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U-10 ringette team finding its groove in New Year

Three consecutive wins after holiday break for Snipers Early in the New Year, the U-10 Snipers ringette team is finding its stride under the guidance of their bench staff. “It’s really starting to come together for this team,” coach Christen Graham commented following their latest streak “as a result of the coaching of Regan Mitchell,…

U-16 Snipers battle back to defeat the Edge 6-4

Sterkenburg, Boyer and Lynch each score pair in comeback road win FERGUS – St. Marys U-16 Snipers travelled here last Thursday to take on the 2-11-1 Elora-Fergus Edge at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex. It was not a pretty start. For only the second time this season (first time in league play), the Snipers did…

Lincs’ trainer to work for pro team in Alabama

Darren Smale will be head clubhouse manager with Los Angeles Angels ‘AA’ baseball club By Pat Payton Darren Smale admits it’s been a “wild ride” the last year and a half. The St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns’ head trainer recently accepted the head clubhouse manager position with the newly-named Rocket City Trash Pandas baseball club,…

U-12 Petites heading to Provincials in Soo in April

Ringette team currently fundraising for their trip north; spaghetti dinner Feb. 10 By Pat Payton SAULT STE. MARIE – The St. Marys U-12 Provincial Petite team will be travelling here for the Provincial ringette tournament, April 2-5. The team is currently fundraising for their trip north and is looking for sponsorship. The Snipers are also…

Legion Midgets complete 3-0 sweep of Mooretown

MOORETOWN – The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets completed a three-game sweep of the Jr. Flags here last Wednesday night. A shortened bench due to injury and exams was met head-on by a determined 11-player Rock team, who skated to a 4-1 victory. “The boys came out hard and took control of the game from…

Lincs gain just one point in two weekend losses

Team has to get back to the basics, says coach McClement By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns have to get back to the drawing board as they head towards the Western Conference playoffs, says coach Trent McClement. McClement made the comment after the Lincs lost a two-goal lead for the second consecutive night, dropping…

Alumni honouring players from team’s early era

By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns’ Alumni group will hold a special night this Saturday, Feb. 1, honouring all surviving players and executive members from the inaugural year (1956-57) to the 1962-63 championship season. About 30 former players and executives from that era are expected to attend. After dinner in the End Zone room,…

Two more victories for U-16 Snipers, now 13-2

In WRRL action this past week, the St. Marys U-16 Snipers improved to 13-2 as they defeated Goderich and Kitchener in ringette play. Last Thursday, the Snipers travelled to Goderich to take on the 1-10 Ice Crushers. The game was back and forth in the first half as the teams skated to a 4-4 tie…