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Team Ewing pulls out exciting win and WOBA title

Team Robson turns in valiant effort in front of big home-town crowd Sunday By Pat Payton What a game for the hometown fans Sunday at Rotary Field! Two St. Marys Rockies teams–Team Ewing and Team Robson–met for the WOBA Mosquito baseball Series 2 championship and a big crowd was on hand. And the two teams…

Tie-breaker leaves Midget-Juniors out of semi-finals

But St. Marys fastball team still has outstanding 2019 season By Pat Payton DELAWARE – It was not the finish to the 2019 season the Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors were hoping for here this past weekend. But it was still an outstanding season for Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad, who lost just two Huron Perth Fastball…

Sue Hannon wins gold in Masters track and field

St. Marys resident finishes first in 60-64 high jump event in Toronto By Pat Payton TORONTO – It wasn’t a personal best, but it was good enough to give Sue Hannon, of St. Marys, the gold medal in high jump. The event was the North America, Central America and Caribbean Region of World Masters Athletic…

Lincs kick off pre-season schedule this weekend

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns kick off their four-game, pre-season schedule this weekend with a pair of home games against Midwestern Conference opponents. Lincs host Cambridge Redhawks on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., and Stratford Warriors on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Lincolns’ final two pre-season games are the following weekend on the road. They are…

Ten Juniors qualify to play in Florida next July

Chase McDougall, of St. Marys, earns a spot from the boys 10-11 age division By Pat Payton There were only 32 golfers in the field, but 10 of them shot good enough scores to qualify to play in Florida next year. The event was the annual Midwestern Optimist District Junior golf championships, held last Tuesday…

Balanced attack leads U-12 Storm past St. Thomas

Above, from left, Isla Unich, Libby McCurdy and Reagan Jones charge up the field during last Thursday’s game against St. Thomas. The U-12 St. Marys Storm prevailed 6-1 in a well-balanced attack with goals by Natalie Taylor, Reagan Jones, Abby Martin, Carlie Muir, Charlotte Richardson and Rowan Aitken. The Storm are 8-3-1 on the season…

K-W Optimists hold 39th annual co-ed tourney

Long-time participants. Cliff Thomson, left, Don Thomson and umpire Mike Richardson pose for a photo at the K-W Optimists co-ed slow pitch tournament. The Squad emerged as the ‘A’ Division winners. (Payton photo)Trevor Ward slugs a home run for Squirrelly’s Nuts during the 39th annual Kirkton-Woodham Optimists’ co-ed slow pitch tournament this past weekend. Twelve…

Cascades Squirt girls battle the Stratford Flames

Kylie Fifield, of the Cascades Squirts, delivers a strike against the Stratford Flames during Huron Perth Fastball League action last week at Teddy’s Field. Cascades Squirts pitcher Kylie Fifield (24) and catcher Billie Sedley (26) are keen to play the Stratford Flames last week at Teddy’s Field. (Payton photos)Ready to bat against the Stratford Flames…

Overholt wins 400-metre hurdles at Canadians

St. Marys native also seventh at U-20 Pan American Games in Costa Rica By Pat Payton MONTREAL, Que. – July, 2019 will certainly be a special memory for Brooke Overholt. The 19-year-old St. Marys native won gold in the women’s 400-metre hurdles here at the U-20 Canadian track and field championships, July 25-28. That accomplishment…