News from around St. Marys.

Landscaping Atoms reach semi-finals at Int. Silver Stick

By Pat Payton PORT ELGIN – The Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls reached the semi-finals here at the International Silver Stick tournament recently. Ray Cousineau’s squad played their first two games on the Friday, losing 1-0 to Chatsworth Rebels and 2-0 to West Oxford Inferno. “We’ve been playing decent hockey, it’s just that the teams we’re…

St. Marys Public Library Thrives

Friends name volunteer of the year By Paul Dreossi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Friends of the St. Marys Public Library (FOL) celebrated their substantial contributions to the St. Marys Public library during 2019 and planned objectives for the upcoming year during their Annual General Meeting on January 25. The group of volunteers operate the…

HBC Peewees win 5-0, improve OMHA playoff record to 3-1

Huge game coming up against Strathroy on Saturday By Pat Payton PETROLIA – The Home Building Centre A-E Peewees improved their OMHA round-robin playoff series record to 3-1 with a 5-0 victory over the home-town Oilers here last Wednesday night. “The boys played really well in a chippy, Petrolia-style game,” coach Reg Clinton told the…

Legion Midgets take series opener in Petrolia

ANAF Bantams get big point at home Saturday against Cougars By Pat Payton PETROLIA – The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets made it four OMHA playoff wins in a row here last Wednesday night. Aaron Vernooy fired a hat trick to pace Bob Davis’s squad to a 6-3 victory over the home-town Oilers in the…

Lincolns get back on track with two big wins

Team allows just one goal on weekend, move seven points ahead of LaSalle By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns can clinch third place outright by winning six of their final eight regular-season games. However, after two big wins on back-to-back nights on home ice this past weekend, coach Trent McClement says it’s important for his…