Sports

Sawmill a busy golf course

Sawmill Creek Resort and Spa will be a busy place again next week when the Camlachie course hosts the Canadian Mid-Amateur and Senior Women’s Golf Tournament. The 54-hole event will feature golfers from nine provinces and two U.S. states, beginning Aug. 26. The club just finished hosting the Ontario Bantam (U15) golf championships. Johnny Travale,… Read more »

Legionnaires open training camp this weekend

Don’t look now, but another Sarnia Legionnaires hockey season is just days away. Mark Davis’ crew will hit the ice for training camp this weekend at the Clearwater Arena. The hopefuls will don the gear on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9-12 before the top 40 players are chosen for… Read more »

Results from Robinson tennis tourney

Sarnia-area players did well at the 58th annual Francis J. Robinson Memorial Tournament in Port Huron, which is a highlight of the local tennis calendar. Ryan Davies captured the 10s Boys singles title and Tino DiBattista won the 55s Men’s singles title at the tourney, held Aug. 5-9. Four others reached the finals: Andrew Davies… Read more »

Local pitcher step away from national team

Camlachie’s Tyler Whitbread is at the Canadian National Junior Team Selection Camp this week in Australia. The 18-year-old St. Clair Secondary School student is among 11 pitchers at the camp. Team Canada is in the midst of six exhibition games down under before final selections are made to represent this country at the U-18 Baseball… Read more »

Perfect season for Corunna Bantam Lady Giants

The Corunna Bantam Lady Giants baseball team capped an unbeaten regular season by going undefeated in the playoff as well to claim the 2015 championship. From left are, front row; Amanda Frayne, Kamryn Mosher, MacKenzy Tyndall and Hannah Miles; back row, Coach Mike Tyndall, Payton Fleming, Claire Heggie, Kennedy Dietz, Maggie Parkinson, Keeley McKegan, Carmen… Read more »

Ciccarelli honoured by OHL

Former Sarnia Sting owner Rob Ciccarelli has been honoured for his long-standing contribution to the Ontario Hockey League. Ciccarelli and ex-Windsor, Detroit and Plymouth owner Peter Karmanos Jr. were each thanked for their passion and commitment to the league at its annual Board of Governors meeting in Niagara-on-the Lake last week. Ciccarelli brought OHL hockey… Read more »

Imperials went down fighting

Sarnia Imperial teammates Ray McDonald (#21) and Jeremy Jones (#88) double-team an Ottawa Invader ball carrier during the Northern Football Conference semi-final played Aug. 8 at Norm Perry Park. Sarnia’s thrilling football season came up short, however, when the Imperials lost a heartbreaker to Ottawa 20-19 in overtime. With the victory, Ottawa will play the… Read more »

Couple adds iron to their diet

Tara Jeffrey Some couples swim together; others run or bike together. But the Wallers — they combine all three and triathlon together. “That’s how we met, we started running together and it went from there,” said Shannon Waller, 38, who recently competed at the Ironman 70.3 in Muncie, Indiana, alongside husband Al, 43. “It was… Read more »

Pep rally planned to officially welcome new Sting owners

Journal Staff The Sarnia Sting’s annual Black & White game in support of the United Way will pack a twist this year. As always, the game will feature current Sting players and prospects vying for a roster spot. But the Sept. 2 tilt will also see Mayor Mike Bradley and others officially welcome the hockey… Read more »

Hometown Hockey in Sarnia?

Sarnia has been shortlisted as a stop on the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour this winter. Hosted by Ron MacLean, the two-day celebration of everything hockey will visit 24 Canadian communities during the coming NHL season. The free outdoor hockey festivities culminate in an outdoor viewing party of a live NHL broadcast. This winter, episodes will… Read more »