Sports

Myers heads to Illinois on ball scholarship

A Wyoming teen is heading to Illinois to follow his baseball dream. Noah Myers, 17, has accepted a scholarship to Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois for the coming school year. The LCCVI student started his sporting career in hockey but had to leave the great Canadian pastime after suffering a number of concussions…. Read more »

Riverhawks take flight in Alvinston

Minor ball teams in Alvinston will now been known as the Riverhawks. The club decided to drop its Indians nickname and find a name that is more culturally suitable, according to a news release issued on Facebook last weekend. “We became leaders in this area, and received a lot of positive exposure in the media,… Read more »

Silver Stick action ramps up Tuesday in Petrolia

  It’s time for the Earle Trevail Memorial Regional Midget Silver Stick Hockey Tournament at the Greenwood Recreation Centre in Petrolia. The puck will drop on the 49th annual event on Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 8:30 a.m. and will continue to the semi-finals and finals on Dec. 30. The Petrolia Oilers and Mooretown Jr. Flags will… Read more »

Mission accomplished: Alvinston Minor Ball raises $29k for uniforms

  Five days. That’s all it took for the Alvinston Minor Baseball Association to raise enough money to change its team name and buy new uniforms for its players and coaches. On the last weekend in October, the team announced it wanted to drop the name Indians. President Andy Triest said the association has been… Read more »