News from around St. Marys.

U-8 team thanks sponsor, ANAF Unit 265

The U-8 Snipers from St.Marys took to the ice twice recently and blew the barn doors off both times! Saturday saw the parents so very proud as our young players smiled and kept their eyes and ears open. The Snipers did a great job defeating the Mitchell Stingers in front of our team sponsors, St.…

Thompson resigns as Lincolns’ head coach

By Stewart Grant On March 2nd, the St. Marys Lincolns reported that Head Coach Scott Thompson has stepped down from his post, citing an interest to pursue other hockey related opportunities closer to his home in Carlisle. Thompson led the Lincolns’ coaching staff for the past two seasons, compiling a regular season record of 30-61-3-6.…

G&CC Atoms return to OMHA Finals

By Stewart Grant With two wins over Niagara-on-the-Lake last weekend, the St. Marys Golf & Country Club Atom BB’s are headed back to the OMHA Finals. St. Marys 6, NOTL 0 After splitting the first two games of the series, St. Marys won game 3 with a convincing 6-0 victory on Saturday in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Griffin…

Lincs get credit for putting together great scouting staff

By Pat Payton It’s kudos to president Brandon Boyd and the St. Marys Lincolns’ executive for taking the initiative and putting together a great scouting staff. It’s something that this proud Western Conference team has needed for a long, long time, and it’s proof that Boyd, the executive and board of directors, and management staff…

McPhail’s Pet and Animal Needs reaches milestone

March 1, 2018 marked 20 years in business serving St. Marys and area 20 years ago after the devastating Feed Mill Fire owned by McPhail’s Feed Services, Kathy McPhail had an opportunity to open the Pet Store in the downtown. It was something that she thought St. Marys needed. “I have always used the slogan…

Next stop Hong Kong for Valcke

Hong Kong – No stranger to Asia, as St. Marys resident Tom Valcke has taught baseball to coaches and players in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong over the past 30 years, the coach of George Brown College has taken a sabbatical to become the head coach of Hong…

New owners take the helm at established brokerage Coldwell Banker Homefield Realty

Coldwell Banker Canada Operations ULC has announced that experienced real estate professionals David Forster and Julien Polidoro have acquired the ownership of the network’s independent affiliate, Coldwell Banker Homefield Realty St. Marys.  The established southern Ontario brokerage is situated in St. Marys, between London and Stratford. Forster and Polidoro became sole owners of the brokerage,…

G&CC Atoms, Firefighter Peewees involved in tough series

Both teams face stiff competition in provincial semi-finals By Pat Payton The Golf and Country Club Atoms and the Firefighter Peewees face some tough OMHA playoff hockey this coming weekend, March 3 and 4. But both well-coached teams are certainly up to the challenge! After starting their provincial semi-final series this past weekend, the ‘BB’…