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Coach sees Ethan Coups as big defensive stopper

Goderich native one of three 16-year-olds on the 2020-21 Lincolns roster By Pat Payton One of the big defensive stoppers on the St. Marys Lincolns this season might just be a 16-year-old. That’s how head coach Trent McClement sizes up defenceman Ethan Coups, one of several new blue-liners on the 2020-21 team. “Ethan’s size is…

Green defeats Blue in high-scoring U14 game

Hayes nets hat trick in U19 Green ringette victory over Mitchell Stingers Sunday By Pat Payton It was a high-scoring affair Sunday morning at the PRC when St. Marys Green met St. Marys Blue in a U14 ringette game. Green fell behind early, but charged back to claim an 11-7 mini-league win. Blue jumped out…

Goaltenders Luyten, Cousineau shine in girls hockey

Both netminders make save after save for their team on weekend By Pat Payton In a four aside, mini-league girls hockey game last Friday night at the PRC, St. Marys U18 Major goaltender Matt Luyten turned in an outstanding performance against the South Huron Sabres. Luyten continually made save after save to keeptheir team in…

Veteran Ryder Cup golfer passes away

Londoner Len Foran, a long-time instructor at St. Marys G&CC, was 63 By Pat Payton Len Foran, a St. Marys Ryder Cup veteran and avid golf teacher, died on Saturday, Nov. 21 after a courageous battle with cancer. Foran, a London native, had just celebrated his 63rd birthday with his family. Foran competed in many…

Indoor golf simulator coming to St. Marys G&CC

Golf like it’s summer — all year round. The Golf Team at the St. Marys Golf and Country Club is excited to announce they have entered into a lease agreement for an indoor golf simulator for the winter season, 2020-21. The golf simulator is expected to arrive mid-December, and will be available for indoor golfing…

U19 Blue battles Stingers in close match Sunday

By Pat Payton It was a close, fast-paced and hard-checking game from start to finish Sunday morning at the PRC. In a contest that could have gone either way, Stingers went home with a 3-2 mini-league ringette victory over the St. Marys U19 Blue. After Melanie Martin gave Snipers an early 1-0 advantage, Mitchell scored…

St. Marys man earns 2020 coach-of-the-year award

Special Olympics Ontario honours Larry Hitchcock, who has been a volunteer for 15 years By Pat Payton It’s an award Larry Hitchcock certainly wasn’t expecting. The St. Marys resident was recently named by Special Olympics Ontario as one of three coaches-of-the-year for 2020. Hitchcock was nominated for the award by Stratford Special Olympics community co-ordinator…