Sports

High school rugby season begins

High school rugby returns this month. The St. Patrick’s junior and senior girls squads host Great Lakes Secondary on April 11. The senior girls teams take the field at 4 p.m. followed by the junior girls at 5 p.m. Northern Collegiate, which is fielding only a senior girls team this season, kicks off its season… Read more »

Four local bowlers headed off to national championships

Troy Shantz Four young bowlers from Sarnia are headed to the Canadian championships this year. Kennedy Keating, 10, and Kailey Milner, 9, will represent Southern Ontario in the bantam girls category at the Youth Bowling Canada National Championships on May 5-7. Graeme McGillivray, 14, and Alex Haasen, 13, advanced to the nationals by winning the… Read more »

Ladies Invitational

Mary Robertson’s team from Chatham won the 69th annual BDO Canada Ladies Invitational Bonspiel at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. From left are: Nora Snelgrove (lead), Maureen Coleman (second), Peter Thomas of BDO Canada, Mary Robertson (skip), and Brenda Taylor (vice). The bonspiel drew 16 teams from Ontario and Michigan. Submitted Photo

Marinaro and Moore-Towers finish seventh at worlds

Sarnia’s Michael Marinaro and partner Kirsten Moore-Towers finished seventh in pairs at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships last week. Marinaro and Moore-Towers were in fifth place and not far off a podium position following the short program, but came up short in the long program. “It wasn’t our day, I suppose, we’re not really… Read more »

Gone fishin’

Olivia Cocuthier and Justin Mellott, of London, arrived for a chilly session of fishing near the Lambton Area water treatment plant last week. “We’ve been up here a few times,” Cocuthier said. “We’re looking for walleye, but we’ll see.” Glenn Ogilvie

Bluewater Gymnastics athletes shine at Montreal meet

Troy Shantz A pair of elite Bluewater Gymnastics athletes took the podium and many others won medals and qualified for provincials with a strong showing at the International Gymnix meet. Rachael Riley, 14, Amy Bladon, 17, each earned bronze in their respective categories in Montreal on March 10. Competing as a member of Team Canada… Read more »

Off to provincials

The Mooretown Lady Flags Atom “C” team will represent Sarnia-Lambton at the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association Provincial Championships in the GTA, following a 4-2 victory over the Lambton Attack on March 10 in Alvinston. From left are, back row: Head coach Kevin Slater and assistant coach Mike Smith; third row: Lennon Smith, Sydney Nisbet, Ella… Read more »

St. Pat’s wrestlers excel at all-Ontario championship

St Patrick’s High School placed 4th in the women’s division at the all-Ontario high school wrestling championships in Ottawa earlier this month. St. Pat’s also placed 15th in the boys division and 5th overall in the combined team scores. Top finishers from city schools included: Howard Moffatt, 1st, 89 kg, for St Pat’s Brianna Fraser,… Read more »

Vrolyk to play varsity volleyball at McMaster

Sarnia multi-sport athlete Paige Vrolyk is headed to Hamilton this fall to play volleyball for McMaster University. The St. Patrick’s High School student led the Fighting Irish to the Lambton-Kent finals this year, after winning an OFSAA bronze in long jump in 2017. She has also been named most valuable player at Sarnia’s Twin Bridges… Read more »

Headed to provincials

The Mooretown Lady Flags Novice “C” team earned their ticket to the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association Provincial Championships April 5-7, following a 2-1 victory over the Sarnia Lady Sting at the Moore Sports Complex on March 9. From left are, back row: Assistant coaches Dallas Leitch and Dustin Yacks, head coach Bryan Jeffrey and manager… Read more »