News from around St. Marys.

Nethercott lifts ANAF Bantams in series opener

By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – A pair of third-period goals by forward Keegan Nethercott lifted the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams to a 3-1 victory over Mt. Brydges Cougars here Sunday night. The win gives Brandon Boyd’s Bantam Rock a 1-0 lead in their best-of-five, opening-round OMHA playoff series. Game 2 is Wednesday, Jan. 16 in…

Barber, U-14 Snipers earn two close ringette wins

What a beautiful weekend to travel and the St. Marys U-14 Snipers took advantage of the sunny skies travelling almost 400 km. for games in Mount Forest and Goderich. On Saturday, Snipers took on the Wellington North Ringers in Mount Forest, and on Sunday Jim Burlingham’s squad travelled to Goderich to clash with the Ice…

Police Reports for the week

Below are press releases from Stratford Police pertaining to St. Marys. The police are reminding people if they are witnessing a crime in progress call 911, but if they are reporting after the fact, just call the non-emergency number at 519-271-4141. They also remind people to not leave information regarding a possible concern on the…

Truck fire Friday morning

Around 10am on Friday January 11th, there was a loud explosion coming from James Street at Elizabeth Street just before the railroad tracks. The St. Marys Fire Department was on the scene immediately. A delivery van was on fire with a hole blown out of the right rear cargo hold. Faulty air brakes were presumed…

Four centres win gold at Local League tourney

Twenty-three teams compete in SMMHA event at PRC on the weekend By Pat Payton Four different centres won the four age divisions this past weekend as St. Marys Minor Hockey Association held its annual Local League tournament at the PRC. A total of 23 teams competed in the SMMHA’s 2nd annual tournament. Altogether, five St.…

Atom teams need double OT to decide winner

At Local League hockey tournament on the weekend By Pat Payton The following are game summaries for the two St. Marys Atoms teams which competed in St. Marys minor hockey’s 2nd annual Local League tournament this past weekend. The Nicholson Concrete Atoms started their weekend Friday afternoon with a 5-2 loss to Lucan Irish. Grayson…

Lincolns add forward before Thursday’s deadline

At least six more wins needed to make playoffs: Lincs’ coach By Pat Payton At press time Monday afternoon of this week, St. Marys Lincolns had made one player move prior to Thursday’s OHA trading deadline. Lincs acquired veteran forward Thomas McLatchie from St. Thomas Stars in a straight cash deal. McLatchie had seven goals,…