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Encouraging players to be leaders

The Wallaceburg Titans Junior team had quite the successful season. Coach Jeff Byrne takes us through the process:  What was your season like?  Our overall season was really good. We only lost seven games for…
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CKPL’s sports read of the month

“Try Not to Suck: The Exceptional, Extraordinary Baseball Life of Joe Maddon” by Bill Chastain Read all about the driving force leading the new era of the Chicago Cubs. Since the Cubs 2016 World Series…
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Wallaceburg Tartans make history

The WDSS senior basketball team made history this fall when they won gold at OFSAA. We chatted with their captains, Legacie and Megan, to get their take on the season.  What was your season like?  Legacie:…
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Inspiring health with my story

My name is Jeanine Robertson, I am a wife, mother of two beautiful girls and a driver examiner.  In 2013, I found myself to be very unhealthy, weighing 280lbs. I knew I needed to change…
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BARAC Committee keeping arena open

When local citizens discovered the Bothwell Area Sports Centre was being earmarked as a possible budget cut in the 2016 Chatham-Kent budget deliberations, they rose to the occasion.  They formed a subcommittee of the Bothwell…
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The gym is my happy place

If you’re looking for a sign to get your butt off the couch and moving, THIS IS IT!  I got my ‘sign’ when I wrote an article about Performance 360 and their partnership with longtime…
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Braelyn’s legacy lives on

The Wallaceburg Memorial Arena was packed with purple on December 8 to honor Braelyn Blackbird. The nineteen  year old passed away of Cystic Fibrosis in September of 2018. Play for Brae was held to raise awareness…
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The Doctor gets his due

Kenny “Doc” Houston didn’t like attention, not even a little bit. If Ken could slip in a back door to a minor hockey game or an event without any fan fare he was a happy…
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For the love of the game

It was simple, if I wanted to write a story about Challenger Baseball I had to play a game…that order came from Dan Kobylka, the organizer and coach of Challenger Baseball in Chatham. Challenger Baseball…
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