News from around St. Marys.

Scheele has outstanding freshman year at Western

DCVI grad collects three rookie-of-the-year titles in cross-country running and track By Pat Payton LONDON – Marcel Scheele made a statement at Western University this past season. Competing for the Mustangs, the former St. Marys DCVI star was named both OUA and national rookie-of-the-year in cross-country running. In the indoor track season that followed, Scheele…

Crisp going into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

First hockey person being inducted; ceremony scheduled for August By Pat Payton NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Terry Crisp is among the 2020 class being inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The former St. Marys Lincolns centre (1959-61) has been a sports analyst for the NHL’s Nashville Predators for over 20 years. Crisp is the…

Town reminding residents to shop local in St. Marys

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted St. Marys in many ways. Summer is usually bustling with tourists visiting our shops, restaurants and amenities but this year is beginning to look very different. Many of our local businesses and services had to shut their doors while others have shifted to new ways of doing…

Kinsmen Summerfest cancelled

The present COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for the cancellation of another event in town. The St. Marys Kinsmen’s very popular event Summerfest 2020 has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to run July 23 – 25. In a release from the organizing committee, they say that “the news is incredibly disappointing to all of us…

Pearson wants to finish Jr. career in Owen Sound

Veteran praises defenceman Sedley for his strong rookie season with Attack By Pat Payton OWEN SOUND – Kaleb Pearson would like to play his overage year in Owen Sound in 2020-21. The St. Marys native, who turns 20 next month, has played the last two Ontario Hockey League seasons with the Attack. “That’s the plan;…

Ringette Association holds annual general meeting

Mike Lynch named new president for 2020-21 season Last Wednesday, the St. Marys Ringette Association held their Annual General Meeting. This year’s meeting deviated from past AGMs as Covid-19 forced the executive to switch formats and have its members attend virtually. The decision resulted in one of the largest attended AGMs in recent years. President…