News from around St. Marys.

Hutton, partner capture gold in doubles rowing

At recent 2019 Henley Regatta in St. Catharines By Pat Payton ST. CATHARINES – Last year, Grace Hutton won gold in the U-23 women’s singles division here at the annual Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. This year (Aug. 5-11), the 18-year-old Medina resident claimed gold in the U-23 women’s doubles category with her rowing partner Hayley…

Lincolns finish pre-season schedule with OT win

After 4-1 loss to Warriors in Stratford on Friday night, Lincs beat Cambridge 2-1 By Pat Payton HESPELER – Veteran Thomas McLatchie’s picture perfect goal early in the second, five-minute overtime period lifted St. Marys Lincolns to a 2-1 victory over Cambridge Redhawks here Saturday night. It was Lincs’ first win of 2019-20, leaving them…

Lincs down to 25 players following the weekend

Nine players at Ontario Hockey League training camps this week By Pat Payton Following weekend action, St. Marys Lincolns are down to 25 players — 15 forwards, seven defencemen and three goaltenders. “The team still has as many as three moves to make,” head coach Trent McClement told the Independent at Sunday’s practice. “If we…

One shot win at Douglas Memorial golf tournament

Tourney has now raised almost $25,000 for St. Marys minor hockey By Pat Payton It was close at the finish line! The foursome of Will Fink, Trevor Warwick, Cole Warwick and Mike Gould claimed a one-shot victory in the 8th annual Gary Douglas Memorial golf tournament Saturday at River Valley Golf and Country Club. A…

St. Marys Sr. Ryder Cup team competes in playoff round

CHATHAM – St. Marys Golf and Country Club’s Senior Ryder Cup team successfully qualified for the SouthWest Regional competition held at the beautiful Maple City golf course in Chatham-Kent last Friday, Aug. 16. The St. Marys G&CC team, consisting of two-man pairings — Merlin Malinowski and Brian Hughes, Neil Dust and Wayne Ross, Rich Parsons…