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Blackbird named Lambton College student/athlete of the week

Blackbird named Lambton College student/athlete of the week

Dave Gough- January 25, 2024

Legacie Blackbird Walpole Island's Legacie Blackbird was named the Lambton College female student-athlete of the week of Jan. 15-21 for her efforts on the basketball ... Read More

Wallaceburg PJHL team moving to Walpole Island

Wallaceburg PJHL team moving to Walpole Island

CKSN Staff- April 6, 2023

Wallaceburg’s PJHL team is on the move but they’re not going far. The ownership group announced on social media Tuesday night that the team will ... Read More

Cheryl Mitchell Wins Inaugural Ontario Indigenous Golf Championship

Cheryl Mitchell Wins Inaugural Ontario Indigenous Golf Championship

CKSN Staff- September 22, 2022

Cheryl Mitchell (nee Tooshkenig) of Walpole Island First Nation won the women's division at the first ever Ontario Indigenous Golf Championship. Playing at MontHill Golf ... Read More

Walpole Island First Nation Purchases Wallaceburg Thunderhawks

Walpole Island First Nation Purchases Wallaceburg Thunderhawks

CKSN Staff- July 29, 2022

The Wallaceburg Thunderhawks have been sold to Walpole Island First Nation. Tyler Jacobs is slated to serve as Team President, while Louie Blackbird will be ... Read More

Book Featuring Local Sport Available For Pre-Order

Book Featuring Local Sport Available For Pre-Order

CKSN Staff- March 14, 2022

Chatham-Kent writer Ian Kennedy is set to release his first book this May titled On Account o Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport. The ... Read More

Samara Whiteye Makes NCAA Commitment To Hilbert College

Samara Whiteye Makes NCAA Commitment To Hilbert College

CKSN Staff- March 6, 2022

Walpole Island hockey product Samara Whiteye committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Hilbert College. Whiteye, a former Chatham-Kent Crush netminder played this season ... Read More

What’s In A Name? Ford Field

What’s In A Name? Ford Field

Ian Kennedy- October 21, 2021

We know that Ford Field, the home to the NFL's Detroit Lions is named for the Ford Motor Company. Founded in 1903, the Ford Motor ... Read More

Sands’ Healing Journey Visits Spirit Horses

Sands’ Healing Journey Visits Spirit Horses

CKSN Staff- September 23, 2021

By Ian Kennedy Bill Sands pointing at the Indigenous Spirit Horses at TJ Stables - Photo by Ian Kennedy Standing in a pasture at Chatham’s ... Read More

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

Chatham-Kent Women’s Hockey Prospects: Return To Play Edition

CKSN Staff- September 16, 2021

Brenna Dittmer - Photo by CKSN.ca With a new season upon us, it’s time again to take a look at our top Women’s hockey prospects. ... Read More

Samara Whiteye Playing For A21 Academy

Samara Whiteye Playing For A21 Academy

CKSN Staff- September 14, 2021

Samara Whiteye with the Chatham-Kent Crush - Photo by CKSN.ca Walpole Island goaltender Samara Whiteye will backstop the A21 Academy women's hockey team this season.A21 ... Read More

Jacobs, Strohm, Campbell Headed To High Performance Camp

Jacobs, Strohm, Campbell Headed To High Performance Camp

CKSN Staff- September 2, 2021

Taryn Jacobs of the Southwest Wildcats - Photo by CKSN.ca A trio of Southwest Wildcats with local connections will head to the OWHA U18 High ... Read More

Durston Signs With Albany FireWolves

Durston Signs With Albany FireWolves

CKSN Staff- August 18, 2021

Jordan Durston with the NLL's New England Black Wolves Wallaceburg's Jordan Durston has signed a one-year contract with the National Lacrosse League's Albany FireWolves. Durston ... Read More

NCAA Commitment A Dream Come True For Taryn Jacobs

NCAA Commitment A Dream Come True For Taryn Jacobs

CKSN Staff- May 12, 2021

Taryn Jacobs rushes the puck with the Southwest Wildcats - Photo by CKSN.ca The move to NCAA hockey in a little over a year's time ... Read More

Taryn Jacobs Makes NCAA DI Commitment To RPI

Taryn Jacobs Makes NCAA DI Commitment To RPI

CKSN Staff- May 3, 2021

Taryn Jacobs of the Southwest Wildcats - Photo by CKSN.ca Walpole Island's Taryn Jacobs made an NCAA Division I commitment to play hockey for RPI. ... Read More