Sports

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 »

Oilers continue OMHA final series with Kincardine this weekend

  The Petrolia Oilers erased a two-goal deficit to defeat Kincardine, 3-2 in the second game of their OMHA Atom “B” championship series with the Kinucks. Joey Shaw scored the tying goal with 14.8 seconds left to play Sunday night at the Greenwood Recreation Centre.  Shaw then picked off the winner in the overtime period… Read more »

Brooke-Alvinston Deputy Mayor Jim Hayter dies

The community of Brooke-Alvinston is in shock after the sudden death of Deputy Mayor and long-time firefighter Jim Hayter. Middlesex OPP say Hayter was travelling down Glendon Line near Glencoe sometime between 4:30 and 6 pm Thursday when his vehicle left the road and landed in the ditch. An autopsy was being performed today to… Read more »