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Tavistock Braves and Mitchell Hawks to change their logos

By Spencer Seymour Two nearby junior hockey teams will be adopting new logos over the next few seasons. The Tavistock Braves and Mitchell Hawks will be moving away from their indigenous-themed team imagery after notices from the Municipality of West Perth on behalf of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC). The Braves’ logo resembles the…

Local enthusiasts enjoy sport of tractor pulling

2019 season wraps with big pull during Kirkton Fall Fair Sept. 6 By Pat Payton Tractor pulling. “It’s a sport where you’re pulling a progressively advancing weight down a 320 ft. clay track,” explains St. Marys resident Brian Harris, one of several local enthusiasts who take their tractors to area competitions in the summer months.…

Great day leaves St. Marys one point out of first

In Sr. Ryder Cup golf competition; fourth round Thursday in Goderich After three matches in their division in the Senior Ryder Cup (SRC) golf competition, the St. Marys Golf and Country Club team is in second place, with 46 points, and just one behind front-runner Sarnia which has 47. St. Clair Parkway is third at…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Jrs. continue to roll along

Team improves to 12-0 atop the Huron-Perth Fastball League standings By Pat Payton MILVERTON – The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors continue to combine good hitting and pitching in the Huron-Perth Fastball League. The St. Marys squad, coached by Rob and Kelly Wiffen, improved their first-place record to 12-0 with a 10-2 victory over the Milverton Millwrights…

Juggernauts extend win streak to three games

Men’s soccer team posts pair of 2-1 home-field victories last week St. Marys Juggernauts extended their WOSL winning streak to three games with two more Second Division victories this past week. First up was a Second Cup game last Tuesday against the Chatham Storm, who had knocked the Juggernauts out of Cup play the last…

Joanna Van De Walle Athlete-of-the-Year again

For third straight time at St. Mikes STRATFORD – St. Michael Catholic Secondary School recently announced its Athletes of the Year for 2018-19. St. Marys area resident Joanna Van De Walle, a Warriors’ multi-sport athlete, was named an Athlete-of-the-Year for a third consecutive season. She shared the Senior female award with Elizabeth Drake. The 17-year-old…

Two aces, same hole, same day

Two aces on the same day and same hole at St. Marys Golf & Country Club. Kathy Switzer and Gord Pearson both recorded hole-in-ones on the par 3 No. 2 hole on the same day recently at the St. Marys course. Congratulations to both golfers.  (Contributed photos)

Solid effort propels Juggernauts past Celtics 3-0

Harrison Ritchie scores twice, Evan Doupe shines in net for St. Marys By Pat Payton Both offensively and defensively, it was one of the best 90-minute efforts of the WOSL season to date for the St. Marys Juggernauts. Last Tuesday night at the DCVI pitch, Juggernauts put it all together in a 3-0 Second Division…

Almost 100 golfers take part in Mixed Invitation

Warrens claim ‘C’ Division title Saturday at St. Marys G&CC  Almost 100 golfers competed in sunny conditions, with a little breeze, in the annual Mixed Invitation on Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. The format was the Modified Chapman system. The Chapman system is the name of a two-person team competition for golfers…

St. Marys athletes perform well at Legion meet

District track and field event held recently in Kincardine; 21 represent Branch 236 By Pat Payton KINCARDINE – A large contingent of St. Marys athletes performed well in the Legion’s District ‘C’ track and field meet here Saturday, June 22. Harold Switzer is the St. Marys Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 236, track and field chairman.…