Sports

U35 Champions

The Art & Letters team is the 2017 Treble champions in the Sarnia FC adult rec league’s over 35 division. From left are, front row: Keith Sokol, Lucio Pasqual, Kelvin Mahabir, Toby Rae, Al Dillon, Chris Marshall, Jason Tassone, Alvis Edwards and Steve Ferencsik; back row: Coach Les Thomson, Paul Burke, Sam Benjamin, Blair Young,… Read more »

Win streak continues

Jordan Braekevelt of St. Patrick’s High School takes a fourth-quarter shot during a 59-30 victory over Northern Collegiate in senior girls’ basketball on Nov. 2. With the victory, the undefeated Fighting Irish improved to 8-0 on the season. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Best day ever

Nelson White had his best fishing day ever two weeks ago when he caught this 20-pound salmon while fishing from shore in the St. Clair River at Sarnia. And he wasn’t done. White also reeled in a 15-pounder, with both fish netted by pal Ronnie D’Haene, who took this photo.

Leaf star has forgiven Kerry Fraser for missed high-stick

Troy Shantz An icon of Canadian hockey and a Toronto Maple Leaf fan favourite is coming to Sarnia next week. Doug Gilmour will be at The Book Keeper on Wednesday, Nov. 8, signing copies of his new book Killer: My Life in Hockey. “It’s a lot about family, it’s a lot about some things I… Read more »

Sarnia to be well represented at cross country championships

Three teams of cross country runners from Northern Collegiate advanced to the all-Ontario high school finals after a strong show at the SWOSSA championships in Windsor on Oct. 25. Northern’s senior girls’ team finished first, with Bryar Fournie, Caroline Forbes, Lauren Perkins and Kaylee White finishing 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th. Northern’s senior boys’ team… Read more »

Competitive swimming returns

These swimmers from the Sarnia Rapids 1 team had first place finishes at the season’s first meet in Alymer, Ont. recently. From left are Ali Page, 8, Ethan McIntosh, 12, Coach Sue Athanasopoulos, Taylor Marut, 13, and Trevor Marut, 10. Missing is Gabrion Tulang, 12. Twenty-one swimmers from the club had top 10 finishes. Submitted… Read more »

Lions take opener

The Lambton Lions men’s basketball team got off on the right foot by taking the season opener 84-43 over the UTM Eagles on Oct. 21. Here, Branden Padgett (4) on an inbound drive, alley-oops the ball to Jason Watts (43) for the two points. Padgett and Watts led the way with 25 and 15 points… Read more »

St. Pat’s in first place in football

The St. Patrick’s 12-man football team is tied for first place in the league with the playoffs approaching. The Fighting Irish downed the Northern Vikings 21 – 10 recently, moving them into a first place tie in the standings with Chatham’s Ursuline College. St. Pat’s, which is in the midst of a three-game win streak,… Read more »

Northern tennis player advances to Ontario championship

Sarnia’s Andrew Davies is headed to the all-Ontario high school tennis championships. The Northern Collegiate student advanced to the June tournament in Toronto after winning the Open Boys’ Singles title at the SWOSSAA tennis championships in Windsor last week. Joining him at OFSAA will be LCCVI’s Matt Mueller and Juan Grano de Oro, who qualified… Read more »