Sports

The hive’s a-buzzing

Nathan Knight reacts with joy to a goal scored during the Sarnia Sting’s final regular season home victory last week over Kitchener. Sarnia fans are pumped about this year’s team, which finished third in the OHL’s Western Conference with a 46-17-4-1 record. On Friday, the Sting open the first round of the playoffs against the… Read more »

Lakers claim medal

The Huron Lakers novice boys’ team played their best basketball of the season to win a bronze medal at the Blessed Sacrament Tournament in Hamilton, Ont., one of the province’s largest. From left are, front row: Sean O’Rourke, Mason MacKenzie, Lochlan Kennedy, Evan Iacobelli, and Waylon Miller. Second row: Nolan Wu, Matteo Shaw, Mattias Mosley,… Read more »

Point Edward bowlers strong at provincials

Bowlers from Marcin Bowl in Point Edward had a strong showing at the provincial finals of the Youth Bowl Canada Championships. In the Senior Boys division, Matthew Boyce had a third place finish after rolling a five-game total of 1,244 at the provincials, which were held in Ottawa. In the Junior Girls division, Christal Riley… Read more »

City judo club members do well at meet in Ajax

Students from Bushido Sing Judo in Sarnia brought home more than a dozen trophies and medals from the Budokan Monthly Shiai in Ajax, Ont. on March 11. Winning gold at the Judo Ontario-sanctioned event were Reegan Elder, Zoe Arvanitis and Colton Sepata. Kaiden Orrange, Ryan Werden, Thomas Werden, Maria Arvanitis, Eiriini Arvanitis, Monique Cossette, and… Read more »

Mixed Bonspiel winners

The Jennifer Scott Rink of the host Sarnia Golf & Curling Club won the 66th annual Mixed International Bonspiel played March 3-4 in Sarnia. A total of 32 teams competed from Ontario, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin, with the final producing a thrilling showdown between Scott and the Don Bourque Rink, also from SG&CC. From… Read more »

City athletes shine at nationals

Rookie Sebastian Smith of Sarnia, seen here running the anchor leg of the 4X200m relay, helped the University of Guelph win its second consecutive national title at the 2018 USports Track and Field Championships. In addition to team gold, Smith, a Northern Collegiate grad, had fifth-place finishes in 60m hurdles and high jump March 8-10… Read more »

Top three finishes

The Sarnia Rapids 1 swim ream at a strong showing at the St. Clair Erie Aquatic League meet in Leamington. Swimmers with top-three finishes were, from left, front row: Madeline Palleschi (8), Cyndi Rayson (7), Alexa Ross (7) and Audra Stewardson (9); middle row: Darius Landon (11), Reese Adams (11), Kylie Thornton (12) and Taylor… Read more »

Volleyball Champs

St. Patrick’s won the Southwestern Ontario junior girls high school volleyball championship on Feb. 23 by downing Vincent Massey in Windsor, Ont. From left are, front row: Coach Ben Goetz, Mia DiCocco, Ally Moulson, Abby Vrolyk, Abbie Williams, Mackenzie Hocking and Sydney Krasinkiewicz; back row: Emma Thompson, Melanie Blackburn, Juliette Rossi, Lauren Cossa, Isabelle Thifeault,… Read more »