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Wildfong has fond memories of Lincolns, St. Marys

Feisty winger from Clinton was a member of last Lincs’ championship team in 1993-94 By Pat Payton It’s been 25 years since Dan Wildfong (1992-95) was a member of the St. Marys Lincolns. But he says it seems like it was yesterday. Playing for the Lincs and living in the Stonetown for parts of three…

Urquhart home from New Zealand

Local fastball player spent winter playing down under By Pat Payton It was recently a “great experience” for Kirkton area native Fraser Urquhart, who spent the winter playing Senior men’s fastball in New Zealand. The St. Marys minor ball product enjoyed all aspects of his time there. The South Perth Men’s Fastball League player is…

Lincolns announce team award winners for 2019-20

Rookie Ryan Burke double recipient; goalie Kyle Curtin named regular-season MVP By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns recently named their team award winners for the 2019-20 Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) season. Winners of 11 team awards were announced. Centre Ryan Burke is the only double recipient. The 17-year-old London native will get his…

Stonetown Karate offering Virtual Live classes

By Pat Payton Stonetown Karate Centre has closed its Dojo at 29 Wellington Street South due to the ongoing health concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, the martial arts business hasn’t missed a beat. It is offering Virtual Live karate classes for its students. All in virtual, Stonetown Karate is featuring the following: Kids…

Clark finishes stellar hockey career at Western

Nursing student now considering coaching position with the Mustangs By Pat Payton St. Marys native April Clark recently finished a stellar five-year career with Western’s varsity women’s hockey team. Now, she may be embarking on a new chapter in her sports life: coaching. In an interview with the Independent last week, Clark, 23, is considering…

SMMHA players named Shamrock League all-stars

By Pat Payton The following St. Marys minor hockey players were named Shamrock League all-stars for the 2019-20 season. G&CC ‘BB’ Atoms Zach Larmer, Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms. Larmer anchored his team’s defence, logging a lot of playing minutes this season on Dan Murrell’s squad. Dunny’s Sports A-E Atoms Forward Zach Matheson and…

Golf course among many businesses closing this week

Due to Ontario government mandated closures for non-essential businesses By Pat Payton St. Marys Golf and Country Club planned to open its 18-hole course to members and the public on Tuesday of this week for walking. However, due to a government mandated closure of non-essential businesses, they will have to remain closed for at least…

SMMHA year-end major award nominees announced

St. Marys Minor Hockey Association is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2019-20 major association awards. SMMHA president Kristene McCurdy says the winners of these awards will be announced in the near future. Nominees are submitted by coaches and their staff from Peewee, Bantam and Midget level teams. Coaches speak to their nominations and…

World Karate Commission honours Jalyne Lorentz

Stonetown Karate Centre member named athlete-of-the-month for March By Pat Payton Since starting karate when she was just five years old, Jalyne Lorentz has come a long way in a relatively short time. Being the youngest in her family, who call Uniondale home, she followed her three older siblings, Jaron, Jenessa and Jelena, and mom…