Sports

The day Ben Hathaway saved the show

Ben Hathaway walked up to the cashier at the Reece’s Corners truck stop and recognized a Canadian football hero. Little did he know it would be an adventure he’ll tell to his grandchildren some day. The Alvinston man was on his way home from his welding job at Specialty Machine and Fabricating in Sarnia. He… Read more »

Wammes heading to worlds

Nick Wammes will be one of 13 athletes who will represent Canada at the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Montichiari, Italy from August 23-27. On his Instagram account, the Dawn-Euphemia rider said he was “incredibly happy” to be named to the national squad to compete in the Men’s Sprint category. It’s the second year… Read more »

LCCVI tennis team finishes fourth

They were unranked, hadn’t played high school tennis since the fall and at one point had to drive through a rainstorm to finish a match, but LCCVI’s boys’ tennis team still triumphed. Senior Griffin Allen and Grade 9 student Matt Mueller were unranked heading to the OFSAA Tennis Tournament. Because there are no indoor courts… Read more »

Life of Olympian filled with peaks and valleys says Duchene

Duchene comes home talking faith and marathons “I just wanted it to end.” Those aren’t the words you expect to hear from an Olympic marathoner about her latest race, but it was exactly what Krista Duchene was feeling last weekend during the London Marathon. Duchene, who represented Canada at the Rio Olympics for the marathon,… Read more »