Sports

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 »

Petrolia Powerhouse state champ

Tanner Hibma-Powell has claimed the Michigan State gymnastics title for her age group. The Grade 4 Hillcrest student trains with the All American Flames Gymnastix in Port Huron and was at the meet in Michigan over the weekend. Hibma-Powell placed first on the bars and beam and second on the floor as well as seventh… Read more »

Squires on the road for must-win game in Clinton Friday

  Do or die. Backs against the wall. There’s no tomorrow. Insert whatever cliché you feel is appropriate as the Petrolia Squires travel up to Clinton for game six of the Western Ontario Athletic Association Senior “AA” hockey final Friday. The Squires are out of losses to give up after a 5-4 overtime setback on… Read more »