Sports

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 »

Beach volleyballers strike gold

Journal Staff Two local teens have struck provincial gold at the Ontario Beach Volleyball championship in Toronto. Katelyn Gratton and Jordyn Knowles of the Twin Bridges volleyball club were victorious in their Under 14 division at Ashbridges Bay Park on Aug 2-3. This was the first year the Sarnia club has participated in the beach… Read more »

Father, son both played third for Sarnia Braves

Brian Maxwell was coaching his 10-year-old son McKenzie when their team, the Courtright Cardinals, won the all-Ontario championship. And here’s the rest of the story. As the young Cardinals were still whooping it up, the senior Maxwell pulled on his uniform of the Corunna Giants, who were playing nearby for all the marbles in the… Read more »

Soccer playoffs loom

Dante Musokotwane, in white, and teammate Gavin Brophy, in gold, sprint ahead of challenger Liam Bone during a Sarnia FC U-9 boys soccer practice at Germain Park. The program semi-finals take place Aug. 22 with the finals going Aug 23 at 11:45 a.m. at Germain Park pitch. Glenn Ogilvie