ARTHUR – A local stable had luck on their side on Sept. 11 as Desperate Man crossed the finish line at Mohawk Woodbine Park securing the elusive North America Cup and brining with it a cool $1-million purse.
SALEM – Eight-year-old Lauren Ellis placed second in the Canadian Cable Wakeboarding Championships on Sept. 18. The Salem resident competed in the under-nine girl’s division, at Planet Bayou Wake Park, south of Shelburne.
CENTRE WELLINGTON – After learning they won’t have access again this year to their usual space, Centre Wellington Celtics officials are working to find alternative ways to play this season, while also accommodating an increase in enrolment.
PALMERSTON – Emotions were running high on a beautiful night at the Barb Wright Ball Diamond in Palmerston on Aug. 19. A game between two of the Palmerston Marlins U19 softball teams was dedicated to Dean Fischer, a longtime parent and volunteer with the program who has been battling brain cancer.
ARTHUR – Local hockey star Sydney Healey has been achieving one milestone after another on the ice. She recently participated in a Team Canada U18 hockey camp in Calgary, to which just 46 players from across the country received an invitation.