Category: Columns

Plan Calls For New Arena To Replace Downtown Mall

Plan Calls For New Arena To Replace Downtown Mall

CKSN Staff- June 9, 2022

Chatham's downtown core is going to get a major facelift if the owners of the Downtown Chatham Centre have anything to say about it. The ... Read More

NHL Playoffs: Round Two Predictions…Who’s Moving On?

NHL Playoffs: Round Two Predictions…Who’s Moving On?

Matt Pepper- May 18, 2022

By Matt Pepper The first round has come and gone and it wasn't without excitement.   With five series going to seven games, this second round ... Read More

NHL Playoff Predictions: Who Is First To Go In Round One?

NHL Playoff Predictions: Who Is First To Go In Round One?

Matt Pepper- May 2, 2022

By Matt Pepper The most exciting time of the year is upon us!  The NHL Playoffs are here and I believe we are in for ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Facing An Ice-Free Summer

Chatham-Kent Facing An Ice-Free Summer

CKSN Staff- March 30, 2022

Currently, no Chatham-Kent arena will have available ice this summer. Traditionally, Blenheim and Thames Campus have provided summer month ice options in the Municipality, but ... Read More

Henson Was Dresden’s First Black Horseman | Black History Month

Henson Was Dresden’s First Black Horseman | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 1, 2022

Josiah Henson founded the Dawn Settlement near Dresden, a safe haven for freed and escaped slaves in 1841. He was also the original Black horseman ... Read More

Entegrus Power Play Performer: Seth Griffith

Entegrus Power Play Performer: Seth Griffith

CKSN Staff- January 21, 2022

Wallaceburg's Seth Griffith is the newest Entegrus Power Play Performer. Griffith has been electric in the American Hockey League scoring 15 points in his last ... Read More

Evander Kane: Positive Addition or Negative Attention?

Evander Kane: Positive Addition or Negative Attention?

Matt Pepper- January 21, 2022

By Matt Pepper / CKSN.ca You may have heard this before in a civilian job."They are worth the headache.""I can't fire them for this, because ... Read More

2021 Chatham-Kent Women’s Athlete of the Year: Breanne Nicholas

2021 Chatham-Kent Women’s Athlete of the Year: Breanne Nicholas

CKSN Staff- January 1, 2022

Breanne Nicholas is the 2021 CKSN Chatham-Kent Women's Athlete of the Year. This year’s voting was sponsored by Maple City Homes and FamilyLending.ca. Nicholas took 28.7% of the ... Read More

2021 Chatham-Kent Men’s Athlete of the Year: Brett Brochu

2021 Chatham-Kent Men’s Athlete of the Year: Brett Brochu

CKSN Staff- January 1, 2022

For the third straight year, Brett Brochu has been named Chatham-Kent's Men's Athlete of the Year. This year’s voting was sponsored by Maple City Homes and FamilyLending.ca. Brochu ... Read More

#1 Our Olympians – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#1 Our Olympians – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

CKSN Staff- December 30, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics were a showcase of Chatham-Kent athleticism. While some entered with team's considered medal contenders, CK was shut out in that regard, but ... Read More

#2 Riding The Waves of COVID – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#2 Riding The Waves of COVID – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

Ian Kennedy- December 30, 2021

Dylan Glinski of the Chatham Maroons - Photo by CKSN.ca It's been the story. As much for the sports it took away, as the sports ... Read More

#3 Staying On Track – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#3 Staying On Track – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

CKSN Staff- December 29, 2021

For the first half of 2021, sports remained nearly non-existent. A pocket of track and field stars however, kept us entertained. Alison Stephens had a ... Read More

#4 All-Stars Take Centre Stage – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#4 All-Stars Take Centre Stage – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

CKSN Staff- December 29, 2021

The Chatham Coloured All-Stars have been a well known historic team for several years, but in 2021 the team became a hot topic again. First, ... Read More

#5 Brochu Can’t Be Beat – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#5 Brochu Can’t Be Beat – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

CKSN Staff- December 28, 2021

When the OHL cancelled their 2020-2021 season, it didn't look like Brett Brochu would be able to follow up on his memorable rookie campaign with ... Read More