Sports

 Sarnia Sting draft picks earn Junior B hardware

Journal Staff Two Sarnia Sting draft picks earned awards at the GOJHL Western Conference Awards Banquet recently, with Braden Henderson and Brendan Trottier each bringing home hardware. Henderson, a Sting 6th round pick, was named most outstanding rookie defenceman in the league. Henderson played six games with the Sting this year, but manned the blue… Read more »

Banner Season

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Journal Staff The Point Edward Skating Club had a banner season with eight different skaters winning medals at regional competitions. From left are: Makayla Hachey (bronze), Peyton Bishop (three gold, silver and bronze), Tamara Lumley (gold), Lisa Stathis (bronze), Asia Dang Hill, (gold and two silver), Paige Harris (two gold and bronze), Karly Nead (silver)… Read more »

Former Sarnia Saint relishing spot on national team

Sarnia's Julia Greenshields is a member of Canadian national team that downed the U.S. to win a major rugby sevens tournament in Australia this month.
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Troy Shantz Sarnia’s Julia Greenshields travels the world as a member of Canada’s national rugby sevens team but still cherishes the opportunity to help young players back in her hometown. “The Sarnia Saints helped me and they’re a big supporter of me and my dreams,” she said of the squad she joined while attending St…. Read more »

City wrestlers clean up at regional high school showdown

Nathan Delcastro, left, of St. Patrick's High School, was the SWOSSAA boys champion in the 41-KG class.
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Journal Staff Sarnia high school wrestlers did the city proud at the SWOSSAA wrestling finals in Tecumseh on Feb 16. Great Lakes Secondary delivered strong performances throughout the weight classes after nearly sweeping the Lambton-Kent finals a week earlier. Tali Allen, who has earned a full wrestling scholarship at Emmanuel College in Georgia, led the… Read more »

Masters Champs

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John Wilson’s rink from the host club won the masters’ division of the 88th annual Men’s Imperial Bonspiel at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club recently. From left are, Geoff Gander, John Wilson, Brian Procunier and Ric Leschyshyn. Submitted Photo

Right at home

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The Huron Lakers novice #2 team went undefeated to win gold at its home tournament held at St Francis Xavier School on Feb. 12. From left are, back row: coach Lisa Labelle-Voisey, coach Chris Gordon and Wendy Labelle-Voisey; third row: Kendall Peace, Hailey Vowel, Brooke Ridealgh and Abbey Ong; second row: Lucy Hayter, Abigail Gordon,… Read more »

Lakers make waves in Hamilton

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The Huron Lakers major atom #1 basketball team came away with Division 1 silver at the Blessed Sacrament tournament Feb. 18 in Hamilton. From left are, back row: Avery Geary, Layla Mackenzie, Ashlyn Morgan, Sam Maitland and Abbey Paquette; front row: Hanna Steeves, Kasha Cook, Alexis Tsaprailis, Teighan Stoukas, Julia Bowen, Aliyah Shaw and Emerson… Read more »

Gold medals at meet

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Jack Girardi, 12, left, and Ian Wallace, 8, of the Sarnia Rapids team, had first-place finishes at the 12 & Under Celebration meet in London recently. Girardi took gold in 100M backstroke while Wallace won gold in the 50M and 100M breaststroke. Submitted Photo

Tops in the pool

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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. 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,… Read more »

SWOSSAA champs

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Jubilant members of the Northern Vikings senior boys basketball team celebrate their victory over Windsor’s Holy Names Knights at the Southwestern Ontario high school basketball championship on Feb. 22. The Vikings down the Knights 78-73 in an action-packed and closely matched game played on home turf. Northern will head to North Bay on March 5… Read more »