Sports

Boady Santavy wins weightlifting silver in Rome

Sarnia weightlifter Boady Santavy won a silver medal in Italy last week. The 22-year-old Commonwealth Games medalist finished second in the 96kg category at the recent 2020 Roma World Cup. His father and coach Dalas Santavy, has said the goal is for Santavy to contend for a medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan…. Read more »

Karate chop

Andrew Cook of the Northern Vikings senior boys team is blatantly fouled by a Chatham-Kent defender in high school basketball action recently. Northern lost 71-69 and stands in third place in the eight-team division with one game left in the regular season on Feb. 4 Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Seniors’ bonspiel

The Ren Klatt rink of Sarnia was the overall champion at this year’s Tier 55 Senior Bonspiel at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club. From left, are: Klatt, skip; Ken Doan, vice; Jim Paisley, second; and Ron Lebel, lead. Thirty-two teams from Ontario and Michigan competed, with the Grant Collision rink of Sarnia winning the… Read more »

Curling teams from St. Pat’s, Northern go undefeated

Two city high schools finished the curling season with undefeated records. The St. Patrick’s girls curling team downed St. Francois-Xavier 13-0 on Jan. 13, running it’s record to 4-0 games over 20 ends. Northern Collegiate finished second in the five-team LKSSAA Northern division with a 3-1 record. In varsity boys curling, Northern Collegiate also posted… Read more »

Ryan McGregor enters the Sarnia Sting record book

A member of the Sarnia Sting has set a new club record. Forward Ryan McGregor has now played the most regular season games in the Ontario Hockey League club’s 26-year history. The 6-foot-1 centre suited up for his 268th career game on Jan. 18, surpassing the old mark set by John Hecimovic. McGregor bounced back… Read more »

Gagné takes para judo gold, prepping for Paralympics

Troy Shantz Sarnia’s Priscilla Gagné has won gold for Canada at the Para Judo Pan American Championships. The visually impaired martial artist from Sarnia topped the podium at the International Blind Sports Federation tournament in Montreal on Jan. 12. “I felt very prepared mentally today and 90% of the fight is about mental preparation, so… Read more »

Water wings

St. Patrick’s High School won the overall team title at the Lambton-Kent high school swimming championships last week. The Fighting Irish also claimed the overall girls title and Northern took the boys crown in the five-school competition at the YMCA pool in Sarnia. Here, Jolie Burrows of St. Pat’s plunges in for the final lap… Read more »

Out of my way

Lambton Lion Journee Joseph is a portrait of determination as he drives to the net against a Redeemer University College defending in OCAA basketball action. Lambton lost 87-77, and after a promising start have dropped four in a row to stand 5-8 on the season. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Northern basketball team has undefeated season going

Northern Collegiate’s junior boys basketball team is still undefeated this season. The Vikings downed Chatham-Kent 68-52 last week to sit comfortably in first in the Tier 1 division with just one regular season game remaining. Northern is 9-0 and has 36 points. Chatham-Kent and Great Lakes Secondary are tied for second at 7-2, with 28… Read more »