Sports

St. Pat’s basketball team undefeated this season

St. Patrick’s High School’s senior girls basketball team is the team to beat this year. The Fighting Irish downed the Wallaceburg Tartans 48-34 recently to extend their undefeated win streak to seven games. St. Pat’s Jordan Braekevelt had 16 points on the night while Jennah Taylor had eight. Earlier in the week, St. Pat’s hammered… Read more »

Irish undefeated

Kiersten Tomkins, centre, of St Patrick’s Fighting Irish, competes for the ball against two Chatham-Kent defenders in a senior girls’ basketball game played Oct. 19. Tomkins, the game’s top scorer, supplied 16 of St. Pat’s points in a 60-24 drubbing of the Hawks that moved the Irish atop the standings with a 5-0 record. Bruce… Read more »

Results from the Lambton-Kent cross country finals

Journal Staff The Lambton-Kent high school cross country season concluded last week with Northern Collegiate placing runners on the podium in four of six races at the Canatara Park meet. Northern’s Blake Freer ran a blistering 18:14 in the junior boys’ 5-kilometre to finish first, with St. Patrick’s Connor Antosiak finishing third. Northern’s Andrew Davies… Read more »

Top Judo Club

Sarnia’s Bushido Sing Judo/Jiu-Jitsu Club attended the Niagara Falls Open recently and brought back 13 medals, the most of any club. From left are, front row: Perry Moffatt (gold), Bella Scott (bronze), Colton Sepeta (silver), Sensei Keven Walsh (team gold); middle row: Denton Mackinnon (silver), Zack Colborne (bronze), Thomas Werden (silver); back row: Maria Arvanitis… Read more »

Some great curling action on display in Sarnia this weekend

Troy Shantz The annual Oil Heritage Classic is back and it’s bringing some top names in Canadian and U.S. curling to Sarnia. “Our facility is amazing and we have the best unknown icemaker in the province, possibly the country,” said Ian Parker of the host Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. “So we’ve got to have… Read more »

High school hockey is back.

The LKSSAA boys’ hockey league returns with try-outs and early-bird tournaments taking place over the next couple of weeks. The season kicks off with Great Lakes travelling to Forest to face North Lambton on Nov. 20. Northern and St. Patrick’s will square off on Nov. 22 at Clearwater Arena, starting at 3 p.m. To follow… Read more »

Two Sting rookies to play for Canada at U17 hockey challenge

Two Sarnia Sting rookies are representing Canada at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Defenseman Colton Kammerer and forward Jamieson Rees were named to the 66-player roster, which will be divided into Team Canada Black, Red and White for the tournament to be played Nov. 5 to 11 in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John,… Read more »

Victorious homecoming

The St. Patrick’s senior football team was rock solid in the school’s homecoming game played Oct. 6 at Norm Perry Park. Here, it takes two Chatham Kent Hawks to take down Joey Ferrera, #28, of the Fighting Irish. St. Pat’s defeated the visitors 23-2 and were tied for first in the 12-man league with a… Read more »

Seven city tennis players advanced to regional playdowns in Windsor

Journal Staff The Lambton Kent high school tennis championships were held on Oct. 12 at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. A total of 64 students from 10 Lambton-Kent secondary schools participated in the tournament. The winners from Sarnia-Lambton are listed here: Boys Singles: 1. Aditya Damani (Northern Collegiate) 3. Mihnea Balan (Northern)… Read more »

Northern running team hold its own against Ontario’s best

Journal Staff Members of Northern Collegiate’s cross country team ran the Sacred Heart Invitational last week in Woodbridge, proving that they could compete with the province’s top schools. In a field of 394 runners, Andrew Davies finished 5th in the senior boys 6000 metre race, with all five Viking entrants cracked the top 100 and… Read more »