News from around St. Marys.

Gord Ash remembers several great Blue Jays teams

Thomson heard lots of good baseball stories in Yankees’ clubhouse over 28 years By Pat Payton Toronto native Gord Ash was one of four Canadians recently inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Ash was Toronto Blue Jays’ assistant GM for five years (1989 to 1994) and later the team’s GM for…

Team McGregor wins Mosquito baseball tournament

All three St. Marys Rockies teams play well on the weekend By Pat Payton It was a great weekend for St. Marys Mosquito baseball teams as two local squads reached Sunday’s championship game and a third Rockies team advanced as far as the ‘A’ semi-finals. The Mosquito Local League tournament was hosted by St. Marys…

Midgets dominate in wins over Exeter, Clinton

Standeaven shines on mound in victory over Mustangs Thursday By Pat Payton It was a strong two-way effort by the St. Marys Midget boys baseball team last Wednesday night at the Hall of Fame’s St. Marys Cement Co. field. The Rockies team, sponsored by McLean-Taylor Construction, combined timely hitting and strong defence to record a…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Jrs. keep win streak alive

Team rallies for 13-11 Huron Perth fastball victory last Thursday in Listowel By Pat Payton LISTOWEL – The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors’ win streak is alive and well in the Huron Perth Fastball League. The first-place team fought back from 3-0, 6-3 and 9-8 deficits here last Thursday night to earn a 13-11 victory over the…

Weather plays big factor in Battle of Gowanbrae

By Pat Payton The weather certainly played a factor in the 2019 Battle of Gowanbrae at St. Marys Golf and Country Club this past weekend. The men’s champions were established after a one-hole, closest-to-the-pin contest on No. 7 between the four men’s teams who finished first in their respective division. Bill McPhail and Larry Torrance…