brewing to give arena Labatt name
name -- and not Canadian cable TV giant Rogers Communications --
will likely be on London's new downtown arena when it opens in
capture bodybuilding titles
competitors stole the show at the Ontario Bodybuilding and Fitness
Championships at Centennial Hall.
adds new coaches
The face of Western sports
will look vastly different this year with the addition of eight new
peaking in time for run at Varsity
The London Falcons have a
tendency to start out slowly, but they are coming together just in
time to make a serious run for their second Ontario Varsity Football
wants to hose inline hockey worlds
lining up to play host to the world inline hockey championships next
loses triathlon to Lakeside over
London's lack of dependable lake water
has cost the city a large triathlon event that lands in Lakeside, an
Oxford County hamlet north of Thamesford, this weekend.
checking into Fowler clinic
Wings captain Steve Yzerman has turned to local world-renowned
orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Fowler in the hope of restoring order
in his wonky right knee.
entering hoops hall of fame
Metras will be inducted into the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame
an idea for a logo?
As we see the London
Sports Hall of Fame inch toward a reality, the next step is upon
Blame the coach and general
manager if you must.
league bans 3 for a year
The manager, coach
and a player of the London Serbs men's soccer team have been
suspended for a year following disciplinary hearings.
THE PITCH: Volunteers are key to growth
soccer to thrive in this city and country, thousands of volunteers
Jarrett at NHL camp less than four months after heart
There is absolutely no doubt in
Patrick Jarrett's mind that he's going to be an NHL player someday
field hockey victories a family affair
golden goal in the gold-medal game put the finishing touches on a
golden day for British Columbia teams at the Canadian senior field
hockey championships at TD Waterhouse Stadium.
team boss credits year in London
It's a long
way from student lodgings on Platts Lane in London to operating a
National League Hockey franchise and a $150-million arena
men's eight wins Grand Challenge Cup at Henley Royal
The Canadian men's eight won the
Grand Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta on Sunday, edging a
strong German crew by half a boat length.
proud parent of would-be Jackets
down on the ice like the proud parent of a kid who is accomplishing
something in life.
Williams, last batter to hit .400 in baseball, dies at
Ted Williams, Beantown's ever cranky but
much beloved "Splendid Splinter" and baseball's last .400 hitter,
dollar's resurgence could save millions for sports
Paul Godfrey is eyeing an
improving prospect that could save the Toronto Blue Jays millions of
1 pick Rick Nash is showing confidence beyond his 18
Don't be fooled by Rick Nash's
youthful appearance, which looks more suited for a neighbourhood
rink than an NHL arena.
Leafs couldn't offer what Cujo wanted most: The Stanley
It's tough to say what will sting the
most for fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs, losing Curtis Joseph to
Detroit or the reason why the star goaltender left.
THE PITCH: ' If I can do it, so can
Canada's best-known soccer player stood
in front of a spanking-new pitch and urged kids to dream.
eye Kwiatkowski at NBA pre-draft
Former Western Mustang men's
basketball star Andy Kwiatkowski took part in a pre-draft workout
with the Toronto Raptors last weekend.
triathlete tangled in doping net
sometimes against hope itself, it's all a big mistake.
Horne leaving NewPL for teaching post
would be easy to assume Jim Van Horne's resignation from the NewPL
is closely associated with turmoil within the television station's
site takes quick, nasty hits
Knights took their first hit and the season is two months away.
to quibble about
It's three months to the
opening of the London Entertainment and Sports Centre.
onside with new arena
I have not been a
strong supporter of the new entertainment/ sports complex being
constructed on the former Talbot block.
looking good to make the jump
Jackets president and general manager Doug MacLean jokes that when
he comes back to London next season, he'll be wearing one of those
hats that covers his face, the kind people wear when it's minus 30
outside or they don't want to be recognized.
wearing on Nash
It was a dead giveaway that
this development camp is doing exactly what it was supposed to
On May 28, The London Free
Press published what is probably the most recognized London Majors
Baseball Club photograph: Russ Evon, Tommy White and Ken McFadden
celebrating victory at the 1948 North American Sandlot
insists Mustangs on right track
recent segment of Stupid Human Tricks on David Letterman's Late
Show, a University of Toronto student had big trouble recalling the
nickname of his school's sports teams.
