Sports

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

Street hockey tourney at Canatara this year

Sarnia’s 3 on 3 Street Hockey Challenge is moving to Canatara Park’s parking lot by the beach on June 2, after normally being held at Hiawatha Horse Park and Lambton College. Divisions are based on age and the ability of players to avoid mismatches in skill level. New to this year is an elite division… Read more »

One long jump

St. Patrick’s athlete Page Vrolyk falls forward after landing a long jump at the Lambton Kent high school track and field championships in Chatham last week. Vrolyk finished first in senior girls’ triple jump, second in long jump, and second in the 200-metre dash. St. Pat’s finished second overall among 16 schools. Bruce Smith, Special… Read more »

Sting sign first-round draft pick Jacob Perreault

The Sarnia Sting have signed first-round draft pick Jacob Perreault to a standard player agreement and education package. The son of former NHL forward Yanic Perreault led the Chicago Mission U16 team to a USA Hockey National Championship last month after leading the High-Performance Hockey League (HPHL) in goals and points. He played in the… Read more »

Meade loses pro debut in mixed martial arts

Sarnia’s Sean Meade lost a controversial split decision in his professional debut in mixed martial arts in Quebec City. The 29-year-old boilermaker recently signed a three-fight contract with Quebec-based TKO MMA. Meade used a variety of kicks, punches, and takedowns again kickboxer Danny Millette in Quebec City, and reportedly dominated the final round of the… Read more »

Bluewater Boxing Club fighters chock up victories

Two of the Bluewater Boxing Club’s best amateurs took to the ring in Brantford recently and both scored unanimous decision victories. Josh Jablonsky, 16, improved his record to 2-0 by defeating a Branford fighter in a back-and-forth tilt. And Dylan Taylor, 21, used his quickness to defeat an Oshawa boxer in a unanimous decision. Despite… Read more »