Local enthusiasts enjoy sport of tractor pulling

2019 season wraps with big pull during Kirkton Fall Fair Sept. 6 By Pat Payton Tractor pulling. “It’s a sport where you’re pulling a progressively advancing weight down a 320 ft. clay track,” explains St. Marys resident Brian Harris, one of several local enthusiasts who take their tractors to area competitions in the summer months.…

Great day leaves St. Marys one point out of first

In Sr. Ryder Cup golf competition; fourth round Thursday in Goderich After three matches in their division in the Senior Ryder Cup (SRC) golf competition, the St. Marys Golf and Country Club team is in second place, with 46 points, and just one behind front-runner Sarnia which has 47. St. Clair Parkway is third at…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Jrs. continue to roll along

Team improves to 12-0 atop the Huron-Perth Fastball League standings By Pat Payton MILVERTON – The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors continue to combine good hitting and pitching in the Huron-Perth Fastball League. The St. Marys squad, coached by Rob and Kelly Wiffen, improved their first-place record to 12-0 with a 10-2 victory over the Milverton Millwrights…

Juggernauts extend win streak to three games

Men’s soccer team posts pair of 2-1 home-field victories last week St. Marys Juggernauts extended their WOSL winning streak to three games with two more Second Division victories this past week. First up was a Second Cup game last Tuesday against the Chatham Storm, who had knocked the Juggernauts out of Cup play the last…

Joanna Van De Walle Athlete-of-the-Year again

For third straight time at St. Mikes STRATFORD – St. Michael Catholic Secondary School recently announced its Athletes of the Year for 2018-19. St. Marys area resident Joanna Van De Walle, a Warriors’ multi-sport athlete, was named an Athlete-of-the-Year for a third consecutive season. She shared the Senior female award with Elizabeth Drake. The 17-year-old…

Two aces, same hole, same day

Two aces on the same day and same hole at St. Marys Golf & Country Club. Kathy Switzer and Gord Pearson both recorded hole-in-ones on the par 3 No. 2 hole on the same day recently at the St. Marys course. Congratulations to both golfers.  (Contributed photos)

20 on the Trestle events heating up

There’s lots of free summer fun high above St. Marys this July, as the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Grand Trunk Trail and trestle continue. Tonight, Wednesday, July 10, the Stratford Astronomy Group will share their telescopes and expertise on the trestle from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Come get closer to the moon…

Melodies at the Museum is back

Back by popular demand, the St. Marys Museum will host its eighth annual Melodies at the Museum summer concert series on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. every week from July 17 to August 28. A different musical performer will take the performance stage at Cadzow Park each week, so there will be something…