Year in Review: November 2016

The weather got colder, but the sports stories didn’t slow down. Another LKSSAA season ended, and several local athletes stepped into the spotlight. Here is a look back at the top Chatham-Kent sports stories from November 2016.

Baggio, Gagner Named All-Stars – Sydnye Gagner who plays for the Oakland University Grizzlies was named to the All-Horizon League second team. She topped all Oakland scorers this with 8 goals and 5 assists. Keely Baggio was named to the OUA West Division first all-star team. She plays defence for the University of Windsor Lancers.

Liberty Scoring At A Record Pace – Dresden Kings forward Dillon Liberty scored at a record pace early on in the PJHL season. He had 22 goals and 22 assists in just 19 games, putting him on track to break the Kings’ all-time single season points record of 64 points.

Griffith a Panther – The wild season continued for Seth Griffith, who was given a new opportunity after he was claimed off waivers by the NHL’s Florida Panthers, where he’d stick for a significant period of time.

LKSSAA Season One Done – Cross country, volleyball (which saw exciting wins for CKSS and Chatham Christian), basketball, and football came to a close, with more titles for local school.

Brooke MacKinnon Makes NCAA Decision – Chatham’s Brooke MacKinnon made her NCAA decision, committing to play golf for the University of Hartford.

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