What is going on in St. Marys Sports.

Fun times at the Memorial hospital golf tourney

Over 130 golfers take part last Thursday at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton Retrogression was needed to determine an overall winner at the 26th annual Memorial Hospital Foundation golf tournament last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Over 130 golfers played on a beautiful sunny day, with a cool breeze, making for…

Three more wins boost Huron-Perth record to 15-0

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors have just five regular-season games remaining By Pat Payton On a night when the Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors improved their Huron-Perth Fastball League record to 15-0, they also won 15-0. At Teddy’s Field last Thursday night, Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad scored the maximum seven runs in both the third and fourth innings…

Reynen, partner compete in Int. event in Scotland

Local curlers represent Canada at Wheelchair mixed doubles tournament By Pat Payton STIRLING, Scotland – Representing Canada and curling in July in the birthplace of the sport. That’s what Tony Reynen, of St. Marys, got to experience recently when he and playing partner Sarah Benevides, of Courtland, competed here in the First International Wheelchair Mixed…

Tavistock Braves and Mitchell Hawks to change their logos

By Spencer Seymour Two nearby junior hockey teams will be adopting new logos over the next few seasons. The Tavistock Braves and Mitchell Hawks will be moving away from their indigenous-themed team imagery after notices from the Municipality of West Perth on behalf of the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC). The Braves’ logo resembles the…

Local enthusiasts enjoy sport of tractor pulling

2019 season wraps with big pull during Kirkton Fall Fair Sept. 6 By Pat Payton Tractor pulling. “It’s a sport where you’re pulling a progressively advancing weight down a 320 ft. clay track,” explains St. Marys resident Brian Harris, one of several local enthusiasts who take their tractors to area competitions in the summer months.…

Great day leaves St. Marys one point out of first

In Sr. Ryder Cup golf competition; fourth round Thursday in Goderich After three matches in their division in the Senior Ryder Cup (SRC) golf competition, the St. Marys Golf and Country Club team is in second place, with 46 points, and just one behind front-runner Sarnia which has 47. St. Clair Parkway is third at…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Jrs. continue to roll along

Team improves to 12-0 atop the Huron-Perth Fastball League standings By Pat Payton MILVERTON – The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors continue to combine good hitting and pitching in the Huron-Perth Fastball League. The St. Marys squad, coached by Rob and Kelly Wiffen, improved their first-place record to 12-0 with a 10-2 victory over the Milverton Millwrights…

Juggernauts extend win streak to three games

Men’s soccer team posts pair of 2-1 home-field victories last week St. Marys Juggernauts extended their WOSL winning streak to three games with two more Second Division victories this past week. First up was a Second Cup game last Tuesday against the Chatham Storm, who had knocked the Juggernauts out of Cup play the last…

Joanna Van De Walle Athlete-of-the-Year again

For third straight time at St. Mikes STRATFORD – St. Michael Catholic Secondary School recently announced its Athletes of the Year for 2018-19. St. Marys area resident Joanna Van De Walle, a Warriors’ multi-sport athlete, was named an Athlete-of-the-Year for a third consecutive season. She shared the Senior female award with Elizabeth Drake. The 17-year-old…