News from around St. Marys.

Two more victories for U-16 Snipers, now 13-2

In WRRL action this past week, the St. Marys U-16 Snipers improved to 13-2 as they defeated Goderich and Kitchener in ringette play. Last Thursday, the Snipers travelled to Goderich to take on the 1-10 Ice Crushers. The game was back and forth in the first half as the teams skated to a 4-4 tie…

ANAF Bantams advance with 3-2 Game 5 victory

Firefighter Peewees sidelined in Game 6 Sunday in Dorchester By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Coach Dale Switzer thinks an early goal here Sunday was a big reason for the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams’ 3-2 victory over the Jr. Rockets. The huge win gave his team the best-of-five, opening-round OMHA playoff series three games to two. It…

Town BIA Reorganize for 2020

By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The St. Marys Business Improvement Area (BIA) had their first 2020 meeting to discuss Board objectives for the coming year. The Board is working towards a list of initiatives and projects for the year as well as drafting a budget. Due to the previous Board not being able…

Letter sent to families by Avon Maitland Board

Dear AMDSB Families, I am writing to provide you with an update regarding your child’s Term One Report Card. We know that teacher assessment and evaluation of student learning and achievement are an important part of the teaching and learning process. As part of its work-to-rule job sanctions, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO)…

Stellar performance by Salukis at H-P swim meet

Three top-place finishes for Zoe Fadelle; Brennan, Pfaff also earn firsts Congratulations to the DCVI swim team for a stellar performance at the Huron-Perth championship meet last Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the PRC pool. Three first-place finishes went to Zoe Fadelle, including one in the 100-metre butterfly. Niamh Brennan also earned first place in the…

Nordic ski team has great start to New Year

WIARTON – The DCVI Salukis skiers hit the trails early last week in Hepworth for their first official race of the New Year. “With the dismal wet weather experienced recently in St. Marys, we were thankful to ski on their beautiful trails,” coach Annette Wrigley said. The large DCVI team had several outstanding finishes. In…

Peewees, Bantams compete well in Port Huron

Both teams win twice against ‘A’ opponents at International Silver Stick tourney By Pat Payton PORT HURON, Mich. – The Firefighter Peewees and ANAF Bantams represented St. Marys minor hockey very well at the 2020 International Silver Stick tournament here this past weekend. Both ‘BB’ teams showed they could play against top-ranked ‘A’ calibre opponents,…

U-16 Snipers boost league ringette record to 11-2

Team skates to 8-3 win over Elora-Fergus Sunday On Sunday afternoon, the wintry weather let up and the St. Marys U-16 Snipers hosted the Elora-Fergus Edge in WRRL action at the PRC. It didn’t take long before the home-town crowd was cheering as Jillian Sterkenburg opened the scoring just two minutes in with Cierra Boyer…