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Jordan Antonucci tees off on the 11th hole during the Niagara junior golf tour stop at Twenty Valley Golf club in Vineland Monday. Bob Tymczyszyn/Postmedia News

Home-course advantage

High marks in geography and history earned two golfers low numbers on the scorecard when the Niagara District Junior Golf Tour stopped at Twenty Valley Golf and Country Club.

R.J. Clarke, red, and Raymond Gill box during the 141-lb match at the Merritton Community Centre. The centre was packed with cheering boxing fans Friday for the 11th Annual Niagara Legends Boxing Show. Julie Jocsak/ Postmedia News

Fighting for charity

The wise guys we see in movies usually aren’t the nicest of people so it is refreshing to actually meet real wise guys in our community who continue to do one good deed after another.

Chris Evans of Jordan Station celebrated his 54th birthday on Friday. A night later he raced to two feature wins at Welland County Speedway.

Belated birthday present

A rider with nearly 40 years’ experience racing motorcycles who is one frown away from “leaving the track forever” was all smiles Saturday night.

Josh Sliter, No. 17, trails Steven Beckett, No. 08, in Mod Lites qualifying at Merrittville Speedway Saturday night in Thorold. Sliter went on to win the feature for his third victory in six starts this season. BERND FRANKE/Postmedia News

No rust behind steering wheel

Can’t vouch for the rest of the car, but there was absolutely no rust behind the wheel of the No. 17 car in Josh Sliter Racing’s Mod Lite fleet.

From left, Sukriti Harjai won the under-19 women's division, Jason Maloney won the under-19 and under-17 men's division, Sammy Rootes won the under-13 division and Luke Delgobbo won the under-15 division during the Niagara District Junior Golf Tour at Willodell Golf Club of Niagara in Niagara Falls on Friday. JULIE JOCSAK/Postmedia News

Back on top

Sukriti Harjai didn’t play a “complete game” Friday but enough aspects of it came together to give her a three-stroke victory at the fourth stop on this summer’s Niagara District Junior Golf Tour.

Cal Sentance, left, and Erin Kenny are the 2016-17 senior athletes of the year at Denis Morris Catholic High School in St. Catharines.

Red-letter day for Reds

Denis Morris Catholic High School wrapped up 2016-17 by presenting school and team awards to the following student athletes:

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