News from around St. Marys.

Senior, Junior girls win, lose just before Christmas

DCVI volleyball teams have 3-1 records in H-P standings By Pat Payton The DCVI Senior girls volleyball team won and lost just before the Christmas break, leaving Salukis with a 3-1 record and in fourth place in the 11-team Huron-Perth League standings. Salukis played Goderich Vikings and Clinton St. Anne’s Eagles at home on Dec.…

Goldie named Lincs’ December player-of-the-month

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns’ forward Mason Goldie is St. Marys Buick GMC player-of-the-month for December. The presentation will be made just prior to the Chatham-St. Marys game this Friday, Jan. 4. The 17-year-old Londoner currently has nine goals and 19 points in 32 games, and is tied for fourth in team scoring. –Going…

Lincolns Roster for Habs Alumni Game taking shape

Game to be held March 22nd By Stewart Grant With the March 22nd Canadiens vs. Lincolns Alumni Game approaching, there is no official word yet on who will be playing for the Habs (this information will be available by mid-February), but Lincolns Alumni Committee Member Ed Parkinson reported to the Independent that the Lincolns Alumni…

New distracted laws in effect

Hefty higher fines Because distracted driving has become the leading cause of death on the roads and highways, the Province of Ontario has introduced new laws to combat this problem. As of January 1, drivers who are caught using their cell phones or other handheld devices will be fined up to $1,000, get three demerit…

U-14 Snipers quiet Explosion

Larmer scores twice in 3-0 win SEAFORTH – St. Marys U-14 Snipers travelled here Tuesday, Dec. 18 to take on the first-place Exeter/Seaforth Explosion. However, it was the Snipers who exploded for three goals en- route to a 3-0 ringette win and handing the Explosion their first loss of the season. Scoring for the Snipers…

Four wins, a tie for SMMHA teams Monday

HBC Peewees get invite to Int. Silver Stick tourney in Pelham in New Year By Pat Payton It was a great night for St. Marys minor hockey teams this past Monday, Dec. 17 at the PRC. In five home games, SMMHA teams collected four wins and a tie. The Dunny’s Source for Sports A-E Atoms…