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Soccer

Soccer

Soccer, or football as it used to be called, dominated the local sports scene at the turn of the last century. Teams would travel to compete for the "People's Shield" and the right to be called Champions of Canada. In July of 1912, the CPR Eleven made their way by train from Fort William to Winnipeg where they defeated Lethbridge 3-0 to claim Thunder Bay's first ever national sports title.

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