Kids play ball for Sick Kids

Jace McGrail gives Archer Weed a high five after throwing out the first pitch
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There was a lot of good baseball and $4,395 raised to help Sick Kids Hospital during the event. At the top, Brady McCrae dives back to third as his coach hollers instruction; left, Colin Haskins takes a big cut at a pitch right over the plate; above, Cam Major adds tickets to the raffle prizes… Read more »

Wyoming Jr. Wranglers rope gold


Special to The Independent The Wyoming Junior Cowboys have brought home the gold. The club participated in the London Southwest Junior baseball tournament this past weekend and came away with the gold medal.  Wyoming finished with a record of 4 wins and 1 loss. Wyoming opened the tournament with a solid 5-0 victory over the… Read more »

Oil Springs team heading to Ontario Summer Games

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Bonnie Stevenson The Independent The Village of Oil Springs has a lot to be proud of this summer. Their U18 Bantam fastball team has earned the right to participate in the 2016 Ontario Games and Coach Rick Murray says the excitement is mounting. “The boys feel very good about it,” he says. “They’ll be competing… Read more »

Central Lambton lacrosse players heading to provincials


The Independent Staff Seven Central Lambton teens are heading to a provincial lacrosse championship. Zoe Fex, Laura Cosco and Abby Gandier of Petrolia,  Kaley Clarke of Wyoming, Hayden Stephens of Watford and Jayden Stewardson and Avery Winder of Camlachie are members of the Sarnia Lady Pacers Bantam/Midget team. Coach Denise McDonald says the team is… Read more »