A pictures speaks a thousand words

Capturing the true essense of the city, one photograph at a time.

Photographers Donna Hopper, Kenneth Armstrong, Michael Purvis and Shaylan Spurway from SooToday.com capture the action packed sports scene and celebrate Sault Ste. Marie's fans and athletes through photographs!


Team Jacobs returned home to the Sault Ste. Marie Airport on February 25, 2014 to a crowd of hundreds after capturing gold in mens curling at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Donna Hopper/SooToday


White Pines runner Jerry McLeod (L) crosses the finish line only twenty-three hundredths of a second behind Superior Heights runner James Mesich during the junior boys 1500 meter run held during the city track and field meet on May 21, 2014. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


St. Basil student Chris Kramer gestures after finishing first in the senior boys 200 meter dash during NOSSA Track and Field May 29, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie. SooToday.com/Kenneth Armstrong


A London player is hit by a pitch during a game against the Aurora Jays August 31, 2014 at Strathclair Fields in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. SooToday.com/Kenneth Armstrong


Soo Greyhounds forward Michael Bunting hands a gift to Saginaw Spirit left-winger Dylan Shadowy ahead of their March 15, 2014 game at Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. It was the first game since the death of Saginaw forward Terry Trafford. Michael Purvis/SooToday


Algoma University Thunderbirds guard Jimmy Bilenga attempts a basket during a game January 10, 2014. The Thunderbirds fell to the Ottawa Gee-Gees 96-82 at the George Leach Centre in Sault Ste Marie, Ont. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Rebecca Fewchuk displays the checkered flag during a victory lap after one of her two heat race wins at Laird International Raceway on June 26, 2014 outside of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Owen Sound Attack goaltender Brandon Hope had his helmet knocked off during play in game 2 of their playoff series against the Soo Greyhounds held March 22, 2014 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The Soo Greyhounds defeated the Owen Sound Attack 7-3, tying their first round playoff series 1-1. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Brendon Crowley mugs for the camera during his match against Terrance Kaiser during the Warriors Collide mixed martial-arts event at the Rankin Arena on April 26, 2014. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


A young Soo Greyhounds fan heckles Erie Otters defenceman Spencer Abraham during game 1 of their Western Conference semi-final played April 2, 2014 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


York Lions player Nour Ghoneim jumps into the arms of teammate Marilyn Grammenopoulos immediately after a goal was scored in a game against Algoma University on September 9, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Skip Brad Jacobs throws the rock during a draw against Team Epping at the National Grand Slam of Curling event on November 21, 2014 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Mac and BJ Marcoux return home to an adoring crowd at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport on March 17, 2014 after capturing gold and two bronze at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Donna Hopper/SooToday


Algoma Thunderbirds forward Brett Zufelt gets caught up with a Queens University player after attempting an offensive rebound during a game January 18, 2014. The Algoma University Thunderbirds went on to defeat the Queens University Gaels 83-76 at the George Leach Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Curling fans take in a match during the National, a Grand Slam of Curling event held November 19, 2014 at the Essar Centre. Shaylan Spurway/SooToday


Superior Heights Steelhawks player Justin Cond tackles Lo-Ellen Knights player Chris Moutsatos during the NOSSA Senior Football Championship held November 19, 2014 in Sault Ste. Marie. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


The white flag is waved as the sun sets at Laird International Raceway on July 24, 2014. SooToday.com/Kenneth Armstrong


Jordan Nolan and the Stanley Cup are framed behind by an elder in traditional dress in Garden River First Nation, August 8, 2014. Jordan Nolan, a member of the Stanley Cup winning Los Angeles Kings brought the Cup to his hometown for the day. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Korah Colts players seen celebrating their 14-0 win over the Lively Hawks immediately after the NOSSA Junior Football Championship held at Superior Heights on November 18, 2014. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday


Algoma University players Reynaldo Carnakie and Samy Mohammed celebrate late in a game January 18, 2014 against visiting Queen University. The Algoma University Thunderbirds went on to defeat the Queens University Gaels 83-76 at the George Leach Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Kenneth Armstrong/SooToday

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About Dionne Elgie

Dionne Elgie grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and has a deep personal love for this city, and like many Saultites, a real passion for the great outdoors. Along with her team at DIG (Digital Intelligence Group)—she works with Tourism Sault Ste. Marie to curate compelling travel stories and collect truly useful tour tips that appeal to both local residents and out-of-town visitors. You can contact Dionne at dionne@digdeep.ca—she’d love to hear from you!

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