Hockey

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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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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Cody Hitchcock – Growing up in hockey

Some say goaltenders are a different breed or ‘aren’t right in the head’. Goaltending is a tough position and it is not for everyone. Many people assume that it’s the easiest position to play, that…
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Ronald McDonald House benefits from travel hockey

A group of 13 and 14  year olds took the experience of playing travel hockey to another level this season. The Chatham Kent Cyclones – Bantam Minor team collected personal care products when they stayed…
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Tilbury Auto Sales Athlete of the Month – Robert Cummings Jr.

This month’s Athlete of the Month is Robert Cummings. Jr. He is 12 years old and his hometown is Chatham. Sports: 2018 travel Chatham diamonds major peewee, 2018 Chatham cobras AE hockey team and 2018 Cougars…
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Raising Awareness Through Hockey

What is the fundraiser about?  3 on 3 hockey tournament is to raise awareness and money for Childhood Cancer Organizations that support children dealing with cancer and their families.   How did this fundraiser begin? …
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Hockey Hall of Fame: Unstoppable by Steve Milton

“Hockey Hall of Fame: Unstoppable” highlights the NHL’s most prolific offensive players. From Maurice Richard to Mike Modano, learn of the most memorable goals of the league’s hot-shot snipers. This comprehensive reference book is sure…
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Kent Cobras Win It All!

What was your 2017-2018 season like?   The season was long and was filled with many great things.  We took a team where only one player had travel experience as well as a mostly 7-year-olds right out…
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