CALEDONIA – The Leamington Flyers, with their backs firmly up against the wall, made a game of it Friday night at the Haldimand Centre Arena, but in the end the defending Sutherland Cup Champions, the Caledonia Pro-Fit Corvairs, eliminated the Flyers with a 2-1, Game #5 win.
There was a time when there was a bit of a lull in sports during the season transition from winter to summer, but not so much here at Six Nations, especially now that the Canadian Lacrosse League has been going.
SIX NATIONS – The Six Nations Rebels’ “Drive for Five” season began on Friday night at the ILA, using the dejected Welland Generals to help deliver a 21-4 notice to the league that this year’s Rebels intend to keep the Cup right where it is.
LEAMINGTON – After losing Game #1 of the Sutherland Cup semifinals against last year’s winners, the Caledonia Pro-Fit Corvairs, 6-2 in Caledonia, it was quite a different story for Game #2 in Leamington Sunday night.
BRANTFORD – Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a rapidly growing sport in Ontario. New shows are popping up all over since Ontario legalized the sport. The Iroquois MMA Championships paved the way for MMA events here in Ontario, Canada.
MMA is now the fastest growing sport in the world.
BUFFALO – Ted Nolan and the Buffalo Sabres have parted company again after a dismal 23-51-8 season, the worst in the NHL for the second year running. Tim Murray, Sabres’ general manager announced Sunday that Nolan was relieved of his duties, as was assistant coach Danny Flynn.
“I don’t think it was a bad fit.