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Niagara's Jordon McDonald drives to the basket in men's college basketball Wednesday night at the Athletic Centre in Welland. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

Knights net split decision

Five Niagara players scored in double digits to help the Knights ground the Fanshawe Falcons 95-73 in men's college basketball Wednesday night in Welland.

James Woodhead, from left, Victoria Pagendam and Christian Zelenco fought for Napper's Boxing Club at the Ontario Gold Gloves last month in Toronto. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

History pack a punch

Knowledge of kickboxing – specifically, insight into the strengths and weaknesses of a one-time kickboxer – gave Christian Zelenco a leg up in the boxing ring.

Minor hockey roundup

Noah Blakely scored two goals and Sam Leclair, Nolan Lynds and Nicholas Villella one each, and the Welland L.J. Walters Insurance Tigers defeated South Point 5-1 for the major midget A championship at a tournament in Amherstsburg.

A Welland Junior Canadians forward, in white uniform, is surrounded by Caledonia Corvairs in junior B hockey Sunday night at Welland Arena. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

B's fall to champs

The Welland Junior Canadians allowed five unanswered goals on their home ice Sunday night dropping a 6-3 decision to the Caledonia Corvairs.

From left, Travis Majuery, senior animal; Dalton Slack, junior restricted; Donny Lampman, junior 2; and Owen Kaiser, junior 1; are the 2016 Merrittville Speedway karting champions. BERND FRANKE/Welland Tribune

Spotlight on kart racers

Drivers worked off a pasta lunch Sunday with a victory lap and by posing for pictures with their awards at Merrittville Speedway's annual karting banquet.