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.

Vickery Named To Ontario Jr. Blues Roster

Vickery Named To Ontario Jr. Blues Roster

Ian Kennedy- January 17, 2020

Jillian Vickery tackles an opponent for the Kent HavocChatham rugby player Jillian Vickery has been named to the Ontario Jr. Blues rugby 7s team. Vickery ... Read More

Wallaceburg Girls Win Midget ‘BB’ International Silverstick

Wallaceburg Girls Win Midget ‘BB’ International Silverstick

Ian Kennedy- January 12, 2020

The Wallaceburg Girls Hockey team won the International Silverstick tournament in Sarnia - Contributed PhotoThe Wallaceburg Midget 'BB' girls hockey team won the International Silverstick ... Read More

Baker Climbing OUA Scoring Ladder

Baker Climbing OUA Scoring Ladder

Ian Kennedy- January 11, 2020

Sydnee Baker - Western MustangsSydnee Baker is quickly climbing the OUA women's hockey scoring ladder this season with the Western University Mustangs. After a two ... Read More

Blades Add Two Junior B Players

Blades Add Two Junior B Players

Ian Kennedy- January 9, 2020

Tate Bowden will join the Blenheim Blades - Photo by CKSN.caThe PJHL's Blenheim Blades have added a pair of local players who had been competing ... Read More

Why Don’t North Americans Like The IIHF’s Rules? Because They Minimize The Violence

Why Don’t North Americans Like The IIHF’s Rules? Because They Minimize The Violence

Ian Kennedy- January 5, 2020

Nils Hoglander was ejected for a hit to the headIf you go online and watch the commentary surrounding the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships, there ... Read More

Flags Flying High With Help From Wallaceburg Products

Flags Flying High With Help From Wallaceburg Products

Ian Kennedy- January 3, 2020

Brodie Conlon with the Mooretown Flags The Mooretown Flags have been one of the PJHL Stobbs Division's top teams all season, and they're getting some ... Read More

Where Was The Women’s U18 Canada Versus USA Gold Medal Game On TV? Hidden Behind The Boys Game

Where Was The Women’s U18 Canada Versus USA Gold Medal Game On TV? Hidden Behind The Boys Game

Ian Kennedy- January 2, 2020

Hockey Canada's U18 Women's team. Chatham's Jessie McPherson sits front row, second from the left Our girls can't dream it if they can't see it. ... Read More

New Years Resolution – Council Needs To Stop Talking, And Finally Make An Arena Happen… Read An Annoying Long History

New Years Resolution – Council Needs To Stop Talking, And Finally Make An Arena Happen… Read An Annoying Long History

Ian Kennedy- January 1, 2020

Memorial ArenaCKSN launched in 2011. That year, the big discussion in Chatham-Kent was a potential new twin-pad arena and decommissioning older arenas in Chatham-Kent. "We’ve ... Read More

My 7 New Years Sport Wishes For Chatham-Kent

My 7 New Years Sport Wishes For Chatham-Kent

Ian Kennedy- January 1, 2020

Happy New Year everyone! Here are 7 things I wish for in Chatham-Kent for sports in 2020. 1. Equity - We're putting this one on ... Read More

DeBrouwer Leading Nationally Ranked Arizona State

DeBrouwer Leading Nationally Ranked Arizona State

Ian Kennedy- December 23, 2019

Evan Debrouwer - Photo by Arizona State Sun DevilsAmong the perennial powerhouse hockey schools, a new name has been climbing the NCAA Division I National ... Read More

Noble, Boudreau To Represent Maroons In GOJHL Future Stars Game

Noble, Boudreau To Represent Maroons In GOJHL Future Stars Game

Ian Kennedy- December 20, 2019

Carson Noble of the Chatham Maroons - Photo by CKSN.caChatham Maroons defenseman Carson Noble and forward Blake Boudreau will represent his team in the upcoming ... Read More

Stubberfield, Mairs To Play In GOJHL Top Prospects Game

Stubberfield, Mairs To Play In GOJHL Top Prospects Game

Ian Kennedy- December 19, 2019

Adrian Stubberfield of the Chatham Maroons - Photo by CKSN.caChatham products Adrian Stubberfield and Brendan Mairs will participate in the GOJHL's Top Prospects Game December ... Read More

Chatham Maroons Forwards Robinson, Rychel Request Trade

Chatham Maroons Forwards Robinson, Rychel Request Trade

Ian Kennedy- December 8, 2019

Griffin Robinson, captain of the Chatham Maroons, is one of two players to request a trade this week - Photo by CKSN.caThe Chatham Maroons captain ... Read More

A Healthy TJ Brodie, Gains Perspective As He Prepares For Return

A Healthy TJ Brodie, Gains Perspective As He Prepares For Return

Ian Kennedy- November 25, 2019

TJ Brodie's collapse during a recent Calgary Flames practice scared his team, scared fans, and most importantly, scared his family and friends. Sunday morning, Brodie ... Read More