Sports

Hurdler wins 2nd OFSAA medal

Jaelyn Cole of Northern Collegiate won a bronze medal in the junior girls 300-metre hurdles at the all-Ontario high school track and field championships, repeating her success of a year ago when won bronze as a midget. Cole is seen here competing in the 80-metre sprint hurdles at this year’s OFSAAs in Guelph. Bruce Smith,… Read more »

Point Edward Pacers downed again in lacrosse action

The Point Edward Pacers continue to struggle this season in the Ontario Junior B lacrosse league. The Pacers were trounced by the visiting Windsor Clippers 21-8 last week, stretching their winless streak to eight games. Nevertheless, the Pacers and the London Blue Devils remained tied for second in the league’s far west division with eight… Read more »

Lambton Lions land prep school basketball star

The Lambton Lions men’s basketball team added some firepower to its lineup last week. Kameron David is joining the Lions after making a name for himself at the Father Henry Carr prep school in the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association. The six-foot guard from Brampton was also a two-time all-star in Peel Region while attending David… Read more »

Sarnia Braves dethrone visiting Strathroy Royals

The Sarnia Braves defeated the visiting Strathroy Royals 8-6 to climb above .500 on the Southwestern Senior Baseball league season last week. Pitcher Wade Babula threw six innings and struck out six and the Braves’ offence delivered 8 runs on 10 hits to take a commanding 8-1 lead by the fifth. The Royals managed to… Read more »

O’Meara wins tourney

Ethan O’Meara, right, shot three consecutive rounds of 72 and defeated fellow Sarnia Golf & Curling Club member Graham Hill in a playoff to win this year’s Men’s McDonalds’s Amateur Golf Tournament. Leon Stadwick, left, of Port Huron, was senior champion. At centre is Markus Schulz, of event sponsor McDonald’s Restaurants. The tournament is held… Read more »

Lambton Lions basketball team signs local talent

Lambton College’s women’s basketball program has added local flair by signing Northern Collegiate grad Cassidy Crowe to its 2019-20 lineup. The 5’11” shooting guard was recruited by Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, and also played with Western University Mustangs. “Cass has been a dominant basketball player in Sarnia since elementary school. We are ecstatic… Read more »

Relay winners

The team from Northern Collegiate won gold in the open boys 4x400m relay at the OFSAA West Regional Track and Field Championships in Cambridge recently. From left are, Cory Smith, Carter Barron, Matt Davies and Blake Freer. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Defending champ Wolfpack baseballers tamed

A pair of losses ended a promising season for Great Lakes Secondary’s boys baseball team. The defending OFSAA champions fell to Pickering High School 3 – 1 and Thornhill’s St. Elizabeth Catholic High School 6 – 1, eliminating the Wolfpack from the Western Ontario finals, held in Whitby on June 6. Great Lakes won Ontario… Read more »

Golden effort

Blake Foster of Northern Collegiate was a double gold medalist at the OFSAA West Regional Track and Field Championships in Cambridge recently, winning bot the junior boys shot put (16.12 metres) and junior boys discuss (55.61 metres). Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Undefeated

The N.W.O. Wolfpac won the Men’s Intermediate division in the 2019 Game On 3-on-3 road hockey tournament in London recently, with a perfect 6 and 0 record to win the championship. Pictured are: (from left) Marc Greenwood, Brendan Greenwood, Christopher Greenwood, Ryan Greenwood, Joe Greenwood, Jeff Werden, and goalie Trevan Wright. Submitted photo.