What is going on in St. Marys Sports.

GOJHL cancels rest of season, including playoffs

Lincolns’ spring camp next month will also not take place By Pat Payton LEAMINGTON – Prior to Hockey Canada cancelling all of its sanctioned activities (effective Friday, March 13) due to the on-going health concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic, St. Marys Lincolns and Leamington Flyers played the first game of a best-of-seven Western Conference…

Lincs win coaching staff-of-the-year for 2019-20

Curtin, Burke named to Western Conference all-star teams By Pat Payton A 30-win season and a third-place finish have brought individual awards to the St. Marys Lincolns. The Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) recently announced its 2019-20 award winners for the Western Conference, and Lincs received three special honours. The biggest award involving the…

Lincolns win 8-3 Friday, defuse Rockets in five

Hat trick by Brock Trichilo sparks series-ending victory on home ice By Pat Payton The St. Marys Lincolns brought in speedy forward Brock Trichilo at the Jan. 10 trade deadline to score goals. And the 20-year-old has done just that! Trichilo fired a hat trick last Friday night at the PRC, sparking the Lincs to…

Lincolns win first playoff series in eight seasons

Lincs will now meet second-place Leamington Flyers in semi-finals By Pat Payton It’s been eight seasons since St. Marys Lincolns won a Western Conference playoff series. The 2019-20 Lincs accomplished that feat last Friday night, knocking off the Strathroy Rockets in five games in the quarter-finals. The last time Lincolns won a playoff series was…

Pfaff swims in 50-metre freestyle event at OFSAA

SCARBOROUGH – Inspired by the world-class facility here at the Pan-Am Games Centre, Jake Pfaff put forth a first class effort representing the DCVI Salukis at the 2020 OFSAA swimming championships March 3. Pfaff had a great 50-metre freestyle swim against the best Junior boys in the province. “Congratulations to Jake for a stupendous finish…

Great start to 2020 season for Stonetown Karate

Members pick up 10 medals in Provincial tournament in Burlington By Pat Payton BURLINGTON – It was a great start to the 2020 tournament season for the Stonetown Karate Centre here Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Haber Recreation Centre. SKC members picked up one first, eight seconds and one third in the Ontario Provincial martial…

Hubbard Midgets blank Aces, earn trip to Provincials

Cascades Peewees also headed to year-end tournament in Toronto next month By Pat Payton The stakes were high Sunday night at the PRC. In front of a large crowd, the Hubbard Pharmacy Midget ‘B’ girls and Stratford Aces faced off in a showdown to determine which team would earn a spot in the year-end Provincials…

Cement Midgets sweep Preds, advance to SHL final

Ethan Froggett collects four points in series-ending victory last Thursday By Pat Payton In a Shamrock League playoff game last Thursday night, the Cement ‘BB’ Midgets skated to a 4-0 victory over the visiting Lambton Shores Predators. With the win, Brent Rae’s Cement men completed a three-game sweep of the SHL semi-final series. In the…

Landscaping Atoms punch ticket to league final

By Pat Payton It appears that the Landscaping Atom ‘C’ girls have punched their ticket to the WOGHL final in Group 2. Ray Cousineau’s squad emerged with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Sarnia Lady Sting on Sunday, March 1 at the PRC. “The win puts us in first place in the league playoffs,” coach…

HBC Peewees lose 3-2 heartbreaker in Game 5

By Pat Payton It was a heartbreaker for the Home Building Centre A-E Peewees Sunday afternoon at the PRC. A goal with just 21.2 seconds left to play snapped a 2-2 deadlock and lifted the Lambeth Lancers to a 3-2 victory over Reg Clinton’s squad. The win gave the Lancers the best-of-five Shamrock League semi-final…