Sports

Free throw champ

Emma Greenwood of St. Joseph’s School in Corunna became an Ontario champion again when she won the Knight’s of Columbus Regional Free Throw Competition for 13-year-olds in London recently. Greenwood sank 22 of 25 shots, which earned her top spot in Ontario and her second provincial title in five years of competing. She is seen… Read more »

Corunna Giants

The Peewee Corunna Giants won an Ontario Baseball Association tournament in Port Dover May 25-27. The boys went 4-1 on the weekend and rallied in the last inning in the championship final to best Essex 13-12. From left are, front row: Ryan Moosberger, Will Greer, Casyn Foster, Charlie Brander, Vince Krohn, Carter Foster and Jackson… Read more »

City reviews possible upgrades to lawn bowling facility

City Hall is reviewing a request from the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club to apply for provincial grants to update its facilities. The club is hoping to revamp the Germain Park clubhouse as well as add an accessible washroom, additional air conditioning and shade for the player greens. City staff has been directed to review the… Read more »

Back on the bowling green

John Pawlowski, left, and Rick Fitzhallen, right, of Lambeth, won the 50th annual Mott Memorial at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club. Here, Cathy Mott, financial advisor for Sun Life Financial, holds a plaque recognizing prior winners of the tournament, which featured 20 teams from southwestern Ontario. Submitted Photo

Sturgeon take opener

Ball carrier Nathan Tremblay of the Sarnia Sturgeon peewee football team sprints downfield against the Chatham-Kent Cougars at Norm Perry Park on May 25. The Sturgeon won their season opener by downing the Cougars 25-20. The Sarnia football program runs peewee, bantam and junior varsity teams. Jack Clark Photo

Eye on the ball

Brandon Campbell, 4, an instructional T-ball player with Elk’s Lodge, lined up his swing to connect for a single in SMAA baseball action last week. Brandon’s team was playing the Aamjiwnaang Talons at Germain Park. Glenn Ogilvie

Local goalie caps dream season with trip to Memorial Cup

Jake Romphf When Kaden Fulcher’s mom told him he couldn’t play goalie in lacrosse, he asked, “What about hockey?” The starting goaltender for the Hamilton Bulldogs has had a extraordinary season in the Ontario Hockey League: franchise record for wins, league championship, trip to the Memorial Cup, and signed an NHL contract with the Detroit… Read more »

Coming through

Carter Barron of Northern Collegiate won the junior boys’ 300-metre hurdles at the Southwestern Ontario high school track and field championships. Barron was also part of the Vikings’ 4X400 metre relay team, which finished second at the Windsor meet held May 23-24. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

League champions

The Sarnia Spirit U14 Girls won the U15 BMO Elgin Middlesex indoor soccer league title this year, finishing with a record of 13 wins, 2 ties, and 1 loss, and also went undefeated to win the District Cup Championship. From left are, back row, Abby Balan, Hannah Balan, Jade Unsworth, Koko Okutinyang and Arianna Satram;… Read more »

Mighty good throw

With a toss of 16.4 metres, Zion Webb of St. Patrick’s High School won the senior boys’ shot put title at the Southwestern Ontario high school track and field championships in Windsor on May 24. Webb also placed fourth in senior boys’ discuss. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal