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HBC Peewees win 5-0, improve OMHA playoff record to 3-1

Huge game coming up against Strathroy on Saturday By Pat Payton PETROLIA – The Home Building Centre A-E Peewees improved their OMHA round-robin playoff series record to 3-1 with a 5-0 victory over the home-town Oilers here last Wednesday night. “The boys played really well in a chippy, Petrolia-style game,” coach Reg Clinton told the…

Legion Midgets take series opener in Petrolia

ANAF Bantams get big point at home Saturday against Cougars By Pat Payton PETROLIA – The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets made it four OMHA playoff wins in a row here last Wednesday night. Aaron Vernooy fired a hat trick to pace Bob Davis’s squad to a 6-3 victory over the home-town Oilers in the…

Lincolns get back on track with two big wins

Team allows just one goal on weekend, move seven points ahead of LaSalle By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns can clinch third place outright by winning six of their final eight regular-season games. However, after two big wins on back-to-back nights on home ice this past weekend, coach Trent McClement says it’s important for his…

U-10 ringette team finding its groove in New Year

Three consecutive wins after holiday break for Snipers Early in the New Year, the U-10 Snipers ringette team is finding its stride under the guidance of their bench staff. “It’s really starting to come together for this team,” coach Christen Graham commented following their latest streak “as a result of the coaching of Regan Mitchell,…

U-16 Snipers battle back to defeat the Edge 6-4

Sterkenburg, Boyer and Lynch each score pair in comeback road win FERGUS – St. Marys U-16 Snipers travelled here last Thursday to take on the 2-11-1 Elora-Fergus Edge at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex. It was not a pretty start. For only the second time this season (first time in league play), the Snipers did…

Groundwater Management Rebate Pending

By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the St. Marys Town Council meeting of January 28, Environmental Services Supervisor David Blake submitted a report to Council that identified that a significant volume of groundwater is entering the municipal sanitary system from private property. The source of this ground water is primarily from eves trough…