Eye on the ball

Brandon Campbell, 4, an instructional T-ball player with Elk’s Lodge, lined up his swing to connect for a single in SMAA baseball action last week. Brandon’s team was playing the Aamjiwnaang Talons at Germain Park. Glenn Ogilvie

Local goalie caps dream season with trip to Memorial Cup

Jake Romphf When Kaden Fulcher’s mom told him he couldn’t play goalie in lacrosse, he asked, “What about hockey?” The starting goaltender for the Hamilton Bulldogs has had a extraordinary season in the Ontario Hockey League: franchise record for wins, league championship, trip to the Memorial Cup, and signed an NHL contract with the Detroit… Read more »

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 – At what convenience store chain can you buy a Big Gulp?   2 – A fundraising campaign has started to repair the therapeutic pool at what Sarnia facility?   3 – Actors George Clooney, Michael Keaton, and Val Kilmer all played what comic superhero in films?   4 – What 16-year-old local downtown… Read more »

What’s happening at the First Friday walkabout on June 1

The June First Friday cultural walkabout is also kick-off night for Sarnia’s annual ArtWalk festival. Many shops other than those listed below are open until 9 p.m., and while Christina Street is closed there will be free parking in municipal lots, Bayside Centre above ground lot, and side streets after 6 p.m. JUDITH & NORMAN… Read more »

Letters: week of May 31

Boater seeing red over fee increase to use city’s new boat launch Sir: The infamous Centennial Park project saw the restoration of the park, the removal of the existing boat launch, and the construction of a new boat launch at a cost of over $13 million from Sarnia taxpayers. In 2017, no public launch was… Read more »

MOVIE REVIEW: Less-than-epic Solo rides a fun but thin plot

Vicky Sparks When Han Solo burst onto the scene in 1977 he was immediately everyone’s cool uncle that shows up at holiday gatherings from time to time with expensive presents and stories of adventure. Where was he between holidays? What did he do? No one really knew and he didn’t volunteer the information – he… Read more »

Coming through

Carter Barron of Northern Collegiate won the junior boys’ 300-metre hurdles at the Southwestern Ontario high school track and field championships. Barron was also part of the Vikings’ 4X400 metre relay team, which finished second at the Windsor meet held May 23-24. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal