Tag: walpole island

What’s In A Name? Ford Field

What’s In A Name? Ford Field

Ian Kennedy- October 21, 2021

We know that Ford Field, the home to the NFL's Detroit Lions is named for the Ford Motor Company. Founded in 1903, the Ford Motor ... Read More

Sands’ Healing Journey Visits Spirit Horses

Sands’ Healing Journey Visits Spirit Horses

CKSN Staff- September 23, 2021

By Ian Kennedy Bill Sands pointing at the Indigenous Spirit Horses at TJ Stables - Photo by Ian Kennedy Standing in a pasture at Chatham’s ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

CKSN Staff- September 16, 2021

Brenna Dittmer - Photo by CKSN.ca With a new season upon us, it’s time again to take a look at our top Women’s hockey prospects. ... Read More

Samara Whiteye Playing For A21 Academy

Samara Whiteye Playing For A21 Academy

CKSN Staff- September 14, 2021

Samara Whiteye with the Chatham-Kent Crush - Photo by CKSN.ca Walpole Island goaltender Samara Whiteye will backstop the A21 Academy women's hockey team this season.A21 ... Read More

Jacobs, Strohm, Campbell Headed To High Performance Camp

Jacobs, Strohm, Campbell Headed To High Performance Camp

CKSN Staff- September 2, 2021

Taryn Jacobs of the Southwest Wildcats - Photo by CKSN.ca A trio of Southwest Wildcats with local connections will head to the OWHA U18 High ... Read More

Durston Signs With Albany FireWolves

Durston Signs With Albany FireWolves

CKSN Staff- August 18, 2021

Jordan Durston with the NLL's New England Black Wolves Wallaceburg's Jordan Durston has signed a one-year contract with the National Lacrosse League's Albany FireWolves. Durston ... Read More

NCAA Commitment A Dream Come True For Taryn Jacobs

NCAA Commitment A Dream Come True For Taryn Jacobs

CKSN Staff- May 12, 2021

Taryn Jacobs rushes the puck with the Southwest Wildcats - Photo by CKSN.ca The move to NCAA hockey in a little over a year's time ... Read More

Taryn Jacobs Makes NCAA DI Commitment To RPI

Taryn Jacobs Makes NCAA DI Commitment To RPI

CKSN Staff- May 3, 2021

Taryn Jacobs of the Southwest Wildcats - Photo by CKSN.ca Walpole Island's Taryn Jacobs made an NCAA Division I commitment to play hockey for RPI. ... Read More

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Gabi Whiteye, a college basketball player with the St. Clair College Saints sends a message to young women and girls for International Women's Day. Check ... Read More

Tooshkenig Partners With Canadian Junior Golf Association To Support First Nations Golfers

Tooshkenig Partners With Canadian Junior Golf Association To Support First Nations Golfers

CKSN Staff- February 1, 2021

Steve Tooshkenig The Canadian Junior Golf Association is partnering with St Golf, run by local Steve Tooshkenig, to support First Nations in Canada, and bring ... Read More

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #8 Indigenous Athletes Shine

CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2020: #8 Indigenous Athletes Shine

CKSN Staff- December 27, 2020

In 2020, we made a point to increase our coverage of local Indigenous athletes from Walpole Island and Moraviantown. But our local athletes made it ... Read More

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- June 27, 2020

Gabi Whiteye signs with the St. Clair College Saints - Photo by St. Clair College The St. Clair College Women’s Basketball team added another strong ... Read More

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

National Indigenous Peoples Day Video – We Are All Indigenous Athletes

CKSN Submissions- June 21, 2020

Indigenous female athletes Taryn Jacobs, Gabrielle Whiteye, Mattea Deleary, Maddy Lavoie, Samara Whiteye, and Legacie Blackbird talk about what it means to be an Indigenous ... Read More

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

Two Time Olympian And World Champion Spencer O’Brien Sends Message To Youth From Walpole Island And Moraviantown

CKSN Staff- June 21, 2020

Two time Canadian Olympian in snowboarding, and two time slopestyle world champion Spencer O'Brien sends a message to Indigenous youth from Walpole Island First Nation, ... Read More