Northern junior boys win gold

Jaden Ogorek, #3, of Northern Collegiate’s junior boys basketball team fights for a rebound against a player from Resurrection Catholic Secondary School of Kitchener, Ont. in the gold medal game of the St. Pat’s Tip Off Classic. The tournament held Nov. 21-22 in Sarnia featured six junior boys teams. Northern, which went undefeated, won the… Read more »

Former Sting Midgets shine

Ethan Dupont and Austin Hewton, both members of the Mooretown Flags of the Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League, each had an assist in the league’s 4-0 win over the Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League in the Top Prospects Game last week in Lakeshore, near Windsor. Dupont, from Corunna and Hewton, from Point Edward, both… Read more »

Sarnia’s Fogarty settling in at Princeton

Barry Wright Ron Fogarty sees himself as a players’ coach. The 42-year-old Sarnia native was named head coach of the Princeton University Tigers in mid-June and is now settling in. “I’m definitely not a yeller,” he said with a chuckle in a phone interview with The Journal. “I take time to get to know my… Read more »

Club says, ‘the weather’s just fine’

Barry Wright Fun and fellowship is the mantra of the Lambton Outdoor Club. The non-profit organization offers members snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, winter camping, hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing and social events year-round. “We have about 280 members,” said publicity director Chris Richmond.  “We gain a few some years and lose a few other years, but our… Read more »

Swimmers win first place ribbons

Sarnia Y Rapids 1 Swim Team members Shona Branton, 12, Trevor Marut, 7 and Trevor Kozak, 6, (not in photo) each finished with first place ribbons at a swim meet in Leamington, Ont. on Nov. 9. Thirty-five club swimmers took part in the event. Submitted Photo

High school football champs

St. Patrick’s High School senior quarterback Josh Elsley breaks through for yardage in the regional football championship played Nov. 15 at Norm Perry Park. Northern Collegiate downed St. Pat’s 24-21 to claim the title. Brian Waring Photo IN THE JUNIOR GAME:

Another golfer had silver

When Eric Pattenaude won a silver medal at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf championship it ended a long drought for Lambton College, the Journal reported in October. But it hadn’t been 38 years between hardware. Sarnia’s Wayne Forbes had an OCAA top-three finish for Lambton in the 1981-82 season. Forbes won silver for… Read more »

Sarnia hoops star headed to Vermont

Barry Wright One of Sarnia’s premier women athletes is heading to the University of Vermont on a Division 1 basketball scholarship. Lauren Handy, 17, will begin her academic and athletic career with the Catamounts next September, but will head east in late spring and take some summer courses prior to the rigors of the college… Read more »

City midfielder takes leadership role

Barry Wright Shelby Auterhoff is embracing her new role as a team leader with the Lipscomb University Lady Bisons in Nashville, Tennessee. The Northern Collegiate grad just completed her second season at the private Christian university on a soccer scholarship. Earlier this month, she was named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Tournament Team, despite her… Read more »

Russia takes U-17 hockey crown

Russian defender Mikhail Sergachyov (#5) snags the puck before USA forward Kailer Yamamoto (#55) can get a shot away on goalkeeper Maxim Kalyayev in the gold medal game of the World Under 17 Challenge Nov. 8 at the RBC Centre. Russia defeated the U.S. 2-1 for gold while Sweden took bronze by defeating Finland. Canada… Read more »