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U-16 Snipers hand rival Stingers first league loss

Team competing in U-19 division in Snipers ringette tournament this weekend It was a battle of the undefeated last Thursday evening as St. Marys U-16 Snipers hosted the Mitchell Stingers in WRRL action at the PRC. Mitchell entered the contest with a 6-0 record, while the Snipers had a 3-0 record in league play. With…

Fourth-quarter surge lifts Warriors past Sr. Salukis

DCVI Junior boys defeat their St. Mikes counterparts 46-41 last Wednesday By Pat Payton It appeared to be anybody’s game going into the fourth quarter last Wednesday afternoon at DCVI. In a close, hard-fought battle to that point, Stratford St. Michael Warriors held a slim 35-33 lead over the host St. Marys Salukis going into…

Five road, two home games for Lincs in December

Lincolns acquire a new goaltender; veteran Cayse Ton named team captain By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns passed the halfway mark in their 50-game regular schedule last week. Lincs (16-6-1-3), who have now played 26 games, sit in third place — three points ahead of LaSalle Vipers (14-9-1-4) going into GOJHL action this week. Looking…

Home Building Centre Peewees off to a great start

Team will be heading to the International Silver Stick tournament in the New Year By Pat Payton It’s been a great start to the 2019-20 season for the Home Building Centre Additional-Entry Peewees. As of last week, Reg Clinton’s squad was 9-2-1 in the Shamrock League standings — second only to the front-running St. Thomas…

U-10 Snipers take silver in Mitchell Stingers tournament

MITCHELL – St. Marys U-10 White team went into the final game looking to take the gold from Mitchell U-10 here at the recent Stingers tournament, hosted by Mitchell ringette. Carrie McKichan’s Snipers again came off the bench ready for business. Defenders Peyton VanStratten and Evelyn Borg had their sticks down and were ready to…

Two comeback wins keep Lincolns firmly in third

Lincs improve road record to 8-2-1-2 with 6-4 victory over Komoka Saturday By Pat Payton KOMOKA – You have to give the St. Marys Lincolns high marks for resiliency. The Lincs maintained their grip on third place in the Western Conference standings by fighting back to win two GOJHL games this past weekend. Here Saturday…

Lincolns may or may not name new team captain

Lincs acquire new forward from Stratford Warriors in cash deal By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns have not yet named a team captain to replace the departed Blair Butchart, who left the team earlier this month to return to the Jr. ‘C’ ranks. The Lincs currently have five assistant captains, although only three players…

ANAF Bantams stressing speed, puck possession

Rock team heading to Michigan tournament early next month By Pat Payton The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams are stressing team speed and puck possession to compensate for being a relatively small squad this season. “We’ve had an up-and-down season so far,” coach Dale Switzer told the Independent in a recent interview. “We have one game where…