Sports

Victorious homecoming

The St. Patrick’s senior football team was rock solid in the school’s homecoming game played Oct. 6 at Norm Perry Park. Here, it takes two Chatham Kent Hawks to take down Joey Ferrera, #28, of the Fighting Irish. St. Pat’s defeated the visitors 23-2 and were tied for first in the 12-man league with a… Read more »

Seven city tennis players advanced to regional playdowns in Windsor

Journal Staff The Lambton Kent high school tennis championships were held on Oct. 12 at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. A total of 64 students from 10 Lambton-Kent secondary schools participated in the tournament. The winners from Sarnia-Lambton are listed here: Boys Singles: 1. Aditya Damani (Northern Collegiate) 3. Mihnea Balan (Northern)… Read more »

Northern running team hold its own against Ontario’s best

Journal Staff Members of Northern Collegiate’s cross country team ran the Sacred Heart Invitational last week in Woodbridge, proving that they could compete with the province’s top schools. In a field of 394 runners, Andrew Davies finished 5th in the senior boys 6000 metre race, with all five Viking entrants cracked the top 100 and… Read more »

Great season ends

The Sarnia Girls U15 team won a silver medal at the Ontario Soccer Regional Championships in Guelph on Oct. 7-8. The team had an outstanding season, placing second in the Western Region Soccer League, winning a silver medal at the Ontario Cup and reaching the final of the Regional Championship weekend. From left are, back… Read more »

Irish extend winning streak

Breanne Pretty of St. Patrick’s and Meghan Jackson of Northern Collegiate, right, battle for possession during an intense senior girls’ high school basketball game played Oct. 12. The Irish ran up an 18-point lead in the third quarter and the hung on to edge the Vikings 60-56 in the LKSSAA matchup. St. Pat’s sat atop… Read more »

Once excluded from things, young Addie has found her stride

Troy Shantz When Addie L’Heureux crossed the finish line of her first cross country race recently it marked a major milestone for the nine-year-old and her family. Addie has epilepsy. The petite fourth-grader from King George VI public school has suffered as many as 30 seizures a day and was a regular visitor to the… Read more »

Lambton high school tennis results

Following are results from the Lambton-Kent northern division high school tennis playdowns, held Oct. 5 at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. A total of 72 students from six Lambton secondary schools participated. Boys Singles: 1. Aditya Damani (Northern) 2. Mihnea Balan (Northern) 3. Matt Hayter (LCCVI) 4. Rob Bos (North Lambton) Girls… Read more »

Northern dominant at annual Canatara Meet of Champions

Journal Staff Northern Collegiate’s high school runners took full advantage of home ‘park’ advantage at the Canatara Meet of Champions cross country meet, held Oct. 4. About 350 runners from across Southwestern Ontario took part in the annual event. A pair of Aidans from Northern, Aidan James and Aidan McKenney, placed 1st and 5th respectively… Read more »

New goalie equipment for Point minor hockey

The Point Edward Minor Athletic Association is one of 40 Ontario organizations getting a new set of hockey goalie equipment to helps players age 5-7 try out for the position. The Goalie Assist Program lets minor hockey groups keep the equipment at the end of the year to loan to players in following seasons. The… Read more »

Judo club fairs well at tournament

Sarnia’s Bushido Sing Judo/Jiu Jitsu Club had a strong showing at The Asahi Judo Tournament in Kitchener, Ont. on Sept. 30, bringing home six medals. From left are, front row: Zoe Arvanitis (silver), Bella Scott (bronze); back row: Coach Keven Walsh, Elysia Orrange (gold), Chloe Reid (4th) and Colton Sepeta (gold). Missing are gold winners… Read more »