News from around St. Marys.

Midgets field 14-member squad

By Pat Payton The St. Marys Midget-Junior girls are scheduled to play their first Huron-Perth Fastball League home game next Tuesday, May 22 against Milverton. The team, which is again sponsored by Veterinary Purchasing Co. in St. Marys, will play a 22-game regular schedule. Their home games are Tuesday nights at Teddy’s Field, starting at…

St Marys Station Gallery Opens A Beautiful New Exhibit

By Jennifer Thorpe “Flight,” the newest exhibit at St. Marys Station Gallery, opened Friday, May 11th with a reception that was standing-room only.  Curator Cameron Porteous welcomed the crowd and introduced the featured artists who are all residents of St. Marys.  Showcasing photographer Herman Veenendaal and bird carvers Ivan Facey and Ross and Barbara Scriver,…

Things to know if you run for Council

Coun. Jim Craigmile answers our questions During the last Municipal election there was only one “new” candidate elected as the other five councillors were incumbents. The new candidate was Jim Craigmile and we asked him the following questions to explain life as a councillor, which might be of assistance to anyone who might be considering…

Marcel Scheele off to Saint Mary’s in Halifax

DCVI distance runner gets track scholarship at Nova Scotia university By Pat Payton Marcel Scheele has spent the past four years competing as a St. Marys Saluki. Now, the DCVI distance runner is planning to spend the next four as a member of the Saint Mary’s Huskies track and field team. Scheele, last year’s OFSAA…

Lincs’ annual ‘Golf Day’ quickly approaching

Saturday, May 26 at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns ‘Golf Day’ is quickly approaching. The annual fundraising event is Saturday, May 26 at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. “We’re hoping to get the tournament as full as possible,” tourney convener Dan Murrell says. The tournament format is again…

Stonetown Karate members have been very busy

By Pat Payton Members of the Stonetown Karate Centre have been quite active lately, competing in area martial arts tournaments. Jalyne Lorentz kicked off a busy stretch for SKC athletes when she travelled to the Brampton Soccer Centre to compete in the Shiva Fighters Karate Cup 2018. It’s an international open tournament. The 11-year-old Lorentz…

Scotts Pitch, Hit, Run skills contest Saturday

Event takes place at CBHFM’s King Field St. Marys Minor Ball, along with Scotts and Major League Baseball, is teaming up to run the 2018 Scotts Pitch Hit & Run skills contest for youngsters at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s King Field this Saturday, May 12, starting at 10 a.m. Boys and…

Senior boys post first win of the H-P season

By Joel Azzano LISTOWEL – On Tuesday, May 1, the DCVI Senior soccer teams travelled here for Huron-Perth League action. In the first game, Saluki boys squad was up against the host Listowel Lightning. The ‘Lukes were playing strong the whole game, putting the Lightning under a lot of pressure. However, a lucky bounce gave…