Sports

St. Clair grad wins Canadian soccer crown

Barry Wright Denver Spearman is basking in the glory of a national championship. The 22-year-old St. Clair Secondary graduate was part of the London-Marconi side that won the Canadian Club Soccer Championship last month in the GTA. The game was scoreless through regulation and extra time before Marconi beat Calgary Caledonians on penalty kicks, 4-2,… Read more »

Sarnia Roadrunners still going strong after 43 years

Barry Wright Members of the Sarnia Roadrunners Association have run countless thousands of kilometers since the group’s inception in 1971. “We’ve had kids as young as three running – with their parents of course – all the way up to runners in who are 75 plus,” said president Glen Crawford. Runners do one and three… Read more »

Razorclaws take SMAA football crown

After going undefeated all season the Razorclaws won the SMAA football atom championship. From left are, in front row, Cam Smith, Ty Calquhoun, Kaia Pierce, Parker Wyant, Ethan McAuley, Broady Nesbit, Jayden Walsh and Jack Vozza; middle row, Ben Aguiar, Austin Gabel, Tyler Hopwood, Nicole Maerz, Karter Moffatt, Ethan Hacker, Chase Irwin, Jack Nesbit, Reilly… Read more »

Jr. Lady Sting nab tournament crown

The Sarnia Jr. Lady Sting Bantam C team won the 18th annual Sault Ste. Marie Ice Breaker Cup Tournament with a 2-0 over the host city Nov. 2. Front row, Angela Steen, Holly Moraal, middle row, Meghan Harvie, Madilyn Fairbairn, back row, coach Erin White, trainer Jen McLaughlin, Angelique Aliperti, Emily Chute, Emma McLaughlin, Cobi… Read more »

Red and White Tournament champs

The Lambton Shores Predators Atom Rep team was crowned the “A” Champions in the Red and White tournament in Schomberg, Ont. on Oct. 25-26. The Predators defeated the Parry Sound Shamrocks 6-2 in the final. Submitted Photo

Knights get their due: ’62 city football team sent five players to NCAA

Barry Wright It took five decades, but the remarkable Sarnia Junior Knights Football Club has been recognized for its 1962 championship run. The collection of high school stars from Central, Northern, SCITS and St. Patrick’s was inducted recently into the Sarnia Lambton Sports Hall of Fame. “There was a flood of memories,” said Jerry Stewart,… Read more »

Sting to honour top scorers

Barry Wright Former Sting sniper Jon Sim is returning to Sarnia to watch the team raise his “50 Goal Club” banner to the rafters at the RBC Centre. The ceremony will take place before Sarnia’s game against the Oshawa Generals on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Sim was a member of the inaugural Sting… Read more »

City schools win cross-country titles

Barry Wright The Bright’s Grove public school Bulldogs won a division team title and finished second in three others at the recent Lambton Kent Elementary School Athletic Association Cross Country Championship. The Rosedale Royals also won a team title, while finishing second and third in two others at the event, held at the United Church… Read more »

City teen aims to crack national junior baseball roster

Barry Wright Tyler Whitbread continues to climb the baseball ladder. The 17-year-old St. Clair Secondary student has been chosen to Canada’s preliminary 31-man roster for the 18U World Cup in Japan next September. The lanky right-handed pitcher was given the nod after his performance during a 12-day tour against Major League Baseball Instructional Teams in… Read more »