Sarnia Imperials football team hands out the hardware

Journal Staff The Sarnia Imperials football team recognized their own at a Sept. 9 banquet at which the team handed out nine individual player awards: Rookie of the Year Mitch Hannusch ‎ Offensive Player Ryan Lounsbury Defensive Player John Bain Offensive Linemen Darryl Ntow Defensive Linemen John Bain Heart and Compassion Matt‎ Goulais Special Teams… Read more »

Sarnia Spirit girls’ U15 team made it to the Ontario Cup final

Troy Shantz Sarnia’s U15 girls’ soccer team won a silver medal at the recent Ontario Cup Championship. The Spirit finished second after knocking off 2016 champion Waterloo and runner-up Oakville. They fell to Kitchener 5-0 in the final on Sept. 9. The team has much to be proud of, said head coach Trevor Gardner. “The… Read more »

Lawn bowling winners

Marylin Lancaster and Murray Bennewies won the annual Smith Funeral Home Tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Sept. 4, with 18 teams participating. Scott Smith, right, presented the trophy and prizes to the top teams. Submitted Photo

Golfer records hole-in-one

Sarnia’s Jeff Smith scored a hole-in-one at the Forest Golf and Country Hotel recently. He recorded the ace on the par three 17th hole with witnesses Chase Dennis, Jim Coyle and Dale Muscutt looking on.

Sarnia Spirit U13 soccer team had dominant outdoor season

Journal Staff The Sarnia Spirit U13 girls soccer club ended a terrific season with yet another tournament win. The Spirit emerged victorious from the Michigan Soccer Classic, claiming the title after a 1-0 win over Nationals St. Clair. Sarah Gardner scored the only goal needed. It was the sixth tournament the girls entered this year… Read more »

‘Beer-league’ dodgeball set to begin another season

Troy Shantz About five years ago, a bunch of Sarnia friends found themselves playing dodgeball at Canatara beach. One of the beachgoers that day was Ron RealeSmith, who recalls they had so much fun they bounced around the idea of starting a league. “We wanted to do a more economically friendly league,” he said, and… Read more »

Soccer league champions

The Sarnia Spirit U13 Girls soccer team recently won the Elgin Middlesex League Championship and will move into the Regional L3 League in the 2018 season. The team will finish off the season with tournaments in Ohio and Michigan, before joining the indoor London & District League at the BMO Centre beginning in October. Pictured… Read more »

Teen sensation wins second straight Tennis Club title

Journal Staff Fifteen-year-old Ashley Gregoris dropped just six games in three matches to handily claim the Ladies’ singles title at the Sarnia Tennis Club’s year-end open championship for a second straight year. Former club pro Justin Bourassa was the winner of the Mens’ singles division. Paul Bentley and Andrew Davies were the Mens’ doubles winners,… Read more »