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G&CC Atoms outlast the Irish 6-5 in Lucan Saturday

Firefighter Peewees earn 1-1 tie in Strathroy with just 10 skaters By Pat Payton LUCAN – Forwards Ben Ewing and Harper Murrell fired two goals apiece as the Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms outlasted the home-town Irish 6-5 here Saturday afternoon. It was a must win for Dan Murrell’s squad, who evened their Shamrock…

Cement Midgets bow out to Caledonia in quarters

Team will now compete in Shamrock League playoffs By Pat Payton CALEDONIA – After 16 OMHA playoff games, the end came for the Cement ‘BB’ Midgets here last Thursday night. The home-town Thunder won 5-0 to claim the six-point provincial quarter-final series seven points to one. Coach Brent Rae said the score wasn’t indicative of…

Lincs coach expects tough quarter-final series

St. Marys hosts Games 1 and 3 Friday and next Tuesday at the PRC By Pat Payton Coach Trent McClement is expecting a close, hard-fought playoff series between two teams who play similar defensive styles. McClement’s third-place St. Marys Lincolns (30-13-3-4) and the sixth-place Strathroy Rockets (19-26-3-2) open a best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final this Friday…

Legion Midgets complete three-game SHL sweep

Win final two games of Dorchester series in overtime By Pat Payton The Royal Canadian Legion A-E Midgets completed a three-game sweep of their best-of-five Shamrock League quarter-final playoff series with the Dorchester Dragons last Thursday night at the PRC. A goal by forward Carter Reid with just 2:25 remaining in a 10-minute overtime period…

Firefighter Peewees explode in third, sweep Belmont

By Pat Payton BELMONT – Five unanswered third-period goals powered the Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees to a convincing 7-2 victory over the home-town Rangers here Saturday afternoon. The win gave Dwain Smith’s squad the best-of-three Shamrock League quarter-final playoff series in two straight games. The score was deadlocked 2-2 after two periods, and Belmont had out-shot…

Cascades Peewees undefeated champions at Brantford tourney

Team out-scores its opponents 11-3 on the weekend BRANTFORD – The St. Marys Peewee ‘C’ girls hockey team went undefeated and captured the 39th annual Walter Gretzky tournament here over the weekend. They all played their hearts out and were even congratulated by Mr. Walter Gretzky himself! Truly a memorable experience for everyone. The team,…

Two more wins for U-16 Snipers

Five-point game for Jessica Burlingham St. Marys U-16 Snipers had a weekend sweep after travelling to Mitchell on Saturday, Feb. 22, and then hosting Dorchester the following day. The two wins improve the Snipers’ record to 16-3 while still securing top spot in the WRRL with only two games remaining. On Saturday, the Snipers opened…