Sports

Football returns

The high school football season kicked off on Sept. 26 with Great Lakes travelling to Chatham for a tilt against Ursuline College. Northern and Chatham-Kent were scheduled to face off in Chatham at 1 p.m., while St. Patrick’s hosts Wallaceburg at 4 p.m. Homecoming is set for Oct. 4 at Great Lakes Secondary, where the… Read more »

Heads you win

Tristan Paul-Aguilar, left, and Maitriy Patel, right, of the Lambton Lions men’s soccer team compete for the ball against David Fimiak of Niagara College during the Lions’ home opener on Sept. 16. A 4-2 loss to Niagara dropped Lambton to 0-3 on the OCAA season. Bruce Smith Special to The Journal

Another season over

Jim Foley, left, and Bob McQueen, right, won the season-ending Robb Funeral Home tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club for a third straight year recently. Presenting the trophy here is tournament convenor Rebecca McQueen. Submitted Photo

Sarnia Braves seeking baseball coach

The Sarnia Braves Minor Baseball Association is seeking a coach for its instructional program. The position includes working with youth and assisting in the development of foundational baseball skills. The club says applicants should have a strong understanding of baseball, time management and organizational skills. Youth coaching experience is an asset. Applicants can email John… Read more »

Sarnia Spirit U14 girls’ soccer team makes tourney finals

The Sarnia Spirit U14 girls’ soccer team capped its season with an appearance at the Henderson Soccer Tournament in London on Labour Day weekend. The team made it to the final against London United. Savanah Vanhooft scored a pair of goals for Sarnia in the 2-2 tie, but the Spirit lost 4-3 in a penalty… Read more »

High school football takes a hit, juniors scrubbed

Football fans will see a lot less of the high school variety this fall. All junior high school football teams in the Lambton-Kent district have disbanded, and two of the senior squads won’t be competing. Northern Collegiate dropped its junior team, as has Chatham-Kent, which left only St. Patrick’s and Ursuline College. Because three teams… Read more »

Bantam Braves best take title

After dropping just two games all season and owning the best record in the London and District Baseball Association, the Sarnia Braves bantam baseball team won the league playoffs on Aug. 19. The Braves lost their opening game to St. Thomas, but won two straight to meet again in the semifinals. Yanic Babcock’s complete game… Read more »

Perfect tournament

The Sarnia Spirit U11 Select Team won the gold medal at the Rush Kickoff Classic 2018 in Northville, Michigan, going undefeated while scoring 10 goals and giving up zero. From left are, front row: Abby Tomback, Ashley Hall, Shannon James, Nevaeh Davidson and Taeah Tsapraillis; middle row: Jenna Daye and Sophia Sandrin; back row: Colette… Read more »