Sports

Star Skate competitors

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This group from the Point Edward Skating Club competed recently at the Star Skate Championships in Alymer, Ont. From left are, front row: Makayla Hachey, Danielle Rivard, Malyia Glysinski and Peyton Bishop; back row: Tamara Lumley, Heather Scott, Evelyn Chambers, Laura Stochjevski, Paige Harris, Asia Dang-Hill and Lisa Stathis. Submitted Photo

Kendel Ross to lead Lambton College Lady Lions

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The Lambton College women’s basketball team has named city native Kendel Ross as its new head coach. The former Northern Collegiate hoops star has played professionally in Portugal and Spain and at various levels with the Canadian national team. The 28-year-old also has experience as a coach, having started an off-season program for high school… Read more »

Point Edward hosting minor hockey all-stars Saturday

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Point Edward is hosting the Lambton Middlesex Local League all-stars on Saturday, March 25. More than 200 minor hockey players from southern Ontario communities including Port Stanley, Strathroy and Lambton Shores will be at the Point Edward Arena for a day of high-level hockey action, from novice to midget. Games are scheduled to begin at… Read more »

Sting grad participant in longest game in hockey history

An exhausted Joey Tenute, left, during a March 12 playoff game in Norway that became the longest professional hockey game ever played.
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Troy Shantz A former Sarnia Sting player became a part of sports history last week when he participated in what was the longest game of professional hockey ever played. Forward Joey Tenute and his Storhamar Dragons battled the Sparta Warriors in a Norwegian league playoff bout that took a staggering eight overtime periods to resolve…. Read more »

Sarnia Spirit win district indoor soccer league title

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The league champion Sarnia Spirit U14 soccer team, from left, back row: Assistant Coach Steve LeBlanc, Bryar Fournie, Ainsley Mackenzie, Adriana Netskos, Cassidy VanPraet, Isabelle Thiffeault, Avah Tsaprailis, Caitlynn Frew and Head Coach Kevin Simmonds; front row: Jaelyn Cole, Savanah VanHooft, Arianna Satram, Makayla Rapaich, Ayla McCarver and Ava Frankland. Missing:  Emma Gibson, Kaitlyn Handy, Paige Vidler and Ceana Viragos.
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Journal Staff The Sarnia Spirit girls’ under-14 team was the division champion this year in the indoor Elgin Middlesex District Soccer League. Playing at BMO Centre in London, the Spirit posted a record of 13 wins, 4 ties, and 1 loss. The team, comprised of U13 and U14 players, was formed in September with the… Read more »

St. Pat’s winners of Lambton Kent hockey crown

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The St. Patrick’s boys hockey team defeated Great Lakes to win the Lambton Kent high school AAA title this year. The Fighting Irish went on the SWOSSA championship where they fell to St. Anne of Windsor. Submitted Photo

Valhalla Gold

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The Major Bantam Valhalla boys’ basketball team struck gold at the Hoopdome Tournament in Toronto on March 5. From left are, back row: Coach Joe Syer, Caleb Mackie, Anthony Smith and Bennett Milne, Zach Woods, Andrew Cook and Coach Tim Mackie; front row: Conner Jones, Marcus Ogorek, Jack Salem, Evander Doxilly, Trevor Syer and Jaxon… Read more »

Bright’s Grove hoop star had all-star season in U.S.

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Troy Shantz Bright’s Grove native Caroline Hummell has been turning heads on the court south of the border. The former St. Patrick’s basketball star recently earned All-NEC Third Team honours after an outstanding regular season with division one Mount St. Mary’s University. She led her team in scoring averaging 10.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per… Read more »

Tops in the pool

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Ten members of the Rapids 1 swim team had first-place finishes at the St. Clair Erie Aquatic League meet in Leamington, Ont. earlier this month. They included, from left, front row: Kate Bedard, 9, Lauren Armstrong, 9, and Emmanuel deGuzman, 9; back row:  Mark deGuzman, 13, Drake Landon, 13, Diane Clarke, 15, and Taylor Marut, 12.  Absent from photo:  Darius Landon, 10, Reed Mathieson, 11, and Hayden Wittliff, 12.
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Ten members of the Rapids 1 swim team had first-place finishes at the St. Clair Erie Aquatic League meet in Leamington, Ont. last month. They included, from left, front row: Kate Bedard, 9, Lauren Armstrong, 9, and Emmanuel deGuzman, 9; back row: Mark deGuzman, 13, Drake Landon, 13, Diane Clarke, 15, and Taylor Marut, 12…. Read more »