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Lincs honouring ‘67-68 league championship team

Lincolns’ awards night Friday, Mar. 1 open to the public By Pat Payton As part of an Alumni promotion, St. Marys Lincolns will honour members of the 1967-68 Western League championship team this Friday, Feb. 22 during the ‘Fill the Rink Night’ game against Strathroy Rockets. Some of the players on that memorable Lincs’ team…

15th annual Hope for Haiti bonspiel a big success

The 15th annual Meridian Hope for Haiti bonspiel took place at the St. Marys Curling Club this past Saturday. Approximately 100 people enjoyed this charity event in support of Hope for Haiti projects. The main project in the fall of 2018 was drilling four wells in Northern Malawi, Africa. In the past, Hope for Haiti…

Firefighter Peewees up 2-1 on Caledonia Thunder

By Pat Payton CALEDONIA – The Firefighter ‘BB’ Peewees still need one more win after the home-town Thunder staved off elimination with a dramatic, come-from-behind 4-3 victory here Sunday afternoon. The Caledonia win leaves Firefighters with a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five OMHA quarter-final playoff series. Game 4 is Wednesday of this week at the…

Goldie hat trick lifts Lincolns past Legionnaires

But St. Marys will miss playoffs for a second straight year By Pat Payton Sparked by Mason Goldie’s hat trick, St. Marys Lincolns doubled Sarnia Legionnaires 6-3 in front of approximately 500 spectators on ‘Family Day’ Monday afternoon at the PRC. It was St. Marys’ first win over Sarnia this season, but the two points…

G&CC Atoms tie series 1-1 with full team effort

Game 4 Saturday afternoon at the PRC By Pat Payton It was a full, 40-minute team effort, Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms coach Reg Clinton said. Some timely goals and solid goaltending from Julian Walsh were other factors. It all added up to a well-deserved 4-0 victory over Erin-Hillsburgh Devils Sunday afternoon at the…

Jr. boys bow out in quarter-finals

Finish sixth overall in H-P with 5-5 record LISTOWEL – The DCVI Junior boys basketball team lost a very fast-paced game against a well-prepared Lightning team 54-30, here on the afternoon of Feb. 8. The Salukis fell behind 14-3 by the end of the first quarter and could not close the gap from there in…

Comeback puts G&CC Atoms in quarter-finals

Firefighter Peewees facing Caledonia in next playoff round By Pat Payton A third-period comeback Sunday afternoon at the PRC has earned the Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms a spot in the provincial quarter-finals. Reg Clinton’s squad erased a 2-0 deficit with three goals in the final 15 minutes to pull a 3-2 victory over…

Hubbard Bantams sweep Hawks in league series

By Pat Payton STRATHROY – Goalie Emma Luyten posted the shutout as the Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls defeated Bluewater Hawks 3-0 here Sunday. The win gave Liz Simpson’s squad the best-of-three, first-round Lower Lakes Female Hockey League playoff series in two straight games. “We played hard, controlled the puck, and made some solid plays…

Local players help Aces capture Silver Stick title

AURORA – Stratford Aces Bantam ‘A’ team won the International Silver Stick title here on the Feb. 1-3 weekend. Two local skaters, Avery Aarts and Olivia Brock, helped the Aces reach the championship final, where they defeated Clarington Flames 2-1 on the Sunday. The team made it through the round-robin portion of the tournament without…