Sports

Sting host Black and White

The wait is over. With newcomers Jakob Chychrun and Pavel Zacha ready to make their mark, the Sarnia Sting are beginning their Ontario Hockey League training camp. The team has scrimmages scheduled for 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, and 10 a.m. Friday prior to the 9th annual Black and White intrasquad… Read more »

Want to play dodgeball?

A new non-profit league is starting up to capitalize on the growing popularity of dodgeball. The Sarnia Dodgeball League expects to open with eight to 12 co-ed teams playing at Sarnia Christian School, 2173 Exmouth St. Organizers say the sport is easy to learn and isn’t overly strenuous unless you want it to be.  Players must… Read more »

Sarnia Tennis Club tournament

Domenic Pinelli and Sarah Hill were the intermediate and beginner winners at a recent Sarnia Tennis Club tournament for tennis newcomers. Seventeen adults participated in the round-robin event. Submitted Photo

Sarnia hosting lawn bowling championships

A Sarnia team will compete for a provincial championship when the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club hosts the Ontario Novice Triples Championship. The team of lead Mary Winter, vice Sandy Symes and skip Sue MacDonald recently won the women’s district playdowns in London and the right to represent the area. The Germain Park club is hosting… Read more »

Basketballer to play pro in Madrid

Barry Wright Sarnia’s Kendel Ross is about to embark on the next leg of her basketball journey. After recently being released from Team Canada, the 26-year-old Northern Vikings grad will wing her way to Spain this month to play professional basketball. She signed a one-year contract with a Madrid team for a season that runs… Read more »

Sarnia players shine at tourney

Journal Staff Three Sarnia tennis players captured titles at the in 57th annual Francis J. Robinson Tennis Tournament in Port Huron. Junior Andrew Davies scored two victories, in the 14s Boys and Mixed doubles with partners from the Port Huron area. Junior Monika Polakovic won the 18s Girls doubles, and veteran Betty Latosinsky won the… Read more »

City lacrosse teams capture two silvers

Barry Wright The Sarnia Pacers intermediate girls and midget boys lacrosse teams each captured silver medals at the recent Ontario Lacrosse Association Festival in Whitby. The girls, aged 15 to 21, beat teams from Orillia, Gloucester, Kingston and Burlington to reach the final. In a back and forth championship game, Orillia scored with 90 seconds… Read more »

Hadley wins Pro-Am at SGCC

Talk about a dynasty! Sarnia’s Brian Hadley has won the pro event at Pro-Am Golf Tournament at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club for the seventh time in eight seasons. His only loss over was to Matt Hill, who is currently playing on the PGA Canada Tour. Hadley, who plays out of the Thames Valley… Read more »

SMAA fastball champs

Fastball Champs The team from LEHDER Environmental Services was this year’s SMAA girls fastball team league champions. From left are, back row: Coach Ron Regier, Niamh Matthews, Kelly Manning, Rachel Cicchini, Jenny LeFaive, Melanie LeFaive, Alison Grant, Keli Grant, Coach Rachael Shortt Front row: Marlena Few, Taylor Woods, Ashley Johnston, Jennifer Piggott, Katelyn Newman, Sarah… Read more »

Lawn bowling results

Grant Collison and Mary Winter teamed up to win the Libro Credit Union In-Club Tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Sunday, Aug. 10. Fourteen teams took part in the open draw pairs event. Bill Recor and Nancy McCann took second, and Jim Foley and Sylvia Moffitt third. New bowlers are invited to give… Read more »