Cade Property now Open to the Public

The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) is pleased to announce that its newest land acquisition, the Cade Tract, is now open to the public! Barnby Cade and his family donated this 32 ha (78 acre) Perth South property to the UTRCA in 2016. The property is located west of the Town of St. Marys, at…

Sr. Salukis defeat St. Mikes, Central in three sets

Sr. Salukis defeat St. Mikes, Central in three sets By Pat Payton STRATFORD – How about that DCVI Senior girls volleyball team! Salukis went into the Central gymnasium here last Thursday, and defeated two Perth County rivals in gruelling three-set matches. The DCVI Seniors, who are coached by Steve Chateauvert and Ruthann Waldick, are now…

Bantams, Atoms reach semi-finals at Int. Silver Stick

Over 230 games played in the Niagara area this past weekend By Pat Payton NIAGARA – Two St. Marys minor hockey teams reached the Tier 2 semi-finals before being eliminated at the 20th annual International A-E and Local League Silver Stick tournament here this past weekend. Both the Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams and Dunny’s…

Special teams lift Leamington past Lincolns, 4-2

By Pat Payton Special teams proved to be the difference last Friday night at the PRC. Two second-period powerplay goals lifted Leamington Flyers to a 4-2 victory over St. Marys Lincolns. Flyers’ penalty-killing was also very solid, holding Lincs (0-for-6) off the scoresheet when they had the man advantage. “Special teams were the difference,” Leamington…

Three-team deal brings ‘exciting’ forward to Lincs

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns acquired another forward just before last Thursday’s OHA trading deadline. In a rather complicated three-team deal, Lincs obtained Jacob Bloomfield from Elmira Sugar Kings. Bloomfield was originally property of Listowel Cyclones, who dealt the 17-year-old forward to Elmira for forward Luke Israel. Lincolns then obtained Bloomfield from the Sugar…

Nethercott lifts ANAF Bantams in series opener

By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – A pair of third-period goals by forward Keegan Nethercott lifted the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams to a 3-1 victory over Mt. Brydges Cougars here Sunday night. The win gives Brandon Boyd’s Bantam Rock a 1-0 lead in their best-of-five, opening-round OMHA playoff series. Game 2 is Wednesday, Jan. 16 in…

Barber, U-14 Snipers earn two close ringette wins

What a beautiful weekend to travel and the St. Marys U-14 Snipers took advantage of the sunny skies travelling almost 400 km. for games in Mount Forest and Goderich. On Saturday, Snipers took on the Wellington North Ringers in Mount Forest, and on Sunday Jim Burlingham’s squad travelled to Goderich to clash with the Ice…

Police Reports for the week

Below are press releases from Stratford Police pertaining to St. Marys. The police are reminding people if they are witnessing a crime in progress call 911, but if they are reporting after the fact, just call the non-emergency number at 519-271-4141. They also remind people to not leave information regarding a possible concern on the…