High schools students honoured with Stefanko Award

Journal Staff Alex Doornbosch of Great Lakes Secondary and J.J. Fogarty of St. Patrick’s are this year’s winner of the Stefanko Award, presented annually for outstanding achievement in athletics, academics and extra-curricular activities. Doornbosch has been named captain of all her school basketball and volleyball teams and is a three-time Lambton-Kent high school champion. She… Read more »

Lacrosse Gold

The Sarnia Pavers Tyke 1 (U9) Team won gold at the Owen Sound Minor Lacrosse Heritage Classic Tournament June 17-19, with a 7-6 overtime win over the Mimico Mountaineers in the championship game. MVP Hazen Vanderburgt scored the game-winning goal. Pictured are, from left, back row: assistant coach Mike Jacques, trainer Dwayne Amyotte, head coach… Read more »

NHL Blackhawks promote Meghan Hunter to AGM

Journal Staff Sarnia-Lambton native Meghan Hunter is now an Assistant General Manager of the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks. Hunter joined the organization in 2016 and, after serving in various hockey operations and scouting roles, and will new oversee budgeting, team services, contract execution, team security and player services, the Blackhawks said. Hunter, who grew up in… Read more »

Memorial baseball bench approved for Stan Slack Field

Journal Staff Sarnia council waived the rules last week to permit the installation of a bench in memory of a longtime contributor to local baseball. The exemption will allow a memorial bench to be placed in Errol Russell Park (Stan Slack Field) to commemorate Marnie Slack’s own contributions and support of baseball in Sarnia. The… Read more »

Volleyball team wins gold at Nationals

The Sarnia Twin Bridges 15U girls’ volleyball team won a gold medal in Division 5 at the National Championships in Edmonton, an event that drew 800 teams to Alberta’s capital. Pictured are, from left, back row: Alyssa Watson, Jenna Daye, head coach Brian Maxfield, Christine Hotke, Jacqueline Kennedy-Neely, Mya Karlsson, Belle Grondin and Andie Armstrong…. Read more »

New members join Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame

Journal Staff Ten individuals and a team make up the Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame class of 2022. The winners are: AMATEUR ATHLETES: Kelly Lynn Killoran and Krista DuChene. Killoran excelled in basketball from elementary school through university, winning many championships, all-star selections and individual awards. She was named to the Mayor’s Honour List in… Read more »