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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 [...]

Sarnia Sting announce pre-season schedule

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The Sarnia Sting will start the 2014-15 regular season on the road before returning home to kick off the team’s 20th Anniversary season in Sarnia on Friday, October 3rd. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. as the Sting take on the visiting Barrie Colts at the RBC Centre. The Sarnia Sting season will begin on [...]

Local teams sweep in lawn bowling tournament

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Local teams swept the top positions in the latest tournament at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club. The On-Line Sealing Tournament for men’s pairs on Wed. June 18 attracted 10 teams from Sarnia and Michigan to compete at the greens in Germain Park. When three 14-end games were completed, Blake McKay and Ed Braithwaite of the [...]

Sarnia Pro fighters come out on top

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Photo Courtesy of Jeff McCoy from KAOSS Studios

This past weekend the Pro Fighting Series III brought excitement to the old Sarnia Brock Street Barn. A total of eight fights were featured including two from Sarnia. A crowd favourite, Woodrow “Woody” James, came out strong against his opponent and won by TKO in the second round. Bobbi Jo Dalziel, who is the first [...]