Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games 2012

Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games 2012

Photo by Terry Roberts/The Compass

Games on!

The 2012 NL Summer Games got off to a blazing start in Carbonear Saturday evening as several thousand athletes, coaches, volunteers, dignitaries, sporting enthusiasts and entertainers took part in what can only be described as an electrifying and first-rate opening ceremonies. This week The Telegram, The Compass and The Packet will bring you complete coverage of the games, from the lighting of the torch to the presentation of the final medal. Below we have the full collection of stories filed by our team of journalists. For the medal count, full schedule and live updates via Twitter click here.

Danny Cleary (left) and Jamie Korab wave to the crowd before lighting to flame to officially kick off the 2012 NL Summer Games in Carbonear and Harbour Grace on Aug. 18.

Summer Games off to glitzy start

August 18, 2012 - 20 h 59

The 2012 NL Summer Games got off to a blazing start in Carbonear this evening (Aug. 18) as several thousand athletes, coaches, volunteers, dignitaries, sporting enthusiasts and entertainers took part...

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Summer Games off to glitzy start

No ordinary day at the beach

August 20, 2012 - 7 h 50

There’s a first for everything. Sunday morning on the silky beach at Salmon Cove Sands, Jessica Winters and Georgia Abel not only played, but also won their first-ever beach volleyball match.

The...

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No ordinary day at the beach

Bringing home gold

August 20, 2012 - 13 h 43

By NICHOLAS MERCER

The Compass

Gold has become the new favourite colour for Sarah Hiscock.

The 13-year-old from Carbonear reached the top of the podium in the Girls 11-14 50...

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Bringing home gold

Summer Games softball

August 20, 2012 - 14 h 27
Mount Pearl/South team vs St. John's/North team in softball at the Newfoundland and Labrador 2012 Summer Games Aug. 20, 2012.
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Avalon baseball 4-0 after Day 2

August 20, 2012 - 22 h 07

The Team Avalon boys’ baseball team are one win away from claiming the 2012 NL Summer Games title. The team,featuring players from...

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Avalon baseball 4-0 after Day 2

*Updated* Host team enjoying success in the pool

August 21, 2012 - 9 h 58

The pool has been good to the host team of Carbonear-Harbour Grace at the 2012 NL Summer Games.

Monday’s finals saw host swimmers collect four more medals and push its total from two days...

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*Updated* Host team enjoying success in the pool

Tennis player has footwork straddling two countries

August 21, 2012 - 7 h 54

Luc Briand is quite literally one of a kind. The 12-year-old is the only individual athlete from St-Pierre et Miquelon competing at this week’s Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games, co-hosted by...

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Tennis player has footwork straddling two countries

Girls volleyball bronze medal match

August 21, 2012 - 11 h 43
Labrador (in the blue and dark blue tops) won the girls' beach volleyball bronze medal at the Newfoundland and Labrador 2012 Summer Games against St. John's. The games are being held in the Carbonear/Bay Roberts area.
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Girls volleyball bronze medal match