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PPA holds 44th annual NHL draft

The Playoff Payoff Association recently held its 44th annual NHL draft in Stratford. The draft dates back to 1975 when all were students at St. Marys DCVI. From left, front row: Co-host Paul Marcaccio, Lou Pagotto, Co-host Rob Staffen, 2018 winner Doug Newton and Warren Wilson. Middle row: Kevin Ellis, Tom Robson, Richard Kennedy, Charlie…

St. Marys and area golf tournament schedule for 2019

MAY Saturday, May 11 – Spring Open four-person scramble, River Valley G&CC (wear your favourite NHL colours; 11 a.m. tee times) Thursday, May 16 – Ladies Spring Scramble, St. Marys G&CC Saturday, May 18 – Long Weekend two-person scramble, River Valley G&CC (11 a.m. tee times) Saturday, May 25 – St. Marys Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns…

Changes, upgrades continue at St. Marys G&CC

Two nines switched; old No. 10 the new starting hole By Pat Payton Changes, upgrades, improvements continue at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. But probably the biggest change in 2019 is where golfers will begin their round. The old nine is now the front nine, and the former front nine is now the final…

Over 90 prospects attend Lincs’ spring mini-camp

Sunday’s Green and White game a fast-paced, hard-hitting affair By Pat Payton Just over 90 prospects attended St. Marys Lincolns’ annual spring mini-camp at the PRC this past weekend, culminating with a fast-paced, hard-hitting ‘Green and White’ game Sunday afternoon. Prospects were divided into five teams, and a series of scrimmages were held on Friday…

Senior girls start H-P schedule with win, loss

Home openers at DCVI on Tuesday, May 7 By Pat Payton STRATFORD – It was not an ideal day weather-wise, but it was a good start for the DCVI Senior girls soccer team here last Tuesday, Apr. 23 at the Packham Road complex. All Huron-Perth games were played on the impressive, artificial-turf Cowan pitch, which…

Thomson Martial Arts students have successful day

At Mid-Western Ontario Open karate tournament LISTOWEL – Eight members of Thomson Martial Arts in St. Marys attended the Mid-Western Ontario Open karate tournament here on April 13 and had great success. The Thomson team collected 10 first-place finishes at the various age levels. Evan Burroughs was first in flag catch and second in chanbara…

2019 No-Body Contact tournament scoreboard

FRIDAY Ferris Team Marziali 2 – Ferris Team McKay 0 96 Boys 5 – OV Knights 1 Canucks 7 – Stratford Dominators 2 Tsunami 6 – Pyramid Power 2 Bounty Hunters 6 – Wellburn Weapons 3 4th Liners 5 – Mighty Drunks 3 Timbits 5 – Tangerines 3 Ferris Team Stewart 2 – Ferris Team…

NBC tournament features lots of close games

Twenty-six teams compete in annual Al Kennedy Memorial on Easter Weekend By Pat Payton It’s usually not easy to win your division in the annual No-Body Contact tournament, sponsored by the St. Marys Minor Hockey Association. This year was no exception as there were a lot of close, hard-fought games in all seven divisions. There…

Eight SKC competitors qualify for national tryouts

By Pat Payton BURLINGTON – It was an outstanding day for the Stonetown Karate Centre here recently. The April 6th event was the WKC Provincial Tryouts at the Haber Rec. Centre, and eight Stonetown Karate members qualified for the National Tryouts in Gatineau, Que., May 17-19. A competitor had to finish in the top eight…