Hutton, partner capture gold in doubles rowing

At recent 2019 Henley Regatta in St. Catharines By Pat Payton ST. CATHARINES – Last year, Grace Hutton won gold in the U-23 women’s singles division here at the annual Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. This year (Aug. 5-11), the 18-year-old Medina resident claimed gold in the U-23 women’s doubles category with her rowing partner Hayley…

Lincolns finish pre-season schedule with OT win

After 4-1 loss to Warriors in Stratford on Friday night, Lincs beat Cambridge 2-1 By Pat Payton HESPELER – Veteran Thomas McLatchie’s picture perfect goal early in the second, five-minute overtime period lifted St. Marys Lincolns to a 2-1 victory over Cambridge Redhawks here Saturday night. It was Lincs’ first win of 2019-20, leaving them…

Lincs down to 25 players following the weekend

Nine players at Ontario Hockey League training camps this week By Pat Payton Following weekend action, St. Marys Lincolns are down to 25 players — 15 forwards, seven defencemen and three goaltenders. “The team still has as many as three moves to make,” head coach Trent McClement told the Independent at Sunday’s practice. “If we…

It’s a long weekend, school starts Tuesday

With Monday being Labour Day, this weekend is the “traditional” last weekend of summer. This means that some business will be closed on Monday and it also means that the new school year will resume on Tuesday. The banks, the Post Office, Town offices, including administrative offices, the Museum, the Library, the Child Care Centre,…