News from around St. Marys.

Veteran Cloutier named Lincs’ MVP for 2017-18

Ten team awards presented last Friday night at PRC By Pat Payton Four players won eight of the 10 trophies presented as St. Marys Lincolns held their year-end team awards banquet for the 2017-18 GOJHL season last Friday night at the PRC. Forwards Dalton Bancroft, Dan Cloutier and Mitch Bakker, and defenceman Jake Weston won…

Lincolns looking for a ‘teaching coach’

Deadline to apply for bench boss position is Mar. 21 By Pat Payton With the recent resignation of Scott Thompson, St. Marys Lincolns are currently looking for a new head coach. And the team’s Director of Hockey Operations Jim MacEachern is making no secret of it: he wants to hire a teaching coach and a…

Minor basketball holds 13th annual Finals night

Last Thursday at DCVI St. Marys Minor Basketball held its always popular Finals night at DCVI last Thursday, March 8. It was the 13th year for the year-end championship night. The Grade 5/6 boys champions are the Ducks, led by all-star Ryan Hodkinson and coached by Duncan Massie. The Grade 7/8 boys had an upset…

U-14 Snipers finish regular season strong

The Cascade and Optimist U-14 St. Marys Snipers had an exciting end to their ringette season as they played their last three scheduled games before the end-of-year Regional tournament. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, Tillsonburg Twisters came to town and the Snipers skated their way to a convincing 9-1 win. Sparking the St. Marys attack were…

People of Interest – St. Marys Museum Seminar

The next seminar at the St. Marys Museum, Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 7 to 9 p.m., promises to be a rewarding experience. Long-time researcher Ken Telfer has assembled the stories of some historic figures with strong connections to St. Marys who led interesting lives but who may not show up in local history books.…

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.…