News from around St. Marys.

G&CC Atoms win on road, advance to next round

Frayne Bantams up 2-0 on Mooretown Jr. Flags; Game 3 Friday By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms finished off their first-round, best-of-five OMHA playoff series with a 2-1 victory over the Jr. Rockets here last Tuesday night. The win gave the Atom Rock the hard-fought series three games to…

U-14 Snipers finally lose, fall to Explosion 5-2

St. Marys U-14 Snipers played host to the Exeter/Seaforth Explosion on Saturday at the PRC. Snipers were looking to close out the month unbeaten. They entered the game in second place in the WRRL Red Division standings, just two points behind league-leading Mitchell. Exeter/Seaforth came in just two points behind the Snipers, so a close…

Firefighter Peewees drop opener 3-2 to Dragons

Now need to win an OMHA game in series in Dorchester By Pat Payton The Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewee are faced with winning a playoff game in Dorchester after losing the series opener 3-2 on home ice last Wednesday night. Game 2 in the best-of-five, second-round OMHA series was on Tuesday of this week in Dorchester.…

Tribute to Michael Kennedy

On January 11, 2019, David Michael Kennedy died in Hamburg, New York, in his 69th year. Although recently, Michael has been a frequent visitor to St. Marys, only a few residents realize the impact he made on this community. Michael’s mother, Isabelle Chesterfield Kennedy was born in 1915, the daughter of James and Annie Chesterfield.…

Top 5 Reasons to Book with a Travel Agent

By Stonetown Travel 5. You’ve got better things to do than spend countless hours reading online reviews. Online travel reviews are extremely helpful when researching vacation ideas.  But the sheer volume of these reviews, their conflicting opinions, and the myriad of options available online can be overwhelming.  Professional travel agents can help eliminate the noise…

McCotter’s hat sparks Finnbilt Novices’ comeback

By Pat Payton DORCHESTER – The Finnbilt ‘BB’ Novices were 1-1 after their first two OMHA playoff games early last week. In dramatic fashion, Todd Dittmer’s squad pulled out a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Dragons here last Tuesday night. After Dragons jumped out to a 2-0 first-period lead, Declan McCotter spearheaded the Rock comeback.…

Jr. Salukis win, stay in hunt for H-P playoff spot

DCVI boys team holds off Central Huron 53-41 last Wednesday By Pat Payton It didn’t end up being easy, but the DCVI Junior boys basketball team may have clinched a Huron-Perth playoff berth last Wednesday afternoon at the collegiate. A determined Central Huron Phoenix team made the Salukis earn their 53-41 victory, leaving St. Marys…