Make skateboarding a sport for everyone

Allie O’Rourke recently returned to skateboarding after a long hiatus. She first learned to skate on improvised ramps as a teenager, and had taken it up in college, but had since drifted. Back on the board, she was skating at Weaver Park in the Dublin Freedoms. Located on Cork Street, …

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Bridgewater firefighters hold fundraiser for family battling cancer

BRIDGEWATER – Firefighter James Reidy said he heard rumblings around town over the past month about the situation with the McQuade family battling cancer and immediately felt compelled to help. “What we love to do as a firefighters union is try to mobilize for our community if we see people …

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Wilkes-Barre skate park | Eyewitness News

WILKES-BARRE, ALZERNE COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU) – An abandoned tennis court in Wilkes-Barre has been transformed into a skate park. The residents say there is nowhere to go, but the town is not happy and shuts it down. But there may be a solution to make both sides happy. You …

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City of North Battleford to conclude free public skating this week

“We had a maximum of 30 on the ice this year, due to provincial guidelines, but in previous years we drew between 90 and 100 people on some Saturdays,” she said. “So our numbers were down, but we had a maximum of 30 almost every Saturday at the Access Communication …

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Karen Chen of Fremont places 4th at World Skating Championships

Karen Chen has done it again – this time against almost impossible odds. The Fremont figure skater, who was very successful at the 2017 World Championships to help the United States win three Olympic spots, nearly doubled the effort on Friday in Stockholm, Sweden. Chen’s personal best in free skating …

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The OHL season still a possibility for the London Knights

LONDON, ONT. – Not that long ago, nearly 10,000 hockey fans joined Budweiser Gardens on Friday nights for a game. That scenario may not return anytime soon, but London Knights management is still hoping an OHL season can be played. “We are patiently waiting and it looks positive,” said Rob …

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Vincent Zhou of Palo Alto collapses at World Figure Skating Championships – East Bay Times

Vincent Zhou’s performance at the World Championship couldn’t have been a bigger disaster Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden. Zhou, the 2019 world bronze medalist, failed to qualify for the free skating after imploding during the men’s short program. Zhou, who grew up in Palo Alto, blasted all three jumps in one …

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SAI Academy Wins Under-Junior Women’s Hockey Title

Representative image Bhubaneswar: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Academy beat Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High-Performance Center 5-4 via penalties, after both teams were locked at 2-2 in regulation time, to win the 1st sub-junior women’s academy national championship here Thursday. The SAI Academy fought a remarkable fight in regulation …

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PRE-GAME STORY: Devils at Capitals 3.25.21

Check out the team’s latest coverage in our Inside the Devils blog. >> LEARN MORE IN THE INSIDE THE DEVILS BLOG WASHINGTON DC – Goalie Mackenzie blackwood, who has won their last three games, will leave for New Jersey on Thursday night against the Washington Capitals. His counterpart will be …

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Adirondack rules out Shenendehowa 4-0 in CDHSHL final

The Adirondack Rivermens have managed to appear in nine Capital District High School Hockey League games this season. It’s what the team has done in their last three outings that probably won’t be leaving players in memories anytime soon. After securing uneven victories in the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the …

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