News from around St. Marys.

Gold medal winners!

Gold medal winners! The Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls recently captured a hockey tournament in Huntsville, winning all four of their games and out-scoring their opposition 16-2 in the process. In front is goalie Emma Luyten. From left, second row: trainer Brittany Bilyea, trainer Jill O’Keefe, Meghan Keene, Anna Standevean, captain Lydia Taylor and head…

Nethercott fires hat, ANAF Bantams tie series

Frayne Bantams sweep Mooretown three straight in opening series By Pat Payton Forward Keegan Nethercott and goaltender Nic Kiestra earned the spotlight for the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams last Wednesday night at the PRC. With the Rock facing a must-win situation, Nethercott fired three goals and Kiestra stopped everything directed his way in a well-deserved 5-0…

Firefighter Peewees up 2-1 in series on Dragons

If necessary, Game 5 in series Thursday night in St. Marys By Pat Payton Goalie Carter Froggett was scheduled to get the start in Game 4 on Tuesday of this week in Dorchester. He certainly deserved to get the nod after a solid performance last Thursday night at the PRC. Froggett back-stopped the Firefighter ‘BB’…

Kin Novices reach semi-finals at Int. Silver Stick

By Pat Payton PORT ELGIN – The Kin Canada Novices did the best of the three St. Marys minor hockey ‘C’ girls teams which competed in the 2019 Saugeen Shores International Silver Stick finals here this past weekend, Feb. 1-3. Girls ‘C’ teams competed in the Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam and Midget age divisions. In…

G&CC Atoms earn road tie, now lead series 3-1

Legion Minor Midgets win opener Saturday in NOTL By Pat Payton DORCHESTER – The Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms took a three points to one lead in their second round, OMHA playoff series here Sunday. The home-town Dragons jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but Reg Clinton’s squad battled back to earn a…

Lincs’ playoff hopes slim after home-ice defeat

Loss last Friday leaves St. Marys seven points back of St. Thomas By Pat Payton The mountain just got a lot steeper to climb for St. Marys Lincolns. Last Friday night’s 5-1 loss to St. Thomas at the PRC leaves Lincs (10-27-3-2) seven points behind the Stars (13-22-3-3) with only six regular-season games remaining (including…

McDonald’s Independent Grocer ladies bonspiel

Vice Helen Thomson closely follows her shot as sweepers Michelle McDonnell, left, and Lauren Coughlin guide the rock towards the house. The annual McDonald’s Independent Grocer ladies bonspiel was held Saturday at the St. Marys Curling Club. ‘Mad about Plaid’ was again this year’s bonspiel theme. (Payton photos) Skip Amie Shackleton, left, and vice Kathy…