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Dally at national basketball team camp

Bright’s Grove’s Laura Dally has been named to the 14-member Women’s National Team training and selection camp, which runs to Aug. 1 in Edmonton. At the end of the camp, Canada will announce the 12-player list for the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup being held from Aug. 6 – 13 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Canada, which is… Read more »

Wins streak ends for Sarnia Braves

The streak has ended for the Sarnia Braves baseball team. The Braves suffered their first loss of the season on July 19, falling 12-6 to the Exeter Express. Sarnia continued to lead the Southwestern Senior Baseball League with a 16-1 record, and are 27-1 overall on the season.    

Sarnia Braves’ remarkable baseball season continues

Julian Service of the Sarnia Braves hits a home run during a  game last year against Courtright. Service has been ian important part in the Braves lengthy win streak this season. 
Photo by Hayley Trigatti

Troy Shantz It’s been a perfect storm this season for the Sarnia Senior Braves – and that’s a good thing. The Braves have stretched their season-long win streak to 26 games and a number one ranking in Ontario, a remarkable record that according to team manager James Grant is the result of the AAA club firing on… Read more »

Local athletes shine at Canadian track and field championships

Jillian Drouin grimaces while going over the bar at the 2017 Canadian National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. The Corunna native won a silver medal.
Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Athletes from the Sarnia Athletics Southwest Track and Field Club had an impressive showing at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. Jillian Drouin of Corunna won a silver medal in the senior women’s high jump, Drouin, the sister of Olympic gold medalist Derek Drouin, clearing a height of 1.80M. The club’s Marissa Mueller… Read more »

Sturgeon stymied

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Ball carrier Dylan Gallant of the Sarnia Sturgeon varsity team surges upfield against the Forest City Thunderbirds in a Canada Day game played in London. The rush wasn’t enough, however, as Sarnia took the loss 28-20. Suzanne Gulvin-Smith photo

Women’s Invitational

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Bonnie Martin and Gerri Boudreau were the overall low net champions at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club Women’s Invitational, while Susan Postian and Jeanne Campanale were overall low gross champions. From left are Martin, Boudreau, club general manager Michael Hearse, Postian and Campanale. Submitted Photo

Bluewater cycling event expected to draw 750 participants

Participants in last year's inaugural "big ride" cycle along the lakefront.
Photo courtesy, Bluewater International Granfondo

Troy Shantz The second annual Bluewater International Granfondo is just weeks away and has already earned notoriety locally and abroad as a premiere cycling event. Cyclists from as far as Vancouver and Texas were among the 510 riders who attended last year, and more than 700 have already registered for the Aug. 6 event, said… Read more »

Junior tourney winner

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Junior golfer Jaxon Shelton of Camlachie fired an 81 at Huron Oaks to win the Sarnia-area qualifier and advance to the Southwest Optimist Tournament in Blenheim. Here he receives the trophy from Florion Neumann of the Bright’s Grove Optimists. Nolan DeGurse of Bright’s Grove won the 14-15 age group, while Ryan Richardson of Camlachie was… Read more »

The Point Edward Pacers playoff run has come to an end.

The Junior B lacrosse squad was eliminated in a best-of-five series by the Six Nations Rebels with a 23-5 loss on June 30. The Pacers seemed to be chasing the Rebels from the start of the series, said captain Korey Conroy after the game two loss of 19-7. “We haven’t been able to match their… Read more »

Two local gymnasts named to Canada’s national youth team

Two local gymnasts have been chosen to join Canada’s 2017-18 women’s artistic gymnastics national team. Jovie Richardson and Rachel Riley, both of Sarnia’s Bluewater Gymnastics Club, were named to Canada’s Youth National Team last week. “We are very excited about the future of gymnastics in Canada,” said Dave Brubaker, national team director for women’s artistic… Read more »