Sports

Golf champs

The winning team at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club’s 43rd Charity Pro-Am event was comprised of, from left, Gref Gillstrom, Chris Dickson, Paul McGill, and Paul Kowalyshyn, with a total team score of 239. This year’s overall champion was Brian Hadley of Thames Valley Golf Club, marking his 11th victory at the event. He… Read more »

Sarnia Imperial players named to all-star teams

Some Sarnia Imperials players were recognized by the league recently. Quarterback Julian Shadd-Gentry was named offensive player of the year in the Northern Football Conference. Shadd-Gentry, who was also named to the second team all-star roster, passed for 2,083 yards and threw 20 touchdowns this season. With nine tackles and eight received touchdowns, Tyler Storie… Read more »

Sarnia hosting regional high school tennis championships

Sarnia is hosting the 2019 Southwestern Ontario high school tennis championships on Oct. 15. The tournament features the region’s best young players, who each qualified by advancing through two previous elimination tournaments. The Sarnia Riding Club and the Sarnia Tennis Club are hosting and providing the courts. The top two players in each category will qualify… Read more »

Basketball action

Kala Wagg of St Patrick’s High School pulls in a rebound during a home tilt against the UCC Lancers on Sept. 24. The Irish fell 47-45 to the visitors from Chatham and dropped to 1-2 on the Lambton-Kent Tier 1 seniors girls basketball season. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Safe!

Fielder Paul Sheeler of the brand new Lambton Lions baseball team slides to beat the throw home and score a sixth run in the Lions’ OCAA Men’s Baseball League home opener at Sarnia’s newly renovated Stan Slack Field. Despite the run, Lambton fell to the Humber Hawks 9-6 and were winless after their first four… Read more »

Successful season

Sarnia Spirit Girls U13 soccer team shows off their winning trophies at the EMDSL District Cup in London. The team’s successful season included a second tournament victory in Niagara Falls and a 12-1-1 record in league play. From left are, back row: Head Coach Tony Cossa, Breanna Trudgeon, Avery Robinson, Lauren Ybema, Dafni Nassiokas, Georgia… Read more »

Bronze at provincials

The Corunna Lady Giants U10 team won a bronze medal at the Provincial Women’s Softball Association Grand Championship last month, putting up an impressive 5-1 record at the event. From left are, back row: Paul Salisbury, Ella Routley, Stella Kennedy, Camryn Leitch and Dallas Leitch; middle row: Gwyn Greer, Katie Gaulton, Taya Elliott, Haley Pepper,… Read more »

Kerry Fraser to moderate NHL alumni ‘hot stove’ event

Troy Shantz Pencil in Oct. 5 as Hockey Night in Corunna. That evening fans will have a chance to rub shoulders with some greats during an “NHL Alumni Players Hot Stove” at Wellings of Corunna. The event includes a dinner, panel discussion and meet-and-greets with Chicago Blackhawk great Patrick “Whitey” Stapleton, former Red Wings defenceman… Read more »

Northern dominates at first cross-country meet

Journal Staff Northern Collegiate hit the ground running at its first cross-country meet of the season. Ryan Davies set a blistering pace in the novice division at the Dorchester International last week, finishing first on the 3-km course. Tanner Winegard was 8th to help Northern to a first-place team finish. In senior girls’ Bryar Fournie… Read more »