Sports

Referees are quitting, and kids are paying the price

Tara Jeffrey With Sarnia-Lambton facing a dire shortage of referees it’s time parents started giving on-ice officials the respect they deserve, says Kirstin Salisbury. “We need to remember that everyone in these roles is human,” said the mom of two daughters, who are actively involved in minor sports. “I recognize that most parents think they… Read more »

Tournament Champions

The Sarnia Sting MD U12 team won the Early Bird MD Tournament held in Cambridge, Ont. recently. From left are, back row: D.J. Hillier, Matthew Ray, Declan Craievich, Jackson Forbes, Levi Toenders, Eli Odolphy, Alex MacDonald, Carter Macklin, Daniel Guenette and Brody Debrun: front row, kneeling, Nevin Stewardson, Matthew Megeney, Ben Slade, Chase Richard, Gavin… Read more »

Lambton high school tennis tournament results

Journal Staff Jaxon Bore of Northern Collegiate and Anna Esztegar of Saint-François-Xavier won the boys’ and girls’ singles titles at the LKSSAA north division high school tennis playdowns. Nicholas Skillas and Gibson Cook of St. Patrick’s took the boys’ doubles crown, while Tessa Jackson and Ella Jackson of LCCVI won in girls’ doubles. The mixed… Read more »

Point Edward transitioning away from Blackhawks logo

Tara Jeffrey Point Edward’s hockey players will hit the ice this season for the first time without wearing their traditional Blackhawks logo. “We’ve chosen to do a transitional approach this year,” said Liz Page, president of the Point Edward Minor Athletic Association, noting the removal of the logo from both centre ice at the village’s… Read more »

Lambton high school tennis tournament results

Journal Staff Jaxon Bore of Northern Collegiate and Anna Esztegar of Saint-François-Xavier won the boys’ and girls’ singles titles at the LKSSAA north division high school tennis playdowns. Nicholas Skillas and Gibson Cook of St. Patrick’s took the boys’ doubles crown, while Tessa Jackson and Ella Jackson of LCCVI won in girls’ doubles. The mixed… Read more »

Lambton Lions baseball team notches historic win

Journal Staff The Lambton Lions Men’s Baseball team earned its first ever win in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) action last recently, with an 8-7 victory over the Centennial Colts at Sarnia’s Errol Russell Park. Corunna’s Joe Stock pitched a complete game for the win, which included back-to-back two-run singles from Aaron Golab and Corunna’s Jake… Read more »

City boxer earns spot at Canadian national training camp

Troy Shantz A Sarnia boxer credits daily workouts and sparring with a Canadian Olympian during the pandemic for her recent success at a selection camp. Kaitlyn Clark was one of just four female boxers picked for the Canadian National Team training camp in Montreal next month. Clark said training with Olympian Mandy Bujold gave her… Read more »

Tennis club champs

Ryan Davies, right, a high school student, won the men’s singles title at the Sarnia Tennis Club championships recently. He defeated runner-up Marian Polakovic, left, who recently became a grandfather. Polakovic teamed up with daughter Monika to win the mixed doubles title, while Davies and Divyesh Bhargava took the men’s doubles crown. Submitted Photo