Lightning slide past Jazz in 138-125 win
The London Lightning might have beat the short staffed Montreal Jazz 138-125 on Sunday (Jan. 20) at Budweiser Gardens, but add a few more players to the away team’s bench and there might have been a different score.
With just seven players dressed compared to the 12 suited up for the Lightning, the Jazz trailed London by 24 points headed into the fourth quarter, but almost made a game of it when they managed to come within eight.
Virtue and Moir skate to Canadian title
Ilderton’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won their fifth Canadian figure skating championship Sunday at the Hershey Centre, but they admit there’s still a lot of work ahead of them.
They captured the senior dance title on the final day of competition by earning top marks in the free program.
Skating to Carmen, they scored 108.19 in the free dance to finish with an overall score of 187.23.
Western pole vaulter flying high
The sky’s the limit for pole-vaulter Robin Bone
At the Western University hosted Don Wright Meet on Saturday (Jan. 19), the limit for the 18-year-old was 4.02 metres to put her back on top of the Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) standings for her event as the first woman of the year to break the four-metre mark in the 2012-13 season.
She’s also the first lady Mustang to ever pass the feat, as well.
Falcons soar at invitational
Photos by Jonathon Brodie/London Community News / Twitter: @jonathonbrodie
The home field advantage worked out for the Fanshawe Falcons as they soared at the school’s annual cross country invitational at Fanshawe Conservation Area on Saturday (Sept. 22).
A dozen schools came out for the second Ontario College Athletics Association meet of the year with the Falcons men’s team winning their third consecutive Fanshawe College Cross Country Invitational.
NASCAR stars at Delaware
Photos by Mike Maloney/London Community News/Twitter:@mdmaloneyphoto
Delaware Speedway rolled out the red carpet on Wednesday (July 18), welcoming three of NASCAR’s brightest stars to the local half-mile oval.
Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip, Clint Bowyer — currently positioned seventh in the NASCAR Power Rankings — and X-Games gold medalist Travis Pastrana made the trek north of the border to take part in the APC Summer Showdown, held in support of the London Health Sciences Foundation (LHSF).