News from around St. Marys.

Nina Polidoro Photography donation

Proceeds from Nina Polidoro Photography Santa pictures was donated to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation. Pictured, from left, Krista Linklater, Nina Polidoro, Jay Harrison and Lanny Hoare (of Lyric Flowers), Hayden Wright and Pat Craigmile. (Photo by Nancy Bickell)

Homegrown talent to headline Stonetown Heritage Festival

Two nights of entertainment at this year’s festival Homegrown talent will be centre stage at this year’s Stonetown Heritage Festival, taking place Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14. Saturday night’s iconic street dance will be headlined by St. Marys native “Darcy John” Scheuerman, whose upbeat mix of country, rock and pop will have Queen…

Dunny’s A-E Atoms tie provincial final 1-1

Greig fires pair in 4-2 home-ice win Sunday By Pat Payton It’s now a best-of-three series. In Game 2 last Sunday afternoon at the PRC, two third-period goals lifted the Dunny’s Source for Sports A-E Atoms to a 4-2 victory over the Saugeen Shores Storm. The Rock win tied the best-of-five OMHA final at one…

ANAF Bantams complete comeback

Oust South Kent in fifth and deciding game By Pat Payton It was quite the comeback by the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams! Trailing two games to none to South Kent Lightning in their best-of-five Shamrock Hockey League playoff series, Brandon Boyd’s squad roared back to win the next three games. After losing the first two games…

Firefighter Peewees lose first two in Napanee

Series returns to St. Marys this weekend By Pat Payton NAPANEE – It appears the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees are facing an uphill battle in their provincial final. Here Sunday afternoon, Dwain Smith’s squad dropped a 7-2 decision to the home-town Stars and now trail the best-of-five OMHA ‘BB’ championship series 2-0. It’s the first time…

McPhail’s Bantams continue great playoff run

Team goes 10-1-1 in 12 post-season games to date By Pat Payton The McPhail’s Pet Store Bantam ‘C’ girls are enjoying a great playoff run. This past Sunday, Brittany (Sterkenburg) Petrie’s charges skated to a 3-1 win over the Lady Sting in Sarnia. It gave St. Marys (6-1-1) first place in the league playoff standings…

G&CC Atoms looking to extend series at home

St. Marys down 2-0 after first two games on weekend By Pat Payton MIDLAND – It’s now one game at a time for the Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms. Two close losses to the Midland Centennials this past weekend leaves the Rock facing elimination in their best-of-five OMHA final series. One advantage for St.…

“Make it Big – make it small”, Quilt Squared 2018

The Challenge: Open to everyone. Get the creative juices flowing to design a quilt or fibre art piece…it could be knitted, felted, collage, woven, embroidered, printed, or a mixture, colourful or muted….you’re the artist.  How big?  Just 12 inches or 1 foot square. Follow directions from the brochure on the website, www.quiltsquared.ca The Theme: “Make…

Adanac Images Peewees win ‘C’

MEAFORD -The Adanac Images Peewee Local League squad recently travelled to Meaford and Thornbury to compete in the inaugural Mike Hammond Memorial hockey tournament. Chase Brunsdon was crowned the best Peewee goalie at the tourney. Twelve teams entered goalies in the shootout contest. Brunsdon allowed the fewest goals of all. Willem De Wit proudly represented…