Sports

Senior football returns to LCCVI

LCCVI will field both a senior and junior football team in the 2013 season. Last year, the Petrolia high school could only field a junior team because there were simply not enough seniors to form a team. But Rick Tremblay, coach of the junior Lancers, says this year the seniors will field an eight-man team… Read more »

Plympton-Wyoming fair begins tonight

There are all kinds of things to do at the Plympton-Wyoming Fair, including wrestling.   Lesley Brumwell admits she’s not a farm girl but the president of the Plympton & Wyoming Agricultural Society says she loves the fall fair. “It brings the town together,” says Brumwell of the annual event, which begins Friday night. “Everybody… Read more »

Petrolia teen makes an impression with Sarnia Sting

Brendan Trottier has a better idea of what it will take to make it to the Ontario Hockey League. The Petrolia hockey player was among a select group invited to the Sarnia Sting training camp recently. Trottier earned the spot after being drafted by the Sting in April. At just 16, Trottier knew going in… Read more »

Skateboarders want a place of their own

Mike Dickinson gets ready to jump his friend’s skateboards at the Farmers’ Market in Petrolia. The teens were surprised when a resident complained they were rude and should be told to leave the area. They say the town needs a new skateboard park. Shale Salisbury couldn’t believe what he was hearing. The teen is one… Read more »