Sports

Lambton high school tennis tournament results

Journal Staff Jaxon Bore of Northern Collegiate and Anna Esztegar of Saint-François-Xavier won the boys’ and girls’ singles titles at the LKSSAA north division high school tennis playdowns. Nicholas Skillas and Gibson Cook of St. Patrick’s took the boys’ doubles crown, while Tessa Jackson and Ella Jackson of LCCVI won in girls’ doubles. The mixed… Read more »

Lambton Lions baseball team notches historic win

Journal Staff The Lambton Lions Men’s Baseball team earned its first ever win in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) action last recently, with an 8-7 victory over the Centennial Colts at Sarnia’s Errol Russell Park. Corunna’s Joe Stock pitched a complete game for the win, which included back-to-back two-run singles from Aaron Golab and Corunna’s Jake… Read more »

City boxer earns spot at Canadian national training camp

Troy Shantz A Sarnia boxer credits daily workouts and sparring with a Canadian Olympian during the pandemic for her recent success at a selection camp. Kaitlyn Clark was one of just four female boxers picked for the Canadian National Team training camp in Montreal next month. Clark said training with Olympian Mandy Bujold gave her… Read more »

Tennis club champs

Ryan Davies, right, a high school student, won the men’s singles title at the Sarnia Tennis Club championships recently. He defeated runner-up Marian Polakovic, left, who recently became a grandfather. Polakovic teamed up with daughter Monika to win the mixed doubles title, while Davies and Divyesh Bhargava took the men’s doubles crown. Submitted Photo

Great Lakes athletic track delayed until next year

Journal Staff The $5.4-million athletic track under construction at Sarnia’s Great Lakes Secondary School won’t be completed this fall after all. Unfavourable weather and shipment delays have set the timetable back until next spring at the earliest, said Brian McKay, business superintendent of the Lambton Kent District School Board. “The trench drains and the steeplejack… Read more »

City pitcher realizes dream, signs with Detroit Tigers

Troy Shantz As a kid growing up in Sarnia, Jordan Marks always dreamed of playing baseball for the Detroit Tigers. Now that dream could become reality. Detroit selected the right-handed pitcher in the 8th round of this year’s draft and he recently signed a rookie contract with the club. “It was kind of hard to… Read more »

Young pitcher heading south to chase baseball dream

Troy Shantz Everything fell into place that night in 2019 as Peter “Bo” Buckley was playing an exhibition baseball game in Connecticut. The local teen pitched two and two-thirds innings, struck out five, gave up no hits or walks, and delivered a fastball approaching 90 miles per hour. Watching closely from the stands was the… Read more »

Lawn bowling has resumed

Dave Moffit, left, and Brock Bartley went undefeated to win the RBC-Kooy Wealth Management tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Aug. 18. It was the club’s first tournament since the pandemic began. The team of Jim Foley and Gary Edginton were second, and Debbie Whitfield and Lena Skeard third. Submitted Photo