Category: Featured Stories

“Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Strong” Says Bridget Carleton

“Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Strong” Says Bridget Carleton

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Bridget Carleton is one of the best athletes to ever come out of Chatham-Kent, and her impact as a mentor and role model for local ... Read More

“Share your experiences with other women, let them know there are opportunities” – Emma Gorski

“Share your experiences with other women, let them know there are opportunities” – Emma Gorski

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Emma Gorski, goaltender for the NCAA Merrimack College Warriors hockey team sends a message to other women about working together and sharing resources for International ... Read More

“Being an athlete isn’t always easy with some beauty standards that prefer women that don’t look strong” – Alison Stephens

“Being an athlete isn’t always easy with some beauty standards that prefer women that don’t look strong” – Alison Stephens

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Alison Stephens is an NCAA Division I track and field athlete for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Here is what Stephens had to ... Read More

“Because there is the dismissal of female athletes, it is so important that women support other women in sports” – Abby Sluys

“Because there is the dismissal of female athletes, it is so important that women support other women in sports” – Abby Sluys

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Abby Sluys is an OCAA All-Star volleyball player for the Redeemer College Royals. Here is Sluys' message to other women's athletes for International Women's Day: ... Read More

“As a female athlete people are doubting your success and the competition involved in women’s sports” – Ashleigh LaBlance

“As a female athlete people are doubting your success and the competition involved in women’s sports” – Ashleigh LaBlance

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Ashleigh LaBlance is an OCAA basketball player for the provincial champion Fanshawe College Falcons. Here is what LaBlance had to say for International Women's Day: ... Read More

“Repeat after me. I am strong. I am beautiful. I am loved.” – Paige Johnston

“Repeat after me. I am strong. I am beautiful. I am loved.” – Paige Johnston

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Paige Johnston is a former college basketball player, who now works to inspire others through the health and fitness industry. Here is what Johnston had ... Read More

Chatham’s Next Wave Of Women’s Hockey Players Is About To Make A Big Splash

Chatham’s Next Wave Of Women’s Hockey Players Is About To Make A Big Splash

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Kate Martin - Photo by CKSN.ca Chatham-Kent's women's hockey scene has been booming for some time. Currently, there are 24 Chatham Outlaws and Chatham-Kent Crush ... Read More

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

“Don’t Let People Overlook You, Or Tell You That You Can’t Do Something” – Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Gabi Whiteye, a college basketball player with the St. Clair College Saints sends a message to young women and girls for International Women's Day. Check ... Read More

“They Are Perfect The Way They Are” – Shona Branton

“They Are Perfect The Way They Are” – Shona Branton

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Shona Branton is a USports swimmer for the Western University Mustangs. Here is Branton's message to women and girls for International Women's Day: "Being a ... Read More

“The idea of a strong women isn’t just a superhero like Wonder Woman” – Brooke MacLeod

“The idea of a strong women isn’t just a superhero like Wonder Woman” – Brooke MacLeod

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Brooke MacLeod is a Usports soccer player for the University of Windsor Lancers. Here is MacLeod's message for International Women's Day: The idea of a ... Read More

“I will never take for granted all the opportunities that came along with playing sports as a young girl” – Kirsten Horney

“I will never take for granted all the opportunities that came along with playing sports as a young girl” – Kirsten Horney

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Kirsten Horney is an ACHA hockey player for the Adrian College Bulldogs. Below is Horney's message for International Women's Day. "I’ve had to opportunity to ... Read More

“Seeing how much women have impacted the sports industry throughout the past couple of years it’s inspiring” – Erin Kopinak

“Seeing how much women have impacted the sports industry throughout the past couple of years it’s inspiring” – Erin Kopinak

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Erin Kopinak is an NCAA golfer from Tilbury, Ontario. Below is Kopinak's message about sports and to other women for International Women's Day: "I’ve been ... Read More

Cyclones Accepting Coaching Applications

Cyclones Accepting Coaching Applications

CKSN Staff- March 6, 2021

A Chatham-Kent hockey team takes instruction at Memorial Arena - Photo by CKSN.ca The Chatham-Kent Cyclones 'AAA' hockey organization is accepting Coaching Applications for the ... Read More

The Wakabayashis: From Internment To All-Americans

The Wakabayashis: From Internment To All-Americans

CKSN Staff- March 5, 2021

Mel Wakabayashi with Michigan - Photo by University of Michigan During the 1940s, Canada and the United States went through a dark period of Japanese ... Read More