Chatham-Kent Sports Year in Review: September 2015

Dale Glassford

Dale Glassford taking the checkered flag – Photo by James MacDonald/ Apex One Photo

Chatham-Kent’s top athletes were hit by injuries, while Cricket got its beginning in Chatham-Kent. Here are the top sports stories from Chatham-Kent in September 2015:

  • Chatham Cricket Club Launches: Adding to Chatham-Kent’s already vibrant sporting community, the Chatham Cricket Club officially holds their opening, playing from their home field in Thamesville.
  • Glassford Unbreakable: Dale Glassford was almost unbeatable throughout the summer of 2015 at South Buxton Raceway, winning almost every race he competed in the UMP Late Models class.
  • Injury Bug Spreads: After Shaun Suisham was hurt in late August, several other top athletes from Chatham-Kent, including Seth Griffith, TJ Brodie, and Brendan Johnston were added to the injured list, starting their seasons on the sideline.
  • Jordan Durston Drafted: Wallaceburg’s Jordan Durston, who helped the Six Nations Arrows win back-to-back Minto Cup titles, was selected by the Vancouver Stealth, 19th overall, in the NLL Draft.
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