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Ted Dent, shown at a team practice with the Rockford, Ill., IceHogs of the American Hockey League in this file photo, will be charge of the defence and penalty kill as an associate coach with the Niagara IceDogs.

IceHog becomes an IceDog

A man who as a minor league coach is credited with playing a “major role” in the development of players who went on to become Stanley Cup champions is coming home to Canada.

St. Catharines Collegiate graduate Mohammed Ahmed, shown running for Canada in this file photo, finished sixth in the men's 5,000 metres at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in London earlier this month, the highest-ever finish for a Canadian.

Another record run

St. Catharines’ athlete of the year for 2016 continues building a strong case to end 2017 as Canada’s long-distance runner of the year.

Playoffs needed at tour stop

Playoffs were needed at the latest stop on this year’s Niagara District Junior Golf Tour before a winner could be declared in two divisions.

Niagara Titans receiver Cameron Smith makes a one-handed catch in bantam football consolation championship action versus the West Niagara Steelers at Kiwanis Field Sunday in St. Catharines. SCOTT WOODLAND/Photo courtesy Niagara Regional Minor Football Association

Longhorns hook two titles

Fort Erie was the biggest winner on the weekend when the Niagara Regional Minor Football Association crowned overall and consolation championships.

Metros extend win streak

The Niagara Metros are nearing the end of their regular season armed and ready to strike down the opposition in the Central Ontario Baseball Association (COBA) Major Playoff tournament Aug. 18-20.

St. Catharines Rowing Club captain Mark Welsh, left, accepts the efficiency award from Canadian Henley Rowing Corp. commissioner Bill Schenck. JULIE JOCSAK/Postmedia News

Biggest splash at Henley

A total of 140 clubs competed at the 135th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, and not one of them made a bigger splash during race week than the St. Catharines Rowing Club.