News from around St. Marys.

Jake Douglas Spring Training MVP in Florida

St. Marys ball player seeking Division 1 U.S. baseball scholarship By Pat Payton SANFORD, Fla. – It appears that Jake Douglas put himself on the ‘baseball radar’ here over March break. The St. Marys native attended a week-long baseball camp with the U-18 Ontario Nationals, and was named Spring Training MVP. The first-time camp, held…

Thorup, Fletcher second in Canadian U-21 trials

Pair might get a chance to compete in beach volleyball Worlds in June TORONTO – Abbey Thorup, of St. Marys, and her playing partner Iris Fletcher, of London, recently competed in the Volleyball Canada U-21 Beach Volleyball World championship trials here at Beach High Performance Centre in Downsview Park. The local pair finished second. The…

Two firsts for Jalyne Lorentz at Power Nationals

Martial Arts Challenge held in London By Pat Payton LONDON – For a relatively small group of competitors, it was a good showing by the Stonetown Karate Centre. The recent event was the Power Nationals Martial Arts Challenge, held at Carling Heights Community Centre. SKC members picked up three firsts, a second, and four thirds…

Local League all-stars compete in Point Edward

Local League all-star games were recently held in Point Edward. These four SMMHA players were members of the victorious Team East Atom squad. From left: Mac Hern and Luke Richardson of the Bickell Built Homes Atoms, and Grayson Gerber and Zach Matheson of the Nicholson Concrete Atoms. James Buckland, of the Ashton Tire Bantams, played…

Sedley selected by OHL’s Attack

By Pat Payton It was an exciting time for a St. Marys family this past weekend. Sam Sedley, a 15-year-old Stonetown native, was selected in the fourth round, 70th overall, by the Owen Sound Attack in Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League priority draft. The right-shooting defenceman had eight goals, 24 points and 58 penalty minutes in…