Sports

Tournament winners

This team comprised of, from left, Andreas Laskaratos, Helen Bourdage, Ian Pennington and Matt Peve, were the winners of the Central Machine & Marine annual golf tournament held recently at the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course in Mooretown. Submitted Photo

Lack of volunteers puts SMAA at risk

Troy Shantz The Sarnia Minor Athletic Association’s (SMAA) baseball program was faced with a grim reality this summer: find more volunteers, or cancel next year’s season. “We managed to get through with 14 people. We need 25 to 28 people,” said league chairperson Steve Hamilton. “It was a pretty heavy workload for us.” The league… Read more »

Sarnia pitcher joins Michigan fastball roster

Troy Shantz A Sarnia teen is the latest addition to an elite Michigan women’s fastball team. Kennedy Dietz, a pitcher, was selected to join the roster of the Flint Krossfire U16 Women’s Fastball squad – one of a dozen high-level tournament teams in the state – this fall. The 15-year-old Northern Collegiate student has played… Read more »

Senior Games winners

This trio from the host Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club comprised the gold medal winning triples team in lawn bowling at the Southwest Regional Senior Games, held recently in Sarnia. From left are, Mary Winter, Mike Stewart and Amanda McKay. More than 600 Senior Games competitors participated in 20 events from slo-pitch to scrabble in venues… Read more »

Sting make staff announcements

The Sarnia Sting announced recently that co-owner David Legwand has been named associate coach for the 2017-2018 season, alongside head coach Derian Hatcher and assistant coaches Jeff Barratt and Brad Staubitz. The club also named Amy Mausser as the team’s new athletic therapist after parting ways with Mark Packwood, due to scheduling conflicts.

Hole-in-one in Bright’s Grove

Sara Chmielewski, 37, recorded a hole-in-one on the third hole at the Bright’s Grove Golf Club, during the Wednesday Night Women’s League’s ‘closest to the pin’ contest, on Aug. 23. The shot was witnessed by Karla Vanderveeken.

Skating registration

Registration for the Point Edward Skating Club’s 2017-2018 season will he held on Thursday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 19 at the Point Edward Community Hall, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Denise at 519-383-2804 or Kelly at 519-542-4338.

Young city tennis player claims tour championship title

Journal Staff A 12-year-old city tennis player has claimed a tour championship title on the Little Caesars OTA West Region Junior Tennis Tour. Ryan Davies, 12, won the Boys’ U14 division by scoring 38 points overall after competing in just four of the eight tour stops. The Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club member… Read more »

Ontario Champs

A local team has won gold at the Ontario Provincial Lacrosse Championships for the first time in five years. The Sarnia Pacers ‘Life and Body Fitness’ Tyke 2 team edged Midland 4-3 in the finals to claim the Tyke ‘E’ division title. From left are, front row: Gavin Smith; Liam Davey; Nolan McKinlay; Levi Toenders;… Read more »

Football season ends for Sarnia Imperials

The Sarnia Imperials’ season came to an end Aug. 12 when they lost their semifinal game 35-0 to the defending champion GTA All Stars. Sarnia compiled a 5-3 record during the Northern Football Conference season and won its first playoff game over Ottawa. But the All Stars, which drubbed Sarnia 44-0 earlier in the season,… Read more »