Sports

Medal winners

The St. Clair Taekwondo club had a strong showing at the John Lemieux Memorial tournament in London recently, with 10 members bringing home medals. From left are, front row: Edvin Pirija, silver; Rishi Shah, gold; Evangelina Satram, gold, two silver; Anna Roberts, three silver; Sophia Carreiro, gold, silver, bronze; Dimas Pimental, bronze; back row: Keegan… Read more »

Local golfer sets new course record

Steve Brown, a member of the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, shot a scorching 63 in the third round of the Investors Group Ontario Men’s Mid-Am Championship to set a new course record at the Burlington Golf and Country Club. Brown finished the tournament with a -2 par 208 on June 21 to finish in… Read more »

No you don’t

A fan signals his approval as Hudson Laur and Ethan Isaac of the Sarnia Sturgeon junior varsity team halt the progress of a ball carrier from the Sault Ste. Marie Sabercats during a football game played at Norm Perry Park recently. The late-game defensive stand helped the Sturgeon pull out a 26-23 victory. Jack Clark… Read more »

Great Lakes offering summer basketball camps

Great Lakes Secondary is again offering summer basketball camp for boys and girls in Grades 2-9. The camps run for three weeks, July 16-20, Aug. 13-17, and Aug. 20-24, daily from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and are open to all youth interested in basketball, not just students from Great Lakes feeder schools. Cost is… Read more »

Local athletes win six medals at OFSAA

Journal Staff Sarnia-area students did well at the all-Ontario high school track and field championships in Toronto, winning six medals over the three-day event June 7-9. Here are the top five results for city high schools:   JAELYN COLE – Northern: 3rd Midget Girls 300 Metre Hurdles AIDAN JAMES – Northern: 4th Midget Boys 3000… Read more »

Sarnia native lands new NHL job

Steve Pellegrini has joined the NHL’s New York Islanders as an assistant general manager. Pellegrini, who grew up in Sarnia and attended St. Helen’s elementary and St. Patrick’s high school, spent the past 12 years as vice-president of hockey operations with the New Jersey Devils. The Islanders said his experience in contract negotiations, salary cap… Read more »

Track and field winners

The team from Northern Collegiate won the midget boys division at the Southwestern Ontario high school track and field championships in Windsor on May 24. From left are: Tristen Bhola, Caleb Mackie, Blake Foster, Anthony Smith, Aiden James, Andrew Cook, Rohaan Syan and Fisher Beaubien. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Bluewater boxers medal at Bronze Gloves tournament

Members of the Bluewater Boxing Club scored two gold and a silver medal at the annual Ontario Bronze Gloves tournament in Toronto on June 2-3. Kaitlyn Clark, a veteran of nearly 70 amateur matches, took silver after losing a disputed split decision in the women’s 69kg class event to the current Ontario champion. Nicholas Lord,… Read more »

Bars can serve alcohol at 9 a.m. during World Cup

Local bars can serve alcohol starting at 9 a.m. during the FIFA World Cup. Ontario’s Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing approved the extension of hours to coincide with the early start time of games broadcast from host Russia. It applies for the duration of the World Cup, which runs from June 14 to July… Read more »