Tag: blenheim

Blenheim-based Team Off to The Great Race

Blenheim-based Team Off to The Great Race

CKSN Staff- June 20, 2022

By Thomas Slager/ CandidBadger.com Scott “Motor” Vidler, Stan and Jane Uher, Dave Carruthers, Wes Thompson - Photo by Thomas Slager The Great Race is not ... Read More

Lucas Fancy To Play ACHA Hockey For Niagara University

Lucas Fancy To Play ACHA Hockey For Niagara University

CKSN Staff- June 1, 2022

Chatham Maroons captain Lucas Fancy will continue his hockey career next season at Niagara University after committing to play ACHA hockey for the school. Fancy ... Read More

New Book About Chatham-Kent Discusses Racism In Sport

New Book About Chatham-Kent Discusses Racism In Sport

CKSN Staff- May 25, 2022

Chatham-Kent's sporting history runs deep. Whether it is the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, Fergie Jenkins, Bob Izumi, Ed Pinnance, Vicky Sunohara, Mel and Herb Wakabayashi, or ... Read More

Negri Wins Two National Titles

Negri Wins Two National Titles

CKSN Staff- March 28, 2022

Blenheim's Emma Negri recently won two National titles at the 2022 Canadian Indoor Track & Field Championships in New Brunswick. Negri, who is still 13, ... Read More

PJHL Teams Move to “Tier 2” Playoffs

PJHL Teams Move to “Tier 2” Playoffs

CKSN Staff- March 25, 2022

Photo by Wyatt Williams For the first time ever, local Junior C hockey will continue beyond the traditional playoffs with a new "Tier 2" playoff ... Read More

Ainsworth, Little Win OUA Volleyball Gold With Brock

Ainsworth, Little Win OUA Volleyball Gold With Brock

CKSN Staff- March 21, 2022

Erie Beach's Laurin Ainsworth and Chatham's Natalie Little helped the Brock University Badgers win the first OUA women's volleyball championship in school history this past ... Read More

Blades Up To The Challenge

Blades Up To The Challenge

Wyatt Williams- March 15, 2022

By Wyatt Williams Blades Connor Wright(12) and Alec Webster (23) check a Flags player in front of goaltender Caleb Pinsonneault. Wright would score the winning ... Read More

Book Featuring Local Sport Available For Pre-Order

Book Featuring Local Sport Available For Pre-Order

CKSN Staff- March 14, 2022

Chatham-Kent writer Ian Kennedy is set to release his first book this May titled On Account o Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport. The ... Read More

Blades Fall Flat To Essex

Blades Fall Flat To Essex

Wyatt Williams- February 27, 2022

By Wyatt Williams Blades forward Tyler Ewald fights the bouncing puck whilein the 73’s end. Ewald ended up scoring one of the Blades goals in ... Read More

Blades Ground Thunderhawks and Flyers

Blades Ground Thunderhawks and Flyers

Wyatt Williams- February 21, 2022

By Wyatt Williams / CKSN.ca Thunderhawks goaltender Caitlin Morin had a busy nightseeing 42 shots in just over 52 minutes. Morin gave up 4 goals ... Read More

Robbins and Wright Broke Barriers In Blenheim | Black History Month

Robbins and Wright Broke Barriers In Blenheim | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 14, 2022

Mike Robbins and Buddy Wright were two barrier breaking hockey players for the 1971-72 Blenheim Blades. The duo suited up for the Blenheim Blades at ... Read More

Binga Captained Blades As League’s Only Black Player | Black History Month

Binga Captained Blades As League’s Only Black Player | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 8, 2022

Gerry Binga was the only Black hockey player on the Blenheim Golden Blades. Not only that, he was the only Black hockey players in the ... Read More

What A Catch: Before Fishing, The Izumi’s Were A Baseball Family

What A Catch: Before Fishing, The Izumi’s Were A Baseball Family

Ian Kennedy- January 14, 2022

Joe Izumi, Harry Izumi, and Mits Izumi stand posed with the Chemainus Nippons in 1939 The name Izumi is synonymous with fishing, but it wasn't ... Read More

Nicholas Representing More Than Just Canada

Nicholas Representing More Than Just Canada

Ian Kennedy- January 5, 2022

Breanne Nicholas has been one of Chatham-Kent’s top athletes for a decade, a point which she solidified this past summer competing with Team Canada’s Rugby ... Read More