Globetrotting teacher reffed World Cup gold medal game

Tara Jeffrey Kayla Herdman was a student at Northern Collegiate when she realized she enjoyed keeping score more than she did scoring baskets. “I played junior and travel basketball, but started scorekeeping in senior and thought I would give [refereeing] a try,” said the 31-year-old teacher, coach and globetrotting basketball officiate. “My high school coach,… Read more »

Medals in judo

Alexa Schmit of Sarnia’s Bushido Sing Judo/Jiu Jitsu school kicked off a new season in style by winning two silver medals at the Asahi Judo Open Tournament at the University of Waterloo. Two other club members also medalled — Elysia Cornish with silver and Matthew Suisham with bronze. Submitted Photo

Air Strike

Joey Stock of the Lambton College Lions baseball team fires in a pitch during the final two innings of a game against the George Brown Huskies on Oct. 5. It was one of Lambton’s most competitive games this year but the result was the same, a 5-3 loss. The Lions were winless in their first… Read more »

Lambton- Kent cross country meet in Canatara Park

Journal Staff Northern Collegiate won the overall team title and St. Patrick’s finished third at the Lambton-Kent high school cross country championships Oct. 16. The race featured 259 runners from Lambton-Kent high school competing at Canatara Park. Sarnia schools with top 5 finishes: NOVICE GIRLS 1 – Alaina Burns, Northern 2 – Ann Mabel Wambula,… Read more »

Northern, St. Pat’s top 3 at SWOSSA tennis

Journal Staff It was game, set, match for city high school tennis players last week. Chris Latosinsky of St. Patrick’s won gold in the boys open singles category at the SWOSSA championships when he defeated Northern Collegiate’s Aditya Damani. Northern won the open team title with a gold in mixed doubles, Damani’s silver in boys… Read more »

Safer ice-making unit part of proposed arena makeover

Tara Jeffrey St. Clair Township officials are hoping the Moore Sports Complex’s ageing refrigeration system will help make the case for a multi-million dollar arena makeover. “We think we have a good case because of our existing freezing plant and refrigeration system,” township CAO John Rodey said of the 50-year-old Moore Sports Complex. The arena… Read more »

NHL scouts watching Sting’s Jacob Perrault

NHL scouts have tagged a forward with the Sarnia Sting as a hot prospect. Jacob Perrault is one of 41 OHL players named to the October “players to watch” roster in anticipation of next year’s draft. The Illinois natives had 55 points in 63 games last season and is one of just eight OHLers given… Read more »

Armed intervention

St. Patrick’s senior girls’ basketball teammates Jayden Larocque and Layla Mackenzie scramble to reach a stray ball ahead of a Wallaceburg Tartans player during a home game on Oct. 8. The Tartans won 34-30, however, extending St. Pat’s losing streak to three games. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Coun. White back in ring for homegrown wrestling show

Troy Shantz Sarnia city councillor Brian White will return to the ring for an open challenge match when professional wrestling returns to Sarnia on Oct. 24. Inception will feature at least seven bouts, including indie wrestling superstar Cody Deaner battling Chem Valley wrestling champ Aiden Prince at the River City Vineyard. The show will be… Read more »

High school soccer results

Northern Collegiate’s junior boys AAA soccer team has been finding the net this year. The Vikings defeated St. Patrick’s High School 3-1 on Oct. 10 at Norm Perry Park, upping it record to three wins and a tie on the season. The Vikings were tops among Sarnia teams right now and were sitting one point… Read more »