News from around St. Marys.

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors improve to 6-0

Fastball team continues to produce plenty of offence  By Pat Payton The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors continue to score runs and chalk up wins in Huron-Perth Fastball League action. Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad improved their first-place record to 6-0 with three recent wins–including a come-from-behind effort on the road. Last Tuesday, June 4 at Teddy’s…

Team Noad repeat winners at Rotary tournament

Over 70 golfers play in ideal weather conditions last Thursday By Pat Payton Team Noad, consisting of Paul Noad, Pete Morrison, Matt Awad and Brent Costigard, posted the lowest score for the second straight year at the annual St. Marys Rotary Club golf tournament last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Just over…

Juggernauts 2-2 in WOSL standings after busy week

Three games in a span of seven days for St. Marys men’s soccer team St. Marys Juggernauts were very busy in WOSL action recently, playing three Second Division games in a span of just seven days. First up was a home game against Oakridge. For whatever reason, Juggernauts came out flat–not registering even one shot…

Stonetown Karate’s younger competitors shine

Jalyne Lorentz collects four firsts in 12-year-old Black Belt division in Kitchener By Pat Payton KITCHENER – It was a great showing by six of the younger competitors who belong to the Stonetown Karate Centre. The event was the Generation Martial Arts (GMA) championships here at the Core Lifestyles and Recreation Complex last month, and…

More minor hockey award winners for 2018-19

Abbie Boyd, right, is this year’s winner of the Lindsay Atkinson Memorial Award for the most sportsmanlike OWHA player, on and off the ice, in the SMMHA. The award was presented by Atkinson family members, Joan Atkinson, left, Maggie Gregory, Pat Craigmile and Jim Atkinson. The SMMHA held its annual awards banquet May 21 at…

Two top-10 finishes for Ethan Aarts at OFSAA

DCVI distance runner fourth in Junior boys 3,000-metre race Saturday in Guelph By Pat Payton GUELPH – It was mission accomplished for Ethan Aarts here at the 2019 OFSAA track and field championships this past weekend at the University of Guelph. The DCVI distance runner wanted top-10 finishes in both the Junior boys’ 1,500-metre and…