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Ian Shalapata

Ian Shalapata is the owner of IPSFoto and was the managing editor at Square Media Group. His adventures have taken him across North America and around the world and his images and articles have appeared in a vast array of publications. Ian is available for freelance assignments in Ontario, Michigan, and Ohio.

Weekend Split For Kent Havoc

(CHATHAM,ON) – The U19 and senior women’s Kent Havoc team hosted the Stratford Black Swans in Southwest Ontario Rugby Union play Sunday at the former CCI field. The women dropped a 31 – 24 decision to the visitors after leading into the final moments. On Saturday, the men’s side was awarded a default victory over the Bruce […]

Fereirra DaSilva Nets Winner Against Durham

(WINDSOR, ON) – Leonardo Fereirra DaSilva’s tally in the 16th minute held up as Windsor TFC won their third match of the season, and first at home, with a 1-nil victory over visiting Durham United. Fereirra DaSilva was sent clear by Christian Mayorga and the Windsor forward made no mistake, beating Durham’s Kevon Grant to […]

A Lot Of Racing Packed Into Friday At Detroit GP

(DETROIT, MI) – If you’re thinking of attending the 30th edition of the Detroit Grand Prix, there are a total of five races in addition to practice and qualifying from three separate race series. As well fans will be treated to a full slate of musical entertainment, all-ages hands-on activities, displays, and a special 30th […]

Belle Isle Ready For Detroit Grand Prix Racing

(DETROIT, MI) – This weekend the Detroit Grand Prix returns to Belle Isle for a full schedule of racing and entertainment. Packed into the three days will be this year’s only points doubleheader for the IndyCar series as well as the IMSA SportsCar Championship and the Trans Am Series. The 2.3 mile road course at Belle Isle […]

Indianapolis 500 Pre-Drama Qualifying

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – Thirty-three drivers have qualified for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500, but it wasn’t an easy task. Crashes, weather, and mechanical difficulties all took a toll and left some big names on the outside looking in. The winner of the IndyCar Grand Prix, Simon Pagenaud, continued his hot streak by securing the […]

Slow Start For Windsor TFC

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor TFC has yet to finish on three attempts during the young 2019 season. Following a 1-nil loss at home to Alliance United on June 10, the side found themselves on the wrong side of a 2-nil score the following week. Windsor hosted ProStars FC on Friday, succumbing to the visitors despite having […]

Pagenaud Tunes Up For Indy 500 With Grand Prix Win

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – Earning his first win of the 2019 season, Simon Pagenaud overtook Scott Dixon with two laps remaining and held on for a 2.04 second victory margin at the 6th running of the IndyCar Grand Prix on May 11. His 12th career victory earned Pagenaud 51 points toward the driver’s championship and bumped him into […]

Windsor TFC Kicks Off 2019 Season

(VAUGHAN, ON) – Yesterday in Vaughan, Windsor TFC opened the 2019 season by dropping a 3-0 decision to the Woodbridge Strikers. Cristian Cavallini opened the scoring in the 21st minute to stake the Strikers to 1-nil lead which they ushered into the halftime break. Winsor pressed in the 2nd half, but were countered by Woodbridge […]

Local Athletes Honoured At 14th WESPY Awards

(WINDSOR, ON) – The 14th annual WESPY Awards were distributed last nigh at the Caboto Club in Windsor. Winners in 35 categories took home well-earned hardware which recognized student-athletes, volunteers, coaches, and leaders in 15 separate sports. The St Clair Saints were awarded five individual and team trophies including the men’s cross country which earned Team of […]