Tag: ocaa

“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

Jessica Jordan Is The Full Package For Fanshawe

Jessica Jordan Is The Full Package For Fanshawe

CKSN Staff- January 18, 2021

Jessica Jordan - Photo by Fanshawe Athletics Most coaches know the type of player they want on their team - athletic, skilled, hard working, responsible, ... Read More

Chatham-Kent’s Brooke Turner, Making CK Proud

Chatham-Kent’s Brooke Turner, Making CK Proud

CKSN Submissions- December 16, 2020

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

Cancellations Begin Again, OCAA Pulls The Plug On All Winter Sports

Cancellations Begin Again, OCAA Pulls The Plug On All Winter Sports

CKSN Staff- October 15, 2020

It's cancellation season again, instead of basketball or hockey season, because of a second wave of COVID-19 rapidly spreading in Ontario. The first out of ... Read More

Athletic Practices Set To Resume, Including For The St. Clair Saints

Athletic Practices Set To Resume, Including For The St. Clair Saints

CKSN Staff- October 6, 2020

Jana Kucera drives to the hoop with the St. Clair Saints - Photo by CKSN.ca Practices will resume this week for athletes across much of ... Read More

Bazzi Breaking Barriers For Other Muslim Athletes

Bazzi Breaking Barriers For Other Muslim Athletes

CKSN Staff- September 29, 2020

Noor Bazzi with the St. Clair Saints - Photo by CKSN.ca Noor Bazzi is a role model, whether she means to be or not. The ... Read More

Eight Local Athletes Named CCAA National Scholars

Eight Local Athletes Named CCAA National Scholars

CKSN Staff- September 21, 2020

Eight Chatham-Kent athletes have been named CCAA National Scholars. To receive the Award, a college athlete must achieve honours at their institution, and participate in ... Read More

Back To School Blues For Student-Athletes

Back To School Blues For Student-Athletes

CKSN Staff- September 7, 2020

Most student-athletes in the OCAA, OUA, and NCAA won't physically be in classrooms this Fall, and even fewer will be competing. While some teams and ... Read More

Wallaceburg’s Laura Marcus To Play Basketball For Fanshawe College

Wallaceburg’s Laura Marcus To Play Basketball For Fanshawe College

Ian Kennedy- August 14, 2020

Wallaceburg's Laura Marcus will join the back-to-back OCAA champion Fanshawe College Falcons women's basketball team next season. The 5'9" guard will study Graphic Design at ... Read More

Kucera, Zelina, Friesen Honoured By St. Clair

Kucera, Zelina, Friesen Honoured By St. Clair

CKSN Staff- July 30, 2020

A trio of local athletes - Logan Kucera, Meghan Zelina, and Frankie Friesen were honoured this week by the St. Clair College Athletics department.Kucera (Chatham) ... Read More

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

Saints Sign Wallaceburg’s Gabi Whiteye

CKSN Staff- June 27, 2020

Gabi Whiteye signs with the St. Clair College Saints - Photo by St. Clair College The St. Clair College Women’s Basketball team added another strong ... Read More

Mattea Deleary Believes In The Power Of Sport For Indigenous Youth

Mattea Deleary Believes In The Power Of Sport For Indigenous Youth

CKSN Staff- June 19, 2020

Mattea Deleary with the Fanshawe FalconsWhen young Indigenous athletes look for role models, they need to look no further than Mattea Deleary. Deleary, who is ... Read More

Legacie Blackbird Gains Strength From Her Heritage

Legacie Blackbird Gains Strength From Her Heritage

CKSN Staff- June 17, 2020

Legacie Blackbird - Photo by Matt Hiscox "To me personally, being Indigenous is something I am very proud of because I feel that we are ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Athletes Shut Out Of OCAA Sports, With College Sports Suspended Until 2021

Chatham-Kent Athletes Shut Out Of OCAA Sports, With College Sports Suspended Until 2021

CKSN Staff- June 8, 2020

Tyrone Mulder carries the ball for St. Clair - Photo by St. Clair Saints Athletics The OCAA, Ontario's governing body for college sports will shut ... Read More