Author: Ian Kennedy

A University of Western Ontario graduate, Ian Kennedy loves local sports and promoting his community, which is why he founded CKSN in 2011. Ian’s sportscasts and news contributions are regularly featured on 99.1 CKXS FM in Wallaceburg. In the past, Ian worked as a columnist and reporter for the Chatham-Kent Daily Post and Chatham Voice.

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

Brett Brochu Invited To Pittsburgh Penguins Rookie Camp

Brett Brochu Invited To Pittsburgh Penguins Rookie Camp

Ian Kennedy- September 15, 2021

Brett Brochu with the OHL's London Knights - Photo by Terry Wilson/ OHL Images Brett Brochu is Tilbury will attend the Pittsburgh Penguins rookie camp. ... Read More

Too Many Men: The NHL’s Downward Spiral

Too Many Men: The NHL’s Downward Spiral

Ian Kennedy- July 31, 2021

Logan Mailloux took a photo of a teenage girl in the middle of a sexual act without her consent. He then sent it to every ... Read More

Brent Daugherty, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Brent Daugherty, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Ian Kennedy- June 24, 2021

Chatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes who have ... Read More

David Brown Selected By Saginaw In The OHL Draft

David Brown Selected By Saginaw In The OHL Draft

Ian Kennedy- June 5, 2021

David Brown with the Chatham-Kent Cyclones - Photo by CKSN.ca David Brown has been selected in the 2021 OHL Draft by the Saginaw Spirit Brown ... Read More

Wallaceburg’s Laura Marcus To Play Basketball For Fanshawe College

Wallaceburg’s Laura Marcus To Play Basketball For Fanshawe College

Ian Kennedy- August 14, 2020

Wallaceburg's Laura Marcus will join the back-to-back OCAA champion Fanshawe College Falcons women's basketball team next season. The 5'9" guard will study Graphic Design at ... Read More

Maroons Forward Cameron Armstrong Commits To Adrian College

Maroons Forward Cameron Armstrong Commits To Adrian College

Ian Kennedy- July 7, 2020

Cameron Armstrong, who sent last season with the Chatham Maroons, has committed to play ACHA hockey next season for the Adrian College Bulldogs. Armstrong, who ... Read More

We Brought Up Fighting In Hockey, And The Toxic Men Came Calling

We Brought Up Fighting In Hockey, And The Toxic Men Came Calling

Ian Kennedy- July 5, 2020

Rule number one to being a man - don't mention the fact, or even an opinion, that fighting is not a needed or necessary part ... Read More

Now Is The Time To Ban Fighting In Hockey

Now Is The Time To Ban Fighting In Hockey

Ian Kennedy- July 3, 2020

Now is the time to ban fighting in hockey, permanently. With COVID-19 continuing on, leagues have an opportunity to revue rules, reevaluate, and make changes ... Read More

Journeyman Matt Kenney Finds A Home, And Success At Guelph

Journeyman Matt Kenney Finds A Home, And Success At Guelph

Ian Kennedy- May 25, 2020

Matt Kenney celebrates a goal with the Guelph GryphonsMatt Kenney has been around the hockey block. Between 2010 and 2016, he played for 10 different ... Read More

Cheryl Johnstone, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Cheryl Johnstone, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Ian Kennedy- May 13, 2020

Cheryl JohnstoneChatham-Kent sends athletes across Ontario, Canada, and the globe each year to compete athletically. Sponsored by baCK to Chatham-Kent, we’ll be featuring local athletes ... Read More

No Local Football Until At Least June

No Local Football Until At Least June

Ian Kennedy- May 7, 2020

The Ontario Football Alliance, which governs the Chatham-Kent Cougars released an update earlier this month regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Below is their update, which states ... Read More

Johnson Named Windsor Lancers Male Athlete of the Year, Again

Johnson Named Windsor Lancers Male Athlete of the Year, Again

Ian Kennedy- April 10, 2020

For the second consecutive year, Pierce Johnson has won the University of Windsor Olympic Shield, as the Windsor Lancers' Male Athlete of the Year. Johnson, ... Read More

Ryan Gagner Selected In 6th Round Of OHL Draft By Peterborough

Ryan Gagner Selected In 6th Round Of OHL Draft By Peterborough

Ian Kennedy- April 4, 2020

Ryan Gagner of the Chatham-Kent Cyclones - Photo by CKSN.caChatham's Ryan Gagner of Chatham has been selected in the OHL Draft by the Peterborough Petes. ... Read More