Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre in Brantford will be junior B hockey central next month.
Bernd Franke, Postmedia News
Bernd Franke, in the newspaper industry since 1977 and regional sports editor for the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and Welland Tribune, was born to work in journalism: his parents met through a classified ad.
A man who as a minor league coach is credited with playing a “major role” in the development of players who went on to become Stanley Cup champions is coming home to Canada.
St. Catharines’ athlete of the year for 2016 continues building a strong case to end 2017 as Canada’s long-distance runner of the year.
Playoffs were needed at the latest stop on this year’s Niagara District Junior Golf Tour before a winner could be declared in two divisions.
Fort Erie was the biggest winner on the weekend when the Niagara Regional Minor Football Association crowned overall and consolation championships.
Dave Bailey remains on track to defend points championships at three speedways on the area racing circuit.
Sunday’s final day of the 135th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta started on a winning note for the two crews that use Martindale Pond as their home course.
A total of 140 clubs competed at the 135th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, and not one of them made a bigger splash during race week than the St. Catharines Rowing Club.
Following are the top three, winning times and placement of rowing crews from Niagara from finals at the 135th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines.
“O.08 seconds” doesn’t roll off the tongue like “Win one for the Gipper” does as a pep talk to keep a team focused at the task at hand.
The St. Catharines Rowing Club used, fittingly enough, first-place finishes in dashes to sprint ahead of Argentina in the race to finish the 135th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta with the most gold medals.
Anna Maloney and Emily Stewart rocked a different shade of red when they won their latest medal rowing together on Martindale Pond in St. Catharines.
If Niagara’s ever-fluctuating forecast – “Don’t like the weather? Wait. It will change in 15 minutes” – is fickle enough to wash out a Saturday morning garage sale at the last minute, try preparing to compete over several days in a regatta.
If Merrittville Speedway were to produce a Civic Holiday version of the movie Groundhog Day, casting would only need to make one call.
The friendship was requited when Hailey Mercuri and Gracie Leone “made friends with the pain.”
Andrew Noble was as selective with his memory as he was with his club and shot selection when the Niagara District Junior Golf Tour visited Sawmill on Wednesday.
Brock University is replacing one St. Catharines hockey coaching veteran with another.
“Ballast at best, passengers at worst!”
Victory doesn’t leave a bitter aftertaste, just a healthy hunger for more of the same.
There were no upsets in the opening round of the Niagara Regional Minor Football League playoffs Sunday in St. Catharines.