London sports roundup, March 7: Knights GM Mark Hunter named manager with Hockey Canada program

In August 2018, Mark Hunter returned to the London Knights to resume the role of general manager. On Tuesday, Hunter returned to another previously held role. The former assistant GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the architect of multiple…

London sports roundup, March 4: Fanshawe Falcons off to nationals; Mustangs still have a chance

For the first time in 16 years, the Fanshawe Falcons’ women’s basketball team celebrated victory as Ontario champions. Much like they did during the regular season, the Falcons rolled through the OCAA tournament, beating St. Lawrence 91-51 in the quarterfinals…

London sports roundup for February 24: Double gold for Fanshawe volleyball, Mustang hockey teams advance and Knights win

During the regular season, no one could beat the Fanshawe Falcons in women’s and men’s volleyball. Heading to nationals, nothing has changed. Both the men’s and women’s teams captured gold at their OCAA volleyball championships in Toronto and Sudbury. Help…

Fanshawe Falcons’ Janelle Albert named OCAA Player of the Year

An unprecedented season continues for the Fanshawe Falcons. On Friday morning in Sudbury, Fanshawe’s Janelle Albert was named OCAA women’s volleyball Player of the Year. This is the first time ever that a Falcon has captured the top individual honour…

London Lightning knock off 1st-place St. John’s to keep streak going

The London Lightning have won six straight. On Thursday at Budweiser Gardens, they took care of the Central Division-leading St. John’s Edge with a 121-103 victory. As they have been doing throughout much of their winning streak, the Lightning jumped…

London Lightning win fifth straight game to climb above .500

The London Lightning added to their winning streak on Sunday afternoon at Budweiser Gardens with a 115-104 victory over the K-W Titans. The win was London’s fifth in a row and improved their record to 17-16 on the season. Lightning…

Fanshawe Falcons volleyball teams have perfect season

Perfection times two. The Fanshawe Falcons women’s and men’s volleyball teams each completed an undefeated regular season on Sunday afternoon. The men’s team has been ranked #1 in the country and went 18-0 in OCAA play, losing just two sets…

London Lightning heat up at home with third win in a row

The London Lightning picked up their third consecutive win with a 132-109 pounding of the visiting Windsor Express on Sunday afternoon at Budweiser Gardens. The win closed out four games in five days for the Lightning. The last three came…

London Lightning get to double OT against Magic before falling in Moncton

The London Lightning opened three games in Atlantic Canada on Wednesday with a 119-112 double overtime loss to the Moncton Magic. London started well in the game and led by eight points at halftime, but could not hold off a…

Londoner Jade Kovacevic signs first professional contract with Italy’s AS Roma

She is just months removed from being named the Canadian College Women’s soccer player of the year. She has dominated League 1 Ontario. This past summer, she led the league with 26 goals in just 16 matches. Now, Londoner Jade…