Konecny sets up three goals
Philadelphia Flyers forward Travis Konecny of Clachan had three assists in a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday on Long Island.
Konecny has six points in his last five games.
He has seven goals and 11 assists in 22 games overall this season.
Griffith shakes off slow start
Veteran forward Seth Griffith of Wallaceburg is bouncing back from a slow start this season with points in four of his last six games for the Bakersfield Condors.
Griffith scored his third goal Wednesday in a 4-3 loss to the San Jose Barracuda in the American Hockey League .
He has six points in 15 games overall
Lavoie swims at NCAA meet
Delta State junior Madison Lavoie of Wheatley was ninth with the Lady Statesmen in the women’s 200-yard medley relay in 1:42.44 at the NCAA Division II swimming and diving championships Thursday in Birmingham, Ala.
Lavoie was 20th in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:06.41.
She’s also scheduled to compete in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 400 medley relay.
Lavoie is coming off a five-medal performance at the New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference championships.
Isaac commits to Windsor
Anthony Isaac of Chatham is following in his mother’s very fast footsteps to the University of Windsor.
The sprinter from Chatham-Kent Secondary School has committed to the Lancers track and field team. He’ll study biological sciences.
His mother, Irma Isaac (nee Grant), is a member of the University of Windsor Alumni Sports Hall of Fame and the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame.
She won nine gold medals and two silvers with the Lancers at the Canadian university track and field championships. She also won the Banner Shield three times as the University of Windsor’s female athlete of the year.
Hawryluk debuts in 13th place
Wayne State freshman Mat Hawryluk of Chatham tied for 13th in his NCAA Division II debut at the BrownGolf Intercollegiate tournament last weekend.
Hawryluk shot rounds of 75 and 76 for a 151 total in Jackson Springs, N.C.
MacKinnon ninth at opener
University of Hartford senior Brooke MacKinnon of Chatham began her spring season by tying for first on the Hawks and ninth overall at the Monmouth Spring Series #1 golf tournament recently in Lakewood, N.J.
MacKinnon shot an 82 to help Hartford place fourth in the team standings.
The CKSS graduate has been named an All-American scholar three times by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.
Wallaceburg ties for basketball player
Northeastern University basketball player Coleman Stucke of Oakville has strong connections to Wallaceburg.
His parents are Brent and Kristi Stucke. Brent is a Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame inductee who was an OUA all-star receiver at Laurier and helped the Golden Hawks win the Vanier Cup national football championship.
His grandparents Bernd and Gayle Stucke were teachers at Wallaceburg District Secondary School. Gayle was also the Lambton Kent District School Board director of education.
Coleman, a six-foot-seven forward, started all 19 games this season as a freshman for the Huskies (10-9) and averaged 6.1 points per game.