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Lincolns name assistant captains for 2019-20

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns recently selected their assistant captains for the 2019-20 season. They are forwards Cayse Ton, Jacob Bloomfield, Thomas McLatchie and Joe Mazur and defenceman Max Mulder. They join returning captain Blair Butchart on the team’s leadership group. –Lincs are holding a ‘School Night’ promotion this Friday, Sept. 27, with Leamington…

Finals this week in Men’s Slow Pitch playoffs

Tribe versus the Marauders in ‘A’; Flyers against the Desperados in ‘B’ By Pat Payton At press time this week, it was the Tribe playing the Marauders in the ‘A’ Division final and the Flyers playing the Desperados in the ‘B’ Division final in the St. Marys Men’s Slow Pitch League’s playoffs. The two, best-of-five…

Jr. NBA program headed to Huron Perth

Canada Basketball’s grass roots development program is coming to this area Canada Basketball’s grass roots development program is coming to this area. The organization confirmed recently that Stratford will be one of the centres now offering the national Jr. NBA program. The initiative is designed to provide both basketball fundamentals and life skills such as…

Mantzavrakos lifts Lincs to OT win in home opener

St. Marys now 3-0 in Western Conference; hosts St. Thomas this Friday night By Pat Payton When St. Marys Lincolns’ GM Greg Smale acquired Mason Mantzavrakos over the summer, he said the 17-year-old Londoner can score goals. Mantzavrakos is showing he can do just that! The right winger’s second goal of the night, at 3:05…

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…