News from around St. Marys.

Sr. boys force St. Mikes to five full sets in semis

Salukis also qualify for WOSSAA ‘A’ this week in London By Pat Payton STRATFORD – The DCVI Senior boys volleyball team was just one set from reaching the championship final at the Huron-Perth Conference playoff tournament here last Tuesday at the Stratford Agri-plex. Facing the perennially-strong Stratford St. Mikes Warriors in the afternoon semi-finals, Steve…

U-16 Snipers compete in ‘Pink the Rink’ tournament

LONDON – St. Marys U-16 Snipers competed in the 39th annual ‘Pink the Rink’ tournament here this past weekend, hosted by the London Lynx Ringette Association. Snipers travelled to Kinsmen Arena, the Flight Exec Centre and Western Fair Sports Complex in their first tournament of the year. The St. Marys girls were eager to hit…

St. Marys Independent visits Kirkton W.I.

A bit of history on the Kirkton’s W.I., by Secretary Orrie Hartwick: The Kirkton Womens Institute was organized in 1902, but after a period of three years, the Group disbanded. In 1908 it was reorganized and has been active ever since. A discussion regarding music in the school at a January Meeting of 1921, resulted…

Two sides of the Don Cherry saga

Cherry’s career shouldn’t have ended this way  By Stewart Grant Of all the ways for Don Cherry’s career at Hockey Night in Canada to end, who would’ve guessed it would’ve been following his annual Remembrance Day statement?  While much has changed in the hockey world (and the world in general) over Cherry’s long career, it…