Sports

OHL pre-season games signal another hockey season

The Sarnia Sting are about to return to pre-season action. The London Knights face off against the Buzz on Aug. 31 and the Windsor Spitfires are in town on Sept. 13. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m. Sarnia travels to London on Aug. 30, and then to the WFCU Centre in Windsor on Sept…. Read more »

Lambton Lions baseball team taking shape

Journal Staff Lambton College’s fledgling baseball team has added to former Sarnia Braves to its lineup. Sarnians Jake Taylor and Eric Steeves will suit up for the Lions’ inaugural Ontario College Athletics Association season this fall. Taylor will be the Lions’ first catcher. The 5’8” infielder was a key part of Great Lakes Secondary School’s OFSAA… Read more »

Stock car team heads to big race firing on all cylinders

Troy Shantz A Sarnia driver with one of the smallest racing teams and tightest budgets has qualified for the big one — the Canadian Short Track Nationals. Jaden Chapman will line up against 35 other racers at the Jukasa Motor Speedway on Labour Day weekend, after winning a qualifier at Delaware Speedway in June. It’s… Read more »

U.S. competition

From left, Ryan Davies of Sarnia, Elijah Brown of Petrolia, and Divyesh Bhargava of Sarnia competed at USTA Midwest Junior Team Tennis Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 27-28. The trio helped the Port Huron Prowlers take third place in the U14 intermediate division, finishing with a 4-1 record against teams from across the U.S…. Read more »

City boxer competing in Bulgaria this week

Sarnia boxer Kaitlyn Clark is competing in Bulgaria this week. The Canadian National Team member joined boxers from a dozen countries at the Balkan Tournament Aug. 1 – 7 in Botevgrad, Bulgaria. “I’m confident in my preparation and ready for whatever challenge comes my way,” Clarke told The Journal last week. “I’m just ready to… Read more »

Silver medalist

Sarnia’s Andrew Davies, left, won a silver medal at the Canadian Track and Field Championship in Montreal recently. In a very close finish, Davies finished 0.6 seconds behind winner Marc-Andre Trudeau Perron, centre, in the U20 5,000 metre race.  Trudeau Perron and Davies are now 1-2 in Canadian rankings. Taking the bronze was Prince Nkurunziza,… Read more »

Representing region

Eight players from Sarnia-Lambton and Chatham-Kent represented the St. Clair Region at the Ontario Basketball Association’s U12 Ontario Summer Development Program Camp in Barrie, Ont. recently. Pictured with the Georgian “Grizzly” are, from left, front row: Nathan Medeiros and Matteo Shaw; back row: Adam Solinas, Alex Pretty, Dylan Alward, Cohen Krull, Ian Costello, Jacob Tavares,… Read more »

Santavy wins weightlifting silver at Pam Am Games

A Sarnia weightlifter won a medal at the Pan Am Games last week. Boady Santavy took silver in the men’s 96-kg division at the games in Lima, Peru. The 22-year-old was successful in his first five attempts but finished behind Columbian Jhonatan Rivas Mosquera after coming up short on his lift at 215 kilograms. Santavy… Read more »

Imperials win playoff opener

The Sarnia Imperials started their 2019 playoff campaign on the right foot last weekend. Sarnia’s Northern Football Conference team defeated the Oakville Longhorns XX – XX in the first round of the playoffs at Norm Perry Park on July 27. The Imperials trounced the Longhorns 41 – 0 on July 20 at Bronte Park, clinching… Read more »