News from around St. Marys.

3 Big Sports Stories – March 10, 2017

Barcelona does the unthinkable When you are going into the second leg of a Champions League round of 16 match, and you won the first game 4-0, all you have to do is not be a colossal choke artist and you are good as gold. That, however, is something Paris Saint-Germain could not manage to…

24 year-old Childerley recovering after heart attack

Quick medical response and defibrillators praised By Stewart Grant Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Connor Aarts, much local attention has been received this year on the importance of automated external defibrillators (AED) as a potentially life-saving device. In memory of fellow soccer player Andrew Stoddart who died while playing the sport in 2015, 14-year-old…

How to Vote in the Conservative Leadership Race

Deadline to register is March 28th By Stewart Grant In 1920, Conservative leader and St. Marys native Arthur Meighen became Prime Minister of Canada, succeeding Sir Robert Borden’s Unionist Party government. In the nearly 100 years that have followed, our government has been formed by either the Conservative or Liberal parties. My point is, whoever…

Positive Changes Continue at St. Marys Golf & CC

Golfers invited to Early Bird Event this Saturday By Stewart Grant As evidenced by the construction visible from Queen Street this winter, the folks at the St. Marys Golf & Country Club have been busy getting ready for another successful year. The large new building that is being finished this spring is a brand new…

DCVI holds pep rally, wins WOSSAA Gold

Pep rally MC Thomas Redman takes a selfie with all the staff and students of DCVI By Spencer Seymour With activities throughout ranging from students balancing Oreo cookies on their foreheads to a giant tug of war game, the large gym was turned into a red and white Saluki party last Wednesday. Noisemakers, chants and…

Baseball Spring Training

15th consecutive year of free indoor clinics St. Marys Minor Ball will begin its 15th consecutive year of free baseball instruction for boys and girls. Instruction will be provided for beginners as well as experienced players. The clinics will take place on the following Friday evenings at the St. Marys DVCI highschool gym: March 10,…