Sports

Tops in the pool

Tops in the pool
Ten members of the Rapids 1 swim team had first-place finishes at the St. Clair Erie Aquatic League meet in Leamington, Ont. earlier this month. They included, from left, front row: Kate Bedard, 9, Lauren Armstrong, 9, and Emmanuel deGuzman, 9; back row:  Mark deGuzman, 13, Drake Landon, 13, Diane Clarke, 15, and Taylor Marut, 12.  Absent from photo:  Darius Landon, 10, Reed Mathieson, 11, and Hayden Wittliff, 12.
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Ten members of the Rapids 1 swim team had first-place finishes at the St. Clair Erie Aquatic League meet in Leamington, Ont. last month. They included, from left, front row: Kate Bedard, 9, Lauren Armstrong, 9, and Emmanuel deGuzman, 9; back row: Mark deGuzman, 13, Drake Landon, 13, Diane Clarke, 15, and Taylor Marut, 12…. Read more »

Grizzly power

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The boys and girls intermediate basketball teams of P.E. McGibbon finioshed their seasons as Sarnia South division champions. A boys’ tournament hosted by the Grizzlies also raised $400 for the Noelle’s Gift Foundation. From left are, front row: Taylor Parsons, Mackenzie Robertson, Ashlee Bisson-White, Freedom Craggs, Styles Greenbird, Kris Lotz, Nolan Caudle, Keegan Brown and… Read more »

Irish win Lambton-Kent hockey crown

The St. Patrick’s boys hockey team defeated Great Lakes to win the Lambton Kent high school AAA title this year. The Fighting Irish went on the SWOSSA championship where they fell to St. Anne of Windsor. Submitted Photo

3 on 3 street hockey challenge is back

Journal Staff The 6th annual Sarnia 3 on 3 Street Hockey challenge is back. The one-day tournament, scheduled for April 29, will take place at Lambton College and coincide with the college’s 50th anniversary. The tournament includes seven men’s divisions, from novice to 35-plus, as well as three girls divisions Registration is $150 per team… Read more »

Doan Rink takes mixed international bonspiel

The Jonathan Doan Rink of the host club emerged victorious at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club’s 65th annual Mixed International Bonspiel on March 5. The team comprised of skip Jonathan Doan, Laura Jackson (vice), Jason Polera (second) and Kathleen Polera (lead) defeated Mike Laurin’s Rink out of the Galt Curling Club in a thrilling… Read more »

Drouin in running for Athlete of the Year Award

Canadian Olympic gold-medalist Derek Drouin talks to the students and staff at St. Joseph's Catholic School on Nov. 14.

Journal Staff Olympic gold medalist Derek Drouin needs your vote to become the 2016 Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year Award. The Corunna native was nominated for the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame award and joined an impressive list of athletes including Olympic swimmer Penny Oleksiak and sprinter Andre De Grasse. Fans can vote… Read more »

Chance of a Thunder Storm

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Journal Staff For the first time in its history, the Twin Bridges Volleyball Club has won two medals at the same tournament, with the Thunder Storm U14 team winning gold and the Thunder Bolt U14 team taking bronze at the Ontario Volleyball Association Bugarski Cup on Feb. 26. Both teams posed for this photo including,… Read more »

Lambton College seeking new coach

Journal Staff The Lambton Lion’s women’s basketball team is looking for a new head coach. David Elsley, who held the position for the past year, is not returning for the 2017-18 season and the search for a replacement has begun, said John Faragher, athletics co-ordinator at Lambton College. “We wish Dave the best of success… Read more »