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Lincs’ special teams shine in 6-3 win over Maroons

Third-place Lincolns host first and second-place teams this weekend at PRC By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns’ second-place aspirations got a boost last Friday night with a 6-3 victory over the visiting Chatham Maroons. An estimated 600 spectators on ‘Girls Rock the Rink’ night watched the Lincs (21-7-3-3) move to within five points of…

U-16 Snipers nip Dragons 5-4, move into first place

Boyer scores three times in 7-0 victory over Dorchester in final 2019 game DORCHESTER – In WRRL action Saturday evening, the St. Marys U-16 Snipers travelled to the Flight Exec Centre here to take on the Dragons. The Snipers entered the game tied for first place with Mitchell, so they were looking to grab sole…

Nominations for the 2020 Business Excellence Awards are now Open

The Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce BEA Awards offer businesses the chance to shine and is an opportunity for businesses to promote advancement of responsible business leadership within the community. The organizing committee is seeking public input for the nominations. Any business or entrepreneur whom you feel has exemplified leadership, customer service, determination and…

PRC ice time fee changes

Necessary to accurately reflect true costs In 2019, the PRC performed a comprehensive service delivery review. As part of that review, a full cost analysis of ice time at the PRC was conducted. Town staff looked at the whole picture – including utilities (approximately $1,000 per day in hydro alone when both ice pads are…

Annual Local League hockey tournament this weekend

Four SMMHA teams taking part in three-day event St. Marys Minor Hockey Association will hold its annual Local League tournament this weekend, Jan. 3-5. Nineteen teams, including four from the SMMHA, will compete in the three-day event. The Nicholson Concrete Atoms will compete in the six-team Atom division, starting Friday against Mitchell at 4:30 p.m.…

Firefighter Peewees win Silver Stick title in OT

Tipping, Pickering shine on final day in Regional event at Watford By Pat Payton WATFORD – The Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees are the third St. Marys minor hockey team this season to earn a spot in an International Silver Stick tournament in the New Year. And Dwain Smith’s squad did it in dramatic fashion here on…

A look at Lincolns’ regular schedule in New Year

Eleven of 17 remaining games on home ice; Burdett traded to Mitchell Hawks By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns’ regular schedule in the New Year consists of 17 games, including 11 on home ice. Lincs open their January schedule with four straight home games, starting this Friday, Jan. 3 against Chatham Maroons at 7:30 p.m.…

Landscaping Atom girls good defensive squad

Rock team sits in first place in WOGHL’s Second Division standings By Pat Payton The St. Marys Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls are a good defensive team. Just look at their record; it speaks for itself. Since the re-seeding of teams six games into the 2019-20 season, Ray Cousineau’s squad has posted an 8-1-1 record in…