News from around St. Marys.

LCBO, United Way Campaign Helps Local Communities

One simple act can help United Way Perth-Huron (UWPH) address #UNIGNORABLE issues like poverty, homelessness and mental health in St. Marys. Through August 12, the LCBO is holding their Buy Local Give Local campaign across Ontario and 17 stores in Perth and Huron Counties will be fundraising to benefit United Way Perth-Huron (UWPH). All you need to…

Pirie Mitchell will be Liberal Candidate

Nomination meeting on August 12 The Perth-Wellington Federal Liberal Association issued the following press release: Local Liberals will gather in Stratford for a Team Trudeau 2019 Nomination Meeting on August 12 where they will nominate Pirie Mitchell as the Liberal candidate in the riding of Perth-Wellington. Pirie has deep roots in the community and a…

Want to try Pickleball?

Pyramid Recreation Centre to hold one-night intro to the sport The Pyramid Recreation Centre and St. Marys Pickleball Association (SMPA) are teaming up to introduce Pickelball to a whole new audience. On Thursday, August 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., they will host a “Pickleball Open House” for ages fourteen and up on the Rock…

Lincolns’ 2019-20 roster continues to take shape

Training camp two weeks away; GM Smale acquires winger from Brantford By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns’ General Manager Greg Smale informed the Independent recently that he has acquired a 17-year-old right winger from Brantford Jr. ‘B’ Bandits (formerly the 99ers) of the Midwestern Conference. He’s Mason Mantzavrakoz, who had nine goals, 12 assists and…

Stonetown Tribe wins Stonetown Summer League

As the Stonetown Summer Hockey League turns 10 years old, the Stonetown Tribe emerge as 2019 champions with a recent 4-2 win over the Wellburn Whalers. League MVP Darryl Sterkenburg tallied the game winning goal with just two minutes to play, his second of the game. Rounding out the scoring were Brett Petrie and Kaleb…

U-12 boys defeat St. Thomas 6-1 in minor soccer action

Danny Graham of the St. Marys U-12 team battles a St. Thomas player for the ball during an Elgin-Middlesex minor soccer game last Thursday. (Payton photos) Minor soccer three stars. These three members of the U-12 boys soccer team were selected the three stars following a 6-1 Elgin-Middlesex Soccer Association win over St. Thomas at…