News from around St. Marys.

“If you freeze it, they will come”

Let’s keep the PRC rink busy throughout April By Stewart Grant Although the minor hockey season generally wraps up in March, the Pyramid Recreation Centre will continue to operate an ice rink through to April 26 before closing for the summer. This is a noteworthy point. Many rinks suspend operations for the season following the…

Jr. Saluki girls win WOSSAA ‘A’ championship

Team defeats Dorchester in five-set final at London Westminster LONDON – The DCVI Salukis Junior girls volleyball team capped off their 2019-20 season, winning the WOSSAA ‘A’ championship here at Westminster Secondary last Tuesday, Feb. 25. At the Huron-Perth playoffs in Stratford on Feb. 18, the Juniors beat Listowel in straight sets in the quarter-finals…

U-16 Snipers sweep Lynx on weekend

St. Marys finishes regular schedule with 18-3 record St. Marys U-16 Snipers completed their WRRL regular season this past weekend with a home-and-home series against the London Lynx. On Saturday, Jim Burlingham’s Snipers travelled to Kinsmen Arena in London for the opening game. The defensive lines comprised of Jillian Cunningham, Kaylee Fowler, Celeste Brandt, Caitlynn…

Lady Schleprocks win openers, move into top spot

The Stonetown Lady Schleprocks kicked off the 2020 basketball campaign with a pair of impressive victories at DCVI on Sunday, Feb. 23 to move into first place as the Huron-Perth League kicked off its season. In addition to St. Marys, Mitchell, Goderich and Kincardine teams took part in a series of games that day. The…

Curtin outstanding as Lincs take first two games

St. Marys goalie posts back-to-back shutouts as Lincolns win 2-0 and 4-0 By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Fifty-eight saves and 120 shutout minutes. That’s what goalie Kyle Curtin gave the St. Marys Lincolns in the first two games of their best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final playoff series with Strathroy Rockets. Forty-one stops by Curtin here Saturday…