Sports

Habitat launches new build

Sarah Reaume, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton, is joined by Sarnia Sting players Daniel Nikandrov and Jordan Kyrou on Monday, Oct. 6 for a ground-breaking ceremony of its newest housing project at 237 East St. South. The 32nd home undertaken by the local Habitat affiliate is also a “youth build” project. Marco Vigliotti

High school tennis results

    Results from the Sarnia-Lambton high school tennis play downs held Oct. 2 at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. Championship finals: Boys Singles: Andrew Davies (Northern) defeated Griffen Allen (LCCVI) 8-2 Girls Singles: Sarah Barry (St. Pat’s) defeated Elise McInnes (St. Pat’s) 8-0 Boys Doubles: James Pavey & Paul Whitson (St…. Read more »

St. Clair junior girls basketball tournament

Madi Sawatzky, right, of the Northern Collegiate junior girls basketball team, attempts a shot while being guarded by two Wallaceburg Tartans during the St. Clair Junior Girls Basketball Tournament on Oct. 3-4.   Eight teams participated in the event, played at St. Clair Secondary in Sarnia. Northern went 3-0 in the tournament, defeating Wallaceburg 56-26 in… Read more »

Legionnaires are smokin’ hot

Dan McCaffery Special to The Journal The Sarnia Legionnaires are chasing history. Coach Dan Rose’s Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey club is creeping up on the franchise record for fastest start to a season. But the Legion crew, which has won nine in a row since the start of the current campaign, still has a long… Read more »

Sarnian helps lead team to title

A player The Journal introduced you to this summer played an integral part in the Alvinston Indians capturing the St. Thomas and District Men’s Fastball League title. Aaron Stocking stroked a two-run double, walked and scored twice to lead the Indians to an 8-4 win over St. Thomas in the deciding game last week. Alvinston… Read more »

Two Sting players on Team Canada

Barry Wright When Hockey Canada announced its roster last week for the three Canadian teams to compete at the upcoming World Under 17 Hockey Challenge in Sarnia-Lambton, it was all but a certainty that Jakob Chychrun’s name would be called during the proceedings at the RBC Centre. After all, the son of the former NHLer… Read more »

Local golfer wins provincial silver

Barry Wright A 38-year drought on the links is over for Lambton College. Eric Pattenaude has won the silver medal in the men’s individual competition at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf championship near Peterborough. The second-place finish by the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club member is the first top three finish by a… Read more »

SMAA football action

Dante Muskotwan (#32) of the Firebolts sprints ahead of the pack in SMAA atom football action on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Norm Perry Park. The Sylvan Learning Centre Firebolts downed the Royal Canadian Legion Iron Sides 24-18. Cathie Bell 

Cross-country runners shine in Windsor

Journal Staff The future looks bright for cross-country running at Northern Collegiate. The Vikings captured both the Midget and Junior Girls titles at the recent ‘Thrill on the Hill’ event at the University of Windsor, with no fewer than eight of its athletes cracking the top 10 in their respective divisions. “All our kids are… Read more »

A ‘respectable’ year for angling

Barry Wright The weather made it a challenging summer for local anglers in an otherwise decent year for fishing. “I think the extremely cold winter and the cooler spring changed the cycle,” said Jake Van Rooyen, a director with Bluewater Anglers. “The late summer water temperature is usually between 70 and 74 degrees, (21-24 C)… Read more »