News from around St. Marys.

CCA urges Government of Canada to expedite CPTPP implementation Bill

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) fully supports the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as an extremely positive development for Canada’s entire beef sector. Furthermore Canada’s agriculture and agri-food products sector will benefit from preferential market access to all CPTPP countries and gain new market access opportunities.  The CPTPP is on track to become the biggest trade…

Where bootcamp means more than reps and sweat

By Becky Clark We all know that regular exercise is recommended for many reason, such as cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility, but what’s happening in the Thorndale bootcamp classes is proving to show benefits beyond the physical “feels.” The ladies that attend the twice a week exercise program, led by certified instructor Angela Soper, joke…

U-14 Snipers slay the Dragons

The Cascade and Optimist St. Marys U-14 Snipers had the Dorchester Dragons travel to the PRC on Saturday, Feb. 3. The Dragons defeated the U-14 team previously and the Snipers were ready for a rematch. Very evenly matched, the two teams went back and forth with the ring, until Anaya Larmer grabbed a pass from…

G&CC Atoms complete sweep of Jr. Rockets

Win OMHA series in overtime last Friday night at PRC By Pat Payton They say the hardest game to win is the one when your opponent is facing elimination. The Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms found that out last Friday night at the PRC. Strathroy Jr. Rockets came to town down 2-0 in a…

Lincolns honouring 1984-85 league champions tonight

By Pat Payton Just prior to their huge game against Strathroy Rockets tonight (Friday, Feb. 9) at 7:30 p.m., St. Marys Lincolns are honouring members of the 1984-85 St. Marys team which captured the Western League playoff championship. That memorable spring, Lincs defeated Dickie Robinson and the London Diamonds (now nicknamed the Nationals) in the…