Sports

U.S. competition

From left, Ryan Davies of Sarnia, Elijah Brown of Petrolia, and Divyesh Bhargava of Sarnia competed at USTA Midwest Junior Team Tennis Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 27-28. The trio helped the Port Huron Prowlers take third place in the U14 intermediate division, finishing with a 4-1 record against teams from across the U.S…. Read more »

City boxer competing in Bulgaria this week

Sarnia boxer Kaitlyn Clark is competing in Bulgaria this week. The Canadian National Team member joined boxers from a dozen countries at the Balkan Tournament Aug. 1 – 7 in Botevgrad, Bulgaria. “I’m confident in my preparation and ready for whatever challenge comes my way,” Clarke told The Journal last week. “I’m just ready to… Read more »

Silver medalist

Sarnia’s Andrew Davies, left, won a silver medal at the Canadian Track and Field Championship in Montreal recently. In a very close finish, Davies finished 0.6 seconds behind winner Marc-Andre Trudeau Perron, centre, in the U20 5,000 metre race.  Trudeau Perron and Davies are now 1-2 in Canadian rankings. Taking the bronze was Prince Nkurunziza,… Read more »

Representing region

Eight players from Sarnia-Lambton and Chatham-Kent represented the St. Clair Region at the Ontario Basketball Association’s U12 Ontario Summer Development Program Camp in Barrie, Ont. recently. Pictured with the Georgian “Grizzly” are, from left, front row: Nathan Medeiros and Matteo Shaw; back row: Adam Solinas, Alex Pretty, Dylan Alward, Cohen Krull, Ian Costello, Jacob Tavares,… Read more »

Santavy wins weightlifting silver at Pam Am Games

A Sarnia weightlifter won a medal at the Pan Am Games last week. Boady Santavy took silver in the men’s 96-kg division at the games in Lima, Peru. The 22-year-old was successful in his first five attempts but finished behind Columbian Jhonatan Rivas Mosquera after coming up short on his lift at 215 kilograms. Santavy… Read more »

Imperials win playoff opener

The Sarnia Imperials started their 2019 playoff campaign on the right foot last weekend. Sarnia’s Northern Football Conference team defeated the Oakville Longhorns XX – XX in the first round of the playoffs at Norm Perry Park on July 27. The Imperials trounced the Longhorns 41 – 0 on July 20 at Bronte Park, clinching… Read more »

Rees gets Team Canada tryout invitation

A forward with the Sarnia Sting is trying out for Canada’s U20 hockey team. Jamieson Rees and 36 other Canadian prospects suited up for a series of matches against Team U.S.A., Sweden and Finland July 27 to Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Michigan. The Canadian players are divided into Red and White teams at the first… Read more »

Sarnia Sting sign European prospects for coming season

The Sarnia Sting have signed both their European prospects for the coming season. Defenceman Eric Hjorth of Sweden and forward Marek Berka of the Czech Republic were selected in the 2019 CHL Import Draft. Hjorth, an 18-year-old from Linköping, Sweden, battled injuries last year but caught the eye of NHL scouts and was taken in… Read more »

Growing Bluewater Granfondo to star in new documentary

Troy Shantz Sarnia-Lambton’s big cycling event is headed to the big screen. A new documentary will tell the story of the Bluewater International Granfondo and how it has supported end-of-life care while expanding cycling culture locally since 2014, said event founder Ken MacAlpine. “It will be of quality suitable for CBC and Netflix,” he said…. Read more »