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Bettger, Gagnon qualify for WOSSAA badminton

By Chris Marcou, DCVI coach STRATFORD – The DCVI Junior badminton team took to the courts at the Stratford Agriplex for the Huron-Perth championships last Tuesday, Apr. 16. With a full team of 16 players, the action was fast and furious. After the dust settled, several Saluki players were still playing after the third round.…

Local players win awards at Aces banquet

Skylar Fadelle was named ‘Best Sport’ on the Peewee BBs this season. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed) Ella Gracey was selected ‘Ace of the Team’ on the Peewee BBs this season. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed)

Annual NBC tournament goes this weekend

Al Kennedy Memorial features 26 teams in seven divisions By Pat Payton It’s the weekend when bragging rights are earned for another year. The annual Al Kennedy Memorial No-Body Contact hockey tournament goes this Easter Weekend, Friday, Apr. 19 and Saturday, April 20 at the PRC. The St. Marys minor hockey fundraiser will feature 26…

Minor soccer ready to kick off 2019 season

St. Marys Association always looking for volunteers By Pat Payton St. Marys and Area minor soccer is ready to kick into full swing in the next few weeks after completing their registration process earlier this week. “What’s exciting about minor soccer is that we’ve had a resurgence of volunteers and interest,” association president Chris Gwyn…

Local players win awards at Aces’ hockey banquet

Rylee Nethercott was named top defensive player on the Peewee BBs. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed) Eve Greig was selected top offensive player on the Bantam ‘BB’ squad. The Stratford Aces girls hockey awards banquet was held recently. (Contributed) Kiara McGregor was chosen top offensive player on the Peewee…

Local goalie Bentley on Provincial gold champion

Goalie Rachael Bentley and her London Devilette Jr. PWHL teammates won gold at the Provincials in Mississauga on the Apr. 5-7 weekend. She is a former St. Marys Rock player, coached by Marc Cameron and Kevin McDougall. Bentley played the first three games, allowing just one goal throughout. Her goaltending partner Jamie Johnson (from British…

Salukis compete well in H-P Senior badminton

Four DCVI players advancing to WOSSAA in Strathroy By Bob Ellison, DCVI coach STRATFORD – The DCVI Senior badminton team competed in the Huron-Perth championships at the Stratford Agriplex last Thursday, April 11. Taking on the best players in the conference proved to be both frustrating and rewarding at times for the 14 members of…

Lambert has great memories with Habs teams

Canadiens’ left winger won four Stanley Cups from 1976 to ‘79 By Pat Payton When the touring Montreal Canadiens Alumni team came to St. Marys recently and put on an impressive display of skill, skating and puck movement, it was easy to see why Montreal has won more Stanley Cups (24) than any other NHL…

MLB Pitch Hit and Run skills contest May 11

St. Marys Minor Ball, along with Major League Baseball, are teaming up to run the 2019 MLB Pitch Hit & Run skills contest for youngsters at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, May 11th on King Field, starting at 10 a.m. Boys and girls, aged 7-14, will be given a chance…