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Lancers defeated twice on home ice 

On Nov. 26, the Lucknow Lancers fell to the Seaforth Centenaires in a 5-1 game in Lucknow. Seaforth was sitting on five goals by the start of the third period when Evan Ducharme managed the team’s solo goal of the game, assisted by Darby Tyndall. The following day, the team faced off against the Ripley […]

Seven-round shootout decides London Knights-Erie Otters thriller

The London Knights have climbed to the top of the OHL’s Midwest Division standings. Mathieu Paris scored the shootout winner and rookie goaltender Zach Bowen turned aside six of seven Erie shooters for London’s sixth straight victory, 3-2 over the Otters before 2,389 Wednesday at Erie Insurance Arena. The Knights vaulted past idle Owen Sound […]

Wolves take second place in league after late-November wins

The Ripley Wolves and Creemore Coyotes gave the fans their money’s worth on Nov. 12 in a 5-4 ‘Yotes overtime win. The Wolves battled back from deficits all night, netting a late equalizer in the third to force the game to 4-on-4 OT before Creemore – the league’s second place team – ended it. Goal […]

Kincardine takes top spot in Lucknow legion hockey tournament

The Zone C1 Legion Pee Wee Hockey tournament returned in 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. The Lucknow legion hosted the event, which ran from Nov. 17 to 19. Everyone who attended was very happy to have this tournament back again. In the “A” finals, Kincardine defeated Goderich, and in the “B” finals, […]

‘Brett stood tall’: London Knights 4, Oshawa Generals 2

Just as Brett Brochu is heating up, the London Knights are closing in on first place in the OHL’s Midwest Division. They’re just three points back of the Owen Sound Attack with two games in hand after winning their fourth straight game, 4-2 over Oshawa before 4,174 Sunday evening at Tribute Communities Arena. The Knights […]

PHOTOS: Vanier Cup adds another chapter to London’s sports history

Clear skies and warm weather. Two great teams. A thrilling finish. London’s first-ever Vanier Cup wasn’t perfect – the Western Mustangs’ elimination in the semi-finals spiked that possibility – but the 57th edition of the national university football championship, which Laval won over Saskatchewan, 30-24, will be long remembered in the city’s sporting history. LFP’s […]

Brockville school wins OFSAA championship in Walkerton

The St. Mary Catholic High School girls’ basketball team is the 2022 Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations single-A champion. The Crusaders from Brockville defeated Nicholson Catholic College 53-44 in the gold-medal game played in Walkerton Saturday night. The Crusaders’ Grace Kelly led all scorers in the contest with 20 points while Evelynn Shakell dropped […]

Crusaders are bringing home bronze from OFSAA

Sacred Heart’s perfect season held firm all the way up until the semi-finals at the OFSAA double-A boys’ volleyball championship in Muskoka Saturday. It’s there the Crusaders finally suffered a defeat at the hands of Ottawa’s École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges, dropping a fifth and deciding set 15-13. The Walkerton school rebounded in the bronze medal […]

Storm surge rolls through Owen Sound

Oh Danny Boy, the goal horns the goal horns are calling. Danny Zhilkin deflated the comeback balloon Saturday night inside the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre with a bullet in overtime to secure the Guelph Storm’s fourth-straight win, 4-3 over the Owen Sound Attack. The Winnipeg Jets prospect rushed down the left wing and snapped […]

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