Sports

Cup finalists

The Sarnia FC 2003 soccer team made it to the final of the EMDSL District Cup in London recently, claiming their fourth medal in less than three years. From left are, back row: Alan Speed (coach), Jeremy Macmillan, Hayden Taylor, Ewan Morrison, Jacob Beaudoin, Nic Burbank, Rohaan Syan, Own Ladanchuk, Rory Pettit, Ian MacRobbie (coach)… Read more »

Spring fishing derby

The Bluewater Anglers are hosting their annual Spring Derby on Saturday, April 21. The cost for non-members is $10 and tickets can be purchased at the Outdoorsmen and Bucks Bait, until 5:30 p.m. on April 20. The derby is for both shore and boat anglers, and the boundaries are: St. Clair River, south to the… Read more »

Sting knock off Windsor, advance to second round

The Sarnia Sting advanced to the second round of the OHL playoffs for the first time in a decade Sunday by downing the Windsor Spitfires 5-2 in Windsor. The Sting, which won the series 4-2, outplayed and outshot the Spits, who relied heavily on the outstanding play of netminder Michael DiPietro. Scoring for Sarnia were… Read more »

Dynamic duo win medal haul at Ontario Masters Championship

Journal Staff Two city swimmers had outstanding performances at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships, held March 23-25 in Nepean. Wally Henne raced in six individual events in the 80-to-84 age group and won gold in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke. Henne also took silver in 100m backstroke and 100m individual medley, as well as… Read more »

Sarnia to play host in Russian series this fall

Sarnia will host one of six games played in the CIBC Canada Russia Series this November. The series features all-star teams from the Ontario, Western and Quebec major junior hockey leagues facing off against the Russian national junior team. Sarnia will host Game 3 on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena. All six… Read more »

St. Matthew’s takes title

The senior boys’ basketball team from St. Matthew’s elementary won the 2018 St. Clair Catholic league title by downing Saint-François-Xavier 32-17 in the championship game. From left are, front row: Martin Heynsbergen, Coltin Mitchell, Carter La Rocque, and Sawyer Westfall. Back row: Coach Dan Donohue, Cordell Petty, Ethan Hunter, Will Levi, Tanner Paradis, Tye Hampel,… Read more »

Nominations being accepted to local Sports Hall of Fame

The Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame is putting out the call for nominees for its 2018 class. Nominations for induction into the hall are being accepted until April 30 in all categories, including professional and amateur athletes, as well as special achievement. The latter category recognizes people who have made significant contributions to sports beyond… Read more »

Sting take series lead in Windsor

Members of the Sarnia Sting congratulate goalie Justin Fazio after the Sting completed a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over the Windsor Spitfires Tuesday night in Windsor. Forward Jordan Ernst scored the game-winner with less than three minutes remaining and Fazio recorded 14 saves for the win. The victory gives Sarnia a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven… Read more »

Long-distance runner preparing for fifth Boston Marathon

Tara Jeffrey Rod Fraser just wanted to stay in shape and keep up with his kids, when he started running 25 years ago. “It was more of a recreational thing for the first few years,” said the 61-year-old Mooretown resident. “I’d do a 5K, four or five times a week… but what I found along… Read more »