Sports

Novice baseball champs

The SMAA Girls Fastball Mechanical Contractors Novice team won both their league and tournament championships recently. Pictured are: Back row – Morgan George, Emma Plain , Zoie Milner, Sarah Robinson, Mackenzie Isaac, Sadie Tiernay, Mary McEachern, Adam Crowe Front Row – Jerika Mitchell, Lilee Levack, Kate Schleihauf and Myah Fisher. Missing: Emily Crowe. Submitted Photo

Squirt baseball champs

The SMAA Girls Fastball Sarnia Police Association Squirt team won their league tournament recently. Pictured are: Back row: Coach Mike Anderson, Erika Vanreenen, Ava Gismondi, Zoey Knowles, Nicolette Van Praet, Evangeline Mathieu, Coach Mike Smith Front row: Olivia Frawley, Avery Anderson, Jocelyn Teixeira, Aaliyah Knowles and Lennon Smith. Missing: Arielle Meek. Submitted photo

Junior Boys Title

Colby Ramsdale, centre, won the overall junior boys championship at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club’s annual Richard Casselman Memorial recently. With him are event sponsor Tyler Casselman, left, and Jeff Yates, Associate Professional. Submitted Photo

Cup-winning Spirit

The Sarnia Spirit U14 travel team placed 1st in the District Cup tournament in London with a 2-1 victory over Strathroy in the final on Aug. 18. From left are, front row: Assistant Coach Phil Talbot, Olivia Talbot, Linsay Hall, Ann Wambulwa, Neely Jewell, Alaina Burns, Amber Bernard, Madison Forte and Lillian Bernard; back row:… Read more »

Super athlete Carolyne Prevost conquers another sport

Troy Shantz Carolyne Prevost is making a serious bid for the title of best all-round athlete Sarnia has ever produced. Prevost finished first among Canadians at the recent CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin, and placed #13 overall in the world. “Just qualifying for the CrossFit Games is a huge accomplishment and something that is so… Read more »

Tournament winners

The Sarnia Spirit U15 Girls won the prestigious Ottawa International Champions Showcase Tournament over the Civic holiday weekend, defeating teams from Hamilton, Fredricton, Bolton and the Athletic Institute Academy. They also recently won the Sarnia FC Water’s Edge Classic Tournament. Pictured are, back row, from left: Diane Walls, Hannah Balan, Maddi Tuer, Abby Balan, Olivia… Read more »

Lambton College holding Esports tryouts

Lambton College’s Esports squad is holding tryouts. The Lions will compete in five different video games this season. Tryouts are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lambton College Esports Arena (Room B1-201B) on the following days: Fortnite – Sept. 5 – 6 Hearthstone – Sept. 4 & 6 League of Legends (current… Read more »

Sarnia Sting acquire centre in trade

The Sarnia Sting have acquired 19-year-old centre Sam Bitten in a trade with the Ottawa 67’s. The Gloucester, Ont. native is entering his fourth OHL season, racking up 22 goals, 59 points and 25 playoff games, including a run to the OHL championship series with the 67’s this past season. Bitten was selected 92nd overall… Read more »

Legionnaires back in action again

The Sarnia Legionnaires are returning to the ice. Sarnia’s Greater Ontario Hockey League squad plays a pair of preseason matches this week before the 2019-20 regular season kicks off Sept. 12, when the Legionnaires host the Chatham Maroons at Sarnia Arena at 7:30 p.m. Chatham returns to Sarnia on Sept. 19, followed by a bout… Read more »

Taekwondo athlete earns bronze in Italy

A Sarnia athlete secured a bronze medal at the European Masters Games recently. Mark Warburton, 38, made the podium in the taekwondo 80 kg category at the Turin, Italy games held July 26 to Aug. 2. The co-owner of Sarnia Olympic Taekwondo and national-level coach competed among 250 fighters in the taekwondo showcase. The multisport… Read more »