Sports

Prevost adds weightlifting record to athletic resume

Troy Shantz Sarnia multi-sport athletic wonder Carolyne Prevost has added another honour to her long list of accomplishments. Prevost set a new Rogue World Record at the annual Arnold Classic Strongman competition in Columbus, Ohio earlier this month when she completed 63 separate 225-pound deadlifts. She wasn’t the strongest woman at a single lift, she… Read more »

Sting captain signs with the Arizona Coyotes

Sarnia Sting captain Ryan McGregor has signed a three-year entry-level deal with the National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes. The 21-year-old native of Burlington, Ont. has 27 goals and 68 points this year. McGregor played five seasons with the Sting and has been team captain for the past two. In January he set a new club… Read more »

Local sports hall of fame now accepting nominations

The Sarnia-Lambton Sports Hall of Fame is welcoming submissions for possible induction this year. Nominations are accepted until April 30 in the following categories: 1) Professional athlete 2) Amateur athlete 3) Special achievement (significant contribution in officiating, coaching, media, training, etc.) 4) Bud Morrison Award (important contributions to youth) 5) Earl MacKenzie Award (involvement of… Read more »

City hockey player enjoyed freshman year run in NCAA

Troy Shantz A Sarnia woman was part of Mercyhurst University’s record-setting hockey season team this year, as well as its oh-so-close championship final. Aubrey Cole recently wrapped up her first season at the Erie, Pennsylvania college, which went undefeated at home for the first time in school history. “I came in just looking to improve,… Read more »

Coronavirus brings early end to Sarnia Sting season

The Sarnia Sting’s hockey season has ended early due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The balance of the 2019-20 season and all hockey activity was cancelled until further notice based on the recommendation of provincial and federal health officials, the Canadian Hockey League, which oversees the Ontario Hockey League, said in a release last week. The… Read more »