Sports

Drouin strikes gold again

Journal Staff Corunna’s Derek Drouin won the gold medal in men’s high jump at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. He took first place with a leap of 2.31 metres to beat out a jumper from Cyprus. The winning jump was well short of his Canadian record of 2.40 metres, set at the Drake Relays… Read more »

Indoor soccer is the next step for Sarnia

The need for an indoor soccer facility remains a high priority in Sarnia, but Jay Noszenko says nothing is carved in stone. “I know there are rumours everywhere,” said the president of Sarnia FC. It’s widely speculated that Germain Arena will eventually be converted to an indoor facility, he said. “But Sarnia FC hasn’t heard… Read more »

Sarnians make 40-minute trek for fastball ‘home’ games

The Alvinston Indians are one of the hottest fastball teams in Ontario, and two Sarnians are a big part in the squad’s success. “There was never any thought of me not playing here (in Alvinston) after I moved to Sarnia,” said Aaron Stocking, the 28-year-old second baseman and former Wardsville resident. Stocking is among the… Read more »

Sarnia team wins Brantford baseball tournament

The Sarnia Braves Minor Mosquito baseball team won the BMBA tournament in Brantford the weekend of July 26-27. They finished with a 5-0 record and Noah Lester named the team MVP. From left are, front Row: Owen Ferrera, Logan Buntrock. Second Row: Quinton Johnson, Logan Woods, Ben George, Kyle Pite, Keegan Brown, Noah Lester, Nolan… Read more »

Antique boat show winners

Jeff Horley, owner of the Would…Aye The 4th annual Antique & Classic Boat Show was held at Sarnia Bay Marina on July 18. Following are the winners: People’s choice:  Wooden sailboat, the “Would…Aye,” owned by Jeff Horley, of Brigden. Captain’s choice: “Lena Estelle,” owned by John Mathais, of Algonac, MI. Most Original: “Wet Pet,” owned by Bob Guldemond, of… Read more »

Lawn bowling results

Jim Foley of Sarnia and Scott Fisher of London won the D.J. Robb Funeral Home Tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club. The Open Pairs team event was held July 19 with 36 bowlers taking part. Two teams from Dresden finished second and third. Lawn bowling action continues throughout the summer at the Germain Park… Read more »

Sarnia’s reluctant bowling champion

Jackie McLellan is likely the most humble champion Sarnia-Lambton has ever produced. The long-term Courtright resident who moved to Sarnia with her husband a year and a half ago was surprised to come away with first place in the Super Senior Division (75 +) at the United States Bowling Congress Senior Tenpin Championships in Reno,… Read more »

Sibling swimmers making a splash

A brother-sister duo from Sarnia’s Rapids “Y” Swim Team is competing at the Swimming Canada Age Group Nationals in Winnipeg this week. It’s the third appearance at nationals for 15-year-old Samuel Boily-Dufour and the inaugural appearance for 13-year-old sister Maude. Between them the pair qualified in 11 events. “I hope to make the “A” finals… Read more »

SMAA baseball results

Peewee Division Sarnia Firefighters defeated LEDHER  Environmental by a score of 11-4. Dillon Timperley and Austin Russel shared the pitching duties with Russel striking out 5. Conner Phipps went 2 for 4 with a walk, scoring 3 runs while Kaven Rempel had two hits and a walk. Sam Wilhelm walked 3 times and had a… Read more »

Kerry Fraser to speak at hall induction

Former NHL referee Kerry Fraser will discuss his job and career while being inducted into the Sarnia Lambton Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 28. The free event will take place in the Upstairs Hall at Clearwater Arena, beginning at 10 a.m. Fraser, born and raised in Sarnia, joined the NHL ranks full-time in 1980… Read more »