News from around St. Marys.

2019 Provincial Ringette Championships held in North Bay

“Homecoming!” was the slogan of the 2019 Provincial Ringette Championships held recently in their ancestral home of North Bay. The city’s Parks and Recreation Director Sam Jacks invented the on-ice sport for girls back in 1963. Over 1,000 young female athletes participated in this year’s championship – including close to a dozen St. Marys and…

U-14 Snipers prepare for WRRL Regionals

St. Marys U-14 Snipers have had a busy three weeks preparing for their upcoming WRRL Regionals taking place this coming weekend. Tillsonburg is the official host for the tournament, but games will also be played in Delhi and Thamesford. The Snipers’ last league game was Feb. 28, and coach Jim Burlingham has been busy running…

Results from Paint the Town Red!

Local businesses help United Way cloase the gap St. Marys, ON – United Way Perth Huron (UWPH) celebrated #LocalLove, February 14-17, by helping St. Marys merchants Paint the Town Red (PTTR). “St. Marys merchants ended up raising $917 as part of PTTR,” Kim Ross Jones, St.Marys Community Committee volunteer added. “That money helps United Way support…

“A Celebration of Hockey” this Friday

Canadiens vs. Lincolns Fundraiser Alumni Game set to go By Stewart Grant If you are a Lincolns fan, a Habs fan, or just a hockey fan in general, the PRC is the place to be this Friday night. “A Celebration of Hockey on Friday will not only be a memorable night for fans of all…

Good first tourney for DCVI badminton team

GODERICH – The DCVI Senior badminton team took part in their first tournament of the season here on Tuesday, March 5. The 16-member team, which also included five Junior players, were focused and reflective, resulting in great performances by all. Not only was this the first tournament of the season, but for many, it was…

Firefighter Peewees’ OMHA Finals a tight series

A win and a loss during the opening weekend vs. Lindsay Muskies By Stewart Grant After sweeping their respective semi-final matchups, the St. Marys Firefighter Peewees and the Lindsay Muskies collided in St. Marys last weekend to begin their six-point OMHA final series. A good crowd was in attendance for both the Saturday evening and…