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Wainfleet Wild down two games in finals

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Wainfleet Wild down two games in finals

The Wainfleet Wild are down 2-0 in OMHA Juvenile DD Finals against the Milverton Drives after losing 4-3 at home Sunday. Wainfleet started game two, in the best of five series, strong and controlled play for the part of the first period. However, the Wild gave up two goals to head into the second period […]

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Sportsfest had something for everyone

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Sportsfest had something for everyone

With 17 different events, Sportsfest had an activity for just about everyone. There was a wine and cheese tasting, and music trivia event at Canalside Restaurant; snow golf, and a foot and snow disc tournament at Whisky Run Golf Course; volleyball tournament; free family skate at Vale Health and Wellness Centre; a sno-pitch tournament; Frostbike […]

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Sportsfest kicks off Friday

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Sportsfest kicks off Friday

  Mayor John Maloney quipped that he’ll be a “bench warmer” during the Mayor’s Cup Hockey tournament at Sportsfest. He made the remark Monday night when asked what position he would be playing on the City of Port Colborne’s team this weekend. Sportsfest kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday in Port Colborne with the Mayor’s […]

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Surfers take to Lake Erie

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Surfers take to Lake Erie

Water temperatures of 4 Celsius (39 Fahrenheit), high winds and freezing spray didn’t keep a group of surfers and a body boarder from taking to the waves Wednesday at Crystal Beach Waterfront Park. The surfers, including locals from Niagara, and others from the Greater Toronto Area, and Rochester, NY, spent hours in the water catching […]

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Female surfing community growing

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Female surfing community growing

When Lisa Parkes first started surfing the Great Lakes three years ago there were very few female surfers on the waters. “Back then, I knew of one or two women …,” said Parkes, one of the organizers of the first-ever Ladies of the Lakes event at Pleasant Beach in Port Colborne. Robin Pacquing had a similar […]

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Two road wins for Wave

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Two road wins for Wave

The Port Colborne Wave girls peewee team started the 2014 season with a 9-3 win over the St. Catharines Orange in Niagara Girls House League action. Scoring was led by Kaitlyn DeRuiter, of Fenwick, with four goals, while Morgan Coverdale and Clara Yaromich added two helpers each. Ally Grenier had the final goal against the […]

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