Chatham-Kent's all time best and favorite sports writer Mike Bennett was recently inducted into the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame and when I heard the news, many memories of "Benny" came flooding back through my mind. His writing career was recently chronicled in a nice article by Mark Malone of the Chatham Daily News. Whenever … Continue reading Being Like Mike: MSG, Mouth Guards and the ’86 Mets
Golden Acres Hockey School 2.0 is set to go next week and I can't help but encourage kids from all ages and areas of Ontario to get a spot as soon as they can. The 2.0 version of the hockey day camp was resurrected by Director and former NHL player Todd Warriner last year and offers an … Continue reading Golden Acres Hockey School: The Giffin’s, Post Camp Games and Gretzky Grief
"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
Canadian Mixed Martial Arts fans need something and someone to get excited about, and this weekend's double dip of fight cards for International Fight Week in Las Vegas is set up perfectly to deliver on the goods. The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale will take place on Friday night July 7th, and UFC 213 will follow the … Continue reading UFC 213 and TUF Redemption Finale: Canadians Set To Become Contenders This Weekend
Everyone is doing it, so here is my mock draft for the new expansion team the Vegas Golden Knights.
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”
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
The first round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs is over and in many ways, it seemed like an episode of the Twilight Zone with all the surprises, twists and turns. Once again, the second season has flipped the script on the many ways, truths and conclusions drawn out by the 82-game regular season. None of … Continue reading 2017 NHL Playoffs True or False?
I've had some great memories inside Joe Louis Arena. This is the story of my favorite night in that arena
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