News from around St. Marys.

DCVI nets two intermediate soccer titles

Girls soccer report (submitted by coach Cara Fraser)                 The Intermediate Girls Soccer Team dominated the field last Thursday during their tournament at Little Falls. They showed hard work, enthusiasm and teamwork during the round robin games (against Stratford Central B and Northwestern), pushing them right into the…

Advance poll open this Saturday

Those eager to cast a ballot in the 2018 municipal and school board election early will get their chance on Saturday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Community Hall at the Pyramid Recreation Centre. Before heading to the polls, voters should visit www.townofstmarys.com/election and fill out the online form to ensure they are…

Much to do at the St. Marys Museum this autumn

There is something for everyone this autumn at the St. Marys Museum! The Citizens of St. Marys Gallery will be of special interest to local sports fans. The exhibit, ‘In the Big League’, features 17 St. Marys Lincolns alumni who went to play in the NHL. It opened in mid-September and continues until summer 2019.…

The players’ perspective, great potential in 2018-19

Lincolns holding Alumni game this Saturday at 6 p.m. By Pat Payton The management and coaching staff believe the St. Marys Lincolns have great potential this 2018-19 season. And the players are also convinced they can make some noise and turn this proud, long-standing Jr. ‘B’ franchise into a winner again. “We’re a young team,…

Tyson Baker signs ‘40-40’ professional contract

Thorndale area native could officiate in 40 NHL games this season By Pat Payton He describes it as “absolutely a dream come true.” Last week, the Independent learned that linesman Tyson Baker recently signed a ‘40-40’ officiating contract through the National Hockey League. The contract means the former Lincoln and Stratford Culliton will officiate in…

Senior Ryder Cup team competes at Provincials

PORT ELGIN – On a beautiful Friday, Sept. 14 at Saugeen Golf Club, near Port Elgin, the 16 best club teams in the province competed for the 2018 Senior Ryder Cup championship. Back in May, the SRC activities began with 112 club teams playing in 28 four-club team divisions. After playing four matches at each…

Candidates’ night Oct. 3rd

Do you have a question to ask? St. Marys Independent in co-operation with the Town is holding a candidates night on Wednesday, October 3rd at the PRC. The meeting starts at 7 pm and will be moderated by Rev. Pirie Mitchell. If you have a question or two that you would like asked, forward it…