Author: Dwight Wakabayashi

Dwight Wakabayashi is a former Chatham-Kent resident, who is the MMA editor, and a regular sports news and opinion writer for CKSN. A featured Columnist at Bleacher Report UFC/NHL, Guest writer at Sportsnet.ca UFC, MMA Canada, and the Nikkei Voice, Dwight has 10 years of sports writing experience. Earning a diploma in journalism from Centennial College, Dwight currently lives in Toronto and is the Marketing Manager and lead writer for Word Up Communications (http://wakabayashid.wix.com/word-up-).

Chatham-Kent Hockey Alumni Movers and Shakers

Chatham-Kent Hockey Alumni Movers and Shakers

Dwight Wakabayashi- July 31, 2019

Chris WakabayashiBy Dwight Wakabayashi We are almost at the midpoint of the professional hockey off-season and there are many things a moving and a shaking ... Read More

Nishizaki Named Director of Perfect Skating

Nishizaki Named Director of Perfect Skating

Dwight Wakabayashi- July 21, 2019

Kyle Nishizaki in his role with Perfect SkatingBy Dwight Wakabayashi Chatham native and former Jr. Maroon Kyle Nishizaki has been tagged to run the show ... Read More

Five CK Athletes That Have Played For Team Canada

Five CK Athletes That Have Played For Team Canada

Dwight Wakabayashi- July 1, 2019

Dave Gagner with Team CanadaCKSN PRO WEEKLY with DWIGHT WAKABAYASHI On this Canada Day long weekend, it is only natural to think of sports accomplishments ... Read More

Chatham Native Boxer Steve Rolls Hungry to Shake Loss To Golovkin

Chatham Native Boxer Steve Rolls Hungry to Shake Loss To Golovkin

Dwight Wakabayashi- June 24, 2019

CKSN PRO WEEKLY with DWIGHT WAKABAYASHI Chatham is a town of fighters but did you know that you have a native son boxer who is ... Read More

Kawhi Leonard Is The Bruce Lee Of The NBA

Kawhi Leonard Is The Bruce Lee Of The NBA

Dwight Wakabayashi- June 12, 2019

CKSN Pro Weekly with Dwight Wakabayashi The National Basketball Association is loaded to the rafters with loud guys. The new age, Instagram superstar and Twitter ... Read More

Ontario South Down: A Hockey David vs. Goliath

Ontario South Down: A Hockey David vs. Goliath

Dwight Wakabayashi- April 17, 2019

The Ontario South Selects was a spring/summer ice hockey team in the mid to late ’80’s. The team was made up of the biggest and best 1973 born players in ... Read More

Being Like Mike: MSG, Mouth Guards, and the ’86 Mets

Being Like Mike: MSG, Mouth Guards, and the ’86 Mets

Dwight Wakabayashi- April 15, 2019

Mike Bennett - Photo by Peggy Johnson/ CKSN.caChatham-Kent’s all time best and favorite sports writer Mike Bennett was recently inducted into the Chatham Sports Hall ... Read More

The UFC Going The Way Of Boxing

The UFC Going The Way Of Boxing

Dwight Wakabayashi- April 14, 2019

Let’s imagine a future hockey world where the following scenario faces us; It is the year 2025, and the NHL is winding down it’s season. ... Read More

The Griffin Goats, Wallaceburg’s Greatest

The Griffin Goats, Wallaceburg’s Greatest

Dwight Wakabayashi- April 6, 2019

A hop, skip and a jump down highway 40 from Chatham, lies the tough, little town of Wallaceburg. Population of 10,010. Wallaceburg has the only ... Read More

The Fight That Shook The County

The Fight That Shook The County

Dwight Wakabayashi- March 31, 2019

And…..here we go off the face-off down in the Jr. Kings corner oh wait what have we here, we have two guys and squaring off… ... Read More

Top 15 Chatham Maroons Of All-Time

Top 15 Chatham Maroons Of All-Time

Dwight Wakabayashi- February 25, 2017

The Chatham Jr. Maroons are a storied junior ice hockey franchise that was founded in 1959 in the town of Chatham, Ontario Canada. The Sr. ... Read More

Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here, Part 4

Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here, Part 4

Dwight Wakabayashi- February 4, 2017

This is the fourth and final part of the series, Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here. Read Part 1 Here Read Part 2 Here ... Read More

Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here, Part 3

Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here, Part 3

Dwight Wakabayashi- January 29, 2017

Click here to read Part 1, or here to read Part 2 of this series. THE FIGHT When talking to Perry about these two years ... Read More

Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here, Part 2

Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here, Part 2

Dwight Wakabayashi- January 21, 2017

Click here to read Part 1 of the three part series, Perry Pappas: The Toughest Guy In Here. Below is Part 2 of a 4-part ... Read More