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Kirk Williams Jr. of the Niagara River Lions tries grab a rebound during their game against the Moncton Miracles in National Basketball League of Canada action in downtown St. Catharines Friday. Julie Jocsak/ St. Catharines Standard Julie Jocsak

River Lions outlast Moncton

With four games left in the regular season, the River Lions entered Friday night’s game at Meridian Centre knowing they couldn’t lose.

Keith Osborne, shown watching an intersquad scrimmage at training camp from the penalty box in this file photo, is returning for a seventh season as head coach of the Welland Jr. Canadians. BERND FRANKE/Postmedia Network

B's bench boss back

The Welland Jr.Canadians won’t be changing the chief contractor now that they have completed the first floor of a rebuild.

Winged sprint cars, so light they must be pushed by ATVs because they don't have starters, are featured on Saturday's racing program at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold. BERND FRANKE/Postmedia Network

Sprint cars on track

It’s been a long 24 hours — and counting — for drivers in the mod lite racing class at Merrittville Speedway.

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PHOTO: All-Stars shine in high school hoops

Rahim Bardi of Governor Simcoe Secondary School (in blue) tries to catch the ball while No. 3 Tre Ford of A.N. Myer Secondary School looks on in high school boys action during the Niagara All-Star Classic Basketball Tournament at St. Catharines Collegiate on Wednesday.