Sports

Sting draft Jacob Chychrun first overall

As expected, the Sarnia Sting selected 16-year-old defenseman Jacob Chychrun first overall in the OHL Priority Selection last weekend. The selection was made by Forest’s Tyler McGregor of Team Canada Paralympic Sledge Hockey Team at a news conference at the RBC Centre. “He’s a modern day prototypical defenseman,” said Sting Head Scout Nick Sinclair. “He… Read more »

Sarnia team rewarded for its community service

The coaching staff of the Sarnia Lady Sting Atom “C” Hockey Club wanted its players to understand that playing hockey this season would be much more than just  the on-ice fundamentals of passing, shooting and scoring. “We wanted the girls to know that being part of a team also means giving back to the community,”… Read more »

Rugby club inks deal

The Sarnia Saints rugby team has sign a new pact with city hall to continue use of the Bell Building at Norm Perry Park. For the past 17 years the club has run activities and social events there under an alcohol permit from the LCBO. There have few problems, city staff says. The new five-year… Read more »

Local players boost OHL Cup team

Six former members of the Lambton Junior Sting organization played an integral role in helping the Chatham-Kent Cyclones to a top four finish at the recent OHL Cup in Toronto. The 20-team tournament determines the best Midget “AAA” hockey team in Ontario. After advancing through the preliminary round with wins over a pair top ten… Read more »

City basketball league champs crowned

The Assante Capital Management team has been crowned this year’s champs in the Sarnia Men’s Basketball League. In the final, Assante downed Fuel Factory 71-51, with Andy Wedemire the top scorer (25 points). Nathan Dixon led Fuel Factory with 20. In the consolation final Lekoz Tap & Grill defeated Jack Doyle’s 61 – 57. The… Read more »

Novice team wins big in Simcoe

The Mooretown Novice TriCounty Storm went undefeated with a 5-0 record to win the Comfort Inn Tournament in Simcoe, Ont. March 14-16. The Storm outscored its opposition 46-3 and downed the Ingersoll Express 10-1 in the final. Pictured left to right are Ian Snedden, Jeff Sterling, Brent McManus,
James Snedden, Charlie Brander, Ryder Avery, Cruz Clements
Jayden… Read more »

Six-time Canadian Olympic medalist Clara Hughes visited Sarnia Tuesday after biking 175 kilometres from Windsor, part of Clara’s Big Ride to help eliminate the stigma of mental health issues. Hughes was greeted by hundred of people at Lambton College, including college president and CEO Judith Morris, right. Photo by Raeven Ramirez

Clara Hughes visit to Sarnia

Six-time Canadian Olympic medalist Clara Hughes visited Sarnia Tuesday after biking 175 kilometres from Windsor, part of Clara’s Big Ride to help eliminate the stigma of mental health issues. Here she waves to greeters at Lambton College, where about 200 people turned out to give her a warm welcome. Photo by Spencer Drake

Clara Hughes rides into town

Six time Canadian Olympic medalist Clara Hughes, right, visited Sarnia Tuesday after biking 175 kilometres from Windsor, part of Clara’s Big Ride to help eliminate the stigma of mental health issues. Hundreds of people greeted Hughes at Lambton College, including Alicia Racine, left, who provided this photo. Hughes was scheduled to speak to students at… Read more »

Sarnia hockey referee bounces back

A Sarnia hockey referee who was knocked unconscious during a game March 7 is ready to lace ‘em up again. Mark Colbran was reffing an Ontario Minor Hockey Association semi-final game in Petrolia when he fell in front of the penalty box, hitting his head on the boards and ice. Colbran was unconscious about 20… Read more »