News from around St. Marys.

Thorup on bronze medal-winning volleyball team

DCVI athlete competing in events in Mexico, Thailand nexth month By Pat Payton June will be quite a month for Abbey Thorup, of St. Marys, as she competes in world-class beach volleyball events in Mexico and Thailand. Volleyball Canada recently nominated the DCVI athlete to attend a NORCECA event in Mexico. It runs from June…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors off to 3-0 start

Fastball team scores 37 runs in its first three league games By Pat Payton Sparked by a hard-hitting offence, the Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors are off to a strong 3-0 start and sit at the top of the Huron-Perth Fastball League standings. In their first three league victories, Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad has plated 37…

Lincolns golf tourney postponed to June 15

Due to an unfavourable forecast of rain and possible thunderstorms, St. Marys Lincolns postponed their 37th annual golf tournament this past Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. The event has been re-scheduled for Saturday, June 15 at St. Marys G&CC. “With the postponement of the tournament comes the hope of warmer weather,” Lincs’…

Two golds on track for Ethan Aarts at WOSSAA

DCVI Midget boys team finishes in first place with 61 points By Pat Payton LONDON – An individual and a team took the spotlight for the St. Marys DCVI track and field squad here at the WOSSAA championships last Thursday and Friday at Western University’s TD Waterhouse Stadium. Distance runner Ethan Aarts won two races…

Opening weekend of the St. Marys Farmers’ Market

By Stewart Grant Megan and Sean Brode, managers of the 2019 St. Marys Farmers’ Market, reported to the Independent that they were very pleased with the market’s first week. “Our opening market was excellent. Though we aren’t sure on exact attendance numbers, what we can say is that most of our vendors were sold out…

GM Smale reports 13 veterans back for 2019-20

Lincolns have also committed to four other skaters By Pat Payton Thirteen of last year’s players want to return and play a key role with St. Marys Lincolns next season. And new General Manager Greg Smale also announced at the team’s Annual General Meeting last Monday (May 13th) at the PRC that Lincs have also…