Category: Featured Stories

Shrewsbury’s Not-So-Secret Basketball Court Keeping Local Stars Sharp

Shrewsbury’s Not-So-Secret Basketball Court Keeping Local Stars Sharp

CKSN Staff- July 9, 2020

Jana Kucera and Logan Kucera shoot on Charles Peet's court Secret isn't the right word for Charles Peet's basketball court. Because if you're a serious ... Read More

Empire Universe Podcast: Featuring Guest Kyle Hope

Empire Universe Podcast: Featuring Guest Kyle Hope

CKSN Submissions- July 9, 2020

On this episode of the Empire Universe podcast, host Luke Kelly talks to professional hockey player Kyle Hope of Blenheim. Hope recently signed to play ... Read More

For Jaden Wilson, Black Lives Matter Is A Fight For His Future

For Jaden Wilson, Black Lives Matter Is A Fight For His Future

CKSN Staff- July 8, 2020

A month ago now, a large group of citizens marched through downtown Chatham showing support for Black Lives Matter. While marches and protests continue across ... Read More

Brodie Listed As TSN’s 13th Ranked Free Agent…Whenever Free Agents Hit The Market

Brodie Listed As TSN’s 13th Ranked Free Agent…Whenever Free Agents Hit The Market

CKSN Staff- July 8, 2020

NHL players would typically by this point in the summer, have mostly settled in new homes as Free Agency typically opens July 1. The first ... 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

Lessons Learned From Sport Are Now Benefitting Adam Kaminski In Business

Lessons Learned From Sport Are Now Benefitting Adam Kaminski In Business

CKSN Staff- July 7, 2020

Adam Kaminski (centre) playing professional volleyball in Europe - Photo by Fiolek art pl Adam Kaminski has been retired from professional volleyball for more than ... Read More

No Looking Back For Kiera Jackson

No Looking Back For Kiera Jackson

CKSN Staff- July 6, 2020

Kiera Jackson runs for the Windsor Lancers relay team - Photo by Lancers Athletics Kiera Jackson rarely lost a race to the puck on the ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Arenas To Remain Closed Until September 1

Chatham-Kent Arenas To Remain Closed Until September 1

CKSN Staff- July 6, 2020

There will be no on ice action this summer in Chatham-Kent. Tryouts for Chatham-Kent's top women's and men's minor teams are typically complete already, and ... 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

Podcast: ETSW Featuring Guest Ryan Harrison

Podcast: ETSW Featuring Guest Ryan Harrison

CKSN Submissions- July 5, 2020

On this episode of the Entering the Sports World podcast, host Bryce Fraser talks to Ryan Harrison. Harrison owns the Welland Jackfish baseball team, who ... Read More

Let’s Be Honest, Pro Sports Teams Changing Racist Names Isn’t Ethics, It’s Money Talking

Let’s Be Honest, Pro Sports Teams Changing Racist Names Isn’t Ethics, It’s Money Talking

CKSN Staff- July 4, 2020

Washington's NFL team released a statement this week stating they will undergo a formal review of the team's racist name and logo. It's about time. ... Read More

Empire Universe Podcast: Featuring Guest Josh Woodman

Empire Universe Podcast: Featuring Guest Josh Woodman

CKSN Submissions- July 4, 2020

In this episode of the Empire Universe podcast, host Luke Kelly talks to CFLer Josh Woodman. Woodman, who hails from Chatham, Ontario, and attended and ... Read More

Sports’ Socioeconomic Gap Widening During COVID-19

Sports’ Socioeconomic Gap Widening During COVID-19

CKSN Staff- July 4, 2020

Sports have always favoured families with money. With COVID-19 taking away public arenas and fields, the socioeconomic gap has been widened, and the ability of ... Read More

Kirby MacKinnon Headed To Denison University

Kirby MacKinnon Headed To Denison University

CKSN Staff- July 3, 2020

Kirby MacKinnonChatham's Kirby MacKinnon will play NCAA Division III volleyball for Denison University next season. MacKinnon played club volleyball for the Chatham Ballhawks, and has ... Read More