Local Sports Brief: July 20, 2015


  • Fourteen-year-old Jake Hooker continues ripping up the track. Hooker has won three South Buxton Raceway as he won the Len Bryden Memorial Race on the weekend in the Sports Stock class features in a row and has won four on the year.
  • Jim Jones became the first driver this year to win a Late Model Feature other than Dale Glassford as he won the Gord DeWael Memorial Race. Mike Lewis of Wallaceburg won his heat and finished fourth in the feature race.
  • Kyle Hope was the winner of the Corey Shives Memorial Race in the Mini Mod class while Joel Dick of Leamington won the Brian Outhouse Memorial in the Modified Division and Nick Glassford won the Bomber Feature.
  • Robert Sparling Jr. was the hot driver at Dresden Raceway as he won three races on the day with Garrett Rooney and Andy Moore each taking two races.
  • Bridget Carelton scored 13 points and had 19 boards to lead Canada past Mali 71-62 in the opener of the FIBA under 19 World Women’s Basketball Championship.
  • The Twin Cities Predators won the OFC Pee Wee Football Championship on the weekend as they beat the Chatham-Kent Cougars 39-7 in the Championship game.
  • The Chatham Havoc beat the Grimsby Gentlemen 48-5 in Niagara Union Rugby play on the weekend.
  • Jagallonia eliminated the Chatham Express 6-1 in Premier Cup Preliminary Tournament play. Eric Grootenboer scored the lone Chatham goal.
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