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Corunna’s Derek Drouin high jumps to gold medal at Commonwealth Games

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Derek Drouin, a native of Corunna, captured the gold medal in the final for the high jump at the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow, Scotland. His winning jump was 2.31 metres, some three centimetres better than the second place competitor. Drouin, who is a graduate of Indiana University, is well-known for his prowess in [...]

Still sharing his skills with a next generation of hockey stars

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Jeff Perry, a Sarnia native and former NHL’er, is once again hosting his Elite Skills and Conditioning Camp, the 13th year the event has been held. The August 4-8 and August 11-15 sessions will be at the RBC Centre. Perry, who was a sixth round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1992, has seven [...]

8-Ball Summer Fun League week #5

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

The Sarnia 8-ball summer fun league continues into week #6. The league is put on by the Original Rack n Roll. Owned and operated by Paul & Fern Maedel the league is always looking for spares to fill in on occasion. The fall league will begin in October and welcomes new teams and players. More [...]

Open Pairs competition has bowlers from London, Sarnia taking trophy

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Winners of this past weekend’s D.J. Robb Funeral Home Tournament were London bowler Scott Fisher (left) and Jim Foley of Sarnia. The event for Open Pairs teams was held Sat. July 19, with 36 bowlers taking part. Second place was won by Steve and Louise St. Pierre of Dresden, while Erin Dorey and Michelle Whitehead [...]

8-Ball Summer Fun League week #4

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

The original Rack n Roll summer fun league continues into week #4 Teams occasionally need spares. Both men and women are welcome. The fall league will begin in late October and the league is now accepting new players and teams. For information and details contact Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990   This weeks stats are as [...]

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league week #3 Stats

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

The Summer Fun pool league put on by The Original Rack n Roll continues. Week 3 stats are as follows: More information is available by calling Paul Maedel at 519-333-9990   SARNIA SUMMER SINGLES 8 BALL FUN LEAGUE IND. STANDINGS WEEK 3 JULY 8/14     NAME HOME BAR G.P. W L G.T. PTS   [...]

Summer fun pool league weekly update

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

Sarnia’s original Rack n Roll pool league is now in week two. Both singles and team events happen every Tuesday and Wednesday at various locations around the city. While teams and singles events are already underway teams sometimes need spares to fill a spot. To be added to a list or to receive more information [...]

Sarnia-Lambton to host World U17 tournament this November

At left, Karen Phibbs, vice chair of Hockey Canada, makes the announcement of Sarnia-Lambton winning a bid to host the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Also pictured is Vicky Praill, special events and group marketing coordinator at Tourism Sarnia-Lambton.

Sarnia-Lambton has won its bid to host the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, to be held this November 2-8 in Sarnia and Lambton Shores. The official announcement was made Friday morning at the RBC Centre by Hockey Canada vice chair Karen Phibbs. Representatives from Tourism Sarnia-Lambton and what are now members of the organizing committee [...]

Lawn bowlers show off their colours at local Canada Day tournament

The Sarnia team of, from left, Nick Symes, Grant Collison and Gerry Wild, took top honours when the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club held the annual Smith Funeral Home Open Triples tournament on Canada Day. Twelve teams took part in the event. Second place went to the local team of Ed Braithwaite, Marg Daye and Edna Braithwaite, while Craig Dorey, Erin Dorey and Michelle Whitehead from Dresden finished third.

There was a lot of red and white on the greens when the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club hosted the annual Smith Funeral Home tournament on Canada Day. Twelve teams (36 bowlers) took part in the event for Open Triples teams. At the conclusion of the day’s play, first place was won by the Sarnia team [...]

Sarnia summer singles 8-ball fun league underway

Sarnia Summer 8-ball fun league

Sarnia’s original Rack n Roll has begun its summer fun league. The popular sport is certainly competitive in Sarnia, however there is always room for fun. Both singles and team events happen every Tuesday and Wednesday at various locations around the city. Organizers Paul and Fern Maedel have been operating a fall league for several [...]