Sports

Irish and Vikings hockey teams on tops

The Northern and St. Patrick’s senior girls’ hockey teams ended the year in a dead heat. The Vikings and the Fighting Irish are tied for first in the North division with seven points each. St. Pat’s had 3-1 win over Northern on Dec. 11 but Northern came back on Dec. 18 and trounced North Lambton… Read more »

Montreal Canadiens Alumni to play local Sarnia team

The Montreal Canadiens Alumni are coming to Sarnia to play a charity hockey game at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena on March 2. Ric Nattress, Patrice Brisboise, Stephane Richer and Richard Sevigny are among the Alumni coming to play a local team being put together. Money raised at the 7 p.m. game will support operating costs at The Deker… Read more »

Sting draft pick commits to team

The Sarnia Sting have received a commitment from 2017 fifth round draft pick Ashton Reesor. The 6’3” 180 lbs. defenseman was selected out of the Vaughn Kings AAA system of the Greater Toronto Hockey League. Reesor is currently playing for the Stouffville Spirit of OJHL where he has contributed nine points in 29 games.

Northern wins silver

Chandler Haagsma (22), of Northern Collegiate, drives to the basket during the championship final of the Sarnia Northern Junior Boys Invitational basketball tournament. London’s H.B. Beal secondary won 56-32 to take gold while Northern won silver. Eight teams participated from Sarnia, London, Windsor and Sault Ste. Marie. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Kyrou attending Team Canada selection camp

Sarnia Sting forward Jordan Kyrou could be suiting up for Team Canada. Kyrou was among 12 OHL players attending Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp in St. Catharines this week. Following the four-day camp, the roster will be finalized to 22 players who will represent Canada at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, scheduled for… Read more »

City girl a rising star in tennis

Sarnia tennis player Abigail Gordon is making a splash south of the border. Gordon, 8, won the consolation final in the Little Mo Internationals tennis tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, last week. Gordon defeated Alexandra Galanova 6-1, 6-1 in the final to finish with a 3-1 record. She was one of 101 Canadians in… Read more »

Headed to college

Jennifer Taylor of the Twin Bridges Volleyball Club has signed to play for St. Clair College in the 2018-19 season. Taylor has been an influential member of the Sarnia club the past eight years and volunteers in its house league program. With her is St. Clair coach Jimmy El-Turk. Submitted Photo