News from around St. Marys.

Wrigley bound for Nipissing

DCVI’s Thomas Wrigley plans to take Concurrent Education at Nipissing University in North Bay and play volleyball, starting next fall. Wrigley has been a member of the Stratford Cobras volleyball program for years.  (Contributed)

DCVI swim team earns strong results

The DCVI Saluki swim team was a small, but mighty crew this year. The team attended four meets and came away with some strong results. At the Huron meet, rookie swimmer Jake Pfaff got his feet wet by swimming to first in the 100-metre Individual Medley (IM) and a third in the 50m backstroke. Fellow…

Mustangs’ Clark named OUA player-of-the-year

St. Marys native also selected forward-of-the-year and first team all-star LONDON – After a season in which she topped the scoring race nearly the entire year, Western Mustangs’ forward April Clark was recognized three times as the OUA year-end major awards and all-stars were announced last Wednesday. The St. Marys native, who turns 22 next…

Big weekend for two St. Mikes alumni athletes

It was a big weekend for two Stratford St. Michael track and field alumni recently. At the OUA championships held at York University, Craig Klomp earned two silver medals. On the Friday, Klomp was second in the 1,000 metres in 2:26.86. On the Saturday, Craig was again second in the 1,500-metre race, running in 3:51.73.…

Senior girls defeat Warriors 3-1 on home court

Win Huron-Perth Conference volleyball title for second time in three years By Pat Payton It was kind of fitting that Abbey Thorup served the 25th and final winning point last Tuesday afternoon at DCVI. Thorup, the Salukis’ captain and on-court leader, was one of five fifth-year players on the Senior girls team who played their…

Firefighter Peewees earn berth in provincial final

Complete sweep of NOTL, will meet either Lindsay or South Muskoka By Pat Payton NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE – The Firefighter Peewees have earned a berth in the OMHA ‘BB’ championship series for a second straight season. Dwain Smith’s Firefighters completed a three-game sweep of their best-of-five provincial semi-final playoff series with a 3-1 victory over the Wolves…