News from around St. Marys.

Comets, Get Crackin’ win Ladies Slow Pitch titles

Year-end playoff tournament held this past Saturday By Pat Payton The Comets and Get Crackin’ are this year’s division champions in the St. Marys Ladies Slow Pitch League. A total of 11 teams–six in the ‘A’ Division and five in the ‘B’ Division–competed in the one-day, year-end playoff tournament. The ‘A’ Division games were held…

St. Marys woman enjoys Canada Senior Games

St. Marys woman enjoys Canada Senior Games By Pat Payton SAINT JOHN, N.B. – A St. Marys woman had a “wonderful experience” here last month, competing in the Canada 55 Senior Games. Jean Hutton competed in two swimming events. She placed fourth in the 100-metre prediction swim, and didn’t place in the 200-metre prediction swim.…

Lincolns win pre-season pair against Komoka

Lincs show character in comeback victory Sunday at the PRC By Pat Payton The young St. Marys Lincolns showed some character Sunday night at the PRC, coach Trent McClement said. Lincs completed their exhibition schedule with a 4-3 record after skating to a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over Komoka Kings. Lincolns battled back from 2-0 and…

Lincs young team, but fast and offensively skilled

Home opener this Friday against LaSalle Vipers By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns are very young, that’s no secret. They ice a squad with nine 17-year-olds and three 16-year-olds heading into the GOJHL regular season this week. But Lincs possess a lot of speed, and they have a group of talented, offensive-minded forwards and two…

The 8th annual Evan’s Touch the Truck

Kevin Thurston, OPP Auxiliary officer, exhibited the OPP snowmobile and ATV transporter used by the Sebringville detachment. (Photo by Murray Grant) A big “high ten” from St. Marys ‘Lion’ Matt Wakem. (Marianne Ferguson photo) Lion Matt Wakem (right) poses with trucker Ron Annett, who is an annual participant along with his Ulch Transport truck. (Marianne…

2018 champions crowned at River Valley G&CC

By Pat Payton Three champions were recently crowned at River Valley Golf and Country Club. A total of 32 golfers (24 men and eight women) competed in the annual Club Championships, held over Labour Day weekend. Joel Carlberg fired rounds of 75 and 76 for a 151 two-day total to win the Men’s Club title.…

Two children killed in vehicle accident

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment, Perth County Paramedic Services and Perth East Fire Department responded to a two motor vehicle collision in the Township of Perth South shortly before 6:00 p.m. on August 28, 2018. The collision occurred at the intersection of Perth Line 26 and Perth Road 122, involving…