Category: Featured Stories

Brent Daugherty, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Brent Daugherty, A Chatham-Kent Athlete Who Came baCK

Ian Kennedy- June 24, 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

Throwback Thursday: Local Girls Finally Get A Soccer League In 1980

Throwback Thursday: Local Girls Finally Get A Soccer League In 1980

CKSN Staff- June 24, 2021

On this Throwback Thursday, brought to you by CK Tubs and Taps, we travel back to 1980, and a first in women's sports in Chatham. Yes, ... Read More

Ridgetown’s Harry O’Neill Was The Inventor Of Baseball’s ‘Slider’ Pitch

Ridgetown’s Harry O’Neill Was The Inventor Of Baseball’s ‘Slider’ Pitch

CKSN Staff- June 23, 2021

Harry O'Neill in 1924 When you wade back through Chatham-Kent's sports history, there are many stories that will surprise you. One of those, has to ... Read More

CK Mayor And Council Support Maroons Becoming Junior A

CK Mayor And Council Support Maroons Becoming Junior A

CKSN Staff- June 22, 2021

The GOJHL, including the Chatham Maroons, have been fighting for reclassification to Junior A in recent weeks.The campaign got more support this week after Chatham-Kent ... Read More

Four Local Swimmers At Canadian Olympic Swim Trials

Four Local Swimmers At Canadian Olympic Swim Trials

CKSN Staff- June 21, 2021

Geneviece Sasseville, Shona Branton, Brendan Van Herk, and Quinn Matteis are all competing this week at the Canadian Olympic Swim Trials with an opportunity to ... Read More

Carroll Wins Both Divisions At Dresden’s Austin Series

Carroll Wins Both Divisions At Dresden’s Austin Series

Gary Patterson- June 21, 2021

Alfie Carroll - Photo by Emma Petterson The first leg of the Mark Austin Pacing Series kicked off at Dresden Raceway with two divisions racing ... Read More

Life By Design Running Fitness In The Park

Life By Design Running Fitness In The Park

CKSN Staff- June 18, 2021

The Life By Design Centre, Fit Club and Rotary Club of Blenheim are ecstatic to announce FIT CLUB in the PARK. From June 28th until ... Read More

GOJHL Announces Plans For Upcoming Season

GOJHL Announces Plans For Upcoming Season

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2021

Brett Fisher of the Chatham Maroons - Photo by CKSN.ca The GOJHL held their Annual General Meeting (AGM), with several key changes on the slate, ... Read More

Ayim, Canada Undefeated At FIBA Americas

Ayim, Canada Undefeated At FIBA Americas

CKSN Staff- June 16, 2021

Chatham born Miranda Ayim and Team Canada have yet to lose a game at the FIBA Americas. Averaging just over 17-minutes per game, Ayim has ... Read More

Recreation Becomes A Career And Passion For Val Gotelaer

Recreation Becomes A Career And Passion For Val Gotelaer

CKSN Staff- June 15, 2021

Val Gotelaer is ready to dive into a career in sports and recreation. For years, through CKRecreation in Chatham-Kent, she taught kids how to dive ... Read More

Chatham Colored All-Stars “Field Of Honour” Game Scheduled For October 2

Chatham Colored All-Stars “Field Of Honour” Game Scheduled For October 2

CKSN Staff- June 14, 2021

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 2, 2021. That's the day the "Field of Honour" charity softball game will be held in recognition of the ... Read More

Nostadt Wins Twice On Dresden’s Opening Day

Nostadt Wins Twice On Dresden’s Opening Day

Gary Patterson- June 14, 2021

Tyler Nostadt wrapped up a busy weekend with two more training wins and two driving wins at Dresden Raceway on Sunday. The 28-year-old Maidstone horseman ... Read More

Jack Calder Was A Man With A Story

Jack Calder Was A Man With A Story

CKSN Staff- June 10, 2021

Jack Calder Jack Calder was a man with a story. The former Chatham Daily News sports editor had many stories to tell, including his spectacular ... Read More

Dresden Sports Legend Keith Babcock Remembered

Dresden Sports Legend Keith Babcock Remembered

CKSN Submissions- June 9, 2021

Dresden’s very own “Mr. Hockey” Keith Babcock is being remembered as a pillar of the community. An integral piece of the foundation of hockey in ... Read More