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Good first tourney for DCVI badminton team

GODERICH – The DCVI Senior badminton team took part in their first tournament of the season here on Tuesday, March 5. The 16-member team, which also included five Junior players, were focused and reflective, resulting in great performances by all. Not only was this the first tournament of the season, but for many, it was…

Firefighter Peewees’ OMHA Finals a tight series

A win and a loss during the opening weekend vs. Lindsay Muskies By Stewart Grant After sweeping their respective semi-final matchups, the St. Marys Firefighter Peewees and the Lindsay Muskies collided in St. Marys last weekend to begin their six-point OMHA final series. A good crowd was in attendance for both the Saturday evening and…

Will you wear red, or green?

Scott McCutcheon and the team at Dunny’s Source for Sports are geared up for this Friday’s Canadiens vs. Lincolns Alumni Game at the PRC. Stop by Dunny’s this week to get your tickets for this entertaining event which will raise funds for the St. Marys Lincolns Hockey Club as they prepare for a big season…

Frayne Bantams fall in OMHA semi-final

By Stewart Grant and Pat Payton Sometimes, a hockey series can turn in an instant, or in this case…18 seconds. From the moment the series began, it was obvious that the St. Marys Rock and Ingersoll Express matched up well. These were two clubs who relied on skating and puck movement as opposed to physical…

Wellington Brewery men’s curling bonspiel

Hold your horses! Skip Ian Morton motions to his sweepers during the recent Wellington Brewery men’s bonspiel at the St. Marys Curling Club. The bonspiel consisted of two full draws. (Payton photo) Brady St. Louis, left, and Brandon Twining sweep a rock delivered by Eric Jones during the recent Wellington Brewery men’s bonspiel. The fourth…

Stonetown Karate Centre members post good results

By Pat Payton BURLINGTON – Members of the Stonetown Karate Centre posted good results at the 43rd annual Ontario Provincial martial arts competition held here recently. Leading the way was Jalyne Lorentz, who placed first in both kata (forms) and weapons in the 11-12 year-old Black Belt division. Isabelle Lariviere earned the other first for…

Sr. Salukis lose five-set heartbreaker in quarters

After finishing first in their pool at OFSAA ‘A’ volleyball championships By Pat Payton KENORA – St. Marys Salukis’ hopes of an OFSAA medal came to a heartbreaking end here last Tuesday when they lost a five-set marathon in the championship quarter-finals. Sixteen teams competed in the All-Ontario Senior girls ‘A’ volleyball championships Mar. 4-6.…

Wrigley bound for Nipissing

DCVI’s Thomas Wrigley plans to take Concurrent Education at Nipissing University in North Bay and play volleyball, starting next fall. Wrigley has been a member of the Stratford Cobras volleyball program for years.  (Contributed)

DCVI swim team earns strong results

The DCVI Saluki swim team was a small, but mighty crew this year. The team attended four meets and came away with some strong results. At the Huron meet, rookie swimmer Jake Pfaff got his feet wet by swimming to first in the 100-metre Individual Medley (IM) and a third in the 50m backstroke. Fellow…

Mustangs’ Clark named OUA player-of-the-year

St. Marys native also selected forward-of-the-year and first team all-star LONDON – After a season in which she topped the scoring race nearly the entire year, Western Mustangs’ forward April Clark was recognized three times as the OUA year-end major awards and all-stars were announced last Wednesday. The St. Marys native, who turns 22 next…