News from around St. Marys.

Lincolns Roster for Habs Alumni Game taking shape

Game to be held March 22nd By Stewart Grant With the March 22nd Canadiens vs. Lincolns Alumni Game approaching, there is no official word yet on who will be playing for the Habs (this information will be available by mid-February), but Lincolns Alumni Committee Member Ed Parkinson reported to the Independent that the Lincolns Alumni…

New distracted laws in effect

Hefty higher fines Because distracted driving has become the leading cause of death on the roads and highways, the Province of Ontario has introduced new laws to combat this problem. As of January 1, drivers who are caught using their cell phones or other handheld devices will be fined up to $1,000, get three demerit…

U-14 Snipers quiet Explosion

Larmer scores twice in 3-0 win SEAFORTH – St. Marys U-14 Snipers travelled here Tuesday, Dec. 18 to take on the first-place Exeter/Seaforth Explosion. However, it was the Snipers who exploded for three goals en- route to a 3-0 ringette win and handing the Explosion their first loss of the season. Scoring for the Snipers…

Four wins, a tie for SMMHA teams Monday

HBC Peewees get invite to Int. Silver Stick tourney in Pelham in New Year By Pat Payton It was a great night for St. Marys minor hockey teams this past Monday, Dec. 17 at the PRC. In five home games, SMMHA teams collected four wins and a tie. The Dunny’s Source for Sports A-E Atoms…

Mitch Watt leads Sr. Salukis to first H-P victory

DCVI girls volleyball teams open league schedules with two wins By Pat Payton STRATFORD – In a gym that’s historically not been easy for visiting teams to win in over the years, Mitch Watt’s 25 points powered the DCVI Senior boys basketball team to a 46-43 overtime victory over the Central Rams here last Wednesday.…