Senior girls volleyball team earns trip to Kenora

After winning WOSSAA for third straight time last week in Dorchester By Pat Payton DORCHESTER – It’s Kenora-bound for the St. Marys DCVI Senior girls volleyball team. The Salukis, co-coached by Steve Chateauvert and Ruthann Waldick, captured the WOSSAA ‘A’ title for the third straight year here last Wednesday and will represent the Western Ontario…

More great results for DCVI skiers at WOSSAA

DUNTROON – St. Marys DCVI ski team laid their lungs on the line at the WOSSAA Nordic ski championships here last Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Highlands Nordic Centre (south of Collingwood). Most athletes agreed that the first 1.5 k.m. uphill portion was challenging, but allowed for an easier second half of the course. Lydia Taylor…

Hubbard ‘B’ Bantams down 2-0 in OWHA playdowns

By Pat Payton EXETER – The Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls are a busy hockey team these days, competing in two different playoff series. In a best-of-five OWHA playdown series to determine who advances to the provincials in Toronto in April, Liz Simpson’s team is facing an uphill battle after dropping a 2-1 decision to…

Firefighter Peewees take opener against Wolves

Three third-period goals key 4-2 victory Sunday in NOTL By Pat Payton NOTL – Three third-period goals lifted the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees to a come-from-behind 4-2 victory over the Niagara-on-the-Lake Wolves here Sunday afternoon. The win gave the Rock a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five OMHA semi-final series. Trailing 2-1 going into the final 15…

Frayne Bantams, Cougars go to sixth and deciding game

By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – A sixth and deciding game was needed here on Tuesday night between the Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams and the home-town Cougars. (The result was after this week’s Independent press deadline). In Game 5 Saturday night at the PRC, Cougars tied the six-point OMHA playoff series at five points…

St. Marys Station Gallery presents STONE

Photographs With Poetry from the Poetry Circle and Photography Club of St Marys By Jennifer Thorpe When Cameron Porteous invited members of local photography club St. Marys Clicks to submit black and white photos based on the word “Stone,” he wasn’t sure what to expect.  When the photographers submitted 150 photos, he knew his work…