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Legion Midgets go out with a fight in OMHA final

Team loses Game 3 on home ice 3-2 in OT By Pat Payton The Legion Minor Midgets went out with a fight last Wednesday night at the PRC. Trailing 2-0 in the best-of-five OMHA ‘BB’ final to Lincoln Blades, and down 2-0 going into the third period, Robb McIntosh’s squad battled back to tie it…

SMMHA hosts seven Shamrock all-star games

St. Marys Minor Hockey Association hosted the 2018-19 Shamrock League all-star games this past Sunday at the PRC. There was a total of seven games played. Below are the players who were selected SHL all-stars and represented their respective SMMHA teams. Two coaching staffs from the SMMHA also participated in Sunday’s games. The All-Ontario champion…

Champions Night at DCVI

Minor basketball official Gregg Blackler, left, presents Matthew Gwyn with a volunteer award at the recent ‘Champions Night’ at DCVI. This is the 14th year that minor basketball finished up its season with a final night of games.  (Payton photo)

Firefighters defeat Lindsay, capture OMHA title

Peewee Rock team goes 15-4 in provincial playoff march By Pat Payton LINDSAY – Last season, St. Marys Firefighter Peewees reached the OMHA ‘BB’ final and lost to Napanee Stars. This year, the goal was to hoist the provincial championship trophy and Dwain Smith’s Rock team did just that here Sunday afternoon. A 4-2 victory…

Legion Minor Midgets lose first two games to Blades

Game 3 of best-of-five final Wednesday night at the PRC By Pat Payton LINCOLN – The Legion Minor Midgets are finding it difficult to score goals against the Lincoln Blades. Here Sunday afternoon, the Rock dropped a 3-0 decision and now trail the best-of-five OMHA ‘BB’ final two games to none. Game 3 is Wednesday…

St. Marys girls help Mitchell U-19A team strike gold

(With files from the Mitchell Advocate newspaper) NORTH BAY – The Mitchell Excalibur Insurance U-19A ringette team went undefeated to win the McCarthy Division (lower tier of seven teams) of the provincial championships here on the March 14-17 weekend. League rival Forest won the Jacks Division (top tier, also with seven teams) with an overtime…

2019 Provincial Ringette Championships held in North Bay

“Homecoming!” was the slogan of the 2019 Provincial Ringette Championships held recently in their ancestral home of North Bay. The city’s Parks and Recreation Director Sam Jacks invented the on-ice sport for girls back in 1963. Over 1,000 young female athletes participated in this year’s championship – including close to a dozen St. Marys and…

U-14 Snipers prepare for WRRL Regionals

St. Marys U-14 Snipers have had a busy three weeks preparing for their upcoming WRRL Regionals taking place this coming weekend. Tillsonburg is the official host for the tournament, but games will also be played in Delhi and Thamesford. The Snipers’ last league game was Feb. 28, and coach Jim Burlingham has been busy running…

“A Celebration of Hockey” this Friday

Canadiens vs. Lincolns Fundraiser Alumni Game set to go By Stewart Grant If you are a Lincolns fan, a Habs fan, or just a hockey fan in general, the PRC is the place to be this Friday night. “A Celebration of Hockey on Friday will not only be a memorable night for fans of all…