Category: Columns

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

CKSN Staff- September 16, 2021

Brenna Dittmer - Photo by CKSN.ca With a new season upon us, it’s time again to take a look at our top Women’s hockey prospects. ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Men’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

Chatham-Kent Men’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

CKSN Staff- September 7, 2021

With a new season upon us, it's time again to take a look at our top Men's hockey prospects. After an almost entirely lost season ... 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

The Future Of College Athlete Advocacy Is Local

The Future Of College Athlete Advocacy Is Local

CKSN Staff- June 26, 2021

By Derek Helling The history of effective labor movements in the United States of America has been one of local, small groups eventually joining to ... Read More

Line Change: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Of Bias

Line Change: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Of Bias

CKSN Staff- June 25, 2021

Have you ever done a Google Image search for your favourite hockey player? If you are searching for a player from a men's league, your ... Read More

So This Is Our Response…

So This Is Our Response…

CKSN Staff- May 30, 2021

In 2018, a tragedy occurred in Canada. A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team collided with a transport truck, killing 16 people, and injuring ... Read More

Even If The College Athlete Right to Organize Act Doesn’t Become Law, The Line of Demarcation Is Now Evident

Even If The College Athlete Right to Organize Act Doesn’t Become Law, The Line of Demarcation Is Now Evident

CKSN Staff- May 28, 2021

By Derek Helling Photo from NCAA.com Regarding the future of college athletics and that industry’s status in the eyes of the United States Congress, there ... Read More

One Word At A Time: Wendell Smith Changed Sports For Black Athletes

One Word At A Time: Wendell Smith Changed Sports For Black Athletes

CKSN Staff- May 21, 2021

Jackie Robinson (far left) next to Wendell Smith (second from left) Without Wendell Smith, the history of sport may look completely different. He challenged ideas, ... Read More

There Are Not Two Sides To Every Story…There Are Only Facts

There Are Not Two Sides To Every Story…There Are Only Facts

CKSN Staff- May 10, 2021

We live in a time where it's common to hear, "there are two sides to every story." But this isn't the case. The story is ... Read More

George Chin: A Hockey Star Overlooked, But Not Unseen

George Chin: A Hockey Star Overlooked, But Not Unseen

CKSN Staff- May 7, 2021

George Chin, front row, far left, and the 1949-1950 Chatham Maroons. Star hockey players of Asian decent playing for the Chatham Maroons Perhaps the best ... Read More

Scott Bacik, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Scott Bacik, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

CKSN Submissions- May 5, 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

Mike Marson Was The Second Black Player In NHL History…And A Chatham Maroon

Mike Marson Was The Second Black Player In NHL History…And A Chatham Maroon

CKSN Staff- May 4, 2021

When you hear about the history of Black hockey players in the NHL, most know about Willie O'Ree, who broke the NHL's colour barrier in ... Read More

Chatham Colored All-Stars Belong In The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Chatham Colored All-Stars Belong In The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

CKSN Staff- May 3, 2021

When you discuss influential baseball teams, who have left a lasting impact on sport, and society in Canada, there is no better example, and no ... Read More

Yvan Mongo Is Leading By Example

Yvan Mongo Is Leading By Example

CKSN Staff- April 26, 2021

Yvan Mongo with the Ottawa Gee Gees - Photo by Greg Mason Yvan Mongo's leadership has never been in question. An assistant captain with two ... Read More