Sports

Annual Sydenham Canoe Race cancelled because of high water levels

The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority (SCRCA) and St. Clair Region Conservation Foundation (SCRCF) have cancelled the annual Sydenham Canoe and Kayak Race which was scheduled for Sunday. This is the second year in a row the race was scrapped because of high water levels. “Like many water ways in southern Ontario, the Sydenham River… Read more »

Oiler Midget Reps bow out of the OMHA Playoffs

The second season is over for the Petrolia Midget Reps. They lost the first round series to the Wallaceburg Lakers 3-0 after a 5-1 loss Wednesday night at home. The Lakers previously bested the Reps 4-1 Sunday and 3-1 Friday. Previously the Oilers topped the Lakers in both the regional and international Silver Stick tournaments.

Petrolia teen aims to raise $2.2 million for multi-use tennis facility

Matt Mueller is moving his dream to Petrolia. The 16 year-old tennis phenom has been working for the last three years with the City of Sarnia to build an all-season multi-sport complex complete with three tennis courts. But Mueller says the project is stalled because a location can’t be found. So he’s moving his $2.2… Read more »

Oilers, Eagles and Flags move on in Silver Stick Action

  The Petrolia Oiler Reps are in the finals at the 50th Annual Earle Trevail Petrolia Regional Silver Stick. The Reps beat the Kent Cobra AE club 7-0 Friday night to clinch a spot in the finals. The Reps beat Ilderton 11-3 and the Wallaceburg Lakers 4-1 earlier in the tournament. The finals are Saturday… Read more »