Reunion Solidifies Bond For Chatham ’87 Peewees

"Are you sure you know where his house is?" my wife Christina asked as we came rolling up to Talbot Trail. "Of course. I've been there many times," I answered surely. Even if I didn't know where I was going, the electric, kinetic, bonding energy would surely pull me there. We were on our way … Continue reading Reunion Solidifies Bond For Chatham ’87 Peewees

JCBL 50th Season Finally in Full Swing; Standings and Team by Team Analysis

After battling Mother Nature for the first two months of the season, the Japanese Canadian Baseball League is finally in the swing of things in their monumental 50th season. The combination of cold and thunderstorms from the beginning of May caused many of the first weeks of the season to be washed out and created an imbalance … Continue reading JCBL 50th Season Finally in Full Swing; Standings and Team by Team Analysis

Tim Hague: A Tribute to the “Thrashing Machine”

The combat sports world is reeling this morning from the tragic and sudden passing of long time Canadian fighter and Edmonton native, Tim "The Thrashing Machine" Hague. Details of the tragic story are abound on the internet and the latest can be found here on Sportsnet.ca. The details of the story say that Tim should not … Continue reading Tim Hague: A Tribute to the “Thrashing Machine”

Novel “The Choir Boy” Set For Summer Release

It is the early 1980’s and a corrupt small town is falling victim to a band of abusive, predator priests. Children of the town are being abused and destroyed right under their parents’ noses, with all authorities in the town denying and ignoring the truth. The priests are spread out through three main churches in the town … Continue reading Novel “The Choir Boy” Set For Summer Release

Japanese Canadian Baseball League Celebrates 50th Season

Dwight Wakabayashi - Freelance Journalist 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Baseball League and we would like to invite the Japanese Canadian Community to celebrate with us! A celebration to mark the 50th season will be held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre on September 3rd, 2017. (Banquet date is to be confirmed and may be subject … Continue reading Japanese Canadian Baseball League Celebrates 50th Season

The UFC Going The Way of Boxing

Let's imagine a future hockey world where the following scenario faces us; It is the year 2025, and the NHL is winding down it's season. The regular season is long over and the standings have been decided. The 16 teams that made the playoffs have all played off in the last month and a half and the final … Continue reading The UFC Going The Way of Boxing

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GSP Return Fills Canadian UFC Void

Canadian mixed martial arts fans are all elated at the recent news that Georges St-Pierre will be returning to the Octagon later this year. The news has injected some much-needed life into Canadian fans and fills a very big void that was created in the market when he originally left in November of 2013. Since the beginning … Continue reading GSP Return Fills Canadian UFC Void

The Fight That Shook The County

"A 519 Feature Story By Dwight Wakabayashi And.....here we go off the face-off down in the Jr. Kings corner oh wait what have we here, we have two guys and squaring off... now they are taking off their helmets and are gonna go, look out, it's Hanson for the Jr. Kings and oh boy we have the youngster Barnard … Continue reading The Fight That Shook The County