Tournament winners

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The Sarnia Spirit U13 Girls began the tournament with their first loss of the season to Flamborough Dundas East Team 1-0. With much to do, the Spirit Team defeated Ancaster 2-0 with goals from Madison Tuer and Savanah VanHooft followed by a 3-0 win against Flamborough Dundas West. Goals were scored by Ainsley Mackenzie, Ali… Read more »

Best in Ontario

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Avery Smiley of Northern Collegiate strides for gold in midget boys sprint hurdles at the OFSAA Track and Field Championships. Avery was one of eight city high school athletes to medal in Belleville, Ont. June 1-3. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Sarnia Sting announces season schedule

Journal Staff Sting fans will be able to take in a game on almost every day of the week this season. The 2017-18 season will see the OHL club play 34 homes games, including 10 on Friday night, nine games on Saturday night, and eight more Sunday matinees, starting at 2:05 p.m. There will two… Read more »

Imperials trounced


Micah Moore (#15) of the Sarnia Imperials sneaks around teammate Adam Hart (#23) during a 44-0 drubbing at the hands of the GTA All Starts on June 3 at North Perry Field. The game, which evened the Imperials record at 1-1, was dedicated to teammate Jacob Purdy, who died recently in a traffic accident. Cathie… Read more »

Ready to howl


Great Lakes Secondary School has unveiled its new logo. The design gives the school forged through the amalgamation of SCITS and St. Clair a new and collective identity that will be used on stationary, social media, student cards and new athletic uniformed expected by the start of the school year in September. The wolfpack was… Read more »

Sturgeons down Oakville


The Sarnia Sturgeon’s junior varsity team defeated Oakville 21-3 in a football game played May 27 at Norm Perry Park. Here, Sarnia ball carrier Dylan Gallant (#9) avoids a tackle for a yardage rush while teammates Avery Smiley (#2) and Aiden Wildfong (#24) provide blockage. Submitted Photo

Great Lakes basketball camps return

Great Lakes Secondary school is offering basketball camps again this summer. The camps are for girls and boys in Grades 2 to 9 and scheduled for July 17 to 21, Aug 14 to 18 and Aug 21 to 25, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Students may attend one, two, or all three weeks. For… Read more »

Imperials home opener


The Sarnia Imperials won their season opener in impressive style, trouncing the Toronto Raiders 45-6 in Northern Football Conference action. Here, ball carrier Matt Goulais picks up yardage for Sarnia during the May 27th game played at Norm Perry Park. Cathie Bell Photo

City high school track athletes excel at regionals in London

Sebastian Smith soared over the bar at 2.02 metres to win the senior men’s high jump gold at the OFSAA West Regionals. Smith finished fourth in hurdles and joined Northern teammates Zach Doxilly, Nathen Chapple and Alec Trusler to take silver in the 4x400 relay.
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Journal Staff Sarnia’s high school track and field athletes travelled to Western University on May 26 and 27 for the OFSAA West Regional finals. Northern Collegiate’s Carter Barron won golds in the 400 metre and 200 metre dash, and St. Patrick’s Luc Lacroix won the midget 100 metre and 200 metre dash. Northern’s Matt Boyce… Read more »

Tournament medals


Members of St. Clair Taekwondo club did well at a recent tournament in London. From left are, front row: Evangelina Satram, gold in patterns, silver in sparring, and Anna Roberts, bronze in patterns and sparring; back row: Payton Bettridge silver in self defense, bronze in patterns, Alex Ross, silver in patterns and sparring, Master Dave… Read more »