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LaSalle Vipers a young, fast and tenacious team

By Pat Payton Coach-GM John Nelson says the LaSalle Vipers are a young, fast team with 10 returnees heading into the 2019-20 GOJHL season. “We have a good core back, and a lot of young guys, too,” Nelson told the Independent last Friday. “It’s typical in our league where you’re replacing 10 to 12 guys…

Parsons, Fifield top field at Senior Men’s Invite

By Pat Payton Some St. Marys golfers certainly took the spotlight at the annual Senior Men’s Invitational last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Rich Parsons topped a field of 102 golfers with a two-under-par 70, while fellow St. Marys member Rick Fifield finished second overall with an even-par 72. Parsons, who had…

Lawn Bowling Club holds Championship Day

The Parks Lawn Bowling Club held its Championship Day on Sunday, Sept. 8. In the S.I.G. Insurance League, Brian Farrell and Darren and Rose Constable defeated Rob Truax, Peter Flint and Alexis Fares 7-4 and 10-1 in the gold-medal game. In the bronze-medal game, Gerri Flint, Bonnie Farrell and Doug Johnston defeated Chris Collins, Freda…

Swedish Kubb Champions crowned on ‘Super Kubb Sunday’

Last Sunday was a beautiful day for Swedish Kubb at the Zurbrigg Ranch as 10 teams competed for the 4th annual St. Marys Swedish Kubb League (“SMSKL”) championship. Above, Top row from left: Jeff Bramham, Mike Morning, Jeremy Brock, Scott Lobb, Dan Goodson, Clint Mock, Jamie McFadden, Rob Shrubsole, Scott Jackson, Jeff Buckland, Chris Connolly,…

Free Agents, Snappers win playoff titles Saturday

In St. Marys Ladies Slow Pitch League’s year-end tournament The Free Agents capped off a great 2019 season by going undefeated and winning the ‘A’ Division championship on Saturday.  The event was the annual St. Marys Ladies Slow Pitch League’s year-end playoff tournament. Eleven league teams took part. The six ‘A’ Division teams played their…

Lincs post convincing wins over Bombers, Meteors

St. Marys starts 2-0 at GOJHL Showcase Weekend in Pelham By Pat Payton PELHAM – Mission accomplished! St. Marys Lincolns set a team goal to go 2-0 this past weekend here at the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League’s annual Showcase. And Lincs did just that with convincing victories over Brampton Bombers and Fort Erie Meteors. …

Two St. Marys natives now with Junior ‘A’ Attack

Lincolns sign new 16-year-old defenceman Brayden Hislop By Pat Payton Last week, defenceman Sam Sedley, 16, signed a Standard Player Agreement with the Ontario Hockey League’s Owen Sound Attack. “Sedley stood out all week long in training camp,” Owen Sound GM Dale DeGray stated on the Attack website recently. “He played the same game he…

Two aces, same morning for the golf Sandbaggers

By Pat Payton It was a day to remember for the Sandbaggers! On Monday, Sept. 2, two members of the early-morning golfing group recorded hole-in-ones at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. The aces came on different holes, but the two golfers were riding on the same power cart. It was also the third hole-in-one…