Sports

Sibling swimmers snag medals

Sarnia siblings introduced recently to Journal readers came home with a cache of medals from the Swimming Canada Age Group Nationals in Winnipeg. Samuel Boily-Dufour, 15, accomplished his goal of making the podium in four events, capturing a gold medal and three bronze at the competition, which featured nearly 900 swimmers from 146 clubs nationwide…. Read more »

Imperials end season on winning note

Sarnia Imperials quarterback Pat Wright carries the ball for a touchdown again the Ottawa Raiders on July 26 at Norm Perry Park. The Imperials ended the season on a high note, downing the Raiders 34-20. Sarnia, which was hobbled by injuries and a short bench, did not make the Northern Football Conference playoffs. “We have… Read more »

Sarnia Braves team wins tournament

The Sarnia Braves Minor Mosquito baseball team won the BMBA tournament in Brantford the weekend of July 26-27. They finished with a 5-0 record and Noah Lester named the team MVP. From left are, front Row: Owen Ferrera, Logan Buntrock. Second Row: Quinton Johnson, Logan Woods, Ben George, Kyle Pite, Keegan Brown, Noah Lester, Nolan… Read more »

Drouin strikes gold again

Journal Staff Corunna’s Derek Drouin won the gold medal in men’s high jump at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. He took first place with a leap of 2.31 metres to beat out a jumper from Cyprus. The winning jump was well short of his Canadian record of 2.40 metres, set at the Drake Relays… Read more »

Indoor soccer is the next step for Sarnia

The need for an indoor soccer facility remains a high priority in Sarnia, but Jay Noszenko says nothing is carved in stone. “I know there are rumours everywhere,” said the president of Sarnia FC. It’s widely speculated that Germain Arena will eventually be converted to an indoor facility, he said. “But Sarnia FC hasn’t heard… Read more »

Sarnians make 40-minute trek for fastball ‘home’ games

The Alvinston Indians are one of the hottest fastball teams in Ontario, and two Sarnians are a big part in the squad’s success. “There was never any thought of me not playing here (in Alvinston) after I moved to Sarnia,” said Aaron Stocking, the 28-year-old second baseman and former Wardsville resident. Stocking is among the… Read more »

Sarnia team wins Brantford baseball tournament

The Sarnia Braves Minor Mosquito baseball team won the BMBA tournament in Brantford the weekend of July 26-27. They finished with a 5-0 record and Noah Lester named the team MVP. From left are, front Row: Owen Ferrera, Logan Buntrock. Second Row: Quinton Johnson, Logan Woods, Ben George, Kyle Pite, Keegan Brown, Noah Lester, Nolan… Read more »

Antique boat show winners

Jeff Horley, owner of the Would…Aye The 4th annual Antique & Classic Boat Show was held at Sarnia Bay Marina on July 18. Following are the winners: People’s choice:  Wooden sailboat, the “Would…Aye,” owned by Jeff Horley, of Brigden. Captain’s choice: “Lena Estelle,” owned by John Mathais, of Algonac, MI. Most Original: “Wet Pet,” owned by Bob Guldemond, of… Read more »

Lawn bowling results

Jim Foley of Sarnia and Scott Fisher of London won the D.J. Robb Funeral Home Tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club. The Open Pairs team event was held July 19 with 36 bowlers taking part. Two teams from Dresden finished second and third. Lawn bowling action continues throughout the summer at the Germain Park… Read more »

Sarnia’s reluctant bowling champion

Jackie McLellan is likely the most humble champion Sarnia-Lambton has ever produced. The long-term Courtright resident who moved to Sarnia with her husband a year and a half ago was surprised to come away with first place in the Super Senior Division (75 +) at the United States Bowling Congress Senior Tenpin Championships in Reno,… Read more »