Lawn bowling results

There was a lot of red and white on the greens when the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club hosted the annual Smith Funeral Home tournament on Canada Day. The Sarnia team of Nick Symes, Grant Collison and Gerry Wild finished first. Second were Ed Braithwaite, Marg Daye and Edna Braithwaite of the local club, while Craig… Read more »

Andali star signs pro contract

Sarnia’s Kristine Andali has turned a negative into a positive. She was passed over as a possible wild card entry to the CrossFit Games finals in California this month, but didn’t let the disappointment overcome her. Instead, she attended a National Pro Fitness League combine event in Boston and subsequently signed a contract with the… Read more »

Popular skating coaches hang ‘em up

Heather Wright They find skates more comfortable than shoes, which is what will make retirement so hard for Brad and Wendy Loosley. Sarnia’s former acting city clerk and his wife have been a constant presence in the skating world for 47 and 34 years respectively. But they want to spend time with each other and… Read more »

Drouin won’t be flag-bearer

Corunna’s Derek Drouin will not be Canada’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games in Scotland this month. The Olympic and World Championship bronze medalist was considered a finalist for the honour, but the task was given to veteran trap-shooter Susan Nattrass by the Canadian Olympic Committee. Nattrass, 63, is a six-time Olympian… Read more »

Bittersweet end to Jordan Hill’s season

The last few weeks have been an emotional rollercoaster for Sarnia’s Jordan Hill. First, he watched with excitement as a handful of former teammates hoisted the Stanley Cup as members of the Los Angeles Kings. Then his current team, the St. John’s IceCaps, lost the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup final to the Texas Stars…. Read more »

Sarnia’s Ron Fogarty to coach hockey at Princeton

Sarnia’s Ron Fogarty has been named head coach of the men’s hockey team at Princeton. The St. Patrick’s High School grad and former Sarnia Ranson Bee forward leads all active NCAA coaches in win percentage, but takes over a struggling hockey program at the famed Ivy League university. Fogarty is the son of Mike and… Read more »

Lawn bowling results

Local teams swept the top spots at the most recent Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club tournament. Blake McKay and Ed Braithwaite of the host club won men’s top honours June 18 at the On-Line Sealing event. Dave Moffitt and Bill Recor were second and Nick Symes and Ralph Archer third. Ten teams from Sarnia and Michigan… Read more »

New chapter for star basketballer

Caroline Hummell is not one of those athletes who began excelling at a sport as a toddler. In fact, the 18-year-old basketball star has only been playing hoops for six years. Hummell said she was a shy pre-teen and her mom gave her the choice of attending a drama camp or a basketball camp to… Read more »

Young tennis players net points on tour

Young athletes from Sarnia did well at the first two stops of the 2014 Little Caesars Junior Tennis Tour in Southwestern Ontario. Andrew Davies, 13, placed second in the boys’ 18-and-under event in Chatham on June 7 after winning the same event on the first stop in Amherstburg on May 31. Davies is a member… Read more »