Sports

Sting forward wins gold with Team Canada at U18 tourney

Sarnia Sting forward Jamieson Rees helped Canada win gold with the under-18 team at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky tournament in Edmonton. Canada beat Sweden 6-2 in the gold medal game. Rees assisted on the fifth goal to finish the tournament with a goal and three assists in five games. The Hamilton native scored in the… Read more »

Repeat champions

For the second year in a row the Sarnia FC Girls U17 team won the AC Douglas soccer tournament in Niagara Falls, this time giving up just a single goal over four games Aug. 11-12, 2018. From left are, front row: Callyn Healy, Kathleen Kerwin, and Ali Barnes; middle row: Maggie Kearns, Diane Clarke, Shayla… Read more »

Sting exhibition game to benefit United Way

The Sarnia Sting’s 13th annual black and white game will be played Aug. 29 at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena. The game features current Sting players and prospects looking to make the roster. All proceeds from the 50/50 draw, Alex Galchenyuk jersey raffle and lineup sheet sales will support the United Way of Sarnia-Lambton. Admission… Read more »

Local Sports Hall of Fame announces latest award winners

Dan McCaffery The Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame has named wrestling star Darby Huckle the 2018 winner of the Jack Isom Award. Huckle, a Sarnia native and St. Clair Secondary graduate, will be honoured at the hall’s annual enshrinement dinner Sept. 15 at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club. The Isom award is given to… Read more »

Eight city tennis players win stateside

Journal Staff Local tennis players shone at the 61st annual Francis J. Robinson Memorial Tournament in Port Huron. Twenty-seven athletes from Sarnia-Lambton were among 275 participants at this year’s ‘Robinson,’ which is one of the longest running community tennis tournaments in the U.S. and the highlight of the area summer tennis calendar. Eight of them… Read more »

Nine-year-old headed to U.S. nationals

Sarnia native Abigail Gordon, 9, is one of 16 players selected to compete in her age division at the U.S. National Championships Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. She qualified for the Little Mo National Championships in Austin, Texas, by placing third at the East Regional tournament in late July. Gordon, now based in Florida, played… Read more »

Tourney winners

The team of lead Everett Zwiers, left, and skip Lyle Mix won the Burchill Financial lawn bowling championship at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Aug. 6. Robert Johnston and Sharon Philpott were second and Bob McQueen and Dave Johnston third. Submitted Photo

Local hockey players sign with junior team in Colorado

Four local players will play Tier II Junior ‘A’ hockey with the Northern Colorado Eagles of the Western States Hockey League this season. Sarnia native and St. Patrick’s High School grad Tyler McLean said he likes the team’s training facilities and hockey culture, and hopes the season can lead to a spot on a European… Read more »