News from around St. Marys.

New air quality reports available

Issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks The Town of St. Marys is working with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) and the Perth District Health Unit (PDHU) to provide information about air quality in our community. Recently, the MECP provided the Town with two new reports. The full…

M.P. Nater Appointed Deputy House Leader

Ottawa, ON – Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer announced last week that Perth—Wellington MP John Nater will serve as the Official Opposition’s Deputy House Leader. The 43rd Parliament of Canada is set to convene this week and M.P. Nater will be assuming his new role as part of the Official Opposition Leadership Team. M.P. Nater says…

Two comeback wins keep Lincolns firmly in third

Lincs improve road record to 8-2-1-2 with 6-4 victory over Komoka Saturday By Pat Payton KOMOKA – You have to give the St. Marys Lincolns high marks for resiliency. The Lincs maintained their grip on third place in the Western Conference standings by fighting back to win two GOJHL games this past weekend. Here Saturday…

Lincolns may or may not name new team captain

Lincs acquire new forward from Stratford Warriors in cash deal By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns have not yet named a team captain to replace the departed Blair Butchart, who left the team earlier this month to return to the Jr. ‘C’ ranks. The Lincs currently have five assistant captains, although only three players…

ANAF Bantams stressing speed, puck possession

Rock team heading to Michigan tournament early next month By Pat Payton The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams are stressing team speed and puck possession to compensate for being a relatively small squad this season. “We’ve had an up-and-down season so far,” coach Dale Switzer told the Independent in a recent interview. “We have one game where…

Legion A-E Midgets go 1-2 at Regional Silver Stick

By Pat Payton EXETER – The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets went 1-2 this past weekend and didn’t advance to the playoff round here at their Regional Silver Stick tournament. In the eight-team Midget division, Bob Davis’s squad opened with a convincing 7-0 victory over Hanover on Friday night. “We played really well,” coach Davis…

ABS Tracs Bantams win Festival Cup tournament

G&CC Atoms finalists in Matt Kelly Memorial in Bracebridge STRATFORD – The ABS Tracs Bantam ‘C’ girls captured the Aces’ Festival Cup tournament here on the Nov. 15-17 weekend. The Don Scott-coached Bantams won their first five games by shutouts. They defeated the Lambton Attack 5-0, TCDMHA (Chatsworth and District) 2-0, West Oxford Inferno 5-0…

U-16 Snipers hang on to down Ice Crushers 8-6

Team hosting first-place Mitchell this Thursday at the PRC The St. Marys U-16 Snipers hosted the Goderich Ice Crushers at the PRC in WRRL action last Thursday. The Ice Crushers (0-5) entered the game looking for their first win of the ringette season, while the Snipers were looking to improve on their 2-0 start. The…