News from around St. Marys.

Tri County Foodgrains Group Dedicates the Crop

On Sunday,  June 10, members of the Tricounty Foodgrains Group and other interested community members gathered on Sheila Greasons’s property to dedicate this year’s crop of potatoes, onions and squash.  Seed was donated by the Hitching Post in St. Marys and planting of the vegetables has taken place. The Tricounty Foodgrains is a joint project…

Lincs commit to 10 players for 2018-19 season

By Pat Payton It didn’t take St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns long to start signing players for the 2018-19 GOJHL season. Just one day after receiving their cards from the Ontario Hockey Association, Lincs inked seven players at a team barbecue Saturday. Director of Hockey Operations Jim MacEachern announced that Lincolns have also committed to…

New beds for the Hospital

Members of Council, Town employees and members of the Someone I Know campaign were on hand to commemorate the donation of $300,000 from the Town  to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation “Someone I Know” campaign.  Some of this money was put toward the purchase of 21 beds and a new state-of-the-art tub. Photo by…

Season ends for Senior soccer teams

By Joel Azzano STRATFORD – On Tuesday, May 22 the DCVI Senior soccer season ended. The girls and boys teams started off the day against the strong St. Mikes Warriors and lost 8-0 and 4-0, respectively. Unlucky bounces led to the Huron-Perth losses. Moving on to the second games of the day, the Senior girls…

Perth County Nature – Ospreys!

By Jennifer Thorpe St Marys is home to a famous couple who are not above turning heads during the Baseball Hall of Fame’s annual induction weekend.  The Thursday night crowd is often quite distracted by a handsome pair of ospreys who have built their nest upon the field light.  Happily, the busy pair remain nonplussed…

Grant team wins Lincolns ‘Golf Day’ tourney

About 100 golfers take part Saturday at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton Stew Grant’s team can always reflect back fondly on a couple of holes they played very well Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Grant and teammates Scott Lobb, Chris Connolly and Troy Carter birdied the always-tough par 4 No. 3…

It’s been quite a journey for Matt Dalton

Former Lincs’ goalie nows plays pro hockey in South Korea By Pat Payton It’s been quite the hockey journey for former St. Marys Lincolns’ goalie Matt Dalton. And it’s far from over for the 31-year-old Clinton native. Dalton was guest speaker following the Lincs’ annual ‘Golf Day’ dinner at St. Marys Golf and Country Club…

Aarts lowers times, wins two WOSSAA races

By Pat Payton LONDON – The next star distance runner at St. Marys DCVI showed his stuff here last week at the 86th annual WOSSAA track and field championships. Grade 9 student Ethan Aarts won both the Midget boys’ 1,500-metre and 3,000-metre races at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the University of Western Ontario campus. Aarts…