Author: Ian Kennedy

A University of Western Ontario graduate, Ian Kennedy loves local sports and promoting his community, which is why he founded CKSN in 2011. Ian’s sportscasts and news contributions are regularly featured on 99.1 CKXS FM in Wallaceburg. In the past, Ian worked as a columnist and reporter for the Chatham-Kent Daily Post and Chatham Voice.

Silver For Langan and Tricker

Silver For Langan and Tricker

Ian Kennedy- June 18, 2018

Rachael Tricker with Team CanadaRachael Tricker of Thamesville and Hokey Langan of Chatham won silver medals at the World Ball Hockey Federation women's world championships ... Read More

KAYO Hosting Annual Boxing Show Featuring Chuvalo

KAYO Hosting Annual Boxing Show Featuring Chuvalo

Ian Kennedy- June 16, 2018

Chatham's KAYO Boxing Club will host their annual boxing show Saturday, June 23 at the WISH Centre. The evening will feature several fights, and also ... Read More

Dresden Group Wants To Change Arena Name To Honour Ken Houston

Dresden Group Wants To Change Arena Name To Honour Ken Houston

Ian Kennedy- June 15, 2018

When Dresden hockey legend Ken Houston passed away in March, it left a gaping hole in the local sports community. Now, a local group, spearheaded ... Read More

Carleton Among 26 Invited To Canadian National Team Camp

Carleton Among 26 Invited To Canadian National Team Camp

Ian Kennedy- June 14, 2018

Canada Basketball announced 26 athletes, including Chatham's Bridget Carleton who will take part in the Women's National Team Program Assessment Camp from June 14-21 in ... Read More

Havoc Hosting Try Rugby Day

Havoc Hosting Try Rugby Day

Ian Kennedy- June 13, 2018

The Kent Havoc are hosting a "Try Rugby Day" this Saturday in Chatham. The event is open to everyone, and no experience is necessary. U13 ... Read More

McPhee Finalist For NHL’s GM Of The Year

McPhee Finalist For NHL’s GM Of The Year

Ian Kennedy- June 13, 2018

George McPhee, general manager for the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights is a finalist for the 2017-2018 NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Wallaceburg born, ... Read More

Maroons Coach Happy With Offseason

Maroons Coach Happy With Offseason

Ian Kennedy- June 12, 2018

Lucas Fancy was one of several key recruits for the Chatham Maroons - Photo by the Blenheim BladesNew Chatham Maroons head coach Kyle Makaric went ... Read More

Langan, Tricker Playing For Canada

Langan, Tricker Playing For Canada

Ian Kennedy- June 11, 2018

Hokey Langan (left) and Rachael Tricker (right) led Canada to a World Ball Hockey Championship gold medal last year - Contributed PhotoA pair of local ... Read More

Win Wallaceburg Red Devils Playoff Tickets

Win Wallaceburg Red Devils Playoff Tickets

Ian Kennedy- June 11, 2018

Life has been too boring around here lately. So, we're going to start giving things away. Over the next few months, you'll have a chance ... Read More

Grant Spence Headed to OJHL’s North York Rangers

Grant Spence Headed to OJHL’s North York Rangers

Ian Kennedy- June 9, 2018

Grant Spence, seen here this season with the Chatham Maroons, will move to the OJHL this season - Photo by Kelsey Vermeersch/ CKSN.caAfter signing several ... Read More

Vanroboys Part Of Six-Player BCHL Deal

Vanroboys Part Of Six-Player BCHL Deal

Ian Kennedy- June 8, 2018

Lucas Vanroboys of Thamesville will get a new opportunity in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) next season, after being part of a six-player trade. ... Read More

James McEwan Headed To UNB

James McEwan Headed To UNB

Ian Kennedy- June 8, 2018

James McEwan, seen here with the OHL's Guelph Storm, has committed to play for the UNB Varsity Reds - Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL ImagesJames McEwan ... Read More

Junior Cougars Throttle Oakville

Junior Cougars Throttle Oakville

Ian Kennedy- June 5, 2018

The Chatham-Kent Cougars throttled the Oakville Titans on the weekend - Photo by Tina BondThe Chatham-Kent Cougars Junior Varsity football team throttled the Oakville Titans ... Read More

Silver Medals For CK Beach Volleyball Players

Silver Medals For CK Beach Volleyball Players

Ian Kennedy- June 4, 2018

Ryann Turner and Elliot Cowan won silver medals - Contributed PhotoEla Bos and Lauryn Lahey won silver medals at an Ontario Volleyball Association event this ... Read More