Luis Contreras knows his way around a racetrack.
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.
Campbell Laroche rushed for two touchdowns and caught a scoring strike for another as Fort Erie remained undefeated in the Niagara Regional Minor Football Association’s bantam division.
Mother Nature, not dear ol’ dad, was in the driver’s seat on Father’s Day at New Humberstone Speedway.
Niagara College did more than shine the spotlight on high school soccer in the region.Lights inside the dome at Youngs Sportsplex were turned on as 86 of the top boys and girls soccer players showcased their skills. A total of 22 high schools had at least one representative on the turf field in an all-star doubleheader that was played Wednesday.
Dan Sandel, a former professional basketball player who instead of collecting points now spends his time gathering clues, and Karen Smyte, a world-class rower who went on to excel as a coach before pursuing a writing career, are the newest inductees to the Notre Dame College School Wall of Fame.
St. Catharines is once again the place to be for the top high school rowers in Canada.
Mat Williamson enjoyed a winning weekend behind the wheel of his race car, on both sides of the border.
For road-course cyclists the Steve Bauer Classic on Saturday in Pelham was all about about distance — and higher — education.
Notre Dame is in Durham Region this week hoping to celebrate the fifth anniversary of their last Ontario girls high school field lacrosse championship by winning another gold medal.
Welland’s International Flatwater Centre’s South Course was a golden pond for E.L. Crossley at the South Niagara High School Invitational on the weekend in Welland.
Welland: Where sports and potential meet, and where talent takes off.
A new season, a new coach, many new players, but the same old result.
The St. Catharines Falcons won the numbers game that counted.
The St. Catharines Falcons have rediscovered the knack for scoring on the power play, and just in time, too.
Class was in session Thursday night in Peterborough, where the young pups on the Niagara IceDogs got to experience playoff hockey at the Ontario Hockey League level for the first time.
Lucas Smilsky provided the offence, Owen Savory the defence and the St. Catharines Falcons extended their winning streak to 15 games in junior B hockey.
The Niagara IceDogs may have lost a lot more than a game Thursday night.
Stephen Dhillon is an IceDog according to the logo on the front of his jersey.
Now, that’s more like it.
When the Erie Otters decided to silence their critics, the Niagara IceDogs found the sound deafening.