News from around St. Marys.

OPP reports for this week

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment, and Perth County Paramedic Services attended a residential address on Perth Line 4 in the Township of Perth South following a report of an unresponsive male. Officers arrived shortly after 7:30 p.m. on August 26, 2018. The male was located at the residence without vital signs…

Valcke, Ghosts win U-19 national softball title

St. Marys resident Mia Valcke and the Waterloo Ghosts recently won the national championship in 19-U women’s softball, the first ever for the Ghosts’ organization. Valcke, and two of her teammates from Stratford, Skyler Stockie and Claire Lavereau, all had great tournaments in British Columbia Ghosts, who went undefeated, edged Windsor Wildcats 6-5 in extra…

A gold, two seconds for rower Grace Hutton

At recent Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines By Pat Payton ST. CATHARINES – A gold and two second-place finishes! That’s what Grace Hutton brought home from the 2018 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta held here recently. With results like that, there’s a great chance it will get the 17-year-old Medina resident on the national…

Hartwick team wins Douglas Memorial tourney

Event has now raised over $20,000 for St. Marys Minor Hockey Association By Pat Payton The team of Brian Hartwick, his sons Josh and Matt, and Bill Rysnik fired a 12-under-par score of 53 to capture the 6th annual Gary Douglas Memorial golf tournament Saturday at River Valley Golf and Country Club. A total of…

Lincolns open with 4-0 victory over Redhawks

By Pat Payton It was a good pre-season start for St. Marys Lincolns Saturday afternoon at the PRC. Three first-period goals–in a span of less than six minutes–helped propel the Lincs to a 4-0 victory over Cambridge Redhawks (formerly the Guelph Hurricanes) of the Midwestern Conference. Exhibition games often come with their fair share of…

Union Gas presents cheque for $20,336 to St. Marys Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition

Florin Plavosin, senior advisor commercial and industrial energy conservation, Union Gas; Joe Smith, maintenance & compliance supervisor, Ontario, Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition; David Blyde, operations manager, Ontario, Shur-Gain/Trouw Nutrition; Steven Jelich, director southwest region operations, Union Gas Union Gas, though its Demand Side Management Program, presented an incentive rebate in the amount of $20,336 to St. Marys…

7th annual St. Marys Car show

Approximately 155 cars were registered for the 7th annual St. Marys Car Show held at Milt Dunnell Field on Saturday, August 18. Pictured left, Bryan and Janice Granville entered their 1941 Chevy Coupe in the St. Marys Car Show.  This annual show was open to all special interest vehicles.  Nancy Bickell photo

Nature Day at Cadzow Park this Saturday

It’s coming up! This Saturday August 18 from 2 to 4 pm, is Nature Day at Cadzow.  Come enjoy the quieter, wilder, Church St. side of our beautiful park.  This is a free, family-friendly event for all ages, but you do not need a family in tow to come check it out. Please start at…

K-W Optimists hold 38th annual mixed slow pitch tournament

Allie Stehlik, of the Terrible T’s, swings at a pitch she likes during their Saturday game against Team Northern. K-W Optimists’ Cliff Thomson, left, presents the ‘A’ Trophy Sunday to Dave Thomson, of the Squirrelly’s Nuts team. The Squirrelly’s Nuts team were the ‘A’ champions for the first time ever this past weekend in Kirkton.…

Midgets hosting H-P playoff tournament

This weekend at Teddy’s Field, King diamond The Huron-Perth Fastball League year-end playoff tournament for Midget-Junior girls will be held in St. Marys this weekend, Aug. 17-19. Ten of the 12 teams in the division will be taking part in the true double-knockout format. Games will be held at Teddy’s Field and the King diamond…