Hurricanes rally to sink Sooners


The Hamilton Hurricanes evened their Ontario Football Conference record at 1-1 with a narrow 31-29 decision over the visiting Ottawa Sooners.

Ottawa led 17-6 at one point in the junior contest on Saturday (Aug. 18) but left Ivor Wynne Stadium with an 0-2 mark in the regular schedule’s early going.

Hamilton opened the season last week with a 45-38 home loss to the Burlington Braves.

Next up for the Hurricanes are the Brampton Bears who visit Ivor Wynne Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 25 for a 4 p.m. kickoff. The Bears opened their season with a 49-9 loss to the London Beefeaters last week.

They are scheduled to play the Windsor AKO Fratmen on Sunday (Aug. 19).