League champs


The 14-member Mooretown Atom Lady Flags this season were league division champions, Walter Gretzky Tournament winners and qualified for provincials. From left are, front row: Mackenzie Duncan, Bela DaSilva and Jenna Archibald; back row: Keira Adams, Reagan Samson, Reanne Smith, Morgan Smith, Ava Turner, Avery Hands, Megan Williams, Samantha DeGurse, Gracie Hobbs, Sadie Farr and… Read more »

Progressive Arena getting new lighting system

Journal Staff The Sarnia Sting may be done for another season but next year’s hockey team will appear in a whole new light. City Hall has approved a contract to install new energy-efficient lighting in the main rink of The Progressive Auto Sales Arena. The project was awarded to 3 Phase Electric at a cost… Read more »

Sixth annual street hockey tournament at Lambton College

Journal Staff A one-day street hockey tournament featuring games and activities for friends and families will be held at Lambton College on Saturday, April 29 The 6th annual Sarnia 3 on 3 Street Hockey Challenge will take place on the North parking lot as part of the college’s 50th anniversary celebration. More than 30 teams… Read more »

Golfer Mike Weir scores ace at Masters contest

Journal Staff Bright’s Grove golfer Mike Weir once again impressed Masters fans and players by delivering a 130-yard hole-in-one last week. The Huron Oaks-trained golfer and 2003 Masters champion aced the fourth hole during the Masters par-three contest in Augusta, Georgia. Weir connected with a nine iron and credited his girlfriend and “good-luck charm” Michelle… Read more »

Late-starting bodybuilder finds rapid success at sport

Andrea Eddleston of Bright's Grove earned a series of first-place rankings at the Ontario Physique Association’s Toronto Championships. Photo: Ontario Physique Association

Troy Shantz Displaying yourself on stage in front of judges and crowds would be daunting for many, but not Andrea Eddleston. “I felt my most comfortable on stage in this last competition,” said the Bright’s Grove bodybuilder. “It was a genuine place for me to be.” Eddleston, 42, scored four first place rankings at the… Read more »

Volleyball silver

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Journal Staff The Sarnia Twin Bridges 15U Thunder Boom team finished second in a 12-team Ontario Volleyball Association tournament in London on March 24. From left are, back row: Sydney Livingston, Ally Molson, Teighan Pite, Sam Bedard, Alyssa Gagne, Julia Donais, Emma Wells, Megan Prinsen and Mia DiCocco. In front are coaches: Katrina Cadotte, Katie… Read more »

Two Sting players earn OHL award nominations


  Journal Staff Two Sarnia Sting forwards are in the running for 2017 Ontario Hockey League awards. Adam Ruzicka was nominated for Rookie of the Year after an outstanding first season in the league. The 17-year-old Slovak netted 25 goals and 21 assists over the 61 games. Jordan Kyrou also earned a nod, as one of the 20 potential… Read more »

Sarnia’s Ron Fogarty nominated for NCAA coaching honours

Ron Fogarty, head coach of the Princeton University men's hockey team, has been nominated for the 2016-17 ECAC Coach of the Year award.
Photo courtesy, Beverly Schaefer

Troy Shantz Sarnia native Ron Fogarty was nominated for coach of the year in the ECAC Hockey League in the NCAA. The third-year bench boss of the Princeton Tigers led his team to a 15-14-3 overall record and home ice advantage for the playoffs for the first time since 2012-13. The former Bluewater Sharks coach… Read more »

Peewee Champions

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After posting a 21-0-3 regular season the Point Edward Blackhawks peewee team clinched the LMLL “A” division title this month with a 6-0 shutout over the Port Stanley Sailors. From left are, front row: Thomas Guthrie, Brendan Barill, Dylan O’Rae, Alex Cannon and Logan Hachey; middle row: Owen Kehoe, Nolan Waun, Aiden Groves, Nolan Mumford,… Read more »