Jake Isenor, 21, has compiled a 25-8 record since he began fighting out of the St. Catharines Boxing Club three years ago. BERND FRANKE/Postmedia News

Winning the waiting game

Jake Isenor was a most reluctant spectator for the open men’s 69-kilogram semifinal at the Bronze Glove Championships.

Spears go 1-2

A lack of preparation, players playing out of position and an inability to answer the door when opportunity knocked contributed to the Niagara Spears returning home to St. Catharines emptyhanded on the weekend.

File Photo-St. Catharines Athletics Holden Garlent (37) fires off a shot on net while chased by Kitchener Waterloo Braves Davis Prince (7) in Jr. A lacrosse action Wednesday June 24, 2015 at Jack Gatecliff arena in St. Catharines, Ont. Bob Tymczyszyn/St. Catharines Standard/Postmedia Network

Athletics trade captain

It was one of the hardest days in Sean Allen’s managerial career, but it was also one he needed to make for the future of his club.

Niagara Titans back Sacade Kasamba, with the ball, on his way to scoring one of his three touchdowns versus West Niagara in bantam football Sunday in Smithville. Handout/Welland Tribune/Postmedia Network

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Go long, li’l doggies

Campbell Laroche rushed for two touchdowns and caught a scoring strike for another as Fort Erie remained undefeated in the Niagara Regional Minor Football Association’s bantam division.

Brent Begolo of Thorold speeds around the track at Merrittville Speedway in Thorold. — Bernd Franke/Postmedia News

Busy night at Merrittville

A busy night of racing ended up with Erick Rudolph of Ransomville, N.Y., and Cody McPherson of St. Catharines in victory lane Saturday night at Merrittville Speedway.