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Stonetown Karate’s younger competitors shine

Jalyne Lorentz collects four firsts in 12-year-old Black Belt division in Kitchener By Pat Payton KITCHENER – It was a great showing by six of the younger competitors who belong to the Stonetown Karate Centre. The event was the Generation Martial Arts (GMA) championships here at the Core Lifestyles and Recreation Complex last month, and…

More minor hockey award winners for 2018-19

Abbie Boyd, right, is this year’s winner of the Lindsay Atkinson Memorial Award for the most sportsmanlike OWHA player, on and off the ice, in the SMMHA. The award was presented by Atkinson family members, Joan Atkinson, left, Maggie Gregory, Pat Craigmile and Jim Atkinson. The SMMHA held its annual awards banquet May 21 at…

Two top-10 finishes for Ethan Aarts at OFSAA

DCVI distance runner fourth in Junior boys 3,000-metre race Saturday in Guelph By Pat Payton GUELPH – It was mission accomplished for Ethan Aarts here at the 2019 OFSAA track and field championships this past weekend at the University of Guelph. The DCVI distance runner wanted top-10 finishes in both the Junior boys’ 1,500-metre and…

Fullarton squirt girls win gold

The Fullarton Squirt girls team won the gold medals at the recent Mitchell fastball tournament. The team went to the finals undefeated, defeating Stratford Hammers 9-3 for the championship. Team members are: Autumn Overholt, Charlie Overholt, Evangeline Pearn, Ainsley Berendsen, Laina Berendsen, Hayley Beutler, Rowyn Callcott, Alexa Hergel, Carrie Kemp, Jade Huygen, Kayla Rock and…

Old Guys rally to edge Young Guns in Ryder Cup

Closest competition in 13 years at St. Marys G&CC on the weekend By Stewart Grant It was the closest Ryder Cup in 13 years! The annual inter-club golf challenge between the Young and Old Guys at St. Marys Golf and Country Club took place this past weekend. Inspired by the famous Ryder Cup played between…

Lincs sign five new players at weekend barbecue

New assistant coach with Lincs, in charge of defence, is Cole Stewart By Pat Payton At a team barbecue this past Saturday, St. Marys Lincolns signed five new players for the 2019-20 Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL) season. Four of the five new additions are defencemen, and the other incoming Lincoln is a goaltender…

Parks Lawn Bowling Club receives Horizons grant

MP Nater, Mayor Strathdee on hand for cheque presentation Saturday By Pat Payton The Parks Lawn Bowling Club of St. Marys accepted a cheque for $24,000 from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program last Saturday morning. Making the cheque presentation was Perth-Wellington MP John Nater. Accepting on behalf of the club were…

Four SKC members make 2019 Team Canada roster

And three are Canadian champions in their divisions; Worlds are in Niagara Falls, N.Y. By Pat Payton GATINEAU, Que. – Canadian champions and members of the 2019 Team Canada squad! It doesn’t get much better than that, unless you win a WKC World medal. And four members of the Stonetown Karate Centre will get that…

Aarts qualifies for two running events at OFSAA

DCVI Junior boy will compete in both 1,500 and 3,000-metre races this weekend By Pat Payton CAMBRIDGE – Ethan Aarts says a personal goal is a top-10 finish in both the Junior boys’ 1,500 and 3,000-metre races this coming weekend at the OFSAA track and field championships at the University of Guelph. The DCVI distance…