Sports

Judo winners

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Eight members of the Bushido Sing Judo Club of Sarnia brought medals home from the judo portion of the All Community Games in Unionville on June 17. From right to left are, back row: sensei Keven Walsh, sensei Bob Sing and sensei Pat Holman; middle row Kevin Zhoa, Joel Curtis, Maria Arvanitis and Denton Chivers;… Read more »

Another tourney win

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The Sarnia Spirit U13 girls soccer team won the Walter Kirchner Tournament in Woodstock recently, its second tournament victory of the season. From left are, front row: Madison Tuer, Emily Kzyonsek, Paige Vidler, Ryann Turner, Lauren Jackson, Savanah VanHooft, Avah Tsaprailis and Lulu Owen; back row: manager Susie Sioutis, Arianna Satram, Tala Snauwaert, Ali McLellan,… Read more »

Point Edward teen headed to World Series of lacrosse

Nolan Cadieux, 13, has been selected to the Evolve Elite Canada U13 lacrosse team competing at the World Series of Youth Lacrosse tournament in Denver, Colorado on July 2 to 4.
Troy Shantz

Troy Shantz 13-year-old Nolan Cadieux has a simple yet effective approach to playing lacrosse. “Lots of fun and scoring goals,” explained the Point Edward midfielder, who’s been playing the sport from the age of four. Cadieux has been selected for the Evolve Elite Canada U13 lacrosse team headed to the World Series of Youth Lacrosse… Read more »

Public elementary school track records broken

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Journal Staff Two long–standing records were toppled at the LKESAA Sarnia Track and Field meet for elementary schools June 7 at the Central Athletics Track. Bridgeview’s Gabby Jones set records in the girls open 1500 metre and girls 11 and under 800 metre. The 11-year-old registered a time of 5:25.13 in the 1500, topping to… Read more »

Sarnia Braves continue winning ways 

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Journal Staff The Sarnia Braves baseball club is in the midst of a win streak not even the last year’s Canadian Silver medalists could derail. The AAA Braves punched out their 13th straight victory on June 11 by dominating the Strathroy Royals on the road, winning 17 – 2, then beating them again 6-5 at… Read more »

Sturgeons win

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Aiden Wildfong of the Sarnia Sturgeons junior varsity team attempts to evade a tackle during a 43-7 victory over the Hamilton Tigercats in Ontario Football Conference action. The win at McMaster University stadium improved the Sturgeon to 2-0 on the young season. Suzanne Gulvin-Smith photo

Track athletes win 8 medals at Ontario championships

Ella Sottosanti won a silver medal in midget high jump at the OFSAA Track and Field Championhsips in Belleville, Ont. on June 2.
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Journal Staff Sarnia’s high school athletes again did the city proud at the 2017 OFSAA Championships, held in Belleville June 1-3. Several podium finishes were had including a pair of golds for Northern Collegiate, with Avery Smiley, finishing the midget men’s 100 metre hurdles in 14.12, and Sebastian Smith taking the senior men’s high jump… Read more »

Griffins soar

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Both the senior boys and senior girls teams from Gregory A. Hogan School went 4-0 to win the Lambton County Catholic District School Board soccer tournament held in Germain Park. The boys team includes from left, standing: Mme The boys team includes from left, standing: Mme Handsor, Blake McCarthy, Fisher Beaubien, Sebastian Fernette, Riley Free,… Read more »

Griffins soar

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Both the senior girls and senior boys teams from Gregory A. Hogan School went 4-0 to win the Lambton County Catholic District School Board soccer tournament held in Germain Park. The girls’ team includes, from left, Mme. Phillion, Emerson Giresi, Emma Sottosanti, Emily Kyzonzek, Sabrina Simone, Lexi Phillion, Jewel Broadfoot, Ariana Siotis and Mme. Vanos;… Read more »

Multi-talented St. Pat’s athlete has been tearing it up at the track

Paige Vrolyk of St. Patrick's won bronze in the junior women's triple jump at the OFSAA Track and Field Championhsips in Belleville, Ont. on June 2.
Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Troy Shantz Paige Vrolyk has landed on the track and field podium several times already this season, but the St. Patrick’s tenth-grader is really a Jill-of-all-trades. You could point to her impressive academic record, or her theatrical talents in the Nightingale Chorus, an annual Christmas music performance she’s been cast in the past five years…. Read more »