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


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


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


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


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


Wallaceburg Airhawks U19 women’s team captures bronze

Fun times at the Red Devils game

Wallaceburg youth joins elite field lacrosse program


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


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


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


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


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


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)


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