Lincolns Lose Lead and Game, 4-2, to Komoka

Lincs now sit three points out of a playoff spot By Pat Payton KOMOKA – It’s been a tough month for St. Marys Lincolns. The Lincs lost their fourth straight game here Saturday night, 4-2 to the home-town Kings, and are now 1-6-1 in November. Hitting the midway mark of the regular schedule this past…

The Closing of the Oshawa GM Plant

By Phil West As a youngster, I was born in and grew up in Oshawa, Ontario. A proud community as it should be … with the start of GM as we know it today. Robert Sam McLaughlin teamed up with Buick and later on Chevrolet to make vehicles for North America in the early 1900’s.…

What is SouthwestLynx?

By Greg Gormick Quite simply, it is a plan Oxford County commissioned me to produce to demonstrate how the overlapping and inadequate VIA Rail Canada and GO Transit services into Southwestern Ontario can and should be incrementally upgraded to high-performance rail standards. It includes new trains to increase comfort and reduce costs, track improvements to…

Respectable Showing for Sr. boys Volleyball Team

At OFSAA ‘A’ tournament in Belleville last week By Pat Payton BELLEVILLE – It was a very respectable showing for the DCVI Senior boys volleyball team here at the OFSAA ‘A’ championships this past week. Steve Chateauvert’s Salukis won three matches and lost three matches. Their tournament ended Saturday morning when they lost 3-1 in…

DCVI Swim Team Competes in Huron Invitational

Last week in Goderich GODERICH – St. Marys DCVI swim team attended their first meet here last week and posted some strong results! The Salukis’ boys medley relay team of Eric Lagace, Sergio Garcia, Pepe Mantilla and Jake Pfaff claimed first place in the Senior division. Eric Lagace continued to dominate Senior freestyle events with…

Middlesex Swim Team Holds Inter-Club Meet

The Middlesex swim team, with swimmers from St. Marys, Stratford and London participating, held an Inter-Club meet recently at the PRC. The Club, guided by head coach Brooke Heath, practices out of those three centres–St. Marys, Stratford and London. Over 130 swimmers belong to the Club, with about 50 competing at the PRC on Saturday,…

Big Haul for Stonetown Karate Centre Members

Thirteen top-three finishes in Strathroy recently By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Two firsts, 10 seconds and one third. It was a good day for Stonetown Karate Centre members here Nov. 17 at Strathroy Community Christian School. The event was the Strathroy Open Martial Arts championships. Some of the SKC members competed in three different competitions…