We take a look back at what made the headlines in sports in 2017 on the Sydenham Current, with our Sports Year In Review.

JANUARY

Justin Durston, Bronson Bea, Jamie Knight (Facebook)

Wallaceburg contingent at World Junior championship


Wallaceburg Lacrosse holding camps at D.A. Gordon


Gillian Apps speaking at Sports Hall event, inductees announced


WDSS Swim Team enjoys Hawaii trip


Florida Panthers place Seth Griffith on waivers

Seth Griffith claimed by Toronto Maple Leafs, heading to AHL


FEBRUARY

Gillian Apps delivers ‘golden’ speech in Wallaceburg


Blenheim wins playoff series over Dresden


Seth Griffith playing well for Marlies, see video


Madison swimming for Team Ontario


Cowden competes in ‘Warm Up Columbus’ marathon


MARCH

Wallaceburg Sportsmen donate to Synchro program


Frank Dymock Classic a success in Wallaceburg


Wallaceburg well represented at youth dart tourney


Pataki at the CFL Ontario Regional Combine

Pataki advances to national CFL combine

Pataki shines at CFL combine


Vancoillie hired as Wallaceburg Lakers head coach


APRIL

Dresden Sports Hall of Fame enshrines 2017 class


Madison places 6th at Team Canada trials


Wallaceburg Lakers sold to local investors


Red Devils pumped for upcoming season, make big trade


Joe Perry completes third Boston Marathon


Wallaceburg Red Devils top Elora in home opener


Dresden Kings captain named Junior ‘C’ Player of the Year


MAY

Wallaceburg Airhawks U19 women’s team captures bronze


Fun times at the Red Devils game


Wallaceburg youth joins elite field lacrosse program


JUNE

Red Devils complete trade with Six Nations


Wallaceburg Red Devils move into first place


Red Devils thump the Spartans, hold autograph session


Wallaceburg’s Keegan Huber tosses no-hitter


Charges laid following Red Devils game in Windsor


JULY

Red Devils host Clippers in Game #4, extra security ordered


Seth Griffith signs with Buffalo Sabres


Red Devils ousted by Clippers


Canadian ‘Karate Kid’ has Wallaceburg roots


Cowden qualifies for Boston Marathon


Seth Griffith ‘excited’ to join the Buffalo Sabres


Satans bringing senior lacrosse back to Wallaceburg


CBD Girls u10 Fastball Warriors capture gold


AUGUST

Dresden Raceway season ends on a high note


Satans win twice during debut weekend in Wallaceburg


CFL star ‘honoured’ to help Foundation of CKHA


Clements weighs in on McGregor vs. Mayweather


Wallaceburg teammates named to U13 All-Star team


SEPTEMBER

Slo-pitch BBQ in Wallaceburg for Olivia and Preslie


NLL: Jordan Durston traded to Buffalo


Griffith scores in Sabres pre-season debut


Lakers top Kings in 2017/2018 home opener


OCTOBER

Seth Griffith earns roster spot with Sabres


Griffith picks up assist in Sabres debut


Satans top Detroit, heading to national lacrosse championship


Iafrate speaking at Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame banquet


Wallaceburg Lakers fire entire coaching staff


Rick Vancoillie (Wallaceburg Lakers)

Wallaceburg Lakers coach ‘blindsided’ by dismissal


Seth Griffith scores first goal of the season


Isaac at Under-18 National Women’s Hockey Championships


NOVEMBER

Griffith scores second goal of the season


Tartans are LKSSAA varsity football champions


Durston inks two-year deal with Bandits


Wallaceburg Lacrosse receives provincial recognition


Red Devils add ‘4-time NLL champion’ to coaching staff


Tartans claim Jr. & Sr. girls LKSSAA crowns


Full-ride scholarship for Madison Broad


Tartans capture SWOSSAA hoops crown, heading to OFSAA


Jr. Tartans capture SWOSSAA girls hoops crown


Lakers coaches resign, team snaps 15-game losing streak


Tartans win first game at OFSAA

Tartans win second straight game at OFSAA

Tartans fall to Notre Dame in OT, ousted at OFSAA


Seth Griffith placed on waivers by Buffalo

Seth Griffith sent down to the AHL

Seth Griffith ready for Amerks debut (Video)


DECEMBER

Branton smashes Brantford swim meet record


(Ava Andrew)

Teddy bears tossed, Kings top Lakers (Photos)


Walpole Island Thunderbirds capture girls volleyball crown


Jordan Durston (Buffalo Bandits/Bill Wippert)

Durston scores in Buffalo Bandits debut


Lakers hire Paxton as head coach

New coach aiming to restore Lakers attitude & reputation


Girls booted from Ridgetown Arena dressing room

Cyclones ‘sympathize’ with concerns about locker room issue


Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame announces 2017 winners