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.

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

Bridget Carleton Will Soon Be An Olympian, Canada Qualifies

Bridget Carleton Will Soon Be An Olympian, Canada Qualifies

Ian Kennedy- February 8, 2020

Left to right - Jamie Scott, Bridget Carleton, Kia Nurse, and Sami Hill pose following Canada's Olympic Games clinching win - Photo by FIBAChatham's Bridget ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Products Showing Strong In OUA

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Products Showing Strong In OUA

Ian Kennedy- February 5, 2020

Lauren Nicholson of the Ryerson Rams - Photo by Christian Bender/ Ryerson AthleticsSeveral Chatham-Kent women's hockey products are having strong seasons in the OUA. Sydnee ... Read More

Brett Brochu Named OHL Goalie of the Month and OHL Rookie of the Month

Brett Brochu Named OHL Goalie of the Month and OHL Rookie of the Month

Ian Kennedy- February 3, 2020

Brett Brochu was named OHL Goalie of the Month and OHL Rookie of the Month - Photo by Terry Wilson/ OHL ImagesTilbury netminder Brett Brochu ... Read More

Stonehouse, Veccia Among Strong Elgin-Middlesex OHL Draft Class

Stonehouse, Veccia Among Strong Elgin-Middlesex OHL Draft Class

Ian Kennedy- January 30, 2020

Brady Stonehouse, seen here with the Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs had 4 points in his Junior B debut with the Komoka Kings - Photo by CKSNSeveral members ... Read More

Hope Leaves England To Play With Denmark’s Frederikshavn

Hope Leaves England To Play With Denmark’s Frederikshavn

Ian Kennedy- January 22, 2020

Kyle Hope with the Manchester Storm - Photo by the Manchester StormBlenheim's Kyle Hope is leaving the EIHL's Manchester Storm to join Denmark's Frederikshavn White ... Read More

Vickery Named To Ontario Jr. Blues Roster

Vickery Named To Ontario Jr. Blues Roster

Ian Kennedy- January 17, 2020

Jillian Vickery tackles an opponent for the Kent HavocChatham rugby player Jillian Vickery has been named to the Ontario Jr. Blues rugby 7s team. Vickery ... Read More