No. 1 with Jacket fans
There was a clear
favourite during the Columbus Blue Jackets open scrimmage at their
camp a big deal in Columbus
The next seven
days won't determine whether Rick Nash will begin the next National
Hockey League season with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
gem among diamonds
It's a hot, sunny day,
one of those days you know is going to turn into a perfect summer
night for baseball at Labatt Park.
get harness race lowdown at
Twelve-year-old Londoner Tyler Campbell
pauses only slightly when asked why he wanted to participate in a
harness racing camp.
has likely ended Rob Campbell's driving
Rob Campbell says he'll probably
never drive again.
team earns a nats berth
novice team placed third in Chatham in the provincial girls'
fastball championship on the weekend, qualifying the team for the
What do the women and girls in the
local sports scene have that the men and boys don't?
girls Eclipse soccer opponents
London Eclipse under-10 competitive girls soccer team won the
Heritage Tournament in Cambridge, Ont.
girls' soccer team captures Ontario
The Lucas girls' soccer team took
home a bronze medal at the Ontario high school championship
tournament, beating St. Joan of Arc from Maple 6-1 in the
Sports columns by Morris Dalla Costa
GALLERY: 2000-01 Athletes of the Year
secondary school winners
need help to get into playoffs
Majors have to win back-to-back games against the St. Thomas Storm
and even then a chance to grab the Intercounty Major Baseball
league's final playoff spot is out of their hands.
playoff hopes slim
The London Majors' slim
hopes for a playoff berth in the Intercounty Major Baseball League
will hinge on this weekend's final two regular season games -- a
home-and-home series with the St. Thomas Storm.
scrambling to gain playoff spot
Majors will be finishing their regular season in the same manner
fighting for playoffs
Just a few weeks ago,
the London Majors were two games under .500 and had their sights set
on second place in the Intercounty Major Baseball League.
set to lose 4 players to tourney
playoff spot on the line, the London Majors will lose four players
to an international tournament in Ottawa for the last three games of
the Intercounty Major baseball schedule.
slugger credits elite team with
Funny thing about Tim Hinchliffe.
He's not thinking about baseball right now, he says.
has standing offer for Majors
resident fronting for a New York City holding company says he has a
standing offer of $50,000 for the London Majors of the Intercounty
Major Baseball League.
Majors tripped up by Tigers
didn't get started last night for the London Majors at Labatt Park,
losing 3-2 to the Waterloo Tigers.
Majors beat up on ex-London players
blood beat the old blood twice at Labatt Park last night when the
London Majors took a doubleheader from the Brantford Red Sox.
begin five-game homestand
five-game homestand for the London Majors begins tonight at Labatt
Park when the Intercounty Majors take on the Guelph Royals.
hope for fireworks at home
considered, the London Majors are looking pretty good going into
this weekend's four-game home stand.
league boss stresses marketing
Intercounty Major Baseball League a the halfway point in its
schedule, new commissioner Jim Rooney calls the circuit "baseball's
in our Intercounty baseball guide
TRACK: It's the price of doing
Variety is the spice of life, and
THE CIRCUIT: Top gun shooting to be top dog at hot rod
Don Jackson prides himself on moving
real estate in quick order in the St. Thomas area, but none of his
sales can match the speed at which he covers the real estate at St.
TRACK: By George, he's running strong at
George Wall has been going around in
circles for the better part of his 61 years.
THE CIRCUIT: Robblee chasing series
The CASCAR Carquest Sportsman
Series returns to Delaware Speedway with a 100-lap event.