Tag: dresden

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

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

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

The Chatham-Kent Connection That Got Jackie Robinson To The Majors | Black History Month

The Chatham-Kent Connection That Got Jackie Robinson To The Majors | Black History Month

Ian Kennedy- February 17, 2022

Without Wendell Smith, the history of sport may look completely different. He challenged ideas, racism, and exclusion in sport one word at a time. It’s ... Read More

When Jim Dudley Came To Bat | Black History Month

When Jim Dudley Came To Bat | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 10, 2022

Jim Dudley was one of the best ball players Chatham-Kent has seen. As a teenager, Dudley, who also went by James, and J.C., played baseball ... Read More

Jarvis Cook, A Man of Many Sports | Black History Month

Jarvis Cook, A Man of Many Sports | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 3, 2022

Jarvis Cook, back row, third from right. Jarvis Cook could play... It didn't matter what sport you finished that sentence with, Dresden's Jarvis Cook was ... Read More

Henson Was Dresden’s First Black Horseman | Black History Month

Henson Was Dresden’s First Black Horseman | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 1, 2022

Josiah Henson founded the Dawn Settlement near Dresden, a safe haven for freed and escaped slaves in 1841. He was also the original Black horseman ... Read More

#6 Brodie Becomes A Leaf – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#6 Brodie Becomes A Leaf – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

CKSN Staff- December 28, 2021

After signing a lucrative contract during the 2020 offseason, Dresden's TJ Brodie made his debut with the Toronto Maple Leafs in January 2021. In April, ... Read More

Dresden Team Wins Regional Silver Stick Tournament

Dresden Team Wins Regional Silver Stick Tournament

CKSN Submissions- November 23, 2021

The U18 Dresden Jr. Kings White team recently won the Regional Silver Stick Championship in Exeter, Ontario The Kings tied their first game 6-6 against ... Read More

Gaining And Giving Life Experiences Through Recreation

Gaining And Giving Life Experiences Through Recreation

CK Recreation- November 17, 2021

Asiah Tatsu leads a group of children in the Learn To Play Soccer program - Photo by CKSN.ca Asiah Tatsu loves her job. She's gaining ... Read More

Anneke Cameron Wins Puck Yeah Series In New Zealand

Anneke Cameron Wins Puck Yeah Series In New Zealand

CKSN Staff- November 15, 2021

Anneke Cameron carries the puck - Photo by James Allan Photography Former Kent County Fillies hockey player Anneke Cameron won the Puck Yeah Exhibition Series ... Read More

Kings Capitalize Early On Blades

Kings Capitalize Early On Blades

Wyatt Williams- October 25, 2021

By Wyatt Williams Blades captain Ben Barnard fights through the check ofKings defenceman Ethan Waddick just inside the blue line. The Dresden Kings took full ... Read More

Brooks Hard To Beat For Laurier

Brooks Hard To Beat For Laurier

CKSN Staff- October 18, 2021

Steph Brooks dives to make a save for Laurier Local soccer player Steph Brooks of Dresden has been almost unbeatable for the Wilfrid Laurier University ... Read More

Depencier Stars In Junior Hockey Debut

Depencier Stars In Junior Hockey Debut

CKSN Staff- September 19, 2021

Dresden's Beau Depencier had a spectacular debut for the Atlanta Mad Hatters in his Junior hockey debut.The forward potted a pair of goals for Atlanta ... Read More