By Dr. Paul Hooton, PhD Special Contributor to EUP News We all have stress. Some people experience more stress than others. If you’re human, and alive you cannot avoid stress. Paying bills, dealing with weather, family, co-workers and other related issues can summon stress. Correctional Officers have lots of stress. It’s puzzling to me when people say that corrections officers [...]
By Dr. Paul Hooton, PhD Special Contributor to EUP News I really had to learn Spanish well. In Florida, so many...
Dr. Paul Hooton, PhD EUP News Columnist I had a friend once. Actually, that’s not accurate. I’ve had a friend...
Connie Thompson Special Contributor to EUP News April started off slow – but then towards the last few weeks it...
By Paul Hooton, PhD Special Contributor to EUP News I went to see a child psychologist for a while. But, I stopped going, since all the kid wanted to do was play video games. Okay, all joking aside, ask any yooper: There’s something about our winters here that summon gloom. Don’t get me wrong; I love going out in the [...]Read more ›
Randy Russon, Mika Media Special Contributor to EUP News Jamestown Ironmen have an iron-clad hold on the Soo Eagles and are a win away from going to the North American Hockey League’s Roberston Cup, national championship tournament. The Ironmen head home to Jamestown for Game 3 (and if necessary, Game 4) of their best-of-five, NAHL North Division final series with [...]Read more ›
Randy Russon, Mika Media Contributing Columnist They finished 1-2 in the North Division of the North American Hockey League during the 2012-2013 regular season. Apropos, Soo Eagles and Jamestown Ironmen will play off to determine which team will represent the North Division at the NAHL’s Robertson Cup championship tournament next month. Former champions of the Northern Ontario Jr. [...]Read more ›
Randy Russon, Mika Media Adventurous, albeit aging lad that I am, I am on tour today while not leaving the comfort of my second-floor home office with its view of lower Pine St. and a mere 1,000 feet from the St. Mary’s River in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Canada. Without need to pack my suitcase or change my Canadian money into [...]Read more ›
SAULT STE. MARIE – You would excuse the Soo Eagles if they were a bit rusty on Friday night. After all, they hadn’t played a game in 13 days, while Port Huron came off a hard-fought series last weekend against Johnstown. No excuse needed. The Eagles swarmed out to a 2-0 first period lead, and after losing their lead, scored [...]Read more ›
Led by coach-general manager Kevin Cain, the defending Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League and Dudley-Hewitt Cup, Central Canada champion Soo Thunderbirds are experiencing another banner season. After finishing in second place during the 2012-2013 regular season, the Thunderbirds have an 8-0 record through two rounds of the playoffs to punch their ticket into the NOJHL finals. Sault This Week sportswriter [...]Read more ›
Bigger may not always be better. But having size can cast eyes. And there are a few big guys in the North American Hockey League whose play of late has caused more than one Division 1, National Collegiate Athletic Association scout to consider a date. In alphabetical order, here is a sampling of five big boys: Hunter Anderson. A 6-foot-4, 215 pound, [...]Read more ›
He is a National Hockey League scout who wears more than one Stanley Cup ring. His word is trusted and respected and he doesn’t offer his opinions unless he is asked. And when asked to compare the caliber and level of play between the Tier 1, United States Hockey League and the Tier 2, North American Hockey League, he was [...]Read more ›
By Randy Russon Mika Media Soo Eagles have shrugged off a sluggish start to become a soaring success in their debut season in the North American Hockey League. Formerly of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League, the Eagles started the 2012-2013 NAHL season with a 0-3-1 record at the league’s Showcase Tournament. But the Eagles have flown high. Since their [...]Read more ›
By Connie Thompson Special Contributor February – whew! What a cold and snowy month! Unbelievably, there were still all sorts of birds hanging out around the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Bird sightings were many, with various raptors and small winter birds being the stars of the month. Turkeys are being seen by quite a few people and their numbers don’t seem [...]Read more ›
By Lindsay Koskenoja Staff Writer If you missed out on your chance to buy Girl Scout cookies, or want to buy more before the season is over, you’re in luck! For the month of March, local residents will have a last chance to purchase their favorite Girl Scout Cookies. Girl Scouts will be selling cookies at Cookie Booths, located outside [...]Read more ›