Athletics

YMCA Makes sure Every Family can Access the Facilities

Every year the YMCA Strong Kids campaign raises funds to help the YMCA offer programs and services to low income families to help them live healthier, happier lives. The program helps subsidize YMCA memberships, giving…
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Keep Your Eye on the Rising Fox

If you thought Connor McDavid, Connor Brown, or Austin Matthews were the most exciting players to watch in the hockey season then you did not catch a Missouri Mavericks game. Thamesville’s Dane Fox was once…
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Canadian Intermediate Lacrosse Champions – 1904

A lacrosse team was born in early March of 1904 named the Chatham Tecumseh’s. They entered the year in the Intermediate class of the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA), with Frank Babcock as manager. Following a…
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Dresden Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Reflection

As a writer, I get to attend many sporting events throughout the year. One of those events is the Dresden Sports Hall of Fame Banquet. Maybe it is because I am from the small town,…
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Chatham Coloured All-Stars Featured in Website

Few Canadians are aware of the remarkable story and achievement of the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, a baseball team in the 1930s from Chatham, Ontario. They became the first black team to win a provincial amateur…
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Icing: Good or Bad?

Any time there is an acute injury, the first response is to limit the inflammation with ice.  This has been the standard in sports medicine for decades. New research, even dating back to 2014, shows…
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Chatham Ringette Teaches on and off the ice

Your skates on your feet, and the ice beneath them. Your stick in your hands, and the cold air in your lungs. Your mind zoning in, with crystal clear focus on the net. You are…
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Chatham Gymnastics Offering Exciting new Program

The children of Chatham-Kent are doing backflips over the new programs at Chatham Gymnastics. Shay Ireland-Heidt, the founder and owner of the Chatham Gymnastics Centre is having the time of her life. She feels so…
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Parents Share Their Expertise with Students at CCS

The students at Chatham Christian School are thankful to have parents share their expertise and passion with them in various ways throughout the school year. Brian Roffel, father of two CCS students says he became…
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