News from around St. Marys.

Ice rescue training at the Quarry

The St. Marys Quarry is more than just Canada’s largest outdoor freshwater swimming pool. On Saturday, January 26, 2019, local firefighters used the Quarry to conduct ice rescue training and pull “victims” from a pre-cut opening in the water. The exercise was an opportunity for firefighters to practice with their ice rescue equipment. To prepare…

Tech Tuesday at South Perth

Students in grades one/two and three/four at South Perth Centennial School have been engaged in a program called Tech Tuesday for the past few months. Lead teachers Nicole King and Brenda Pincombe have been working with students on mastering three different technologies: Ozobots, Mini Spheros and Code & Go Robotics Mice. One of the focuses…

Gold medal winners!

Gold medal winners! The Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls recently captured a hockey tournament in Huntsville, winning all four of their games and out-scoring their opposition 16-2 in the process. In front is goalie Emma Luyten. From left, second row: trainer Brittany Bilyea, trainer Jill O’Keefe, Meghan Keene, Anna Standevean, captain Lydia Taylor and head…

Nethercott fires hat, ANAF Bantams tie series

Frayne Bantams sweep Mooretown three straight in opening series By Pat Payton Forward Keegan Nethercott and goaltender Nic Kiestra earned the spotlight for the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams last Wednesday night at the PRC. With the Rock facing a must-win situation, Nethercott fired three goals and Kiestra stopped everything directed his way in a well-deserved 5-0…