Riley Hart provided the horsepower on special teams for the Saint Michael Mustangs when the Niagara Catholic Athletic Association (NCAA) senior football season kicked off Thursday in Niagara Falls.
Bernd Franke, Postmedia News
Bernd Franke, in the newspaper industry since 1977 and regional sports editor for the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and Welland Tribune, was born to work in journalism: his parents met through a classified ad.
Year 2 of a rebuild with the ultimate goal of bringing the Memorial Cup back to St. Catharines for the third time and first time since 1960 officially gets underway Saturday night in Hamilton.
A different team of flyers provided the aerial theatrics when the Niagara senior high school football season kicked off Wednesday in St. Catharines.
Cross country and women’s soccer topped the class at Niagara College when the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced National Scholar Award winners for the 2016-17 season.
Daelyn Minovski and Anthony Grigg each scored two goals to help the visiting Welland Jr. Canadians extend their unbeaten streak to three games with a 9-4 victory over the Buffalo Regals.
Soccer players once again were the top kicks when the time came to select Niagara College athletes of the week.
Give Rob Goulding a dirt track, a green flag and four wheels – OK, five if you include the steering wheel – and he’s rarin’ to go.
The visiting St. Catharines Falcons scored four unanswered goals, the first two on the power play, and doubled the Niagara Falls Canucks 4-2.
Chris Evans was an old dog who could not be curbed this season in motorcycle racing at Welland County Speedway.
Falcons will be grounded, Blue Devils exorcised, and Hornets and Spartans clustered shoulder-to- shoulder in the same huddle when the high school football season kicks off next week in Niagara.
Last season’s No. 1 conference in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs also topped the standings when the 2017-18 junior B season got underway.
Abu Kigab has been able to beat many things since he started playing basketball.
With three Norris Trophies as the NHL’s best defenceman and one Stanley Cup to his credit, Pierre Pilote knew his way around a hockey rink.
Jack Webb got the goal but Owen Savory enjoyed the last laugh when the St. Catharines Falcons’ 50th anniversary season opened on the weekend.
Hard charger Rob Murray can be a front- runner, too.
Golf was anything but a “good walk ruined” for Kham Vong on Saturday.
Rain, rain, stay away.
What do you give a junior B team that will be celebrating its 50th anniversary during the 2017-18 Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League season?
Canada’s national summer game will be on display, free of charge, Saturday in St. Catharines.
St. Catharines driver James Michael Friesen finished first in the battle, but it was Port Colborne’s Chad Chevalier who wound up winning the war when the race to the track championship wrapped up at New Humberstone Speedway.