Mat Williamson enjoyed a winning weekend behind the wheel of his race car, on both sides of the border.
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.
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.
It was the North Bay Battalion’s turn to choose the menu, and this time it was the Niagara IceDogs who went home hungry.
Too bad power play goals, like hydroelectricity, can’t be stored and used when they’re needed to get a team out a funk and into the win column.
A struggling start followed by a strong finish once again was not enough to return the Niagara IceDogs to the win column.
Like the groundhog, Andrew Sommerville made a debut on Feb. 2.
The Niagara IceDogs spent too much time in the referees’ doghouse when they visited the Kingston Frontenacs in Ontario Hockey League Friday night.
Fort Erie’s biggest program on its all-too-short horse racing season featured full parking lots as far as the eye could see from the grandstand, and total wagering on one race in excess of $500,000.