Week of accolades for Stonetown Artisan Cheese

By Stewart Grant It was a big week for Stonetown Cheese! For the third consecutive year, the local cheese company won first-place honours at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. This year, it was Stonetown’s Fontina cheese and Farmstead Emmental cheese that led their respective categories when the winners were announced on Thursday. Company owners Hans…

Halloween by the numbers

By Stewart Grant One of the annual traditions on the St. Marys Independent Facebook page is to survey the community on how many Trick-or-Treaters they receive at their house. It’s always interesting to see how the population of youngsters is spread amongst the geographical areas, and this year I put the various responses into the…

Three Salukis compete in OFSAA cross-country

By Pat Payton DUNDAS – Three St. Marys DCVI Salukis competed at the OFSAA cross-country running championships here at Christie Lake Conservation Area Saturday. Ethan Aarts posted the top finish among the DCVI runners, placing 49th in the Junior boys race with a time of 18 minutes, 36.1 seconds. Salukis’ teammate Owen Wrigley was 82nd…

Sr. Salukis down Eagles 36-23 in H-P quarter-finals

Lose 43-42 heartbreaker to Huskies at Northwestern Monday By Pat Payton A huge first-quarter lead and good free-throw shooting proved to be the difference for the DCVI Senior girls basketball team last Wednesday at the collegiate. Salukis held a commanding 18-2 lead after the first eight minutes, and went on to down St. Anne’s Eagles…

Lincolns acquire defenceman Mulder from Listowel

Quinton Pepper named Lincs’ Player-of-the-Month for October By Pat Payton Maxim Mulder played his first two games for St. Marys Lincolns this past weekend. Early last week, Lincs acquired the 17-year-old defenceman from Listowel Cyclones of the GOJHL’s Midwestern Conference. In exchange, Cyclones received the rights to 18-year-old goaltender Evan Morrison. Lincolns also traded forward…