Update on high school sports merger

Barry Wright The amalgamation of high school sports in Sarnia-Lambton and Chatham-Kent is going well, says the coordinator of the new Lambton Kent Secondary School Athletic Association. “The transition has been fairly smooth,’ said James Clarke. “We spent a lot of time in June and over the summer making sure we had everything in place… Read more »

High school tennis results

Sarnia’s St. Patrick’s High School won the team championship at the Lambton-Kent secondary tennis finals held at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. Northern Collegiate was fourth and St. Clair Secondary tied for fifth at the Oct. 8 event. Individual winners from Sarnia schools included: Boys Singles:    Andrew Davies (Northern) Girls Singles:     Sarah… Read more »

Sarnia’s Doran back in the NHL

Barry Wright A former general manager of the Sarnia Sting has a new job in the National Hockey League. Terry Doran is now a full-time scout with the Calgary Flames. He replaces Tom Webster who announced his retirement from the game at the NHL entry draft. Doran, who had previously NHL scouting experience with the… Read more »

Habitat launches new build

Sarah Reaume, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Sarnia/Lambton, is joined by Sarnia Sting players Daniel Nikandrov and Jordan Kyrou on Monday, Oct. 6 for a ground-breaking ceremony of its newest housing project at 237 East St. South. The 32nd home undertaken by the local Habitat affiliate is also a “youth build” project. Marco Vigliotti

High school tennis results

    Results from the Sarnia-Lambton high school tennis play downs held Oct. 2 at the Sarnia Riding Club and Sarnia Tennis Club. Championship finals: Boys Singles: Andrew Davies (Northern) defeated Griffen Allen (LCCVI) 8-2 Girls Singles: Sarah Barry (St. Pat’s) defeated Elise McInnes (St. Pat’s) 8-0 Boys Doubles: James Pavey & Paul Whitson (St…. Read more »

St. Clair junior girls basketball tournament

Madi Sawatzky, right, of the Northern Collegiate junior girls basketball team, attempts a shot while being guarded by two Wallaceburg Tartans during the St. Clair Junior Girls Basketball Tournament on Oct. 3-4.   Eight teams participated in the event, played at St. Clair Secondary in Sarnia. Northern went 3-0 in the tournament, defeating Wallaceburg 56-26 in… Read more »

Legionnaires are smokin’ hot

Dan McCaffery Special to The Journal The Sarnia Legionnaires are chasing history. Coach Dan Rose’s Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey club is creeping up on the franchise record for fastest start to a season. But the Legion crew, which has won nine in a row since the start of the current campaign, still has a long… Read more »

Sarnian helps lead team to title

A player The Journal introduced you to this summer played an integral part in the Alvinston Indians capturing the St. Thomas and District Men’s Fastball League title. Aaron Stocking stroked a two-run double, walked and scored twice to lead the Indians to an 8-4 win over St. Thomas in the deciding game last week. Alvinston… Read more »

Two Sting players on Team Canada

Barry Wright When Hockey Canada announced its roster last week for the three Canadian teams to compete at the upcoming World Under 17 Hockey Challenge in Sarnia-Lambton, it was all but a certainty that Jakob Chychrun’s name would be called during the proceedings at the RBC Centre. After all, the son of the former NHLer… Read more »

Local golfer wins provincial silver

Barry Wright A 38-year drought on the links is over for Lambton College. Eric Pattenaude has won the silver medal in the men’s individual competition at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf championship near Peterborough. The second-place finish by the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club member is the first top three finish by a… Read more »