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ABS Bantam ‘C’ girls win Festival Cup tournament

STRATFORD – The A.B.S. Tracs Inc. Bantam girls ‘C’ team won their division championship at the Stratford Aces’ Festival Cup tournament here recently. The Don Scott-coached Bantams opened the tourney with a 6-0 victory over Lucan on the Friday. In their second game on the Friday afternoon, the A.B.S. Bantams skated to a 2-2 tie…

Abbey Thorup signs letter of intent with UAB

DCVI athlete will attend University of Alabama at Birmingham on a beach volleyball scholarship By Pat Payton Abbey Thorup is headed to ‘Bama country. The 18-year-old, multi-sport St. Marys DCVI athlete signed a letter of intent last Wednesday to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham on a beach volleyball scholarship. The official signing was…

Speed big asset for Hubbard Pharmacy Bantams

‘B’ team finalists in Stratford Aces’ Festival Cup this past weekend By Pat Payton Team speed is a big asset for the Hubbard Pharmacy Bantam ‘B’ girls hockey team, says first-year head coach Liz Simpson. “We’re a fast team; we need to use our speed . . . that’s kind of our secret weapon,” Simpson…

Dunny’s Atoms punch their ticket to Int. Silver Stick

Frayne Cabinets Bantams finalists at Regional A-E event in Collingwood on weekend By Pat Payton COLLINGWOOD – The Dunny’s Source for Sports Atoms didn’t take the easy route. But Matt King’s team is off to the International A-E Silver Stick tournament in Pelham early in the New Year! Here at their Regional Silver Stick tourney…

Coach hopes return of key players will turn the tide

By Pat Payton Coach Trent McClement says he thinks getting a couple of key players back in the line-up will help turn the St. Marys Lincolns’ fortunes around. Lincs are currently 1-4-1 in the month of November. He hopes the return of forward Carson McMillan (from suspension) and defenceman Brett Whitehead (from injury) will help…

Aarts fifth in Athletics Ontario cross-country race

DCVI athlete also invited to upcoming provincial ski camp By Pat Payton AURORA – It could be described as a nice “bounce back” race for Ethan Aarts. In the U-16 boys Athletics Ontario cross-country championships here on Sunday, Nov. 11, the 15-year-old St. Marys DCVI student placed an impressive fifth overall in a field of…

Londoners dominate Tier-55 Senior men’s bonspiel

St. Marys Curling Club held its annual Fall Tier-55 Senior Men’s Bonspiel on Wednesday, Nov. 14. It was a two-draw, two eight-end games event. Twelve teams from London, Tillsonburg, Woodstock, Ilderton, Ingersoll, St. Marys and Forest curling clubs participated in the bonspiel. A great day of curling, good food and socializing was enjoyed by all.…

ANAF Bantams, Firefighter Peewees win tournaments

In Strathroy and Mitchell, respectively, on the Nov. 9-11 weekend By Pat Payton STRATHROY – The ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams brought home the gold medals from the long-running Strathroy OIympics tournament here on the Nov. 9-11 weekend. The tourney has now been held for over 50 years–dating back to the late 1960s. Brandon Boyd’s squad lost…

Lincs Have Power Surge in 3rd, Beat Maroons 7-3

Ton, Butchart and Mazur score two apiece in big road win Sunday By Pat Payton CHATHAM Six third-period goals–including three on powerplays–sparked St. Marys Lincolns to a huge 7-3 victory over the home-town Maroons in front of about 725 spectators here Sunday night at Chatham Memorial Arena. The road win halted an 0-4-1 skid for…