It was Byron vs. Byron in a U13 girls softball game on a sunny Tuesday evening in London’s west end.
Alysha Newman proved she’s recovered from a concussion last year and put doubts of her pole vault future behind her with a weekend win at the Canadian track and field championships. The 27-year-old Delaware Olympian cleared 4.40 metres for her fourth national title – and first in three years – in the Bell Trials Sunday […]
Sean Teakle has been around hockey his entire life, but he got thrown into the sport’s deep end in April. When the Ontario Hockey League announced the long-term suspension of Niagara IceDogs general manager Joey Burke and head coach Billy Burke for violating the league’s harassment, abuse and diversity policy, Teakle and associate coach Jody […]
How sweet it is for Sauble Beach’s Kurtis MacDermid. The former member of the Grey-Bruce Highlanders, Owen Sound Greys and Owen Sound Attack reached hockey’s pinnacle Sunday night in Tampa as a member of the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche. Several family and friends from the Grey-Bruce area who made the trip to Tampa Bay […]
Fifteen years after his final game, Steve Rucchin’s path to the NHL still stands out for its uniqueness.
The Owen Sound North Stars junior B club is facing a first-round sweep by the Windsor Clippers after dropping the first two games of their first-round best-of-five series in Ontario Junior B Lacrosse League playoff action this past weekend. The seventh-seed N’Stars were outscored 24-8 in the series’ opening contests by the second-seed Clippers. On […]
UNITED FALL TO STRATFORD The Owen Sound Grey Motors United dropped a 2-1 decision to Stratford in Kitchener and District Soccer League action Sunday evening at the Kiwanis Soccer Complex. Scott MacDonald scored the goal for Owen Sound. The United’s record now stands at 1-2-2 (win-loss-tie). Owen Sound is now off until Sunday, July 10, […]
NHL star Bo Horvat made a homecoming appearance in Komoka Sunday to help the AAA youth team that helped launch his all-star career formally unveil its new name and jersey. The Vancouver Canucks captain was at the Komoka Wellness Centre arena for a ceremony to mark the name change as the Elgin Middlesex Chiefs become […]
Tim Tindale dominated Canadian university football in the early 1990s, becoming one of the best players ever for the Western Mustangs before a four-year NFL career with the Buffalo Bills and Chicago Bears.
When Shaedon Sharpe shook NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s hand on the podium Thursday night at the Barclays Centre, it cemented one of the greatest – and unlikeliest – moments in London’s storied sports history. NHL first rounders? That’s old hat around here. Olympic champions? The Forest City is a literal gold medal mine. But the […]
London native Shaedon Sharpe was selected at No. 7 overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in Thursday night’s NBA draft – a crowning moment for the city’s basketball community and the likely start of big things for the 19-year-old H.B. Beal alumnus. We’re so happy, we’ll even forgive the ESPN analyst who called London a […]
Another Hunter has become an NHL assistant GM.
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