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Frayne Bantams, Cougars go to sixth and deciding game

By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – A sixth and deciding game was needed here on Tuesday night between the Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams and the home-town Cougars. (The result was after this week’s Independent press deadline). In Game 5 Saturday night at the PRC, Cougars tied the six-point OMHA playoff series at five points…

U-14 Snipers lose lead in Guelph

GUELPH – After a couple weeks without a game, St. Marys U-14 Snipers returned to action this past weekend as the Snipers travelled to the University of Guelph to take on the Predators. Both teams entered the contest with 3-2-1 records in the second half of the ringette season. Olivia Nugent opened the scoring three…

Salukis enjoy great day at H-P Nordic ski meet

WOSSAA was scheduled for Tuesday at Highlands By Pat Payton DUNTROON – St. Marys DCVI Salukis enjoyed a great day at the Huron-Perth Nordic cross-country skiing championships here last Monday, Feb. 11 at the Highlands Nordic Centre (south of Collingwood). Salukis picked up two individual firsts, two seconds, and had numerous top-10 finishes. DCVI also…

Senior girls earn spot in H-P volleyball final

WOSSAA ‘A’ tournament this week in Dorchester By Pat Payton Abbey Thorup led the way and her DCVI teammates followed in the Huron-Perth League Senior girls volleyball playoff tournament last Thursday at DCVI. Thorup and the Salukis won all six of their sets to earn a spot in the H-P final against rival St. Michael…

Frayne Bantams grab 2-0 lead on feisty Cougars

First two games in OMHA series decided by a goal By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – The Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams took a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-five, second-round OMHA playoff series with a 3-2 victory over the home-town Cougars here Saturday afternoon. After Cougars opened the scoring, Rock centre Jake Pfaff tied…

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…