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SMMHA executive in place for 2019-20 season

Kristene McCurdy returns for a second term as minor hockey president By Pat Payton St. Marys Minor Hockey Association held its Annual General Meeting early last month at the PRC. Kristene McCurdy returns for a second term as SMMHA president. Other members of the 2019-20 executive are as follows: First vice-president Mark Brintnell, Second vice-president Erica…

Hillers had big impact on Rob Thomson’s career

Sarnia native one of four Canadians inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame Saturday By Pat Payton As a baseball player in his early 20s, playing for the Stratford Hillers organization and living in the Festival City had a big impact on Rob Thomson. It had such an influence on his life that the Major League…

Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2019 induction notebook:

By Pat Payton On Saturday, Sportsnet’s broadcaster Hazel Mae noted that she was the first female MC in the history of Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum inductions. –At Saturday’s induction ceremony, retired St. Marys lawyer Bob Stephens and London lawyer Tony Little were specially honoured with the Randy Echlin Lifetime volunteer award for…

More 2018-19 Major athletic award winners at DCVI

Three Colin Hood OFSAA awards also presented last Tuesday night By Pat Payton There were several Major Awards handed out at DCVI on Tuesday, June 11 as the school held its annual athletic awards social. The following are the 25 Saluki athletes and teacher/coach who won these Major Awards for the 2018-19 season. Athletes had…

Retrogression decides Lincs golf tourney winner

Threesome of Murrell, Chateauvert, Richardson take home the green jackets Saturday By Pat Payton Retrogression was needed to decide the 2019 winner at the 37th annual St. Marys Lincolns’ golf tournament Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Two teams finished with 10-under-par scores of 62. The threesome of Dan Murrell, Stephen Chateauvert and…

Vet. Purchasing Midget-Juniors improve to 6-0

Fastball team continues to produce plenty of offence  By Pat Payton The Veterinary Purchasing Midget-Juniors continue to score runs and chalk up wins in Huron-Perth Fastball League action. Rob and Kelly Wiffen’s squad improved their first-place record to 6-0 with three recent wins–including a come-from-behind effort on the road. Last Tuesday, June 4 at Teddy’s…

Team Noad repeat winners at Rotary tournament

Over 70 golfers play in ideal weather conditions last Thursday By Pat Payton Team Noad, consisting of Paul Noad, Pete Morrison, Matt Awad and Brent Costigard, posted the lowest score for the second straight year at the annual St. Marys Rotary Club golf tournament last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Just over…

Juggernauts 2-2 in WOSL standings after busy week

Three games in a span of seven days for St. Marys men’s soccer team St. Marys Juggernauts were very busy in WOSL action recently, playing three Second Division games in a span of just seven days. First up was a home game against Oakridge. For whatever reason, Juggernauts came out flat–not registering even one shot…

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…