Sports

Santavy wins weightlifting silver at Pam Am Games

A Sarnia weightlifter won a medal at the Pan Am Games last week. Boady Santavy took silver in the men’s 96-kg division at the games in Lima, Peru. The 22-year-old was successful in his first five attempts but finished behind Columbian Jhonatan Rivas Mosquera after coming up short on his lift at 215 kilograms. Santavy… Read more »

Imperials win playoff opener

The Sarnia Imperials started their 2019 playoff campaign on the right foot last weekend. Sarnia’s Northern Football Conference team defeated the Oakville Longhorns XX – XX in the first round of the playoffs at Norm Perry Park on July 27. The Imperials trounced the Longhorns 41 – 0 on July 20 at Bronte Park, clinching… Read more »

Rees gets Team Canada tryout invitation

A forward with the Sarnia Sting is trying out for Canada’s U20 hockey team. Jamieson Rees and 36 other Canadian prospects suited up for a series of matches against Team U.S.A., Sweden and Finland July 27 to Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Michigan. The Canadian players are divided into Red and White teams at the first… Read more »

Sarnia Sting sign European prospects for coming season

The Sarnia Sting have signed both their European prospects for the coming season. Defenceman Eric Hjorth of Sweden and forward Marek Berka of the Czech Republic were selected in the 2019 CHL Import Draft. Hjorth, an 18-year-old from Linköping, Sweden, battled injuries last year but caught the eye of NHL scouts and was taken in… Read more »

Growing Bluewater Granfondo to star in new documentary

Troy Shantz Sarnia-Lambton’s big cycling event is headed to the big screen. A new documentary will tell the story of the Bluewater International Granfondo and how it has supported end-of-life care while expanding cycling culture locally since 2014, said event founder Ken MacAlpine. “It will be of quality suitable for CBC and Netflix,” he said…. Read more »

Have your picture taken with the Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup is coming to Sarnia this week. Hockey’s greatest prize will be on display at Limbo Lounge on Friday, July 26 thanks to a pair of Sarnia natives, St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong and amateur scout Dan Ginnell. Clinton, Ont. native Ryan O’Reilly is also bringing the Conn Smythe Trophy he won… Read more »

Super Fan

Sarnia Braves super fan Margaret “Nanna” Days added another winning score sheet to her collection last week after her grandson, pitcher Mike Damchuk, recorded a win over the Ilderton Red Army at Errol Russell Park. Days has been following her grandson since he played in SMAA baseball and has kept every score sheet since, both… Read more »

Lawn bowling champs

Amanda McKay and Jeff Galloway teamed up to win the Scotiabank pairs tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on July 11. Submitted Photo

Two city runners post strong provincial results

Two Sarnia runners had strong results at the third Athletics Ontario outdoor track and field championship July 12-14 in Toronto. Andrew Davies won gold in the U20/Junior Men’s 5000 metres event at the York University track facility. Davies’ time of 14:31.30 was a personal best and moved him to 2nd in the Athletics Canada/National rankings… Read more »

Women’s Invitational

Ilene VandenBroek, left, and Janet Morris won the DJ Robb trophy as the overall low net champions at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club Women’s Invitational, carding a score of 60. The event drew 88 golfers from across Southwestern Ontario. Submitted Photo