News from around St. Marys.

Dunny’s Atoms force fifth and deciding game

This Saturday afternoon in Port Elgin By Pat Payton It’s now a one-game showdown for all the marbles! The Dunny’s Source for Sports Atoms forced a fifth and deciding game in their OMHA A-E final with a 4-1 victory over Saugeen Shores Storm last Sunday afternoon at the PRC. Game 5 is this Saturday in…

G&CC Atoms leave everything on the ice

Midland goalie the difference in OMHA ‘BB’ final series By Pat Payton St. Marys Golf and Country Club Atoms left everything on the ice Saturday afternoon at the PRC. Midland Centennials’ goalie Mason Downs was the difference, plus a couple of goals from forward Drew Robson. Downs stopped everything the Atom Rock could throw at…

Hard work pays off for Landscaping Atoms

By Pat Payton Hard work has certainly paid for the Landscaping Atom girls. Since Christmas, the Atoms have played their best hockey and head coach Jeff Richardson says there are a couple of good reasons for that. “We are a hard-working team,” Richardson told the Independent recently. “We are a team that tries to put…

Firefighter Peewees can hold their heads high

Team gives Napanee Stars terrific battle on home ice By Pat Payton The Firefighter Peewees can hold their heads high! Dwain Smith’s squad thrilled home-town fans this past weekend with two very entertaining hockey games against the Napanee Stars. After a convincing 6-1 victory on Saturday night, Firefighters dropped a tough 3-2 decision to the…

Great results for Stonetown Karate Centre

By Pat Payton ILDERTON – Two firsts and five seconds! It was a great day for Stonetown Karate Centre members who competed in the Ilderton Open Karate tournament here recently at Oxbow Public School. Two of the younger members of the club both brought home first and second-place trophies in the 6-and-under Intermediate division. Nathan…

Nina Polidoro Photography donation

Proceeds from Nina Polidoro Photography Santa pictures was donated to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation. Pictured, from left, Krista Linklater, Nina Polidoro, Jay Harrison and Lanny Hoare (of Lyric Flowers), Hayden Wright and Pat Craigmile. (Photo by Nancy Bickell)

Homegrown talent to headline Stonetown Heritage Festival

Two nights of entertainment at this year’s festival Homegrown talent will be centre stage at this year’s Stonetown Heritage Festival, taking place Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14. Saturday night’s iconic street dance will be headlined by St. Marys native “Darcy John” Scheuerman, whose upbeat mix of country, rock and pop will have Queen…