Sports

High school football champs

St. Patrick’s High School senior quarterback Josh Elsley breaks through for yardage in the regional football championship played Nov. 15 at Norm Perry Park. Northern Collegiate downed St. Pat’s 24-21 to claim the title. Brian Waring Photo IN THE JUNIOR GAME:

Another golfer had silver

When Eric Pattenaude won a silver medal at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf championship it ended a long drought for Lambton College, the Journal reported in October. But it hadn’t been 38 years between hardware. Sarnia’s Wayne Forbes had an OCAA top-three finish for Lambton in the 1981-82 season. Forbes won silver for… Read more »

Sarnia hoops star headed to Vermont

Barry Wright One of Sarnia’s premier women athletes is heading to the University of Vermont on a Division 1 basketball scholarship. Lauren Handy, 17, will begin her academic and athletic career with the Catamounts next September, but will head east in late spring and take some summer courses prior to the rigors of the college… Read more »

City midfielder takes leadership role

Barry Wright Shelby Auterhoff is embracing her new role as a team leader with the Lipscomb University Lady Bisons in Nashville, Tennessee. The Northern Collegiate grad just completed her second season at the private Christian university on a soccer scholarship. Earlier this month, she was named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Tournament Team, despite her… Read more »

Russia takes U-17 hockey crown

Russian defender Mikhail Sergachyov (#5) snags the puck before USA forward Kailer Yamamoto (#55) can get a shot away on goalkeeper Maxim Kalyayev in the gold medal game of the World Under 17 Challenge Nov. 8 at the RBC Centre. Russia defeated the U.S. 2-1 for gold while Sweden took bronze by defeating Finland. Canada… Read more »

St. Clair grad wins Canadian soccer crown

Barry Wright Denver Spearman is basking in the glory of a national championship. The 22-year-old St. Clair Secondary graduate was part of the London-Marconi side that won the Canadian Club Soccer Championship last month in the GTA. The game was scoreless through regulation and extra time before Marconi beat Calgary Caledonians on penalty kicks, 4-2,… Read more »

Sarnia Roadrunners still going strong after 43 years

Barry Wright Members of the Sarnia Roadrunners Association have run countless thousands of kilometers since the group’s inception in 1971. “We’ve had kids as young as three running – with their parents of course – all the way up to runners in who are 75 plus,” said president Glen Crawford. Runners do one and three… Read more »

Razorclaws take SMAA football crown

After going undefeated all season the Razorclaws won the SMAA football atom championship. From left are, in front row, Cam Smith, Ty Calquhoun, Kaia Pierce, Parker Wyant, Ethan McAuley, Broady Nesbit, Jayden Walsh and Jack Vozza; middle row, Ben Aguiar, Austin Gabel, Tyler Hopwood, Nicole Maerz, Karter Moffatt, Ethan Hacker, Chase Irwin, Jack Nesbit, Reilly… Read more »

Jr. Lady Sting nab tournament crown

The Sarnia Jr. Lady Sting Bantam C team won the 18th annual Sault Ste. Marie Ice Breaker Cup Tournament with a 2-0 over the host city Nov. 2. Front row, Angela Steen, Holly Moraal, middle row, Meghan Harvie, Madilyn Fairbairn, back row, coach Erin White, trainer Jen McLaughlin, Angelique Aliperti, Emily Chute, Emma McLaughlin, Cobi… Read more »