News from around St. Marys.

Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns in the middle of a tough stretch

Team loses twice last week, plays first and third-place teams this week By Pat Payton Kyle Curtin gave St. Marys Lincolns a chance to win last Friday night at the PRC. The young goaltender made 36 saves–many of them difficult–to earn player-of-the-game honours in front of an estimated 500 fans on ‘Rock the Rink’ night.…

Forward Austin Maietta returning to the Lincolns

Director of Hockey Operations says Lincs also looking for defencemen By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns have now completed one-third of their Western Conference regular schedule. After 16 games, Lincs have allowed 75 goals — the most in the conference. That’s an average of 4.7 goals per night. Management says priority No. 1 right now…

Be a WinterLights elf!

Help illuminate this holiday tradition when Santa comes to St. Marys on Friday, November 16 The holiday season will soon be upon St. Marys! Our community is less than a month away from Friday, November 16 – the night of the Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade and the lighting of the WinterLights at Milt Dunnell Field.…

Dowler-Karn Celebrates their 75th Anniversary by Supporting 48 Local Charities and Non-Profits

$75,000 in Community Giving grows to $127,500 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of Dowler-Karn Limited, a successful third-generation family business.  To celebrate this milestone, Dowler-Karn partnered with the ESSO Community Program to announce the investment of $75,000 into local projects through the Fueling Communities Give-Away. The response has been outstanding. Over the course of the…

Perth South Recruiting Members for newly formed Community Policing Advisory Committee

As part of the transition process from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to the Stratford Police Service, Perth South Council has formally begun the process of creating the Perth South Community Policing Advisory Committee (CPAC). At the October 16, 2018 Council meeting, Council reviewed the report “Establishing a Community Policing Advisory Committee”. It was recommended…

DCVI field hockey team defeats Huskies, Eagles

Shawna Nelson has big day with five goals The DCVI field hockey team hosted Stratford Northwestern and Clinton St. Anne’s on Oct. 15 in Huron-Perth League play. In the opener against the Huskies, Salukis immediately put the pressure on, but a much improved NWSS defensive unit kept St. Marys from scoring early in the game.…

G&CC Atoms off to a great 2018-19 start

Team reaches semi-finals at recent tournament in Tillsonburg By Pat Payton St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms are another SMMHA team off to a great start this 2018-19 season. The Atoms currently have a 4-1 record in Shamrock League action, out-scoring their opponents 19-5 in the process. Overall, in 13 games to date,…

HBC Peewees finalists in A-E tournament at PRC

Rock team plays well, wins four games on weekend By Pat Payton The coaching staff of the Home Building Centre Peewees were looking at the “glass half-full, instead of half-empty” this past weekend. Despite losing 4-0 to Dorchester Dragons in Sunday afternoon’s championship game, the coaches were pleased with how the team played overall in…