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St. Marys girls help Mitchell U-19A team strike gold

(With files from the Mitchell Advocate newspaper) NORTH BAY – The Mitchell Excalibur Insurance U-19A ringette team went undefeated to win the McCarthy Division (lower tier of seven teams) of the provincial championships here on the March 14-17 weekend. League rival Forest won the Jacks Division (top tier, also with seven teams) with an overtime…

2019 Provincial Ringette Championships held in North Bay

“Homecoming!” was the slogan of the 2019 Provincial Ringette Championships held recently in their ancestral home of North Bay. The city’s Parks and Recreation Director Sam Jacks invented the on-ice sport for girls back in 1963. Over 1,000 young female athletes participated in this year’s championship – including close to a dozen St. Marys and…

U-14 Snipers prepare for WRRL Regionals

St. Marys U-14 Snipers have had a busy three weeks preparing for their upcoming WRRL Regionals taking place this coming weekend. Tillsonburg is the official host for the tournament, but games will also be played in Delhi and Thamesford. The Snipers’ last league game was Feb. 28, and coach Jim Burlingham has been busy running…

“A Celebration of Hockey” this Friday

Canadiens vs. Lincolns Fundraiser Alumni Game set to go By Stewart Grant If you are a Lincolns fan, a Habs fan, or just a hockey fan in general, the PRC is the place to be this Friday night. “A Celebration of Hockey on Friday will not only be a memorable night for fans of all…

Good first tourney for DCVI badminton team

GODERICH – The DCVI Senior badminton team took part in their first tournament of the season here on Tuesday, March 5. The 16-member team, which also included five Junior players, were focused and reflective, resulting in great performances by all. Not only was this the first tournament of the season, but for many, it was…

Firefighter Peewees’ OMHA Finals a tight series

A win and a loss during the opening weekend vs. Lindsay Muskies By Stewart Grant After sweeping their respective semi-final matchups, the St. Marys Firefighter Peewees and the Lindsay Muskies collided in St. Marys last weekend to begin their six-point OMHA final series. A good crowd was in attendance for both the Saturday evening and…

Will you wear red, or green?

Scott McCutcheon and the team at Dunny’s Source for Sports are geared up for this Friday’s Canadiens vs. Lincolns Alumni Game at the PRC. Stop by Dunny’s this week to get your tickets for this entertaining event which will raise funds for the St. Marys Lincolns Hockey Club as they prepare for a big season…

Frayne Bantams fall in OMHA semi-final

By Stewart Grant and Pat Payton Sometimes, a hockey series can turn in an instant, or in this case…18 seconds. From the moment the series began, it was obvious that the St. Marys Rock and Ingersoll Express matched up well. These were two clubs who relied on skating and puck movement as opposed to physical…

Wellington Brewery men’s curling bonspiel

Hold your horses! Skip Ian Morton motions to his sweepers during the recent Wellington Brewery men’s bonspiel at the St. Marys Curling Club. The bonspiel consisted of two full draws. (Payton photo) Brady St. Louis, left, and Brandon Twining sweep a rock delivered by Eric Jones during the recent Wellington Brewery men’s bonspiel. The fourth…