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Bluewater Anglers 2019 Salmon Derby winners announced

The official winners of the 43rd annual Bluewater Anglers Salmon Derby have been announced. More than 1,000 anglers from southwestern Ontario, as well as Nashville and Scotland, took part in the 10-day event, which ended May 12. Officials say a total of 1,622 fish from the waters of the upper St. Clair River and lower… Read more »

Weir returning to U.S. Open

Mike Weir makes his return to the U.S. Open next month. The Bright’s Grove golfer earned an invite to the Pebble Beach, Calif. event after placing fifth at a qualifying event last week. Weir, who’s been plagued by wrist and elbow injuries since 2011, hasn’t made an appearance at the Open since 2013. The U.S…. Read more »

LKSSAA Track & Field results

Sarnia’s high school athletes sprinted and jumped their way to the podium in dozens of events at the LKSSAA track and field championships, held May 14 – 15 at Chatham Kent Community Athletic Complex. Below are top three results only:     Midget Women 100 metre dash : 1 – Ekaeso Okutinyang, Northern Collegiate Men… Read more »

Medal winners congratulated

Nine members of the Point Edward Skating Club won medals in competitive figure skating during the 2018-19 season. From left are: Natasha Hutson, Megan Ingles, Evelyn Chambers, Troy Zimmer, Makayla Hachey, Paige Harris, Asia Dang-Hill, Peyton Bishop and Abbi Rumford. Submitted Photo

Court champs

Three local junior tennis players have advanced to the United States Tennis Association regional championships. From left, Ryan Davies, of Sarnia, Elijah Brown, of Petrolia, and Divyesh Bhargava, of Sarnia, helped their Port Huron Prowlers teammates win the South East Michigan championship in Ann Arbor on April 27. The team will now compete against all… Read more »

League champs

Nine swimmers from the Sarnia Rapids 1 swim team capped the competitive season with top-three finishes at the St. Clair-Erie Aquatic League Championships in Windsor. From left are: front row: Grace Wallace (9), Lauren Armstrong (11) and Emmanuel deGuzman (11); back row: Darius Landon (12), Taylor Marut (14), Diane Clarke (17), Drake Landon (15), Ethan… Read more »

After hanging up the gloves, boxer becomes national champ

Troy Shantz She’s the Canadian championship that almost wasn’t. Two years ago, Sarnia’s Kaitlyn Clark had walked away from boxing, seemingly forever. Today, she’s one of the very best in Canada. The 64-kilogram fighter became a 2019 elite gold medalist last month at the National Championships in Victoria, defeating boxers from Quebec and British Columbia… Read more »

Lambton College to host provincial basketball championship

Lambton College has been selected to host the 2020 Ontario College Athletics Association (OCAA) Men’s Basketball Championships. The event features the final eight college teams competing for the provincial title “Such a big day for Lambton College and our growing basketball program. We look forward to hosting athletes from across the province at our new… Read more »

Sarnia Saints hold 10th annual Playing it Forward

The Sarnia Saints rugby club is once again ‘Playing it Forward.’ Coach Stuart Baillie said the club is planning a dinner, silent auction and afternoon of rugby, with the proceeds supporting this year’s designated charity —The Inn of the Good Shepherd. Three rugby matches are scheduled for June 15 at Norm Perry Park. The Saints… Read more »

Sarnia fighter wins pro debut

Sarnia mixed martial artist Bobbi-Jo Dalziel emerged victorious in her Professional Fighters League debut last week. Dalziel defeated Genah Fabian in a unanimous decision on May 9 at the Long Island, N.Y. showcase. The six-foot fighter remains undefeated with a 5-0-0 record, as reported by the website WMMA Rankings. Dalziel is considered by many to… Read more »