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.

Former Cyclone Ulicny Selected For OJHL Top Prospects Game

Former Cyclone Ulicny Selected For OJHL Top Prospects Game

Ian Kennedy- November 15, 2019

Johnny Ulicny shoots the puck for the Markham Royals - Photo by Andy Corneau / OJHL ImagesFormer Chatham-Kent Cyclones forward Johnny Ulicny will play this ... Read More

Maroons Look To Continue Turn Around

Maroons Look To Continue Turn Around

Ian Kennedy- November 13, 2019

Chatham Maroons player Blake Boudreau pursues a puck - Photo by CKSN.caWins have been a sporadic occurrence for the Chatham Maroons. Winning has not been ... Read More

Mat Hawryluk Commits To Wayne State University

Mat Hawryluk Commits To Wayne State University

Ian Kennedy- November 8, 2019

Mat Hawryluk will play for Wayne State next yearLocal golfer Mat Hawryluk will join a growing group of Chatham-Kent golf products to play NCAA golf ... Read More

Lakeshore Acquires Ritchie, Cumming

Lakeshore Acquires Ritchie, Cumming

Ian Kennedy- November 8, 2019

Brendan Ritchie carries the puck for the Dresden Kings this season - Photo by Wyatt Williams/ CKSN.caThe PJHL Stobbs Division leading Lakeshore Canadiens got stronger ... Read More

Griffith Heating Up For Manitoba Moose, Scores 100th Career AHL Goal

Griffith Heating Up For Manitoba Moose, Scores 100th Career AHL Goal

Ian Kennedy- November 5, 2019

Seth Griffith celebrates one of his three goals Sunday with the Manitoba Moose - Photo by the Manitoba MooseWallaceburg's Seth Griffith had a spectacular weekend ... Read More

Editorial: Coaching Wasn’t At Fault For Maroons Early Season Struggles

Editorial: Coaching Wasn’t At Fault For Maroons Early Season Struggles

Ian Kennedy- November 4, 2019

Evan Wells is a local product the Maroons have counted on heavily this season - Photo by CKSN.caLet's be clear, coaching wasn't at fault for ... Read More

Stonehouse Has 4-Point Night In Junior Debut

Stonehouse Has 4-Point Night In Junior Debut

Ian Kennedy- October 24, 2019

Brady Stonehouse, seen here with the Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs had 4 points in his Junior B debut with the Komoka Kings - Photo by CKSNBrady Stonehouse ... Read More

Chatham Colour All-Stars Celebration At Sons of Kent This Weekend

Chatham Colour All-Stars Celebration At Sons of Kent This Weekend

Ian Kennedy- October 23, 2019

On October 23, 1934, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first all Black baseball team to win the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship. On Saturday, ... Read More

Hayden Had One Strong Team, Including A Sports Superstar: Local Girl Passes Away

Hayden Had One Strong Team, Including A Sports Superstar: Local Girl Passes Away

Ian Kennedy- October 21, 2019

Hayden Foulon sits with Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner - Photo from TwitterHayden Foulon definitely had a strong team behind her. She was brave, ... Read More

Hope Nets First, Named Man Of The Match

Hope Nets First, Named Man Of The Match

Ian Kennedy- October 21, 2019

Kyle Hope roofs a puck over Sheffield's netminder for the game winner Friday - Photo by the Manchester StormBlenheim's Kyle Hope found the back of ... Read More

Maroons Dominate Kings At Home

Maroons Dominate Kings At Home

Ian Kennedy- October 20, 2019

Griffin Robinson had a pair of goals Sunday night for the Chatham Maroons - Photo by CKSN.caThe Chatham Maroons put in a strong performance at ... Read More

Chatham-Kent’s Renae Nevills, Making CK Proud

Chatham-Kent’s Renae Nevills, Making CK Proud

Ian Kennedy- October 16, 2019

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we'll be featuring local athletes who ... Read More

Maroons Snake Bit By LaSalle, Youth Showing Promise

Maroons Snake Bit By LaSalle, Youth Showing Promise

Ian Kennedy- October 14, 2019

Adrian Stubberfield was a key contributor for the Chatham Maroons Sunday night - Photo by CKSN.caThe Chatham Maroons couldn’t solve the LaSalle Vipers Sunday night. ... Read More

Rychel Named Western Conference Offensive Player of the Month

Rychel Named Western Conference Offensive Player of the Month

Ian Kennedy- October 10, 2019

Maddux Rychel celebrates a goal for the Chatham Maroons - Photo by Courtney June/ CKSN.caChatham Maroons forward Maddux Rychel was named the Western Conference Offensive ... Read More