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Pickleball winners

Three doubles teams from Sarnia each won gold medals at the annual London Pickleball Club tournament, including Christina Spitzig and Kathryn Poole in the 3.0 women’s doubles division, seen here. Also taking gold were Bill Lindsay and John Boomsma in 3.0 men’s doubles, and Wayne Spitzig and Paul Dennis in 3.5 men’s doubles. Submitted Photo

Heritage Cup

The Sarnia Spirit U13 girls’ soccer team won the two-day Heritage Cup tournament in Tillsonburg, Ont. recently with a 2-0 victory in the U13 final. From left are, front row: goalie Kaylee Busby, second row: Alaina Burns, Ella Jackson, Rebecca Haney, Olivia Talbot, Lillian Bernard, Madison Forte and Amber Bernard, third row: Tessa Jackson, Charlize… Read more »

Sarnia judo Paralympian claims Pan Am title for Canada

Troy Shantz Watching Sarnia’s Priscilla Gagné move in a judo fight you’d never suspect she’s blind. Her maneuvers are smooth; her throws textbook. But that’s the thing about judo, she explains. It’s a sport in which the visually impaired can compete right alongside sighted judokas. “I love it,” said Gagné, 32. “You train with able-bodied… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – What do doctors look at through an ophthalmoscope?   2 – First elected in 1997, what city councillor recently announced his retirement from politics?   3 – Did Confucius live before or after the time of Christ?   4 – Which Sarnia Sting star was recognized as the OHL’s most valuable player?  … Read more »

Bailey says PC majority will be good for Sarnia-Lambton 

Cathy Dobson Minutes after winning his fourth consecutive election race, MPP Bob Bailey vowed health care won’t erode in Sarnia-Lambton under his watch. That’s despite dire warnings from the NDP during the election campaign Bluewater Health could lose 100 staff and 13 beds under a Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives government. Ford didn’t just win June… Read more »

Bailey says PC majority will be good for Sarnia-Lambton 

Cathy Dobson Minutes after winning his fourth consecutive election race, MPP Bob Bailey vowed health care won’t erode in Sarnia-Lambton under his watch. That’s despite dire warnings from the NDP during the election campaign Bluewater Health could lose 100 staff and 13 beds under a Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives government. Ford didn’t just win June… Read more »

Free throw champ

Emma Greenwood of St. Joseph’s School in Corunna became an Ontario champion again when she won the Knight’s of Columbus Regional Free Throw Competition for 13-year-olds in London recently. Greenwood sank 22 of 25 shots, which earned her top spot in Ontario and her second provincial title in five years of competing. She is seen… Read more »

Long-time supporter walking this Relay for Life as a survivor

Jake Romphf Becky Wellington has been involved with Sarnia’s Relay for Life in various ways for more than a decade, but will experience a first at this year’s event. She’ll walk the Survivors’ Victory Lap on June 15 following a yearlong drive to be cancer free. “I thought I’d probably die of cancer at some… Read more »

Bailey says PC majority will be good for Sarnia-Lambton 

Cathy Dobson Minutes after winning his fourth consecutive election race, MPP Bob Bailey vowed health care won’t erode in Sarnia-Lambton under his watch. That’s despite dire warnings from the NDP during the election campaign Bluewater Health could lose 100 staff and 13 beds under a Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives government. Ford didn’t just win June… Read more »

Letters: week of June 7

Andrea Horwath’s NDP is rife with extremist candidates Sir: It’s baffling and terrifying to see people backing the Andrea Horwath-led NDP in this provincial election. As they come into the light, we are really getting a taste of some of the twisted views their candidates bring to the election. Take for example Brampton-East NDP candidate… Read more »