Author: Jay Smith

Jay Smith is the afternoon drive host of "Weekdaze" on 99.1 CKXS, based out of Wallaceburg. Smith, a local journalist and radio personality, is a Thamesville born and bred sports enthusiast and father of twin girls, Grace and Aubrey. Jay is a grad of Conestoga College's Journalism: Print and Broadcasting program. An avid Red Wings and Blue Jays fan, Smith is also a retired professional wrestler. Jay supplies play-by-play for local Jr. C hockey games on 99.1 CKXS and can be heard live on the air daily from 2 to 7 pm. Follow Smith on Twitter @jay991ckxs

2018 Chatham-Kent Female Athlete of the Year Voting – Vote Once Per Day

2018 Chatham-Kent Female Athlete of the Year Voting – Vote Once Per Day

Jay Smith- December 11, 2018

It's that time of year again, to vote on the Chatham-Kent Sports Network / CKXS FM 99.1 Male and Female Chatham-Kent Athletes of the Year. ... Read More

Chatham Jiu Jitsu Club Wins 18 Medals At Provincials

Chatham Jiu Jitsu Club Wins 18 Medals At Provincials

Jay Smith- December 10, 2018

Chad Nolan took home two of Chatham-Kent's 18 total medals at the Provincial Jiu Jitsu Championships Chatham-Kent jiu jitsu took centre stage at this past ... Read More

2018 Chatham-Kent Male Athlete of the Year Voting – Vote Once Per Day

2018 Chatham-Kent Male Athlete of the Year Voting – Vote Once Per Day

Jay Smith- December 10, 2018

It's that time of year again, to vote on the Chatham-Kent Sports Network / CKXS FM 99.1 Male and Female Chatham-Kent Athletes of the Year. ... Read More

Wallaceburg Airhawks Recruiting

Wallaceburg Airhawks Recruiting

Jay Smith- September 11, 2018

The Wallaceburg Airhawks are looking for some new local ballers. The Airhawks house league registration is being held Tuesday, September 11th and Thursday, September 13th ... Read More

Lakers GM Steps Down

Lakers GM Steps Down

Jay Smith- August 9, 2018

The Wallaceburg Lakers General Manager has relinquished his role within the organization, nine days before the start of the PJHL pre-season. Ritch Kanally, GM of ... Read More

Local Boy Organizing Juvenile Arthritis Golf Tournament

Local Boy Organizing Juvenile Arthritis Golf Tournament

Jay Smith- July 12, 2018

A local 12-year old boy is championing a campaign to raise awareness and funds for Juvenile Arthritis 12-year old Zach Thompson was diagnosed with a ... Read More

Maroons Open Semi-Finals Tonight!

Maroons Open Semi-Finals Tonight!

Jay Smith- March 14, 2018

The Chatham Maroons and London Nationals open the GOJHL Western Conference Semi-Finals tonight in London. Chatham is coming off a momentous seven-game, come-from-behind series win, ... Read More

Local Hockey Legend Passes Away

Local Hockey Legend Passes Away

Jay Smith- March 11, 2018

Chatham-Kent hockey legend Ken "Doc" Houston has passed away at the age of 64 Chatham-Kent hockey legend Ken Houston has passed away at the age ... Read More

Bridget Carleton Makes Iowa State History

Bridget Carleton Makes Iowa State History

Jay Smith- March 1, 2018

The accolades don't stop for Chatham's Bridget Carleton. The JMSS grad now holds the Iowa State school record for the most individual points in league ... Read More

Seth Griffith Recalled By Sabres

Seth Griffith Recalled By Sabres

Jay Smith- February 27, 2018

Wallaceburg's Seth Griffith is back in the NHL. Griffith joins the Buffalo Sabres for the second time this season after being recalled for Wednesday's game ... Read More

Maroons Playoff Schedule Set

Maroons Playoff Schedule Set

Jay Smith- February 27, 2018

The Chatham Maroons open the GOJHL playoffs on Wednesday night in LaSalle. The sixth seed in the Western Conference, the Maroons finished the regular season ... Read More

Kings Stay Alive, Shut Out 73s

Kings Stay Alive, Shut Out 73s

Jay Smith- February 27, 2018

The Dresden Kings edged Essex in game 5.The Dresden Jr Kings have forced a game six in their Stobbs Division semi-final with the Essex 73's ... Read More

Sharks On The Loose!

Sharks On The Loose!

Jay Smith- February 22, 2018

Chatham, ON- This past weekend was a busy one for the Chatham Pool Sharks and had them competing and training across Ontario and the US. ... Read More

Locals Take Road Trip To Celebrate Carleton

Locals Take Road Trip To Celebrate Carleton

Jay Smith- February 22, 2018

A local group of 42 fans recently traveled to the Hilton Coliseum to visit Chatham-Kent's own Bridget Carleton and the Iowa State Cyclones. The Chatham ... Read More