with Margaret Ruthford. One didn’t have the […]

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Bears do Smiths Falls proud on Friday against the Nepean Raiders

Potential anthropologists of the world of hockey would surely find the Friday night games to represent a bewildering ever changing microcosm of their chosen field of study. There are 50/50 […]

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3:4 shootout loss for the Bears against the Navan Grads

‘Almost’ isn’t good enough in most of the sports, you either win or you loose. The Bears almost made it after a fierce comeback in Friday’s game against the Navan […]

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Big night Friday for the Bears

The Bears welcomed their fans back at the Den Friday night for the first home game since Christmas. The team had already two road games under their belt in the […]

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