News from around St. Marys.

St. Marys not getting a cannabis store

Craft Beer and Food Truck event coming to Induction Weekend At their meeting on Tuesday Feb. 12, Council was told that St. Marys is not on the short list of municipalities that will receive an outlet that sells legal marijuana. Municipalities were previously given the opportunity to opt out of being a potential location for…

Jr. boys bow out in quarter-finals

Finish sixth overall in H-P with 5-5 record LISTOWEL – The DCVI Junior boys basketball team lost a very fast-paced game against a well-prepared Lightning team 54-30, here on the afternoon of Feb. 8. The Salukis fell behind 14-3 by the end of the first quarter and could not close the gap from there in…

Comeback puts G&CC Atoms in quarter-finals

Firefighter Peewees facing Caledonia in next playoff round By Pat Payton A third-period comeback Sunday afternoon at the PRC has earned the Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms a spot in the provincial quarter-finals. Reg Clinton’s squad erased a 2-0 deficit with three goals in the final 15 minutes to pull a 3-2 victory over…

Hubbard Bantams sweep Hawks in league series

By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Goalie Emma Luyten posted the shutout as the Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls defeated Bluewater Hawks 3-0 here Sunday. The win gave Liz Simpson’s squad the best-of-three, first-round Lower Lakes Female Hockey League playoff series in two straight games. “We played hard, controlled the puck, and made some solid plays…

Local players help Aces capture Silver Stick title

AURORA – Stratford Aces Bantam ‘A’ team won the International Silver Stick title here on the Feb. 1-3 weekend. Two local skaters, Avery Aarts and Olivia Brock, helped the Aces reach the championship final, where they defeated Clarington Flames 2-1 on the Sunday. The team made it through the round-robin portion of the tournament without…