Sports

Sarnian wins national hockey title

Barry Wright Marlowe Pecora can call herself a champion. The third-year forward with the University of Western Ontario women’s hockey team had never won a title in her years of minor hockey in the Sarnia Ladies Sting organization, nor during her high school career at Northern Collegiate. But the drought ended when she and her… Read more »

Ex-Sting shine at CIS hockey

Former Sarnia Sting Kyle Neuber’s first game-winning goal of the season came at an opportune time.  Neuber scored in overtime to lift the University of Guelph to a 3-2 win over UQTR in the bronze medal game at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s hockey tournament in Halifax. Another former Sting, Daniel Broussard, assisted on… Read more »

OHL coaches tab Sting players

Three members of the Sarnia Sting made the grade in the recently released Ontario Hockey League’s Western Conference Coaches Poll. Nikita Korostelev and Jacob Chychrun were tabbed as second best in the Best Shot and Hardest Shot categories respectively, and Daniel Nikandrov was third in Best on Face-offs. Meantime, Anthony DeAngelo, who was dealt by… Read more »

Gold in the pool

Six members of the Rapids 2 Swim Team struck gold in the pools at the Sting Short Course Meet recently. From left are, back row: Meaghan Gregoris, Rachel Dalton, Mylena Vallee and Sarah Visser; front row: Burak Gurtekin and Sophie Victor. Submitted Photo

Winning at regionals

Danielle Adams, 16, left, and Maddisson Hawryluk, 11, members of the Rapids 2 Swim Team, had first place finishes at the recent Western Ontario Swimming Association regional championships. Absent is Shona Branton, 12, who also struck gold. Submitted Photo

Dunn takes over Point Edward Pacers

Barry Wright There’s been a changing of the guard at the Point Edward Pacers of the Ontario Lacrosse Association Junior “B” Lacrosse League. Randy Dunn has been promoted to head coach following several years of coaching in the Sarnia minor system and a successful playing career that featured a Minto Cup Junior “A” national championship… Read more »

Lady Sting win gold

The Sarnia Lady Jr. Sting Novice C girls hockey team went 4-1 to win the Walter Gretzky Girls Hockey tournament in Brantford, Ont. the weekend of March 7-8. The team includes Ella Ferrera, Marin James, Sara McCahill, Shannon James, Rhylyn Hicks, Neely Jewell, Tahlia Kelch, Haley Denney, Mara Draper, Avery Robinson, Aydra Scott, Gracie Harse,… Read more »

Sir John Moore wins championship with dramatic victory

Sir John Moore School’s senior girls basketball team has won its first ever LKESSA division championship. The Corunna team was trailing late in the final against Confederation Central but tied it with a free throw and then pulled out a 19-17 victory with a basket with seven seconds remaining. From left are, back row, Katrina… Read more »

Rocca’s season over

Sarnia’s Mike Rocca and his University of Windsor Lancers lost 82-68 to the host Ryerson Rams in the first round of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s basketball tournament and were eliminated from championship play. Earlier in this month, the St. Christopher grad and his mates upset Ottawa 85-80 to reach the provincial title game… Read more »