News from around St. Marys.

St. Marys DCVI Construction SHSM Kick-Off

St. Marys DCVI has officially started the Construction Specialized High Skills Major (SHSM) with a special day for the school, students and community. On February 28th, the students enrolled in the SHSM participated in Electrical Safety training. In addition to the electrical training, the program was supported by local construction employers who spoke with the…

Yvon Lambert to coach Habs Alumni team in St. Marys

Tickets still available for Lincolns fundraising event By Stewart Grant The St. Marys Lincolns announced this week that Stanley Cup winners Yvon Lambert (1976-79), Patrice Brisebois (1993) and Keith Acton (1988) will be among the hockey stars visiting the Stonetown on Friday, March 22nd when the Canadiens Alumni Team takes on the Lincolns Alumni Team…

Senior girls volleyball team earns trip to Kenora

After winning WOSSAA for third straight time last week in Dorchester By Pat Payton DORCHESTER – It’s Kenora-bound for the St. Marys DCVI Senior girls volleyball team. The Salukis, co-coached by Steve Chateauvert and Ruthann Waldick, captured the WOSSAA ‘A’ title for the third straight year here last Wednesday and will represent the Western Ontario…

More great results for DCVI skiers at WOSSAA

DUNTROON – St. Marys DCVI ski team laid their lungs on the line at the WOSSAA Nordic ski championships here last Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Highlands Nordic Centre (south of Collingwood). Most athletes agreed that the first 1.5 k.m. uphill portion was challenging, but allowed for an easier second half of the course. Lydia Taylor…

Hubbard ‘B’ Bantams down 2-0 in OWHA playdowns

By Pat Payton EXETER – The Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls are a busy hockey team these days, competing in two different playoff series. In a best-of-five OWHA playdown series to determine who advances to the provincials in Toronto in April, Liz Simpson’s team is facing an uphill battle after dropping a 2-1 decision to…

Firefighter Peewees take opener against Wolves

Three third-period goals key 4-2 victory Sunday in NOTL By Pat Payton NOTL – Three third-period goals lifted the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees to a come-from-behind 4-2 victory over the Niagara-on-the-Lake Wolves here Sunday afternoon. The win gave the Rock a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five OMHA semi-final series. Trailing 2-1 going into the final 15…

Frayne Bantams, Cougars go to sixth and deciding game

By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – A sixth and deciding game was needed here on Tuesday night between the Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams and the home-town Cougars. (The result was after this week’s Independent press deadline). In Game 5 Saturday night at the PRC, Cougars tied the six-point OMHA playoff series at five points…