Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Sports’

Sarnia Sting adds to its coaching staff

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The Sarnia Sting has three more coaching staff after an announcement Thursday. Chris Lazary, former head coach of the Waterloo Siskins Jr. B team in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League, was named an assistant coach with the Sting, Patrick Desrochers, a former NHL and OHL player, was named goaltending coach, and Dylan Seca was named […]

Sting receives player commitment from rising Czech star

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The Sarnia Sting has received an official commitment from Pavel Zacha to play for the Sting in the upcoming season. Zacha, a 17-year-old forward from the Czech Republic, spent the majority of the 2013-14 Season with Liberec’s main club after an impressive start with the team’s U20 squad. In 10 games with the junior team, Zacha […]

Lawn bowlers raise more than $1,200 at Breast Cancer Tournament

Sandy and Nick Symes of Sarnia prevailed over 21 other pairs teams when the annual Breast Cancer Tournament was held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on Civic Holiday Monday. The event raised over $1,200 for the Breast Cancer Society.

It was a good day for bowling and charity at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on the holiday Monday, Aug. 4. Twenty-two Open Pairs teams took part in the annual Breast Cancer Tournament, with over $1,200 raised for the Breast Cancer Society. Competitors came from Grand Bend, London, Milton, Forest and Dresden, but in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]