Archive for the ‘Local Sports’ Category

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    Tickets available for HoF dinner

    Aug 7, 13 • 413 Views • Feature Story, Local SportsNo Comments

    Get your tickets now for the 15th annual Chatham Sports Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony, taking place Sept. 12 at the WISH Centre. This year’s inductees are Tyson Parry, Peter Gilbert, Chirp Morris, Martin Aarts and the 1992-93 John McGregor...

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    Four days, four gold medals for Broad

    Jul 28, 13 • 357 Views • Feature Story, Local SportsNo Comments

    Wallaceburg’s Maddy Broad continued her gold-a-day clip Saturday, with her fourth gold medal in as many days at the 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships in Montreal. The Chatham Pool Shark earned her fourth gold medal, this time in the 100m backstroke,...

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    Maddy Broad captures third gold

    Jul 27, 13 • 1004 Views • Local Sports3 Comments

    Chatham Pool Shark Maddy Broad picked up her third gold medal Friday at the 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships in Montreal. Her gold in the 50m freestyle goes with top finishes in her age group for the  200m and 50m backstroke. Broad, 12, of Wallaceburg,...

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    More gold for Maddy Broad

    Jul 26, 13 • 312 Views • Feature Story, Local SportsNo Comments

    Maddy Broad captured her second gold medal  at the 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships in Montreal Thursday, winning the 50m backstroke. The Chatham Pool Shark and Wallaceburg native also won gold in July 24 in the 200 m backstroke. The 12-year-old...

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    Shark bites into gold in Montreal

    Jul 25, 13 • 598 Views • Local Sports1 Comment

    Chatham Pool Shark Maddy Broad won gold in the 200m backstroke for her age group at the 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships in Montreal. Broad, 12, of Wallaceburg, won gold in competition July 24. She is coached by Kyle Pinsonneault...

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    Elimination tourneys held

    Jul 23, 13 • 508 Views • Local SportsNo Comments

    The Chatham Tennis Club played host to a series of tournaments on the weekend. In a gold division elimination tournament, Ben Davies topped Evan Thibert in the championship. Sebastian Stubberfield finished first in the silver division round robin tourney. And...

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    U-11 Attack lose 4-1

    Jul 23, 13 • 728 Views • Local SportsNo Comments

    The boys U11 Chatham Attack fell 4-1 during a road game July 21 in London against AEK. Dylan Holly tipped in a Colin Kloostra free kick for the Attack’s only goal. The team is back in action in July 26 in Sarnia and July 29 at home with kick off at 6:30...

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    Hoekstras show up in style at South Buxton

    Jul 22, 13 • 508 Views • Feature Story, Local SportsNo Comments

    There were four familiar names in the Winner’s Circle on Saturday – but one new face. Chatham’s Darryl Hoekstra won his second career feature race, leading 22 of the 25-lap Schinkels Gourmet Meats UMP Modifieds. Hoekstra’s father Eugene, a seven-time...

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    Cougars to hold football camp

    Jul 17, 13 • 726 Views • Local SportsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Cougars will tackle a new idea – summer football camp. The football program will host its first-ever kids’ camp – focused on the gridiron – from Aug. 12-16. The camp runs each day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and there is early drop...

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    U-9 Strikers top Petrolia 5-0

    Jul 17, 13 • 583 Views • Local SportsNo Comments

    The Chatham Strikers Under-9 squad won on the road recently, beating Petroilia 5-0. Jade Unsworth had the shutout, while Julia Trinca had the hat-trick. Jordan Nicholson and Kaitlyn Sammon also scored for the Strikers. The squad, which plays in an Under-10...