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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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Father Time has not slowed down local golfer Don Martone

Father Time has not slowed down local golfer Don Martone

Martone preparing for this weekend's Root River Open, but also has eye on a record this Labour Day
Kim Bonnell still head over heels for her first love — gymnastics

Kim Bonnell still head over heels for her first love — gymnastics

Local gymnastics coach helping others achieve the success she once strived for
The Sault's Mr. Soccer still kicking after all these years

The Sault's Mr. Soccer still kicking after all these years

Age may have slowed Tony Celli down, but the memories of his contributions to the community remain as vivid as always
Oldest living NHLer still going strong as he approaches 98th year

Oldest living NHLer still going strong as he approaches 98th year

Sault's Steve Wochy still lives by himself, drives his own car
Time has not extinguished DeLuca's burning passion for the game

Time has not extinguished DeLuca's burning passion for the game

Local hockey coach continues to pass on his wisdom to the Sault's up and comers
Lebel's love for baseball as strong as always <b>(8 photos)</b>

Lebel's love for baseball as strong as always (8 photos)

Despite turning 70, Mike Lebel has not slowed down and he continues to be a stabilizing force in baseball locally
Vetrie was born to coach basketball

Vetrie was born to coach basketball

Ryan Vetrie learned from one of the best and he's now passing some of that knowledge onto Sault Ste. Marie's basketball community
For Jim Monico, football has always been in his blood

For Jim Monico, football has always been in his blood

Local coach continues to enrich the lives of others, something he's done for 31 straight years
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