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

The Top 15 Chatham Jr. Maroons of All Time

  A 519 Feature by Dwight Wakabayashi The Chatham Jr. Maroons are a storied junior ice hockey franchise that was founded in 1959 in the town of Chatham, Ontario Canada. The Sr. version of the team goes back even further, to the early 1920's and 30's. The existence of the franchise has bonded a community … Continue reading The Top 15 Chatham Jr. Maroons of All Time


A 519 Feature Story By: Dwight Wakabayashi On the morning of March 10th, 2007 Perry woke up for work feeling a bit off. A slight headache clouded his head as he prepared to go about his day. Of course, he had had a headache before, but this felt a bit different. He drove to work. By noon, it had worsened to a splitting … Continue reading THE TOUGHEST GUY IN HERE

Canada Grounded By the UFC

Anyone out there ever get grounded or have something they love taken away from them because of bad behaviour? My parents used that one early and often in my mischievous childhood and I can't help but think that the UFC is playing Daddy on Canada right now. It is no secret now that UFC 178, … Continue reading Canada Grounded By the UFC