Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Weir struggles in opening round of the Masters

  Mike Weir only hit six greens in regulation and he missed some short putts en route to a four over par, 76 in the opening round of the Masters at Augusta on Thursday. The 2003 Masters champion finished with six bogeys and two birdies. He parred the first four holes, but then bogeyed four [...]

Sarnia Pacers get set for another junior lacrosse season

  Plans are well underway for another Ontario Junior “B” Lacrosse League season is Sarnia. The Pacers will begin tryouts next week in anticipation for the start of the regular campaign in less than a month. Sarnia opens on the road in Windsor on April 23, before returning home for its home opener on Wednesday, [...]

Sting hopes for strong finish with London fade with 4-1 loss

  By DAVE BORODY LONDON – Rookie goalie Brandon Hope of the Sarnia Sting celebrated his 17th birthday on Friday. Unfortunately he didn’t get the present he was looking for, two points as the Sting dropped a 4-1 decision to the London Knights before 8,975 fans at the John Labatt Centre. Hope played a solid [...]

Lakers sunk in Junior “C” semi-finals

  The Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League season is over for the Wallaceubrg Lakers. Josh Tremblay's goal at 9:22 of overtime lifted the Wheatley Sharks to a 3-2 win over the Lakers last night. Brendan Merritt tied the game for the Lakers with just over a minute to play in regulation, only to see [...]

St. Christopher qualifies for provincial girls high school hockey finals, but Petrolia falls short

  St. Christopher has advanced to the Ontario girls high school hockey tournament later this month in Stratford. The Cyclones blanked Leamington, 2-0 on Tuesday in the SWOSSA “A/AA” final. However, Petrolia was not as fortunate. The Lancers fell 3-1 to Windsor-Holy Names in the SWOSSA “AAA/AAAA” title game.   Meantime, the boys SWOSSA finals [...]

Former Sting stars making an impact with NHL Islanders

  Three former members of the Sarnia Sting all played regular minutes in the New York Islanders 4-1 win over Minnesota last night. Mark Katic had 22 shifts and played nearly 19 minutes on the back end, while Matt Martin and Justin DiBenedetto saw 14 and a nine and a half minutes of action respectively. [...]

Local Sports Scoreboard for Wednesday, March 2, 2011

  Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Playoffs   London Nationals 4 Sarnia Legionnaires 3 (OT) (London leads the series, 3-0. Game four is tonight (Thursday) at the Sarnia Arena at 7:10 p.m)     Great Lakes Junior “C” Playoffs   Belle River Canadians 4 Mooretown Flags 3 (Belle River leads series, 2-0)   Wheatley Sharks [...]

Squires even senior hockey series at one game each

  Justin Day kicked out 31 shots to backstop the Petrolia Squires to a 3-0 win over Monkton in senior hockey playoff action on Sunday at the Greenwood Recreation Centre in Petrolia. More than half of Day's saves came early in the game as the Wildcats outshot the Squires 16-6 in a scoreless first frame. [...]

Squires advance to round two of the senior hockey playoffs

The Petrolia Squires have moved into the second round of the Western Ontario Senior Hockey League playoffs with a 7-4 win in Milverton on Friday night. Jeremiah Goodacre scored twice for the Squires, while Craig Laframboise scored once and added three assists. Petrolia wins the best of seven series, four games to two.     [...]

Sarnia rink drops to 1-2 at the Ontario Tankard

Peter Corner's Brampton rink counted three in the fourth end and three more in the ninth end to defeat Sarnia's Mark Bice, 8-5 tonight at the Ontario Men's Curling Championship in Grimsby.   Bice is now 1-2 and will play three games on Wednesday, beginning with a matchup against Jake Higgs of Harriston at 9 [...]