Sports

Defending champion Ice Hawks ready to soar

Barry Wright One of Sarnia’s best-kept sports secrets begins defence of its Ontario Sledge Hockey Association developmental championship in a few days. The provincial champion Sarnia Ice Hawks host Windsor on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Germain Arena at 2:30 p.m. before heading down the highway to play London the next day. Ice Hawks Head… Read more »

Legionnaires giving proceeds of U17 hockey game to Rebound

Barry Wright One of this area’s most recognizable non-profit agencies will be the recipient of a Hockey Canada fundraising initiative at the upcoming World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. The Sarnia Legionnaires of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League have been chosen as the local host partner when Team Canada Black takes on Team Finland at the… Read more »

Junior Sting hockey action

Anthony Tudino, #97, of the Major Atom AAA Jr. Sting skates past a London defender to score the first of his two goals on Oct. 15. Sarnia and the London Jr. Knights played to a 3-3 draw. Wendy Labelle-Voisey Photo

SMAA football action

Kicker Nicholas Vacek (#72) of the Avengers attempts a convert in 22-7 victory over the Sky Fire in SMAA football action at Norm Perry Park on Oct. 11. In the other PeeWee game the Vortex downed the Buzz Saw 20-6. In Atom play, the Razor Claws doused the Inferno 30-6 and the Shock Wave stunned… Read more »

World U17 hockey tickets

Single game tickets are now on sale for the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, taking place Oct. 31 to Nov. 8. The tournament is centred out of Sarnia’s RBC Centre and features three Canadian teams, Finland, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and the United States. A Gold and Bronze Medal games package is also on sale to the… Read more »

Sarnia Olympic F.C. victorious

Sarnia Olympic F.C. notched a 3-1 victory in the final over Paddy Flaherty’s to win the Sarnia Men’s Industrial Soccer League Over 35 title. The championship was the fourth in a row for Sarnia Olympic F.C. Submitted Photo

Irish third at OFSSA golf

The St. Patrick’s boys golf team placed third at the Ontario Federation of Secondary School Athletic Association festival in Stratford last week. The Irish squad of Graeme Brunet, Swade Hall, Colin Leyton and Jacob Williams, finished behind schools from Waterloo and London for the team title. Brunet had the top individual St. Pat’s score. He… Read more »

Update on high school sports merger

Barry Wright The amalgamation of high school sports in Sarnia-Lambton and Chatham-Kent is going well, says the coordinator of the new Lambton Kent Secondary School Athletic Association. “The transition has been fairly smooth,’ said James Clarke. “We spent a lot of time in June and over the summer making sure we had everything in place… Read more »

High school tennis results

Sarnia’s St. Patrick’s High School won the team championship at the Lambton-Kent secondary tennis finals held at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. Northern Collegiate was fourth and St. Clair Secondary tied for fifth at the Oct. 8 event. Individual winners from Sarnia schools included: Boys Singles:    Andrew Davies (Northern) Girls Singles:     Sarah… Read more »

Sarnia’s Doran back in the NHL

Barry Wright A former general manager of the Sarnia Sting has a new job in the National Hockey League. Terry Doran is now a full-time scout with the Calgary Flames. He replaces Tom Webster who announced his retirement from the game at the NHL entry draft. Doran, who had previously NHL scouting experience with the… Read more »