Sports

Special Olympics swimming qualifier at YMCA

Sarnia is hosting the provincial qualifiers in Special Olympics Swimming on March 23. The event at the Sarnia-Lambton YMCA pool on Finch Drive will feature more than 150 athletes from 11 communities in Ontario, including the host Sarnia Dolphins. Warm-ups begin at 9:15 a.m. with races scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m…. Read more »

Back-to-back gold

The Sarnia Lakers major atom girls won gold in back-to-back basketball tournaments in Hamilton and London recently. From left are, front row: Mackenzie Shields and Peyton Huard; back row: Scott Richard, Adriana Mezza, Alex Richard, Hayley VanHooft, Maliyah Ogorek, Katie Coenjarts, Mya Karlsson, Kaitlyn Carlton, Kate Bedard, Coach Julaine Bedard and Lexi Ryan. Submitted Photo

Legionnaires bow out in first round

The Sarnia Legionnaires hockey season has come to an end. The LaSalle Vipers completed a four-game sweep against the Junior ‘B’ squad on March 6 with a 4-2 victory in the Western Conference quarter final in LaSalle. Sarnia finished fourth in the division with a regular season record of 23-18-2, three points ahead of the… Read more »

Pair of Lambton Lions basketballers honoured

Two members of the Lambton Lions men’s basketball team have been honoured by the Ontario College Athletics Association. Point guard Tyvell Peters was named to the West Division All-Star team while point guard Kardon Edwards made the West Division All-Rookie team. Both Toronto-area natives appeared in 22 games this season. Peters averaged 21 points per… Read more »

Top three

Twenty-three swimmers from the Rapids 1 Swim Team had top three finishes at the St. Clair-Erie Aquatic League meet in Leamington last month. From left are: front row: Leah Thornton, 9, Grace Wallace, 9, Ian Wallace, 10, Darius Landon, 12, Jacobie Jamieson, 7, Ali Page, 10, and Emmanuel deGuzman, 11; back row: Kylie Thornton, 13,… Read more »

Prep school basketball program pays off for Sarnia teen

Troy Shantz A former St. Patrick’s High School student has accepted a basketball scholarship to play for Western University in London. But the adjustment won’t be a big one for Laurin Moro. The 17-year-old has lived in London since 2016 when she joined the fledgling Southwest Academy basketball program at Regina Mundi Catholic High School…. Read more »

Bronze medal

The Huron Lakers atom girls brought home a bronze medal from the 27th annual Barry Hall Basketball Tournament in London, their second straight tournament medal. From left are, front row: Ella Bowen, Zoey Ainsworth, Claire McGregor, Allie Geary, Taryn Stoukas and Ioanna Tsaprailis; back row: Jody McGregor (Coach), Erika VanReenen, Brooke Ridealgh, Sienna Rawana, Kevin… Read more »

Big Dig

Ashlee Blackburn of St. Patrick’s digs deep to return a serve during the junior girls’ AAA Southwestern Ontario high school volleyball championships. Despite a game effort the Fighting Irish fell in straight games 0-3 to Sandwich Secondary of LaSalle. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Lambton Lions come up short in basketball playoffs

Journal staff The season has ended for the Lambton Lions’ men’s basketball team. The college varsity squad fell 96-81 to Niagara College in the opening game of the playoffs last week. Despite the loss, coach James Grant said the team exceeded expectations. “We know we were up against a very good squad… and the players… Read more »