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Major athletic award winners for 2019-20 season

Junior and Senior athletes at DCVI honoured during Virtual Awards Ceremony By Pat Payton A total of 21 Major Athletic Award winners were announced on the night of June 18 as St. Marys DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes and coaches. The following are the awards (sportsmanship and most valuable players)…

Lincolns announce a couple of staffing changes

Shootout returning; plans being made for Lincs’ AGM on Aug. 10 By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns’ president Brandon Boyd recently announced a couple of staff changes. New to the staff this coming season is video coach Klayton Hoelsher. The 23-year-old suited up for the Elmira Sugar Kings for three seasons, capturing a Sutherland Cup…

Major athletic award winners for 2019-20 season

DCVI holds Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes, coaches By Pat Payton A total of 21 Major Athletic Award winners were announced on the night of June 18 as St. Marys DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes and coaches. The on-line ceremony was organized by teacher/coach Annette Wrigley. The following…

Lincolns trade Martin twins to the K-W Siskins

Lincs building strong forward group for 2020-21 season By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns Director of Hockey Operations/GM Greg Smale reports that 19-year-old twins Josh and Cyrus Martin have been traded to the Kitchener-Waterloo Siskins in separate deals. The Martins, who hail from Elmira, are both starting post-secondary studies in the K-W area in the…

Hazel Taylor wins DCVI’s Graduating Athlete Award

Saluki athlete played on five school teams, praised for her leadership By Pat Payton Teacher/coach Annette Wrigley describes Hazel Taylor as a “special” athlete for several reasons. “When they leave the school, you know they are going to be missed on many different levels,” Wrigley said on-line last Thursday night while announcing that Taylor is…

MVP, sportsmanship award winners for 2019-20

Last Thursday’s Virtual Awards Ceremony organized by teacher/coach Annette Wrigley By Pat Payton The following are the most valuable players and sportsmanship award winners on St. Marys DCVI school sports teams for the 2019-20 season. Some of the spring sports were not completed this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic that forced schools to close…

Thomson’s long baseball career started in Stratford

Today, he’s a bench coach with the Major League’s Philadelphia Phillies By Pat Payton Rob Thomson’s road to a long Major League baseball career went through Stratford. As a baseball player in his early 20s, playing for the Stratford Hillers organization and living in the Festival City had a big impact on Thomson. It had…

St. Marys Minor Soccer still hoping for a season

By Pat Payton St. Marys Minor Soccer Association president Nathan Brown wants to grow the sport in town. The coronavirus pandemic has obviously put up roadblocks for the 2020 season, but Brown and the SMSA executive are hoping that they can still salvage a reduced program once restrictions are lifted. Currently, Ontario Soccer has put…