Local athletes will be honoured tonight at the annual Dr. Jack Parry Awards ceremony in Chatham. Athletes have been nominated form all scorss Chatham-Kent, and a male and female will walk away with a $1,000 scholarship.
London won the battle of the Devils yesterday, as the Blue Devils topped the Wallaceburg Red Devils 6-3 in a low scoring affair. Clint Lamarsh scored twice, while RObbie Pollack scored Wallaceburg’s only other goal. The Red Devils remain in second in the Far West, gix points behind London with a 10-7 record. They hit the road tomorrow in Windsor, before coming back home Saturday against hamilton, and wrapping up the regular season on Tuesday when Sarnia comes to memorial Arena.
Chatham’s own Andy Fantuz hit the field for the first time with his new Hamilton Tiger Cats teammates. The John McGregor grad made one catch for 12-yards in his debut. However it was the Argos winning the first battle of Ontario, beating the Tiger-Cats 29-24 in front of 27,585 at Ivor Wynne Stadium in Hamilton.
B.C. Lions also thumped the Saskatchewan 44-10
San Fransisco Giants starter Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history last night. Cain struck out a career-high 14 and his Giants teammates made two spectacular catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0. Cain’s 125 pitches were the most ever thrown in a perfect game.
Detroit 8 at 4 Chicago Cubs – Brennan Boesch was 4-5 with a homer, while Rick Porcello improved to 4-4 on the season…
Washington 6 at 2 Toronto – Jose Bautista cracked his 19th homer in the loss, and Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg improved to 8-1 on the season…
Pittsburgh 1 at 7 Baltimore
Boston 10 at 2 Miami
NY Mets 9 at 1 Tampa Bay
NY Yankees 3 at 2 Atlanta
Cleveland 3 at 5 Cincinnati
Arizona 0 at 1 Texas
Milwaukee 3 at 4 Kansas City
Philadelphia 9 at 8 Minnesota
Chicago WSox 0 at 1 St. Louis
Oakland 10 at 8 Colorado
San Diego 1 at 0 Seattle
LA Angels 2 at 1 LA Dodgers
The Montreal Canadiens continued their busy off-season in the front office…
Martin Lapointe, who won two Stanley Cups as a player with the Detroit Red Wings, was named director of player development and former Canadiens defenceman Patrice Brisebois was tabbed as the new player development coach. The Habs also announced former Montreal defender, Sylvain Lefebvre, will be the new head coach of the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.
Portugal 3 at 2 Denmark
Germany 2 at 1 Netherlands
Game 2 takes place tonight between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder lead the series 1-0 … Tip off is set for 9 om in OKC…
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday that it now has hard proof that Lance Armstrong used performance enhancers for years during his cycling career. He’s been temporarily banned from competing in triathlons and they may take his titles away. (–Armstrong has won seven Tour de France championships, more than any other rider. He says he’s innocent, and the sport of cycling has a vendetta against him.