Valcke, Ghosts win U-19 national softball title

St. Marys resident Mia Valcke and the Waterloo Ghosts recently won the national championship in 19-U women’s softball, the first ever for the Ghosts’ organization. Valcke, and two of her teammates from Stratford, Skyler Stockie and Claire Lavereau, all had great tournaments in British Columbia Ghosts, who went undefeated, edged Windsor Wildcats 6-5 in extra…

A gold, two seconds for rower Grace Hutton

At recent Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines By Pat Payton ST. CATHARINES – A gold and two second-place finishes! That’s what Grace Hutton brought home from the 2018 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta held here recently. With results like that, there’s a great chance it will get the 17-year-old Medina resident on the national…

Vet. Purchasing Midgets give it their best shot!

Team finishes second in Huron-Perth fastball playoff tournament By Pat Payton The Veterinary Purchasing Midget girls gave it their best shot this past weekend in St. Marys! The Rob and Kelly Wiffen-coached team started the Huron-Perth Fastball League (HPFL) year-end playoff tournament with a 3-0 record to earn a spot in the championship final undefeated.…

Hartwick team wins Douglas Memorial tourney

Event has now raised over $20,000 for St. Marys Minor Hockey Association By Pat Payton The team of Brian Hartwick, his sons Josh and Matt, and Bill Rysnik fired a 12-under-par score of 53 to capture the 6th annual Gary Douglas Memorial golf tournament Saturday at River Valley Golf and Country Club. A total of…

Lincolns open with 4-0 victory over Redhawks

By Pat Payton It was a good pre-season start for St. Marys Lincolns Saturday afternoon at the PRC. Three first-period goals–in a span of less than six minutes–helped propel the Lincs to a 4-0 victory over Cambridge Redhawks (formerly the Guelph Hurricanes) of the Midwestern Conference. Exhibition games often come with their fair share of…

Union Gas presents cheque for $20,336 to St. Marys Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition

Florin Plavosin, senior advisor commercial and industrial energy conservation, Union Gas; Joe Smith, maintenance & compliance supervisor, Ontario, Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition; David Blyde, operations manager, Ontario, Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition; Steven Jelich, director southwest region operations, Union Gas Union Gas, though its Demand Side Management Program, presented an incentive rebate in the amount of $20,336 to St. Marys…

7th annual St. Marys Car show

Approximately 155 cars were registered for the 7th annual St. Marys Car Show held at Milt Dunnell Field on Saturday, August 18. Pictured left, Bryan and Janice Granville entered their 1941 Chevy Coupe in the St. Marys Car Show.  This annual show was open to all special interest vehicles.  Nancy Bickell photo

OPP kept busy recently

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment responded to a report of mischief on Queen Street East in the Town of St. Marys on August 18, 2018. Upon arrival, the glass pane portion of the east entrance door to the St. Marys Town Hall had been damaged, resulting in a large pile…