News from around St. Marys.

Great start to 2020 season for Stonetown Karate

Members pick up 10 medals in Provincial tournament in Burlington By Pat Payton BURLINGTON – It was a great start to the 2020 tournament season for the Stonetown Karate Centre here Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Haber Recreation Centre. SKC members picked up one first, eight seconds and one third in the Ontario Provincial martial…

Hubbard Midgets blank Aces, earn trip to Provincials

Cascades Peewees also headed to year-end tournament in Toronto next month By Pat Payton The stakes were high Sunday night at the PRC. In front of a large crowd, the Hubbard Pharmacy Midget ‘B’ girls and Stratford Aces faced off in a showdown to determine which team would earn a spot in the year-end Provincials…

Cement Midgets sweep Preds, advance to SHL final

Ethan Froggett collects four points in series-ending victory last Thursday By Pat Payton In a Shamrock League playoff game last Thursday night, the Cement ‘BB’ Midgets skated to a 4-0 victory over the visiting Lambton Shores Predators. With the win, Brent Rae’s Cement men completed a three-game sweep of the SHL semi-final series. In the…

Landscaping Atoms punch ticket to league final

By Pat Payton It appears that the Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls have punched their ticket to the WOGHL final in Group 2. Ray Cousineau’s squad emerged with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Sarnia Lady Sting on Sunday, March 1 at the PRC. “The win puts us in first place in the league playoffs,” coach…

HBC Peewees lose 3-2 heartbreaker in Game 5

By Pat Payton It was a heartbreaker for the Home Building Centre A-E Peewees Sunday afternoon at the PRC. A goal with just 21.2 seconds left to play snapped a 2-2 deadlock and lifted the Lambeth Lancers to a 3-2 victory over Reg Clinton’s squad. The win gave the Lancers the best-of-five Shamrock League semi-final…

“If you freeze it, they will come”

Let’s keep the PRC rink busy throughout April By Stewart Grant Although the minor hockey season generally wraps up in March, the Pyramid Recreation Centre will continue to operate an ice rink through to April 26 before closing for the summer. This is a noteworthy point. Many rinks suspend operations for the season following the…