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Lincolns’ Alumni roster nicely taking shape

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns’ Alumni roster for the upcoming game against the Montreal Canadiens’ Alumni squad is nicely taking shape. The highly-anticipated game–now less than two months away–will be held Friday, Mar. 22 at the PRC. It’s being billed as a ‘Celebration of Hockey: Two Storied Franchises. One Night To Remember.’ There are…

Clark named OUA Female Athlete-of-the-Week

By Pat Payton For her high-scoring exploits on the ice, St. Marys native April Clark was recently named IG Wealth Management Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Female Athlete-of-the-Week for the period ending Jan. 13, 2019. Clark, a fourth-year forward, has been consistently putting up points this 2018-19 season for the Western Mustangs women’s hockey team. Her…

Sr. Salukis defeat St. Mikes, Central in three sets

Sr. Salukis defeat St. Mikes, Central in three sets By Pat Payton STRATFORD – How about that DCVI Senior girls volleyball team! Salukis went into the Central gymnasium here last Thursday, and defeated two Perth County rivals in gruelling three-set matches. The DCVI Seniors, who are coached by Steve Chateauvert and Ruthann Waldick, are now…

Bantams, Atoms reach semi-finals at Int. Silver Stick

Over 230 games played in the Niagara area this past weekend By Pat Payton NIAGARA – Two St. Marys minor hockey teams reached the Tier 2 semi-finals before being eliminated at the 20th annual International A-E and Local League Silver Stick tournament here this past weekend. Both the Frayne Custom Cabinets A-E Bantams and Dunny’s…

Special teams lift Leamington past Lincolns, 4-2

By Pat Payton Special teams proved to be the difference last Friday night at the PRC. Two second-period powerplay goals lifted Leamington Flyers to a 4-2 victory over St. Marys Lincolns. Flyers’ penalty-killing was also very solid, holding Lincs (0-for-6) off the scoresheet when they had the man advantage. “Special teams were the difference,” Leamington…

Three-team deal brings ‘exciting’ forward to Lincs

By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns acquired another forward just before last Thursday’s OHA trading deadline. In a rather complicated three-team deal, Lincs obtained Jacob Bloomfield from Elmira Sugar Kings. Bloomfield was originally property of Listowel Cyclones, who dealt the 17-year-old forward to Elmira for forward Luke Israel. Lincolns then obtained Bloomfield from the Sugar…

Nethercott lifts ANAF Bantams in series opener

By Pat Payton MT. BRYDGES – A pair of third-period goals by forward Keegan Nethercott lifted the ANAF ‘BB’ Bantams to a 3-1 victory over Mt. Brydges Cougars here Sunday night. The win gives Brandon Boyd’s Bantam Rock a 1-0 lead in their best-of-five, opening-round OMHA playoff series. Game 2 is Wednesday, Jan. 16 in…

Barber, U-14 Snipers earn two close ringette wins

What a beautiful weekend to travel and the St. Marys U-14 Snipers took advantage of the sunny skies travelling almost 400 km. for games in Mount Forest and Goderich. On Saturday, Snipers took on the Wellington North Ringers in Mount Forest, and on Sunday Jim Burlingham’s squad travelled to Goderich to clash with the Ice…

Four centres win gold at Local League tourney

Twenty-three teams compete in SMMHA event at PRC on the weekend By Pat Payton Four different centres won the four age divisions this past weekend as St. Marys Minor Hockey Association held its annual Local League tournament at the PRC. A total of 23 teams competed in the SMMHA’s 2nd annual tournament. Altogether, five St.…

Atom teams need double OT to decide winner

At Local League hockey tournament on the weekend By Pat Payton The following are game summaries for the two St. Marys Atoms teams which competed in St. Marys minor hockey’s 2nd annual Local League tournament this past weekend. The Nicholson Concrete Atoms started their weekend Friday afternoon with a 5-2 loss to Lucan Irish. Grayson…