YEAR IN REVIEW – SPORTS 2018

Here is our look back at what made the sports headlines in 2018:


(Submitted photo)

Wallaceburg midgets capture Silver Stick championship


(Submitted photo)

Wallaceburg kids make their NHL debuts


Wallaceburg Bantams capture Silverstick ‘B’ championship


Wallaceburg Peewee girls capture tourney win


From left: Earl Haggerty, Joanne Johnston, Janine Day and Steve Tooshkenig (Submitted photos)

Sports Hall of Fame announces 2018 inductees


Cole picked 7th overall in Junior ‘A’ Lacrosse Draft


Brian Cheng, head coach of the Western Mustangs women’s basketball team, with Wallaceburg’s Brett Fischer (Submitted photo)

Fischer commits to Western Mustangs


T.J. Brodie (Calgary Flames, Twitter)

T.J. Brodie continues to raise funds for CF


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Wallaceburg girls capture International Silver Stick crown


Wallaceburg Tartan swimmers heading to OFSAA


(Wallaceburg Minor Hockey Association)

Another successful Frank Dymock Classic


Seth Griffith (Bill Wippert/Buffalo Sabres)

Seth Griffith re-called by the Buffalo Sabres


Dresden ousted by Essex in Game #6


Tartan swimmers compete at OFSAA


Tartans lose heartbreaker in LKSSAA girls hockey final


MLSE donates to Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation


Dresden Kings bringing back coaching staff, management


Maroons set to honour Dresden’s Ken Houston


(Chatham Maroons)

Maroons top Nationals in OT, honour Houston with decal


Wallaceburg CrossFit athletes succeed in Elgin


Seth Griffith sent back to the AHL


(Facebook)

Aarkel Bantam TC1 Lakers capture Tri-County crown


Wallaceburg Ice Angels Beginner 1 team (Wallaceburg Skating Club)

Wallaceburg Ice Angels capture bronze (Video)


Wallaceburg Lakers assistant coach joins the Cobras


Fatal crash devastates Saskatchewan hockey team


Broad to swim in Fiji at Junior Pan Pacific Championships


Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling coming to C-K


Wallaceburg Peewee girls capture provincial bronze


4-on-4 basketball tournament in support of cystinosis


Red Devils make some ‘big moves’ ahead of season opener


Madison Broad (Facebook)

Madison Broad makes the Canadian Youth Olympic team


Marshall Powless celebrates after scoring his third goal of the game for the Wallaceburg Red Devils in their home opener on Tuesday, April 17 against the London Blue Devils (Aaron Hall)

Powless leads Red Devils to victory in home opener


(Micheline Veluvolu/Rochester Americans)

Seth Griffith wraps up season, Amerks eliminated


(Buffalo Bandits, Twitter)

Durston recognized by his Buffalo Bandits teammates


Autograph session held following Red Devils win over North Stars


25th Tartan Tinman Triathlon held at WDSS (Photos)


‘Commotion’ following Red Devils loss to Windsor


Tartans capture LKSSAA ‘AA’ title in boys soccer


1,100 pack Dresden Raceway for opening day


Seth Griffith signs with Winnipeg Jets


Red Devils eliminate Bengals, move to round two (Photos)


Red Devils ousted from the 2018 playoffs by Elora


(Hamilton Tiger-Cats)

Andy Fantuz retires from the CFL


Kyle Dawson and Tyler Brown (Aaron Hall)

Dawson & Brown playing at worlds


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Brodie, Raaymakers & Fox visit Children’s Safety Village


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Madison Broad medals at Canadian Swimming Trials


Wallaceburg represented on Canada’s U-18 Team Selection Camp Roster


Wallaceburg Lakers GM resigns


Mayor proposes to re-name Dresden Arena after Ken Houston


Griffith & Brodie competing for Athletes Fuel Cup


Ken Shine hired as Lakers head coach & GM


Seth Griffith gets dunked at WAMBO 30


‘Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour’ stopping in C-K


Wallaceburg Red Devils hand out their annual awards


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Undefeated baseball season in Dover Centre


Wallaceburg Warriors capture ‘Pool B’ championship


Hayden Foulon with Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays (Submitted photo)

Hayden tossing out first pitch at Blue Jays game


(Alicia Allaer)

Wolves remain undefeated after a ‘great night’ of baseball


(John F Tomecek)

Dresden Arena being re-named in honour of Ken Houston


Youth basketball program starting in Wallaceburg


Seth Griffith hoping to crack Winnipeg Jets roster


Seth Griffith sent to the AHL, will join the Moose


Georgia Murphy and Chase Sitzes (Submitted photo)

Wallaceburg Minor Baseball hands out 2018 awards


Seth Griffith on joining the Manitoba Moose (Video)


Madison Broad (@TeamCanada, Twitter)

Madison Broad captures silver at Youth Olympic Games


Funding boost for the Dresden Raceway


#Play4Brae charity event being held in Wallaceburg


Kori and Killian Irwin (Submitted photo)

Wallaceburg twins star for Windsor fastball team


Local runners compete in Detroit Marathon


T.J. Brodie plays in 500th NHL game


Tartans capture Jr. & Sr. girls LKSSAA basketball titles


Girls hockey programs joining together


Tartan girls ranked #1 heading into OFSAA hoops tournament


75 stuffed animals gathered at Wallaceburg Lakers game


(@ofsaabasketball, Twitter)

Tartans capture OFSAA ‘AA’ basketball crown


‘Ken Houston’ arena being unveiled in Dresden


Wallaceburg Lakers competing in outdoor game


Jamie Knight and his wife Shani (Wallaceburg & District Chamber of Commerce)

Knight recognized for 20 years of service to lacrosse


#PLAY4BRAE deemed a success


Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame announces 2018 winners


Jerseys unveiled for Lakers’ outdoor game


(Rogers Hometown Hockey)

Dresden arena officially re-named after Ken Houston


Gabe Namink (Lambton Lions)

Namink commits to Lambton Lions basketball team


Leave Your Mark Lacrosse shares anti-bullying message


New ownership & name change at South Buxton Raceway