News from around St. Marys.

Memorable minor hockey night for Hodkinson family

John wins Pethick Memorial award; son Ryan named top OMHA player in SMMHA By Pat Payton It was definitely a night to remember for John and Jessica Hodkinson and their family last Tuesday night at the Royal Canadian Legion. Ryan Hodkinson received the Bob Searles Award for most outstanding OMHA player in the St. Marys…

Hubbard Bantams take home three major awards

At St. Marys minor hockey’s year-end banquet last Tuesday at the Legion By Pat Payton There were four major awards presented to OWHA players in the St. Marys Minor Hockey Association last Tuesday night at the Royal Canadian Legion. And three of them went to members of the Hubbard Pharmacy ‘B’ Bantam girls team. Hard-working…

Fast start for Juggernauts in WOSL home opener

Striker Kyle Fennema sparks offence with first-half hat trick By Pat Payton A quick start and striker Kyle Fennema’s hot shooting were the keys for St. Marys Juggernauts in their WOSL Second Division home opener last Friday night at the DCVI pitch. Powered by Fennema’s three first-half goals, and strong team defence for the full…

Thorup on bronze medal-winning volleyball team

DCVI athlete competing in events in Mexico, Thailand nexth month By Pat Payton June will be quite a month for Abbey Thorup, of St. Marys, as she competes in world-class beach volleyball events in Mexico and Thailand. Volleyball Canada recently nominated the DCVI athlete to attend a NORCECA event in Mexico. It runs from June…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors off to 3-0 start

Fastball team scores 37 runs in its first three league games By Pat Payton Sparked by a hard-hitting offence, the Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors are off to a strong 3-0 start and sit at the top of the Huron-Perth Fastball League standings. In their first three league victories, Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad has plated 37…

Lincolns golf tourney postponed to June 15

Due to an unfavourable forecast of rain and possible thunderstorms, St. Marys Lincolns postponed their 37th annual golf tournament this past Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. The event has been re-scheduled for Saturday, June 15 at St. Marys G&CC. “With the postponement of the tournament comes the hope of warmer weather,” Lincs’…

Two golds on track for Ethan Aarts at WOSSAA

DCVI Midget boys team finishes in first place with 61 points By Pat Payton LONDON – An individual and a team took the spotlight for the St. Marys DCVI track and field squad here at the WOSSAA championships last Thursday and Friday at Western University’s TD Waterhouse Stadium. Distance runner Ethan Aarts won two races…