News from around St. Marys.

Parsons, Fifield top field at Senior Men’s Invite

By Pat Payton Some St. Marys golfers certainly took the spotlight at the annual Senior Men’s Invitational last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Rich Parsons topped a field of 102 golfers with a two-under-par 70, while fellow St. Marys member Rick Fifield finished second overall with an even-par 72. Parsons, who had…

Lawn Bowling Club holds Championship Day

The Parks Lawn Bowling Club held its Championship Day on Sunday, Sept. 8. In the S.I.G. Insurance League, Brian Farrell and Darren and Rose Constable defeated Rob Truax, Peter Flint and Alexis Fares 7-4 and 10-1 in the gold-medal game. In the bronze-medal game, Gerri Flint, Bonnie Farrell and Doug Johnston defeated Chris Collins, Freda…

Swedish Kubb Champions crowned on ‘Super Kubb Sunday’

Last Sunday was a beautiful day for Swedish Kubb at the Zurbrigg Ranch as 10 teams competed for the 4th annual St. Marys Swedish Kubb League (“SMSKL”) championship. Above, Top row from left: Jeff Bramham, Mike Morning, Jeremy Brock, Scott Lobb, Dan Goodson, Clint Mock, Jamie McFadden, Rob Shrubsole, Scott Jackson, Jeff Buckland, Chris Connolly,…

Good news for clinic

Lab services are back A release sent on behalf of Mary Cardinal, Vice President People and Chief Quality Executive. HPHA, said that “there is good news for St. Marys”. The release continues that “for those who have not heard, The Happy Valley Family Health Team has made arrangements with Life Labs to provide a community…

Longest serving gas station to close

The gas station at St. Marys Ford, which has been in operation for close to 100 years, will cease operations on Friday, September 27th. Kipp Edwards explained to the Independent that, as part of the licence renewal which was to come into effect October 1st, both the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) and Esso…

Free Agents, Snappers win playoff titles Saturday

In St. Marys Ladies Slow Pitch League’s year-end tournament The Free Agents capped off a great 2019 season by going undefeated and winning the ‘A’ Division championship on Saturday.  The event was the annual St. Marys Ladies Slow Pitch League’s year-end playoff tournament. Eleven league teams took part. The six ‘A’ Division teams played their…

Lincs post convincing wins over Bombers, Meteors

St. Marys starts 2-0 at GOJHL Showcase Weekend in Pelham By Pat Payton PELHAM – Mission accomplished! St. Marys Lincolns set a team goal to go 2-0 this past weekend here at the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League’s annual Showcase. And Lincs did just that with convincing victories over Brampton Bombers and Fort Erie Meteors. …